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    M.P.E.C. 2011-P37                                Issued 2011 Aug.  9, 01:18 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.net/    ISSN 1523-6714
    
                                 COMET 213P-B/VAN NESS
    
                               Revision to MPEC 2011-P25
    
    Observations:
    0213P      b KC2011 07 12.06853 23 17 58.38 -00 51 53.4          19.5 NuEP037A77
    0213P      b KC2011 07 12.07938 23 17 58.62 -00 51 47.7          19.1 NuEP037A77
    0213P      b KC2011 07 12.08946 23 17 58.90 -00 51 40.8          19.6 NuEP037A77
    0213P      b  C2011 07 28.08535 23 20 24.76 +01 32 49.9          19.3 NcEP037B51
    0213P      b  C2011 07 28.10169 23 20 24.68 +01 32 58.5          19.7 NcEP037B51
    0213P      b KC2011 08 01.06163 23 19 50.74 +02 03 05.0          19.5 ToEP037C10
    0213P      b KC2011 08 01.07674 23 19 50.41 +02 03 12.5          19.6 ToEP037C10
    0213P      b |C2011 08 02.25307 23 19 35.18 +02 11 41.0                cEP037H06
    0213P      b |C2011 08 02.26003 23 19 35.15 +02 11 42.8          19.9 TcEP037H06
    0213P      b $C2011 08 05.48301 23 18 40.31 +02 33 46.0          21.2 NoEP037F65
    0213P      b $C2011 08 05.48498 23 18 40.27 +02 33 46.8          20.8 NoEP037F65
    0213P      b $C2011 08 05.48793 23 18 40.19 +02 33 48.3          21.1 NoEP037F65
    0213P      b $C2011 08 05.57301 23 18 38.27 +02 34 21.3          21.4 NoEP037F65
    0213P      b $C2011 08 05.57592 23 18 38.22 +02 34 22.4          21.6 NoEP037F65
    0213P      b $C2011 08 05.57883 23 18 38.17 +02 34 23.8          21.0 NoEP037F65
    0213P      b KC2011 08 05.92625 23 18 31.71 +02 36 36.0          19.8 NuEP037A77
    0213P      b KC2011 08 05.94947 23 18 30.78 +02 36 42.6          19.1 NuEP037A77
    0213P      b KC2011 08 05.98429 23 18 30.19 +02 36 58.6          19.4 NuEP037A77
    0213P      b KC2011 08 06.01912 23 18 29.48 +02 37 11.7          19.1 NuEP037A77
    0213P      b KC2011 08 06.04234 23 18 28.98 +02 37 20.6          19.5 NuEP037A77
    0213P      b KC2011 08 06.71890 23 18 14.83 +02 41 38.6          19.6 NuEP037C42
    0213P      b KC2011 08 06.72502 23 18 14.61 +02 41 42.9          19.7 NuEP037C42
    0213P      b KC2011 08 06.73102 23 18 14.37 +02 41 46.0          19.1 NuEP037C42
    0213P      b  C2011 08 06.73361 23 18 14.18 +02 41 46.5                oEP037372
    0213P      b  C2011 08 06.74762 23 18 13.81 +02 41 51.9                oEP037372
    0213P      b  C2011 08 06.76512 23 18 13.45 +02 41 59.0          19.9 NoEP037372
    0213P      b KC2011 08 07.02418 23 18 07.92 +02 43 35.9          20.3 TrEP037941
    0213P      b KC2011 08 07.05120 23 18 07.27 +02 43 46.4          20.3 TrEP037941
    0213P      b KC2011 08 07.07821 23 18 06.61 +02 43 56.6          20.4 TrEP037941
    0213P      b KC2011 08 08.94112 23 17 22.12 +02 55 16.4          19.6 TcEP037104
    0213P      b KC2011 08 08.96144 23 17 21.72 +02 55 25.0          19.4 TcEP037104
    
    Observer details:
    104 San Marcello Pistoiese.  Observers P. Bacci, L. Tesi, G. Fagioli.
        Measurer P.Bacci.  0.60-m f/4.5 reflector + CCD.
    372 Geisei.  Observers T. Seki, S. Shimomoto, H. Sato.  0.70-m f/7 reflector
        + CCD.
    941 Observatorio Pla D'Arguines.  Observers R. Ferrando, M. Ferrando.
        Measurer R. Ferrando.  0.40-m f/10 Ritchey-Chretien + CCD.
    A77 Observatoire Chante-Perdrix, Dauban.  Observers C. Rinner, F. Kugel.
        Measurer F. Kugel.  0.5-m f/3 reflector + CCD.
    B51 Vallauris.  Observer J. Nicolas.  0.41-m f/3.3 reflector + CCD.
    C10 Maisoncelles.  Observer J. F. Soulier.  0.26-m f/3.6 Newtonian reflector
        + CCD.
    C42 Xingming Observatory, Mt. Nanshan.  Observers X. Gao, M.-T. Hui.  Measurer
        M.-T. Hui.  0.36-m f/6.9 Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    F65 Haleakala-Faulkes Telescope North.  Observers N. Howes, H. Blyth,
        G. Sostero, E. Guido.  2.0-m f/10.0 Ritchey-Chretien + CCD.  Corrections
        to MPEC 2011-P25.
    H06 RAS Observatory, Mayhill.  Observer H. Sato.  0.51-m f/4.5 reflector + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
     213P-B/Van Ness
    Epoch 2011 June 8.0 TT = JDT 2455720.5
    T 2011 June 16.13250 TT                                 MPC
    q   2.1223495            (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.15535867     Peri.    3.22572     +0.71738821     +0.68430352
    a   3.4269865      Node   312.66776     -0.64309830     +0.57831435
    e   0.3806951      Incl.   10.23893     -0.26791553     +0.44416349
    P   6.34
    From 43 observations 2011 July 12-Aug. 8, mean residual 0".8.
    
    Ephemeris:
     213P-B/Van Ness
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase   m1    m2
    2011 07 10    23 17 07.4 -01 12 45   1.4589  2.1294   117.6    25.0  19.6
    ...
    2011 07 25    23 20 31.8 +01 07 42   1.3415  2.1411   130.0    21.3  19.4
    ...
    2011 08 02    23 19 38.5 +02 09 57   1.2903  2.1495   137.3    18.7  19.4
    ...
    2011 08 08    23 17 45.3 +02 49 43   1.2585  2.1568   143.0    16.4  19.3
    2011 08 09    23 17 20.7 +02 55 43   1.2538  2.1580   144.0    16.0  19.3
    2011 08 10    23 16 54.5 +03 01 33   1.2493  2.1594   145.0    15.6  19.3
    ...
    2011 08 16    23 13 46.1 +03 32 40   1.2262  2.1677   150.9    13.1  19.3
    ...
    2011 08 24    23 08 23.2 +04 03 27   1.2066  2.1801   158.8     9.7  19.3
    ...
    2011 09 08    22 56 18.5 +04 29 24   1.2089  2.2070   169.4     4.8  19.3
    
    Gareth V. Williams           (C) Copyright 2011 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2011-P37
    

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