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    M.P.E.C. 2008-S70                                Issued 2008 Sept. 27, 13:49 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/2008 P1 (GARRADD)
    
    Observations:
        CK08P010  C2008 09 23.52081 23 38 01.47 -46 15 16.6          16.3 T ES070423
        CK08P010  C2008 09 23.53209 23 38 00.61 -46 15 13.0          16.2 T ES070423
        CK08P010  C2008 09 24.50398 23 36 47.13 -46 09 54.0          16.3 T ES070423
        CK08P010  C2008 09 24.53784 23 36 44.53 -46 09 42.7          16.5 T ES070423
        CK08P010  C2008 09 24.66672 23 36 34.70 -46 08 59.5          17.2 N ES070415
        CK08P010  C2008 09 24.67095 23 36 34.36 -46 08 58.0          16.8 N ES070415
        CK08P010  C2008 09 25.51885 23 35 30.70 -46 04 07.1          17.4 N ES070467
        CK08P010  C2008 09 25.52162 23 35 30.51 -46 04 06.3          17.4 N ES070467
        CK08P010  C2008 09 25.52446 23 35 30.28 -46 04 05.3          16.9 N ES070467
        CK08P010  C2008 09 25.54458 23 35 28.83 -46 03 58.2          16.2 T ES070423
        CK08P010  C2008 09 25.61229 23 35 23.66 -46 03 34.4          16.4 T ES070423
        CK08P010  C2008 09 26.46758 23 34 19.99 -45 58 29.3          16.3 N ES070E16
        CK08P010  C2008 09 26.47495 23 34 19.42 -45 58 26.6          16.2 N ES070E16
        CK08P010  C2008 09 26.54336 23 34 14.21 -45 58 01.8          16.3 T ES070423
        CK08P010  C2008 09 26.56593 23 34 12.50 -45 57 53.5          16.4 T ES070423
    
    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.
    467 Auckland Observatory.  Observers G. W. Christie, T. Natusch.  Measurer
        G. W. Christie.  0.40-m f/10 Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    E16 Grove Creek Observatory, Trunkey.  Observers P. Camilleri, G. Sostero,
        E. Guido.  0.30-m f/5.8 reflector + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
        C/2008 P1 (Garradd)
    T 2009 July 22.7413 TT                                  MPC
    q   3.898297             (2000.0)            P               Q
                       Peri.   11.7833      +0.9817023      -0.1869327
                       Node   357.6916      -0.0281140      +0.0461947
    e   1.0            Incl.   64.2795      +0.1883355      +0.9812860
    From 78 observations 2008 Aug. 13-Sept. 26.
    
    Brian G. Marsden             (C) Copyright 2008 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2008-S70
    

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