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    M.P.E.C. 2009-K14                                Issued 2009 May 18, 19:13 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/2009 F2 (McNAUGHT)
    
    Observations:
        CK09F020  C2009 04 17.53573 10 50 12.97 -39 28 46.2          17.8 T EK014E12
        CK09F020  C2009 04 23.91681 10 49 42.86 -38 27 33.0          17.6 N EK014194
        CK09F020  C2009 04 23.92536 10 49 42.82 -38 27 28.2          17.6 N EK014194
        CK09F020  C2009 04 23.93391 10 49 42.80 -38 27 23.0          18.0 N EK014194
        CK09F020  C2009 04 27.39407 10 49 38.86 -37 53 38.0          17.8 T EK014E12
        CK09F020  C2009 04 27.39721 10 49 38.83 -37 53 35.8          17.9 T EK014E12
        CK09F020  C2009 05 13.40343 10 51 12.95 -35 17 05.9          17.3 T EK014423
        CK09F020  C2009 05 13.47161 10 51 13.63 -35 16 28.8          17.9 T EK014423
        CK09F020  C2009 05 14.46910 10 51 25.75 -35 06 52.3          17.6 T EK014423
        CK09F020  C2009 05 14.51394 10 51 26.21 -35 06 27.0          17.9 T EK014423
        CK09F020  C2009 05 15.38201 10 51 37.29 -34 58 07.3          18.1 T EK014423
        CK09F020  C2009 05 15.41962 10 51 37.74 -34 57 45.8          17.4 T EK014423
        CK09F020  C2009 05 16.40468 10 51 50.90 -34 48 21.8          17.9 T EK014423
        CK09F020  C2009 05 16.44080 10 51 51.44 -34 48 01.6          17.7 T EK014423
    
    Observer details:
    194 Tivoli.  Observer M. Jaeger.  Measurer W. Vollmann.  0.13-m f/8 refractor
        + CCD.
    423 North Ryde.  Observer S. G. McAndrew.  0.20-m f/4 hyperbolic astrograph
        + CCD.
    E12 Siding Spring Survey.  Observer R. H. McNaught.  0.5-m Uppsala Schmidt
        + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
        C/2009 F2 (McNaught)
    T 2009 Nov. 14.2779 TT                                  MPC
    q   5.875654             (2000.0)            P               Q
    z  +0.002806       Peri.  336.3555      -0.8734051      -0.0706914
                       Node   214.0616      -0.1780785      -0.8745268
    e   0.983514       Incl.   59.3494      -0.4532676      +0.4797975
    From 78 observations 2009 Mar. 19-May 16.
    
    Brian G. Marsden             (C) Copyright 2009 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2009-K14
    

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