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    M.P.E.C. 2007-V12                                Issued 2007 Nov. 3, 14:18 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 11 02.37208 08 28 12.34 +20 39 29.6          19.0 N EV012850
        CK07T050  C2007 11 02.38961 08 28 12.98 +20 39 34.4          18.8 N EV012850
        CK07T050  C2007 11 03.12177 08 28 33.83 +20 43 30.6          18.8 N EV012213
        CK07T050  C2007 11 03.14773 08 28 34.55 +20 43 38.7          18.8 N EV012213
        CK07T050  C2007 11 03.18161 08 28 35.47 +20 43 50.0          18.8 N EV012213
        CK07T050  C2007 11 03.35625 08 28 40.43 +20 44 46.6          19.8 N EV012850
        CK07T050  C2007 11 03.37124 08 28 40.81 +20 44 51.6          19.6 N EV012850
    
    Observer details:
    213 Observatorio Montcabre.  Observer R. Naves.  Measurer M. Campas.  0.30-m
        f/6 Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    850 Cordell-Lorenz Observatory, Sewanee.  Observers D. T. Durig,
        M. L. Greenwood.  0.30-m f/3 Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD, 0.35-m
        f/8.2 Ritchey-Chretien + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
        C/2007 T5 (Gibbs)
    T 2008 May 24.683 TT                                    MPC
    q   4.04807              (2000.0)            P               Q
    z  +0.02081        Peri.   34.507       -0.652441       -0.349761
                       Node   109.847       +0.426669       -0.902700
    e   0.91574        Incl.   45.623       +0.626318       +0.250600
    From 45 observations 2007 Oct. 13-Nov. 3.
    
    Ephemeris:
        C/2007 T5 (Gibbs)
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase   m1    m2
    2007 10 27    08 24.91   +20 07.5    4.292    4.395    89.4    13.1  17.6
    2007 11 06    08 29.87   +20 59.5    4.107    4.364    98.4    13.0  17.5
    2007 11 16    08 33.56   +22 01.9    3.927    4.335   107.9    12.5  17.3
    2007 11 26    08 35.83   +23 15.9    3.758    4.307   117.7    11.7  17.2
    2007 12 06    08 36.54   +24 41.8    3.603    4.280   127.9    10.5  17.1
    2007 12 16    08 35.60   +26 18.9    3.468    4.254   138.4     8.8  17.0
    2007 12 26    08 33.04   +28 05.3    3.357    4.230   148.9     6.9  16.9
    
         Further observations of this comet are desirable.
         Further observations of Comet P/2007 T4 are desirable.
    
    Brian G. Marsden             (C) Copyright 2007 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2007-V12
    

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