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    M.P.E.C. 2007-V51                                Issued 2007 Nov. 6, 17:09 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 P/2007 R2 (GIBBS)
    
    Observations:
        PK07R020  C2007 10 30.85084 03 30 44.62 +21 09 56.6          18.7 N EV051213
        PK07R020  C2007 10 30.85945 03 30 44.30 +21 09 57.3          18.8 N EV051213
        PK07R020  C2007 10 30.86101 03 30 44.26 +21 09 57.3          18.9 N EV051213
        PK07R020  C2007 10 31.26180 03 30 29.55 +21 09 51.5                 EV051691
        PK07R020  C2007 10 31.26705 03 30 29.34 +21 09 50.7          18.3 T EV051G96
        PK07R020  C2007 10 31.27542 03 30 29.05 +21 09 50.4          18.6 T EV051G96
        PK07R020  C2007 10 31.27945 03 30 28.86 +21 09 51.0                 EV051691
        PK07R020  C2007 10 31.28376 03 30 28.69 +21 09 50.4          18.3 T EV051G96
        PK07R020  C2007 10 31.29218 03 30 28.36 +21 09 50.2          18.6 T EV051G96
        PK07R020  C2007 10 31.29710 03 30 28.17 +21 09 51.1                 EV051691
        PK07R020  C2007 11 01.12217 03 29 57.31 +21 09 27.5          19.7 N EV051J47
        PK07R020  C2007 11 01.16888 03 29 55.29 +21 09 26.2          19.3 N EV051J47
    
    Observer details:
    213 Observatorio Montcabre.  Observer R. Naves.  Measurer M. Campas.  0.30-m
        f/6 Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    691 Steward Observatory, Kitt Peak.  Observer T. H. Bressi.  0.9-m f/3
        reflector + 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.
    J47 Observatorio Nazaret.  Observer G. Muler.  0.20-m Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
        P/2007 R2 (Gibbs)
    T 2007 Aug. 26.6799 TT                                  MPC
    q   1.465822             (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.1546494      Peri.  353.0525      +0.9994592      -0.0326574
    a   3.437457       Node     8.8217      +0.0312446      +0.9068292
    e   0.573574       Incl.    1.4338      +0.0102473      +0.4202313
    P   6.37
    From 131 observations 2007 Sept. 10-Nov. 1.
    
    Brian G. Marsden             (C) Copyright 2007 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2007-V51
    

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