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    M.P.E.C. 2009-N17                                Issued 2009 July 6, 15:28 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 K5 (McNAUGHT)
    
    Observations:
        CK09K050  C2009 06 21.54035 17 58 26.51 -74 50 57.9                 EN017322
        CK09K050  C2009 06 21.57071 17 58 17.60 -74 50 50.5                 EN017322
        CK09K050  C2009 06 22.41483 17 54 08.34 -74 46 28.6          16.8 T EN017423
        CK09K050  C2009 06 22.43213 17 54 03.12 -74 46 23.3          16.7 T EN017423
        CK09K050  C2009 06 23.36884 17 49 28.27 -74 40 57.8          16.8 T EN017423
        CK09K050  C2009 06 23.39141 17 49 21.44 -74 40 51.2          16.7 T EN017423
        CK09K050  C2009 06 24.38449 17 44 31.98 -74 34 30.1          16.9 T EN017423
        CK09K050  C2009 06 26.99200 17 32 06.94 -74 14 43.7                 EN017I19
        CK09K050  C2009 06 27.01641 17 32 00.08 -74 14 32.1                 EN017I19
        CK09K050  C2009 06 27.03784 17 31 53.93 -74 14 21.3                 EN017I19
        CK09K050  C2009 07 01.46839 17 11 58.04 -73 30 46.9          16.6 T EN017423
        CK09K050  C2009 07 01.49736 17 11 50.49 -73 30 27.7          16.8 T EN017423
        CK09K050  C2009 07 03.26655 17 04 23.50 -73 09 43.2                 EN017I19
        CK09K050  C2009 07 03.27083 17 04 22.42 -73 09 40.2                 EN017I19
        CK09K050  C2009 07 03.27582 17 04 21.24 -73 09 36.5                 EN017I19
    
    Observer details:
    322 Perth Observatory, Bickley-MCT.  Observer J. Biggs.  0.35-m f/11
        Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    423 North Ryde.  Observer S. G. McAndrew.  0.20-m f/4 hyperbolic astrograph
        + CCD.
    I19 Tanti.  Observer C. Colazo.  0.28-m f/10 Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
        C/2009 K5 (McNaught)
    T 2010 Apr. 30.1189 TT                                  MPC
    q   1.421810             (2000.0)            P               Q
                       Peri.   66.2188      -0.2991478      +0.0978235
                       Node   257.8690      -0.6728211      +0.6837370
    e   1.0            Incl.  103.8660      +0.6766257      +0.7231419
    From 75 observations 2009 May 27-July 3.
    
    Brian G. Marsden             (C) Copyright 2009 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2009-N17
    

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