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    M.P.E.C. 2005-S62                                Issued 2005 Sept. 26, 22:52 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 R2 (VAN NESS)
    
    Observations:
        PK05R020  C2005 09 13.00722 02 26 10.27 +28 48 12.1                 ES062204
        PK05R020  C2005 09 13.03756 02 26 09.82 +28 48 20.0          15.5 N ES062204
        PK05R020  C2005 09 14.68128 02 25 45.51 +28 55 12.1                 ES062349
        PK05R020  C2005 09 14.68657 02 25 45.43 +28 55 13.5                 ES062349
        PK05R020  C2005 09 14.69186 02 25 45.32 +28 55 15.2          14.8 T ES062349
        PK05R020  C2005 09 16.64184 02 25 10.48 +29 02 46.1                 ES062349
        PK05R020  C2005 09 16.64641 02 25 10.39 +29 02 46.9                 ES062349
        PK05R020  C2005 09 16.65098 02 25 10.29 +29 02 48.0          14.8 T ES062349
        PK05R020  C2005 09 17.59793 02 24 51.08 +29 06 11.8                 ES062349
        PK05R020  C2005 09 17.60499 02 24 50.91 +29 06 13.4                 ES062349
        PK05R020  C2005 09 17.61204 02 24 50.76 +29 06 14.6          14.9 T ES062349
        PK05R020  C2005 09 18.59633 02 24 29.11 +29 09 36.4                 ES062349
        PK05R020  C2005 09 18.59964 02 24 29.03 +29 09 37.0                 ES062349
        PK05R020  C2005 09 18.60294 02 24 28.96 +29 09 37.8          15.0 T ES062349
        PK05R020  C2005 09 18.93081 02 24 21.29 +29 10 40.5                 ES062048
        PK05R020  C2005 09 18.93231 02 24 21.28 +29 10 41.0                 ES062048
        PK05R020  C2005 09 18.93307 02 24 21.27 +29 10 41.1                 ES062048
        PK05R020  C2005 09 18.93534 02 24 21.21 +29 10 41.1                 ES062048
        PK05R020  C2005 09 18.93609 02 24 21.15 +29 10 41.3                 ES062048
        PK05R020  C2005 09 18.94267 02 24 21.15 +29 10 43.3          15.5 N ES062J97
        PK05R020  C2005 09 18.98929 02 24 19.91 +29 10 52.4          16.1 N ES062118
        PK05R020  C2005 09 18.99394 02 24 19.82 +29 10 53.0          16.1 N ES062118
        PK05R020  C2005 09 18.99860 02 24 19.67 +29 10 54.3          16.1 N ES062118
        PK05R020  C2005 09 19.93553 02 23 57.07 +29 13 51.4          15.4 N ES062213
        PK05R020  C2005 09 19.93739 02 23 57.03 +29 13 51.5          15.4 N ES062213
        PK05R020  C2005 09 19.93837 02 23 57.00 +29 13 51.7          15.4 N ES062213
        PK05R020  C2005 09 20.13584 02 23 51.70 +29 14 27.8                 ES062048
        PK05R020  C2005 09 20.13659 02 23 51.64 +29 14 27.7                 ES062048
        PK05R020  C2005 09 20.13736 02 23 51.63 +29 14 27.9                 ES062048
        PK05R020  C2005 09 20.13810 02 23 51.62 +29 14 28.1                 ES062048
        PK05R020  C2005 09 20.13961 02 23 51.58 +29 14 28.4                 ES062048
        PK05R020  C2005 09 21.95378 02 23 03.01 +29 19 38.1                 ES062048
        PK05R020  C2005 09 21.95454 02 23 02.97 +29 19 38.1                 ES062048
        PK05R020  C2005 09 21.95679 02 23 02.91 +29 19 38.3                 ES062048
        PK05R020  C2005 09 21.95830 02 23 02.83 +29 19 38.4                 ES062048
        PK05R020  C2005 09 21.95980 02 23 02.81 +29 19 38.6                 ES062048
        PK05R020  C2005 09 22.88584 02 22 35.94 +29 22 00.8                 ES062048
        PK05R020  C2005 09 22.89137 02 22 35.75 +29 22 01.7                 ES062048
        PK05R020  C2005 09 22.89212 02 22 35.74 +29 22 01.9                 ES062048
        PK05R020  C2005 09 22.89439 02 22 35.65 +29 22 02.1                 ES062048
        PK05R020  C2005 09 22.89514 02 22 35.61 +29 22 02.6                 ES062048
        PK05R020  C2005 09 22.93133 02 22 34.61 +29 22 08.3          15.5 N ES062213
        PK05R020  C2005 09 22.93432 02 22 34.52 +29 22 08.9          15.5 N ES062213
        PK05R020  C2005 09 22.93730 02 22 34.40 +29 22 09.6          15.5 N ES062213
        PK05R020  C2005 09 25.84770 02 21 00.66 +29 28 26.1          16.1 N ES062215
        PK05R020  C2005 09 25.84845 02 21 00.64 +29 28 26.2          16.2 N ES062215
        PK05R020  C2005 09 25.84921 02 21 00.62 +29 28 26.2          16.1 N ES062215
    
    Observer details:
    048 Hradec Kralove.  Observer M. Lehky.  0.40-m f/5 reflector + CCD.
    118 Modra.  Observers S. Gajdos, J. Vilagi.  0.6-m f/5.5 reflector + CCD.
    204 Schiaparelli Observatory.  Observer L. Buzzi.  0.60-m f/4.64 Newtonian
        reflector + CCD.
    213 Observatorio Montcabre.  Observer R. Naves.  Measurer M. Campas.  0.30-m
        f/10 Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    215 Buchloe.  Observer W. Hasubick.  0.44-m f/4.6 reflector + CCD.
    349 Ageo.  Observer K. Kadota.  0.25-m f/5.0 reflector + CCD.
    J97 Alginet.  Observer T. Climent G.  0.25-m f/3.3 Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
        P/2005 R2 (Van Ness)
    T 2005 Feb. 10.2127 TT                                  MPC
    q   2.127894             (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.1551554      Peri.    3.0889      +0.7167008      +0.6850575
    a   3.429979       Node   312.7457      -0.6435836      +0.5776424
    e   0.379619       Incl.   10.2377      -0.2685891      +0.4438755
    P   6.35
    From 119 observations 2005 Aug. 4-Sept. 25.
    
    Ephemeris:
        P/2005 R2 (Van Ness)
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase   m1    m2
    2005 09 17    02 25.05   +29 04.1    1.852    2.607   129.3    17.4  16.0
    2005 09 27    02 20.33   +29 30.5    1.803    2.643   139.0    14.4  16.0
    2005 10 07    02 13.20   +29 35.6    1.774    2.680   149.0    11.1  16.0
    2005 10 17    02 04.48   +29 18.5    1.767    2.717   158.1     7.9  16.1
    2005 10 27    01 55.25   +28 40.9    1.786    2.754   163.9     5.8  16.2
    2005 11 06    01 46.64   +27 47.7    1.832    2.792   162.1     6.3  16.3
    2005 11 16    01 39.65   +26 46.5    1.905    2.830   154.4     8.7  16.4
    2005 11 26    01 34.92   +25 44.8    2.004    2.868   144.9    11.4  16.6
    
    Brian G. Marsden             (C) Copyright 2005 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2005-S62
    

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