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    M.P.E.C. 2005-O10                                Issued 2005 July 18, 00:34 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 P/2005 N3 (LARSON)
    
    Observations:
        PK05N030  C2005 07 11.39820 21 21 26.73 -13 56 49.4          20.8 T EO010691
        PK05N030  C2005 07 11.41901 21 21 26.15 -13 56 47.3          20.5 T EO010691
        PK05N030  C2005 07 11.43979 21 21 25.60 -13 56 45.2          20.6 T EO010691
        PK05N030  C2005 07 13.99618 21 20 19.32 -13 52 35.6                 EO010213
        PK05N030  C2005 07 14.03748 21 20 18.05 -13 52 31.6                 EO010213
    
    Observer details:
    213 Observatorio Montcabre.  Observer R. Naves.  Measurer M. Campas.  0.30-m
        f/10 Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    691 Steward Observatory, Kitt Peak.  Observer M. Block.  0.9-m f/3 reflector
        + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
        P/2005 N3 (Larson)
    T 2005 Dec. 14.879 TT                                   MPC
    q   2.17965              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.143813       Peri.   60.309       +0.995148       +0.015331
    a   3.60803        Node   298.659       -0.057142       +0.894171
    e   0.39589        Incl.    6.359       +0.080091       +0.447463
    P   6.85
    From 26 observations 2005 July 3-14.
    
    Ephemeris:
        P/2005 N3 (Larson)
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase   m1    m2
    2005 07 09    21 22.34   -14 01.1    1.533    2.456   148.2    12.6  18.8
    2005 07 19    21 17.73   -13 45.8    1.451    2.426   158.7     8.8  18.7
    2005 07 29    21 11.16   -13 37.4    1.391    2.397   169.5     4.4  18.5
    2005 08 08    21 03.40   -13 33.9    1.356    2.369   176.7     1.4  18.4
    2005 08 18    20 55.55   -13 32.5    1.345    2.342   166.9     5.6  18.3
    2005 08 28    20 48.77   -13 30.2    1.359    2.318   155.8    10.3  18.3
    2005 09 07    20 44.04   -13 24.6    1.394    2.294   145.2    14.5  18.3
    2005 09 17    20 42.06   -13 13.8    1.448    2.273   135.1    18.2  18.4
    2005 09 27    20 43.12   -12 56.2    1.518    2.254   125.6    21.2  18.4
    
    Brian G. Marsden             (C) Copyright 2005 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2005-O10
    

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