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    M.P.E.C. 2010-H51                                Issued 2010 Apr. 24, 16:38 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 https://www.minorplanetcenter.org/iau/mpc.html  ISSN 1523-6714
    
                               COMET C/2010 E5 (SCOTTI)
    
    Observations:
        CK10E050  C2010 03 19.06458 12 38 08.89 +01 27 50.6          19.8 T EH051473
        CK10E050  C2010 03 19.06597 12 38 08.85 +01 27 50.6          19.8 T EH051473
        CK10E050  C2010 04 17.44850 12 22 36.63 +00 52 32.1          20.1 N EH051474
        CK10E050  C2010 04 17.45139 12 22 36.55 +00 52 31.5          19.6 N EH051474
        CK10E050  C2010 04 17.45424 12 22 36.48 +00 52 31.6          20.5 N EH051474
        CK10E050  C2010 04 17.45741 12 22 36.37 +00 52 31.0          19.5 N EH051474
        CK10E050  C2010 04 17.46019 12 22 36.33 +00 52 30.9          20.6 N EH051474
        CK10E050  C2010 04 17.87833 12 22 24.96 +00 51 42.0                 EH051046
        CK10E050  C2010 04 17.88384 12 22 24.83 +00 51 40.6                 EH051046
        CK10E050  C2010 04 17.88595 12 22 24.75 +00 51 40.0                 EH051046
        CK10E050  C2010 04 17.89025 12 22 24.67 +00 51 39.9                 EH051046
    
    Observer details:
    046 Klet.  Observers M. Honkova, M. Tichy, J. Ticha, M. Kocer.  Measurer
        M. Tichy.  0.57-m f/5.2 reflector + CCD.
    473 Remanzacco.  Observers L. Donato, V. Gonano, E. Guido, G. Sostero.  0.45-m
        f/4.4 Newtonian reflector + CCD.
    474 Mount John Observatory, Lake Tekapo.  Observers A. C. Gilmore,
        P. M. Kilmartin.  Measurer P. M. Kilmartin.  1.0-m f/7.7 reflector + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
        C/2010 E5 (Scotti)
    T 2009 Nov. 20.7434 TT                                  MPC
    q   3.887608             (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.0079666      Peri.  147.7359      -0.9566246      -0.2753226
    a  24.828727       Node    17.0808      +0.1461733      -0.7363600
    e   0.843423       Incl.   18.9164      +0.2519975      -0.6180383
    P 124
    From 102 observations 2010 Mar. 14-Apr. 17.
    
    Ephemeris:
        C/2010 E5 (Scotti)
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase   m1    m2
    2010 04 24    12 19.84   +00 39.5    3.171    4.077   150.6     7.0  19.1
    2010 05 04    12 16.56   +00 14.7    3.275    4.102   140.4     9.0  19.2
    2010 05 14    12 14.61   -00 16.4    3.399    4.128   130.5    10.7  19.3
    2010 05 24    12 14.09   -00 53.9    3.542    4.155   121.0    12.1  19.4
    2010 06 03    12 14.99   -01 37.5    3.698    4.183   111.9    13.0  19.6
    2010 06 13    12 17.24   -02 26.6    3.864    4.213   103.2    13.6  19.7
    2010 06 23    12 20.74   -03 20.9    4.036    4.243    94.8    13.8  19.8
    
         Further observations of this comet are desirable.
         Further observations of comet C/2010 E3 are desirable.
    
    Brian G. Marsden             (C) Copyright 2010 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2010-H51
    

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