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  • MPEC 2007-X05 : COMET C/2007 W1 (BOATTINI)

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    M.P.E.C. 2007-X05                                Issued 2007 Dec. 1, 14:49 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 W1 (BOATTINI)
    
    Observations:
        CK07W010  C2007 11 24.80476 11 50 04.66 -00 14 18.4                 EX005349
        CK07W010  C2007 11 24.80663 11 50 04.76 -00 14 19.3          17.8 T EX005349
        CK07W010  C2007 11 27.22505 11 52 23.76 -00 33 01.3          17.8 N EX005213
        CK07W010  C2007 11 27.22880 11 52 23.99 -00 33 03.4          17.8 N EX005213
        CK07W010  C2007 11 27.23506 11 52 24.37 -00 33 07.2          17.8 N EX005213
        CK07W010  C2007 11 30.44604 11 55 27.67 -00 58 02.3          17.1 N EX005850
        CK07W010  C2007 11 30.45345 11 55 28.02 -00 58 05.5          17.8 N EX005850
        CK07W010  C2007 11 30.46086 11 55 28.46 -00 58 09.3          18.2 N EX005850
        CK07W010  C2007 11 30.46826 11 55 28.86 -00 58 12.8          17.3 N EX005850
        CK07W010  C2007 11 30.82092 11 55 48.93 -01 00 57.8                 EX005349
        CK07W010  C2007 11 30.82542 11 55 49.20 -01 00 59.7                 EX005349
        CK07W010  C2007 11 30.82992 11 55 49.44 -01 01 02.0          17.7 T EX005349
    
    Observer details:
    213 Observatorio Montcabre.  Observer R. Naves.  Measurer M. Campas.  0.30-m
        f/10 Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    349 Ageo.  Observer K. Kadota.  0.25-m f/5.0 reflector + CCD.
    850 Cordell-Lorenz Observatory, Sewanee.  Observers D. T. Durig,
        M. L. Greenwood.  0.30-m f/3 Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
        C/2007 W1 (Boattini)
    T 2008 June 26.417 TT                                   MPC
    q   0.86984              (2000.0)            P               Q
                       Peri.  305.883       +0.185690       +0.979862
                       Node   334.520       -0.837551       +0.118762
    e   1.0            Incl.    9.827       -0.513836       +0.160520
    From 44 observations 2007 Nov. 20-30.
    
    Ephemeris:
        C/2007 W1 (Boattini)
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase   m1    m2
    2007 11 26    11 51.22   -00 23.5    3.570    3.279    65.1    15.8  17.4
    2007 12 06    12 00.67   -01 41.3    3.316    3.163    72.5    17.3  17.1
    2007 12 16    12 09.78   -02 59.6    3.056    3.046    80.1    18.6  16.8
    2007 12 26    12 18.40   -04 18.1    2.795    2.927    87.8    19.6  16.4
    2008 01 05    12 26.40   -05 36.7    2.535    2.807    95.6    20.4  16.0
    2008 01 15    12 33.55   -06 55.2    2.278    2.686   103.6    20.8  15.6
    2008 01 25    12 39.60   -08 13.6    2.028    2.563   111.9    20.9  15.1
    
         Further observations of this comet are desirable.
    
    Brian G. Marsden             (C) Copyright 2007 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2007-X05
    

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