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  • MPEC 2007-U06 : COMET C/2007 Q3 (SIDING SPRING)

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    M.P.E.C. 2007-U06                                Issued 2007 Oct. 16, 20:54 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 Q3 (SIDING SPRING)
    
    Observations:
        CK07Q030  C2007 10 13.65080 03 20 44.15 -52 14 22.0          17.3 T EU006423
        CK07Q030  C2007 10 13.67863 03 20 43.36 -52 14 31.0          17.2 T EU006423
        CK07Q030  C2007 10 13.70326 03 20 42.69 -52 14 39.3          18.3 N EU006415
        CK07Q030  C2007 10 13.71170 03 20 42.45 -52 14 42.3          18.4 N EU006415
        CK07Q030  C2007 10 14.67668 03 20 14.66 -52 19 46.2          17.2 T EU006E12
    
    Observer details:
    415 Kambah, near Canberra.  Observer D. Herald.  0.36-m f/3.9
        Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    423 North Ryde.  Observer S. G. McAndrew.  0.20-m f/4 hyperbolic astrograph
        + CCD.
    E12 Siding Spring Survey.  Observer R. H. McNaught.  0.5-m Uppsala Schmidt
        + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
        C/2007 Q3 (Siding Spring)
    T 2009 Oct. 7.2527 TT                                   MPC
    q   2.249790             (2000.0)            P               Q
                       Peri.    2.1286      -0.8683266      -0.1774319
                       Node   149.4445      +0.4405436      -0.7049431
    e   1.0            Incl.   65.6557      +0.2278821      +0.6867118
    From 67 observations 2007 Aug. 25-Oct. 14.
    
    Brian G. Marsden             (C) Copyright 2007 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2007-U06
    

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