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    M.P.E.C. 2005-F49                                Issued 2005 Mar. 29, 18:41 UT
    
         The Minor Planet Electronic Circulars contain information on unusual
             minor planets and routine data on comets.  They are published
       on behalf of Commission 20 of the International Astronomical Union by the
              Minor Planet Center, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory,
                              Cambridge, MA 02138, U.S.A.
    
                      Supported in part by the Brinson Foundation
                 Prepared using the Tamkin Foundation Computer Network
    
                                  MPC@CFA.HARVARD.EDU
              URL http://cfa-www.harvard.edu/iau/mpc.html  ISSN 1523-6714
    
                               COMET C/2003 T4 (LINEAR)
    
    Observations:
        CK03T040  C2005 01 17.18115 18 52 41.25 +31 58 27.3                 EF049048
        CK03T040  C2005 01 17.18154 18 52 41.31 +31 58 26.9                 EF049048
        CK03T040  C2005 01 17.18195 18 52 41.39 +31 58 26.3                 EF049048
        CK03T040  C2005 01 17.18235 18 52 41.45 +31 58 25.6                 EF049048
        CK03T040  C2005 01 17.18397 18 52 41.65 +31 58 23.2                 EF049048
        CK03T040  C2005 02 06.17919 19 38 17.47 +23 19 41.5                 EF049048
        CK03T040  C2005 02 06.17959 19 38 17.56 +23 19 40.9                 EF049048
        CK03T040  C2005 02 06.18083 19 38 17.68 +23 19 38.8                 EF049048
        CK03T040  C2005 02 06.18164 19 38 17.80 +23 19 37.3                 EF049048
        CK03T040  C2005 02 06.18326 19 38 18.04 +23 19 35.2                 EF049048
        CK03T040  C2005 03 20.79431 21 17 47.57 -00 42 07.9                 EF049349
        CK03T040  C2005 03 20.79479 21 17 47.64 -00 42 09.0                 EF049349
        CK03T040  C2005 03 20.80192 21 17 48.93 -00 42 29.1                 EF049349
        CK03T040  C2005 03 20.80252 21 17 49.06 -00 42 30.9           8.2 T EF049349
        CK03T040  C2005 03 25.81059 21 33 49.73 -04 45 31.7                 EF049349
        CK03T040  C2005 03 25.81108 21 33 49.82 -04 45 33.2                 EF049349
        CK03T040  C2005 03 25.81428 21 33 50.47 -04 45 43.2                 EF049349
        CK03T040  C2005 03 25.81477 21 33 50.58 -04 45 44.6           8.0 T EF049349
        CK03T040  C2005 03 26.80660 21 37 16.06 -05 36 24.4                 EF049411
        CK03T040  C2005 03 26.82348 21 37 19.58 -05 37 16.9                 EF049411
        CK03T040  C2005 03 26.82470 21 37 19.83 -05 37 20.5                 EF049411
        CK03T040  C2005 03 26.82778 21 37 20.48 -05 37 29.9                 EF049411
    
    Observer details:
    048 Hradec Kralove.  Observers M. Lehky, P. Horalek.  0.40-m f/5 reflector
        + CCD.
    349 Ageo.  Observer K. Kadota.  0.25-m f/5.0 reflector + CCD.
    411 Oizumi.  Observer T. Kobayashi.  0.41-m f/4.3 reflector + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
        C/2003 T4 (LINEAR)
    Epoch 2005 Apr. 20.0 TT = JDT 2453480.5
    T 2005 Apr. 3.64444 TT                                  MPC
    q   0.8498582            (2000.0)            P               Q
    z  +0.0004135      Peri.  181.63905     +0.06965973     +0.05439522
     +/-0.0000182      Node    93.90345     -0.90351882     +0.42668831
    e   0.9996485      Incl.   86.76126     -0.42284899     -0.90276145
    From 838 observations 2003 Oct. 13-2005 Mar. 26, mean residual 0".84.  Non-
       gravitational parameters A1 = +17.16 +/- 0.18, A2 = -2.89 +/- 0.12.
    
    Brian G. Marsden             (C) Copyright 2005 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2005-F49
    

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