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    M.P.E.C. 2008-M29                                Issued 2008 June 25, 16:07 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/2008 J5 (GARRADD)
    
    Observations:
        CK08J050  C2008 06 13.61492 21 04 23.23 -36 56 49.2          16.9 T EM029423
        CK08J050  C2008 06 13.64186 21 04 16.82 -36 56 21.7          17.1 T EM029423
        CK08J050  C2008 06 22.56983 20 26 51.84 -33 51 03.9          17.0 T EM029423
        CK08J050  C2008 06 22.58893 20 26 46.80 -33 50 35.6          16.7 T EM029423
        CK08J050  C2008 06 23.49723 20 22 48.83 -33 28 02.5          16.3 T EM029423
        CK08J050  C2008 06 23.51242 20 22 44.71 -33 27 41.1          16.2 T EM029423
        CK08J050  C2008 06 25.61265 20 13 31.42 -32 33 02.8          18.4 N EM029415
        CK08J050  C2008 06 25.61692 20 13 30.13 -32 32 54.6          18.4 N EM029415
    
    Observer details:
    415 Kambah, near Canberra.  Observer D. Herald.  0.36-m f/3.9
        Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    423 North Ryde.  Observer S. G. McAndrew.  0.20-m f/4 hyperbolic astrograph
        + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
        C/2008 J5 (Garradd)
    T 2008 Apr. 1.1007 TT                                   MPC
    q   1.964018             (2000.0)            P               Q
    z  +0.013806       Peri.  313.3915      +0.2413882      +0.1758661
                       Node   287.0752      -0.3027438      -0.9207130
    e   0.972884       Incl.   93.2741      -0.9219967      +0.3483658
    From 59 observations 2008 May 13-June 25.
    
    Brian G. Marsden             (C) Copyright 2008 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2008-M29
    

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