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    M.P.E.C. 2010-K49                                Issued 2010 May 24, 15:46 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 G3 (WISE)
    
    Observations:
        CK10G030  C2010 05 19.11800 18 02 22.94 +56 37 41.3          18.5 N EK049213
        CK10G030  C2010 05 19.12385 18 02 22.24 +56 37 45.5          18.5 N EK049213
        CK10G030  C2010 05 19.13518 18 02 20.92 +56 37 53.5          18.5 N EK049213
        CK10G030  C2010 05 20.35720 17 59 54.81 +56 52 44.7          18.7 T EK049703
        CK10G030  C2010 05 20.36184 17 59 54.27 +56 52 49.4          18.2 T EK049703
        CK10G030  C2010 05 20.36650 17 59 53.80 +56 52 51.2          18.1 T EK049703
        CK10G030  C2010 05 20.37117 17 59 53.23 +56 52 54.3          18.0 T EK049703
        CK10G030  C2010 05 22.99046 17 54 29.39 +57 23 15.4          18.5 N EK049B33
        CK10G030  C2010 05 22.99731 17 54 28.48 +57 23 19.7          18.6 N EK049B33
        CK10G030  C2010 05 22.99960 17 54 28.15 +57 23 21.1          18.5 N EK049B33
    
    Observer details:
    213 Observatorio Montcabre.  Observer R. Naves.  Measurer M. Campas.  0.30-m
        f/10 Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    703 Catalina Sky Survey.  Observer A. R. Gibbs.  Measurers J. D. Ahern,
        E. C. Beshore, A. Boattini, A. R. Gibbs, A. D. Grauer, R. E. Hill,
        R. A. Kowalski, S. M. Larson.  0.68-m Schmidt + CCD.
    B33 Libbiano Observatory, Peccioli.  Observers P. Bacci, R. Emilio.  Measurer
        P. Bacci.  0.5-m f/8 Ritchey-Chretien + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
        C/2010 G3 (WISE)
    T 2010 Apr. 10.2567 TT                                  MPC
    q   4.908149             (2000.0)            P               Q
                       Peri.   75.0888      -0.0411223      -0.7259741
                       Node   313.7050      -0.7276625      +0.4925983
    e   1.0            Incl.  108.2632      +0.6847016      +0.4799047
    From 81 observations 2010 Apr. 14-May 22.
    
    Ephemeris:
        C/2010 G3 (WISE)
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase   m1    m2
    2010 05 24    17 52.35   +57 34.3    4.668    4.920    98.4    11.7  18.8
    2010 06 03    17 29.54   +59 05.7    4.680    4.926    98.1    11.8  18.8
    2010 06 13    17 04.75   +59 59.7    4.710    4.933    96.7    11.8  18.8
    2010 06 23    16 39.73   +60 14.8    4.757    4.941    94.5    11.8  18.8
    2010 07 03    16 16.25   +59 54.2    4.818    4.951    91.6    11.8  18.9
    2010 07 13    15 55.67   +59 04.0    4.891    4.962    88.1    11.8  18.9
    2010 07 23    15 38.70   +57 52.1    4.972    4.974    84.2    11.7  18.9
    
         Further observations of comet C/2010 H1 are desirable.
    
    Brian G. Marsden             (C) Copyright 2010 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2010-K49
    

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