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    M.P.E.C. 2009-W141                               Issued 2009 Nov. 30, 15:53 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 13.54999 05 30 56.98 -60 38 44.2          17.2 N EW141D25
        CK09T010  C2009 11 13.56089 05 30 55.85 -60 38 44.9          17.6 N EW141D25
        CK09T010  C2009 11 13.57178 05 30 54.94 -60 38 44.9          17.1 N EW141D25
        CK09T010  C2009 11 25.73215 05 11 46.79 -60 26 51.6          17.6 N EW141D25
        CK09T010  C2009 11 25.73530 05 11 46.46 -60 26 51.1          17.3 N EW141D25
        CK09T010  C2009 11 27.69382 05 08 36.72 -60 21 45.1          19.0 N EW141415
        CK09T010  C2009 11 27.71682 05 08 34.57 -60 21 39.5          19.3 N EW141415
    
    Observer details:
    415 Kambah.  Observer D. Herald.  0.36-m f/3.9 Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    D25 Tzec Maun Observatory, Pingelly.  Observers P. Concari, S. Foglia,
        G. Galli, M. Tombelli.  0.18-m f/2.8 Newtonian reflector + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
        C/2009 T1 (McNaught)
    T 2009 Oct. 10.1832 TT                                  MPC
    q   6.221804             (2000.0)            P               Q
                       Peri.  282.7003      +0.1293940      +0.5678347
                       Node    54.3812      +0.5511260      +0.6403312
    e   1.0            Incl.   89.9021      -0.8243284      +0.5172424
    From 50 observations 2009 Oct. 9-Nov. 27.
    
    Brian G. Marsden             (C) Copyright 2009 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2009-W141
    

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