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    M.P.E.C. 2008-C13                                Issued 2008 Feb. 2, 22:55 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
    
                                        2008 CO
    
    Observations:
         K08C00O* C2008 02 02.29218 09 21 56.12 +20 54 53.1          19.9 V EC013G96
         K08C00O  C2008 02 02.29781 09 21 55.00 +20 54 43.8          19.8 V EC013G96
         K08C00O  C2008 02 02.30905 09 21 52.77 +20 54 25.6          19.8 V EC013G96
         K08C00O  C2008 02 02.36529 09 21 41.76 +20 52 52.6          20.1 V EC013G96
         K08C00O  C2008 02 02.36637 09 21 41.54 +20 52 51.0          19.9 V EC013G96
         K08C00O  C2008 02 02.36690 09 21 41.47 +20 52 49.9          19.9 V EC013G96
         K08C00O  C2008 02 02.40526 09 21 34.02 +20 51 45.9          19.8 R EC013854
         K08C00O  C2008 02 02.40823 09 21 33.43 +20 51 41.6          19.9 R EC013854
         K08C00O  C2008 02 02.41119 09 21 32.84 +20 51 36.3          20.3 R EC013854
         K08C00O  C2008 02 02.44782 09 21 25.74 +20 50 33.2          19.9 V EC013G96
         K08C00O  C2008 02 02.44837 09 21 25.63 +20 50 32.3          20.0 V EC013G96
         K08C00O  C2008 02 02.44890 09 21 25.52 +20 50 31.4          19.9 V EC013G96
         K08C00O  C2008 02 02.44944 09 21 25.41 +20 50 30.5          19.9 V EC013G96
         K08C00O  C2008 02 02.89949 09 20 07.76 +20 37 55.1          20.3 V EC013B21
         K08C00O  C2008 02 02.90273 09 20 07.15 +20 37 50.4          20.7 V EC013B21
         K08C00O  C2008 02 02.90597 09 20 06.50 +20 37 44.7          19.9 V EC013B21
         K08C00O  C2008 02 02.90813 09 20 06.09 +20 37 41.1          20.3 V EC013B21
    
    Observer details:
    854 Sabino Canyon Observatory, Tucson.  Observer J. E. McGaha.  0.36-m f/10.0
        Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    B21 Gaisberg Observatory, Schaerding.  Observer R. Gierlinger.  0.6-m f/3.3
        Newtonian reflector + CCD.
    G96 Mt. Lemmon Survey.  Observer A. R. Gibbs.  Measurers E. C. Beshore,
        A. Boattini, G. J. Garradd, A. R. Gibbs, A. D. Grauer, R. E. Hill,
        R. A. Kowalski, S. M. Larson, R. H. McNaught.  1.5-m reflector + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2008 CO                                                  Earth MOID = 0.1275 AU
    Epoch 2008 Jan. 15.0 TT = JDT 2454480.5                 MPC
    M 259.97455              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.77603545     Peri.  269.51139     -0.65507700     +0.74956725
    a   1.1727758      Node   319.03641     -0.62271584     -0.60681469
    e   0.0828740      Incl.    8.33117     -0.42790082     -0.26443312
    P   1.27           H   22.9           G   0.15
    From 17 observations 2008 Feb. 2-2.  E-assumed.
    
    Ephemeris:
    2008 CO                  a,e,i = 1.17, 0.08, 8                   q = 1.0756
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2008 01 25    09 43.94   +24 10.7    0.209    1.185   161.3    15.4    20.7
    2008 02 04    09 16.78   +20 07.2    0.186    1.172   175.8     3.6    19.9
    2008 02 14    08 45.56   +14 43.3    0.176    1.158   164.9    12.8    20.2
    2008 02 24    08 18.56   +08 46.7    0.178    1.145   148.6    26.8    20.7
    2008 03 05    08 00.89   +03 18.8    0.189    1.133   134.4    38.7    21.1
    2008 03 15    07 53.59   -01 14.3    0.206    1.121   123.2    48.0    21.5
    2008 03 25    07 55.13   -04 59.1    0.224    1.109   114.6    54.8    21.9
    
    Timothy B. Spahr             (C) Copyright 2008 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2008-C13
    

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