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    M.P.E.C. 2009-O12                                Issued 2009 July 18, 21:00 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 07 13.96914 16 26 49.51 -70 30 29.5          16.2 T EO012I36
        CK09K050  C2009 07 13.97142 16 26 49.09 -70 30 27.2          16.5 T EO012I36
        CK09K050  C2009 07 13.97355 16 26 48.72 -70 30 25.0          16.6 T EO012I36
        CK09K050  C2009 07 14.56714 16 25 06.83 -70 20 08.9                 EO012322
        CK09K050  C2009 07 14.59218 16 25 02.35 -70 19 42.8                 EO012322
    
    Observer details:
    322 Perth Observatory, Bickley-MCT.  Observer J. Biggs.  0.35-m f/11
        Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    I36 Observatorio Los Campitos, Canuelas.  Observer C. Ambrosioni.  0.20-m
        Newtonian reflector + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
        C/2009 K5 (McNaught)
    T 2010 Apr. 30.1225 TT                                  MPC
    q   1.421804             (2000.0)            P               Q
                       Peri.   66.2186      -0.2991962      +0.0978429
                       Node   257.8668      -0.6728016      +0.6837367
    e   1.0            Incl.  103.8683      +0.6766236      +0.7231396
    From 91 observations 2009 May 27-July 14.
    
    Brian G. Marsden             (C) Copyright 2009 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2009-O12
    

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