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    M.P.E.C. 2007-X46                                Issued 2007 Dec. 10, 16:25 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.
    
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                                  MPC@CFA.HARVARD.EDU
              URL http://www.cfa.harvard.edu/iau/mpc.html  ISSN 1523-6714
    
                                COMET P/2007 V2 (HILL)
    
    Observations:
        PK07V020  C2007 11 28.78687 02 26 40.40 +11 29 05.8          19.5 T EX046215
        PK07V020  C2007 12 05.88831 02 23 57.85 +11 24 28.3          19.8 T EX046561
        PK07V020  C2007 12 05.89196 02 23 57.73 +11 24 28.3          19.3 T EX046561
        PK07V020  C2007 12 05.89559 02 23 57.68 +11 24 30.8          19.9 T EX046561
        PK07V020  C2007 12 08.01187 02 23 21.35 +11 24 12.5          20.1 N EX046J47
        PK07V020  C2007 12 08.03414 02 23 20.97 +11 24 12.2          19.6 N EX046J47
        PK07V020  C2007 12 08.05118 02 23 20.66 +11 24 11.8          20.2 N EX046J47
    
    Observer details:
    215 Buchloe.  Observer W. Hasubick.  0.44-m f/4.6 reflector + CCD.
    561 Piszkesteto Stn. (Konkoly).  Observer J. Kelemen.  0.60-m Schmidt + CCD.
    J47 Observatorio Nazaret.  Observer G. Muler.  0.20-m Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
        P/2007 V2 (Hill)
    T 2007 July 30.9320 TT                                  MPC
    q   2.774731             (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.1201318      Peri.  278.5245      +0.9480005      -0.3154228
    a   4.067842       Node    99.8701      +0.3063322      +0.8680843
    e   0.317886       Incl.    2.4706      +0.0863467      +0.3833251
    P   8.20
    From 59 observations 2007 Oct. 14-Dec. 8.
    
    Ephemeris:
        P/2007 V2 (Hill)
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase   m1    m2
    2007 12 06    02 23.93   +11 24.5    2.015    2.871   144.0    11.6  19.1
    2007 12 16    02 21.97   +11 27.8    2.120    2.886   133.4    14.3  19.2
    2007 12 26    02 22.29   +11 42.7    2.242    2.902   123.4    16.4  19.4
    2008 01 05    02 24.82   +12 08.2    2.378    2.919   114.0    17.9  19.5
    2008 01 15    02 29.43   +12 43.0    2.524    2.937   105.0    18.9  19.7
    2008 01 25    02 35.91   +13 25.3    2.677    2.956    96.6    19.3  19.8
    
         Further observations of this comet are desirable.
    
    Brian G. Marsden             (C) Copyright 2007 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2007-X46
    

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