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    M.P.E.C. 2009-V55                                Issued 2009 Nov. 12, 16:34 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 T1 (McNAUGHT)
    
    Observations:
        CK09T010  C2009 11 08.63605 05 38 11.43 -60 34 31.6          19.9 N EV055415
        CK09T010  C2009 11 08.64451 05 38 10.54 -60 34 33.2          19.2 N EV055415
        CK09T010  C2009 11 09.52035 05 36 54.95 -60 35 37.9          18.1 T EV055423
        CK09T010  C2009 11 09.56587 05 36 51.00 -60 35 40.7          17.9 T EV055423
        CK09T010  C2009 11 10.51691 05 35 27.75 -60 36 41.7          17.8 T EV055423
        CK09T010  C2009 11 10.59719 05 35 20.71 -60 36 47.0          17.9 T EV055423
    
    Observer details:
    415 Kambah.  Observer D. Herald.  0.36-m f/3.9 Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    423 North Ryde.  Observer S. G. McAndrew.  0.20-m f/4 hyperbolic astrograph
        + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
        C/2009 T1 (McNaught)
    T 2009 Oct. 8.7613 TT                                   MPC
    q   6.222821             (2000.0)            P               Q
                       Peri.  282.5715      +0.1281006      +0.5683822
                       Node    54.3637      +0.5496942      +0.6413998
    e   1.0            Incl.   89.9071      -0.8254856      +0.5153135
    From 41 observations 2009 Oct. 9-Nov. 10.
    
    Brian G. Marsden             (C) Copyright 2009 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2009-V55
    

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