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    M.P.E.C. 2009-K37                                Issued 2009 May 24, 21:16 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 F1 (LARSON)
    
    Observations:
        CK09F010  C2009 03 21.98263 12 38 51.57 -01 48 14.6          19.1 N EK037473
        CK09F010  C2009 03 21.98541 12 38 50.59 -01 48 09.5          19.1 N EK037473
        CK09F010  C2009 04 29.89061 09 21 26.25 +13 37 44.1          18.9 N EK037J47
        CK09F010  C2009 04 29.89192 09 21 26.02 +13 37 45.1          18.8 N EK037J47
        CK09F010  C2009 04 29.89367 09 21 25.71 +13 37 46.4          18.8 N EK037J47
        CK09F010  C2009 04 29.89408 09 21 25.63 +13 37 46.4          18.6 N EK037J47
        CK09F010  C2009 05 19.89140 08 41 23.69 +15 29 05.4          19.2 N EK037204
        CK09F010  C2009 05 23.86831 08 36 41.41 +15 38 18.4          18.7 N EK037204
    
    Observer details:
    204 Schiaparelli Observatory.  Observer L. Buzzi.  0.38-m f/6.8 reflector
        + CCD.
    473 Remanzacco.  Observers L. Donato, M. Gonano, V. Gonano, E. Guido,
        M. Travagini, G. Sostero.  0.45-m f/4.4 Newtonian reflector + CCD.
    J47 Observatorio Nazaret.  Observer G. Muler.  0.30-m Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
        C/2009 F1 (Larson)
    T 2009 June 25.8939 TT                                  MPC
    q   1.830630             (2000.0)            P               Q
    z  +0.009465       Peri.  219.5863      -0.7476289      +0.6640951
                       Node   357.9495      +0.6409862      +0.7236800
    e   0.982673       Incl.  171.3754      +0.1737461      +0.1877900
    From 142 observations 2009 Mar. 16-May 23.
    
    Ephemeris:
        C/2009 F1 (Larson)
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase   m1    m2
    2009 05 19    08 42.57   +15 26.6    1.963    1.892    70.9    30.4  19.2
    2009 05 29    08 31.70   +15 46.5    2.177    1.864    58.7    27.7  19.4
    2009 06 08    08 24.68   +15 53.5    2.371    1.844    47.5    23.9  19.5
    2009 06 18    08 20.23   +15 52.1    2.540    1.833    37.0    19.5  19.7
    2009 06 28    08 17.52   +15 45.0    2.678    1.831    26.9    14.6  19.8
    2009 07 08    08 15.89   +15 33.7    2.783    1.837    17.3     9.5  19.9
    2009 07 18    08 14.90   +15 19.4    2.851    1.852     8.3     4.6  20.0
    2009 07 28    08 14.15   +15 02.7    2.883    1.875     5.4     2.9  20.0
    
    Brian G. Marsden             (C) Copyright 2009 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2009-K37
    

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