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    M.P.E.C. 2009-D19                                Issued 2009 Feb. 18, 15:23 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
    
                              COMET P/2008 Y1 (BOATTINI)
    
    Observations:
        PK08Y010  C2009 01 29.81922 00 01 56.15 +05 11 40.8          17.8 N ED019204
        PK08Y010  C2009 01 29.82630 00 01 57.48 +05 11 46.8                 ED019204
        PK08Y010  C2009 01 29.83334 00 01 58.84 +05 11 52.9                 ED019204
        PK08Y010  C2009 02 14.09426 00 53 26.30 +09 07 23.1          16.0 T ED019703
        PK08Y010  C2009 02 14.09946 00 53 27.42 +09 07 29.4          15.9 T ED019703
        PK08Y010  C2009 02 14.10472 00 53 28.46 +09 07 33.0          16.0 T ED019703
        PK08Y010  C2009 02 14.10993 00 53 29.50 +09 07 38.3          15.9 T ED019703
    
    Observer details:
    204 Schiaparelli Observatory.  Observer L. Buzzi.  0.36-m f/5.9
        Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    703 Catalina Sky Survey.  Observer A. Boattini.  Measurers E. C. Beshore,
        A. Boattini, A. R. Gibbs, A. D. Grauer, R. E. Hill, R. A. Kowalski,
        S. M. Larson.  0.68-m Schmidt + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
        P/2008 Y1 (Boattini)
    T 2009 Feb. 25.1350 TT                                  MPC
    q   1.271408             (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.0943657      Peri.  162.4022      +0.4639419      -0.8729690
    a   4.778150       Node   259.7291      +0.7932487      +0.4850722
    e   0.733912       Incl.    8.8044      +0.3943531      +0.0512839
    P  10.4
    From 144 observations 2008 Dec. 22-2009 Feb. 14.
    
    Ephemeris:
        P/2008 Y1 (Boattini)
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase   m1    m2
    2009 02 18    01 07.33   +10 07.7    1.659    1.275    50.1    36.5  17.2
    2009 02 28    01 44.09   +12 37.2    1.673    1.272    49.3    36.2  17.2
    2009 03 10    02 22.26   +14 53.3    1.698    1.282    48.7    35.6  17.2
    2009 03 20    03 01.33   +16 48.6    1.736    1.306    48.3    34.7  17.4
    2009 03 30    03 40.72   +18 17.5    1.788    1.341    47.9    33.5  17.5
    2009 04 09    04 19.76   +19 16.7    1.855    1.387    47.3    32.1  17.8
    2009 04 19    04 57.81   +19 45.5    1.936    1.442    46.5    30.3  18.0
    2009 04 29    05 34.37   +19 45.5    2.030    1.504    45.4    28.5  18.3
    
         Further observations of this comet are very desirable.
    
    Brian G. Marsden             (C) Copyright 2009 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2009-D19
    

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