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    M.P.E.C. 2008-S71                                Issued 2008 Sept. 27, 13:53 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 Q1 (MATICIC)
    
    Observations:
        CK08Q010  C2008 09 16.98581 17 52 30.94 +41 52 13.4          17.7 N ES071204
        CK08Q010  C2008 09 17.02918 17 52 27.00 +41 51 19.4                 ES071204
        CK08Q010  C2008 09 22.45656 17 45 05.10 +39 59 22.0                 ES071D88
        CK08Q010  C2008 09 22.45975 17 45 04.84 +39 59 17.9                 ES071D88
        CK08Q010  C2008 09 22.46293 17 45 04.54 +39 59 14.9          17.8 T ES071D88
        CK08Q010  C2008 09 23.87476 17 43 23.85 +39 30 27.4          17.5 N ES071J38
        CK08Q010  C2008 09 23.87765 17 43 23.65 +39 30 23.7          17.5 N ES071J38
        CK08Q010  C2008 09 23.88053 17 43 23.44 +39 30 19.7          17.6 N ES071J38
        CK08Q010  C2008 09 24.91366 17 42 13.28 +39 09 23.5          17.4 N ES071J38
        CK08Q010  C2008 09 24.91522 17 42 13.19 +39 09 21.5          17.3 N ES071J38
        CK08Q010  C2008 09 24.92145 17 42 12.76 +39 09 13.8          17.3 N ES071J38
        CK08Q010  C2008 09 25.97748 17 41 04.05 +38 47 56.0          17.3 N ES071J38
        CK08Q010  C2008 09 25.98060 17 41 03.82 +38 47 52.3          17.2 N ES071J38
        CK08Q010  C2008 09 25.98373 17 41 03.66 +38 47 49.3          17.5 N ES071J38
    
    Observer details:
    204 Schiaparelli Observatory.  Observer L. Buzzi.  0.60-m f/4.64 reflector
        + CCD.
    D88 Hiratsuka.  Observer Y. Sugiyama.  0.25-m f/5.0 reflector + CCD.
    J38 Observatorio La Vara, Valdes.  Observer F. Garcia.  0.25-m f/8.1 reflector
        + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
        C/2008 Q1 (Maticic)
    T 2008 Dec. 29.4368 TT                                  MPC
    q   2.962872             (2000.0)            P               Q
                       Peri.  104.3219      -0.1686912      -0.9753090
                       Node     9.3456      -0.7954574      +0.0493146
    e   1.0            Incl.  118.6314      +0.5820573      -0.2152681
    From 384 observations 2008 Aug. 18-Sept. 25.
    
    Brian G. Marsden             (C) Copyright 2008 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2008-S71
    

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