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    M.P.E.C. 2007-T114                               Issued 2007 Oct. 15, 15:40 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.
    
                 Prepared using the Tamkin Foundation Computer Network
    
                                  MPC@CFA.HARVARD.EDU
              URL http://www.cfa.harvard.edu/iau/mpc.html  ISSN 1523-6714
    
                                COMET C/2007 T5 (GIBBS)
    
    Observations:
        CK07T050  C2007 10 13.45523 08 16 28.09 +19 11 10.5          18.2 T ET114703
        CK07T050  C2007 10 13.46287 08 16 28.63 +19 11 12.1          18.1 T ET114703
        CK07T050  C2007 10 13.47047 08 16 28.81 +19 11 13.5          18.3 T ET114703
        CK07T050  C2007 10 13.47808 08 16 29.13 +19 11 15.8          18.2 T ET114703
        CK07T050  C2007 10 13.51872 08 16 30.75 +19 11 25.1          17.8 T ET114703
        CK07T050  C2007 10 14.45302 08 17 09.13 +19 14 50.9          18.7 T ET114G96
        CK07T050  C2007 10 14.45848 08 17 09.38 +19 14 52.6          18.6 T ET114G96
        CK07T050  C2007 10 14.46396 08 17 09.56 +19 14 54.0          18.4 T ET114G96
        CK07T050  C2007 10 14.46933 08 17 09.74 +19 14 54.5          18.6 T ET114G96
        CK07T050  C2007 10 15.46266 08 17 49.95 +19 18 38.0          18.6 T ET114G96
        CK07T050  C2007 10 15.46734 08 17 50.17 +19 18 39.4          18.9 T ET114G96
        CK07T050  C2007 10 15.47106 08 17 50.33 +19 18 39.9          18.0 T ET114673
        CK07T050  C2007 10 15.47200 08 17 50.31 +19 18 39.8          19.0 T ET114G96
        CK07T050  C2007 10 15.47675 08 17 50.56 +19 18 41.6          18.9 T ET114G96
        CK07T050  C2007 10 15.48044 08 17 50.77 +19 18 41.8                 ET114673
        CK07T050  C2007 10 15.48318 08 17 50.78 +19 18 43.3          18.5 T ET114G96
        CK07T050  C2007 10 15.48808 08 17 50.92 +19 18 44.3                 ET114673
        CK07T050  C2007 10 15.48832 08 17 51.03 +19 18 44.3          18.2 T ET114G96
        CK07T050  C2007 10 15.49351 08 17 51.21 +19 18 45.5          18.6 T ET114G96
        CK07T050  C2007 10 15.49866 08 17 51.39 +19 18 47.1          18.5 T ET114G96
        CK07T050  C2007 10 15.50809 08 17 51.73 +19 18 48.3                 ET114673
    
    Observer details:
    673 Table Mountain Observatory, Wrightwood.  Observer J. Young.  0.61-m f/16
        Cassegrain + CCD.
    703 Catalina Sky Survey.  Observer A. R. Gibbs.  Measurers E. C. Beshore,
        A. Boattini, A. R. Gibbs, A. D. Grauer, R. E. Hill, R. A. Kowalski,
        S. M. Larson.  0.68-m Schmidt + CCD.
    G96 Mt. Lemmon Survey.  Observer R. A. Kowalski.  Measurers E. C. Beshore,
        A. Boattini, A. R. Gibbs, A. D. Grauer, R. E. Hill, R. A. Kowalski,
        S. M. Larson.  1.5-m reflector + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
        C/2007 T5 (Gibbs)
    T 2008 Feb. 13.463 TT                                   MPC
    q   4.40844              (2000.0)            P               Q
                       Peri.   17.415       -0.529868       -0.540206
                       Node   110.115       +0.671360       -0.738200
    e   1.0            Incl.   44.126       +0.518184       +0.404027
    From 21 observations 2007 Oct. 13-15.
    
    Ephemeris:
        C/2007 T5 (Gibbs)
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase   m1    m2
    2007 10 07    08 11.84   +18 48.9    4.738    4.534    72.2    12.1  17.9
    2007 10 17    08 18.85   +19 24.5    4.569    4.515    80.6    12.6  17.8
    2007 10 27    08 24.89   +20 07.2    4.398    4.498    89.4    12.8  17.7
    2007 11 06    08 29.82   +20 58.2    4.229    4.483    98.5    12.6  17.6
    2007 11 16    08 33.49   +21 58.8    4.065    4.469   107.9    12.2  17.5
    2007 11 26    08 35.75   +23 10.0    3.911    4.456   117.7    11.3  17.5
    
    Brian G. Marsden             (C) Copyright 2007 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2007-T114
    

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