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  • MPEC 2010-K16 : COMET C/2010 FB87 (WISE-GARRADD)

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    M.P.E.C. 2010-K16                                Issued 2010 May 19, 17:52 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 FB87 (WISE-GARRADD)
    
    Observations:
        CK10F87B  C2010 05 13.56044 17 52 16.98 -71 31 44.4          17.6 N EK016D96
        CK10F87B  C2010 05 13.58791 17 52 09.88 -71 32 26.9          17.3 N EK016D96
        CK10F87B  C2010 05 14.50192 17 48 07.56 -71 55 32.5          17.2 N EK016D96
        CK10F87B  C2010 05 14.52082 17 48 02.12 -71 56 01.2          17.2 N EK016D96
        CK10F87B  C2010 05 15.73593 17 42 17.39 -72 26 08.9          18.0 N EK016415
        CK10F87B  C2010 05 15.74616 17 42 14.33 -72 26 23.9          17.8 N EK016415
    
    Observer details:
    415 Kambah.  Observer D. Herald.  0.36-m f/3.9 Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    D96 Tzec Maun Observatory, Moorook.  Observers P. Concari, S. Foglia, G. Galli,
        M. Tombelli, L. Buzzi.  0.18-m f/2.8 Newtonian reflector + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
        C/2010 FB87 (WISE-Garradd)
    T 2010 Nov. 7.3957 TT                                   MPC
    q   2.842599             (2000.0)            P               Q
    z  +0.003339       Peri.  265.0242      -0.3018046      -0.0244232
                       Node    89.8942      +0.2986094      +0.9469491
    e   0.990508       Incl.  107.6250      -0.9053985      +0.3204544
    From 43 observations 2010 Mar. 28-May 15.
    
         Further observations of comet C/2010 G1 are desirable.
    
    Brian G. Marsden             (C) Copyright 2010 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2010-K16
    

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