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    M.P.E.C. 2008-S21                                Issued 2008 Sept. 22, 15:13 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 P1 (GARRADD)
    
    Observations:
        CK08P010  C2008 09 16.97996 23 46 24.12 -46 45 15.2          16.6 N ES021I32
        CK08P010  C2008 09 17.55883 23 45 39.22 -46 43 01.5          15.9 N ES021E16
        CK08P010  C2008 09 17.67980 23 45 29.75 -46 42 32.6          17.2 N ES021415
        CK08P010  C2008 09 17.69032 23 45 28.92 -46 42 29.8          17.4 N ES021415
        CK08P010  C2008 09 19.51275 23 43 08.31 -46 34 51.0          16.5 T ES021423
        CK08P010  C2008 09 19.52027 23 43 07.77 -46 34 49.7          16.8 T ES021423
        CK08P010  C2008 09 20.43821 23 41 57.15 -46 30 39.6          16.5 T ES021423
        CK08P010  C2008 09 20.47056 23 41 54.62 -46 30 30.7          16.4 T ES021423
        CK08P010  C2008 09 21.51648 23 40 34.34 -46 25 32.0          16.3 T ES021423
        CK08P010  C2008 09 21.54770 23 40 31.90 -46 25 23.0          16.2 T ES021423
        CK08P010  C2008 09 21.65474 23 40 23.60 -46 24 51.6          17.4 N ES021415
        CK08P010  C2008 09 21.65898 23 40 23.27 -46 24 50.7          17.1 N ES021415
    
    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.
    E16 Grove Creek Observatory, Trunkey.  Observers P. Camilleri, G. Sostero,
        E. Guido.  0.30-m f/5.8 reflector + CCD.
    I32 Observatorio Beta Orionis, Rosario.  Observer F. Tifner.  0.25-m f/10
        Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
        C/2008 P1 (Garradd)
    T 2009 July 22.7338 TT                                  MPC
    q   3.898484             (2000.0)            P               Q
                       Peri.   11.7796      +0.9817145      -0.1868677
                       Node   357.6913      -0.0281231      +0.0461861
    e   1.0            Incl.   64.2800      +0.1882705      +0.9812988
    From 63 observations 2008 Aug. 13-Sept. 21.
    
    Brian G. Marsden             (C) Copyright 2008 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2008-S21
    

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