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  • MPEC 2002-V31 : COMET C/2002 V1 (NEAT)

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    M.P.E.C. 2002-V31                                Issued 2002 Nov. 7, 19:27 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://cfa-www.harvard.edu/iau/mpc.html  ISSN 1523-6714
    
                                COMET C/2002 V1 (NEAT)
    
    Observations:
        CK02V010  C2002 11 06.59602 05 05 40.42 +16 21 03.0          17.3 T      608
        CK02V010  C2002 11 06.60641 05 05 39.30 +16 21 03.9          17.5 T      608
        CK02V010  C2002 11 06.61673 05 05 38.08 +16 21 03.8          17.1 T      608
        CK02V010  C2002 11 06.82561 05 05 15.90 +16 21 19.8          16.4 T      620
        CK02V010  C2002 11 06.82802 05 05 15.80 +16 21 19.5          16.5 T      620
        CK02V010  C2002 11 06.85041 05 05 13.15 +16 21 21.9                      048
        CK02V010  C2002 11 06.85525 05 05 12.72 +16 21 22.3                      048
        CK02V010  C2002 11 06.85850 05 05 12.27 +16 21 21.9                      048
        CK02V010  C2002 11 06.86370 05 05 11.67 +16 21 22.7                      048
        CK02V010  C2002 11 06.88959 05 05 09.11 +16 21 24.7                      557
        CK02V010  C2002 11 06.89146 05 05 08.90 +16 21 24.7                      557
        CK02V010  C2002 11 06.89348 05 05 08.67 +16 21 24.8          16   T      557
        CK02V010  C2002 11 06.90192 05 05 07.47 +16 21 24.8                      048
        CK02V010  C2002 11 06.90542 05 05 07.19 +16 21 26.0                      048
        CK02V010  C2002 11 06.91061 05 05 06.62 +16 21 27.3                      048
        CK02V010  C2002 11 06.91382 05 05 06.00 +16 21 27.1                      048
        CK02V010  C2002 11 06.95606 05 05 01.79 +16 21 31.6                      595
        CK02V010  C2002 11 07.02285 05 04 54.33 +16 21 36.3                      595
        CK02V010  C2002 11 07.11930 05 04 43.61 +16 21 44.5                      246
        CK02V010  C2002 11 07.12043 05 04 43.49 +16 21 44.6                      246
        CK02V010  C2002 11 07.12156 05 04 43.36 +16 21 44.8                      246
        CK02V010  C2002 11 07.12252 05 04 43.25 +16 21 44.8                      246
        CK02V010  C2002 11 07.12338 05 04 43.15 +16 21 44.9                      246
        CK02V010  C2002 11 07.05945 05 04 50.32 +16 21 39.3          17.1 N      J95
        CK02V010  C2002 11 07.07037 05 04 49.17 +16 21 39.9          16.7 N      J95
        CK02V010  C2002 11 07.17063 05 04 37.93 +16 21 48.5          16.7 N      J95
        CK02V010  C2002 11 07.24053 05 04 30.67 +16 21 55.4          16.4 N      854
        CK02V010  C2002 11 07.24199 05 04 30.46 +16 21 55.4          16.3 N      854
        CK02V010  C2002 11 07.24345 05 04 30.28 +16 21 55.9          16.3 N      854
        CK02V010  C2002 11 07.24491 05 04 30.13 +16 21 56.4          16.4 N      854
        CK02V010  C2002 11 07.24638 05 04 29.96 +16 21 56.0          16.3 N      854
        CK02V010  C2002 11 07.24785 05 04 29.80 +16 21 56.3          16.3 N      854
        CK02V010  C2002 11 07.30694 05 04 23.09 +16 22 01.1          16.4 N      850
        CK02V010  C2002 11 07.31194 05 04 22.50 +16 22 01.7          16.3 T      649
        CK02V010  C2002 11 07.31663 05 04 21.96 +16 22 01.8          16.0 N      734
        CK02V010  C2002 11 07.31721 05 04 21.89 +16 22 02.1          16.2 T      649
        CK02V010  C2002 11 07.32161 05 04 21.41 +16 22 02.1          16.1 N      734
        CK02V010  C2002 11 07.32226 05 04 21.31 +16 22 02.3          16.1 T      649
        CK02V010  C2002 11 07.32292 05 04 21.23 +16 22 03.4          16.3 N      850
        CK02V010  C2002 11 07.32637 05 04 20.86 +16 22 02.6          16.2 N      734
        CK02V010  C2002 11 07.33958 05 04 19.33 +16 22 04.2          16.3 N      850
        CK02V010  C2002 11 07.69487 05 03 39.44 +16 22 34.5                      349
        CK02V010  C2002 11 07.69948 05 03 38.90 +16 22 35.0                      349
        CK02V010  C2002 11 07.70449 05 03 38.40 +16 22 34.7                      349
        CK02V010  C2002 11 07.70910 05 03 37.85 +16 22 35.6          15.9 T      349
    
    Observer details:
    048 Hradec Kralove.  Observer M. Lehky.  0.40-m f/5 reflector + CCD.
    246 Klet Observatory-KLENOT.  Observer M. Tichy.  1.06-m KLENOT telescope
        + CCD.
    349 Ageo.  Observer K. Kadota.  0.18-m f/5.5 reflector + CCD, 0.25-m f/5.0
        reflector + CCD.
    557 Ondrejov.  Observers P. Pravec, L. Sarounova.  0.65-m f/3.6 reflector
        + CCD.
    595 Farra d'Isonzo.  Observers G. Lombardi, E. Pettarin.  0.30-m f/4.0
        reflector + CCD.
    608 Haleakala-NEAT/MSSS.  Observers E. F. Helin, S. Pravdo, K. Lawrence,
        P. Kervin, R. Maeda, J. Africano, M. Hicks.  1.2-m reflector + CCD.
    620 Observatorio Astronomico de Mallorca.  Observers M. Blasco, S. Sanchez.
        0.40-m f/2.0 Schmidt + CCD.
    649 Powell Observatory, Louisburg.  Observer R. Fredrick.  0.3-m Schmidt
        Cassegrain + CCD.
    734 Farpoint Observatory.  Observer G. Hug.  0.30-m Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    850 Cordell-Lorenz Observatory, Sewanee.  Observers D. T. Durig, W. C. Lewis.
        Measurers D. T. Durig, G. W. Hewitt.  0.3-m f/5.75 Schmidt-Cassegrain
        + CCD.
    854 Sabino Canyon Observatory, Tucson.  Observer J. E. McGaha.  0.30-m f/10
        Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    J95 Great Shefford.  Observer P. Birtwhistle.  0.3-m Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
        C/2002 V1 (NEAT)
    T 2003 Feb. 18.593 TT                                   MPC
    q   0.09993              (2000.0)            P               Q
                       Peri.  152.096       -0.444594       -0.094007
                       Node    64.094       -0.887617       -0.087326
    e   1.0            Incl.   82.013       +0.120301       -0.991734
    From 39 observations 2002 Nov. 6-7.
    
    Ephemeris:
        C/2002 V1 (NEAT)
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase   m1    m2
    2002 11 02    05 13.03   +16 14.9    1.561    2.408   140.2    15.3  16.3
    2002 11 07    05 04.95   +16 21.6    1.436    2.331   147.1    13.4  16.0
    2002 11 12    04 54.69   +16 28.8    1.319    2.253   154.4    10.9  15.6
    2002 11 17    04 41.91   +16 35.6    1.210    2.173   162.3     7.9  15.3
    2002 11 22    04 26.29   +16 41.0    1.111    2.091   170.6     4.4  14.9
    2002 11 27    04 07.55   +16 43.0    1.023    2.008   175.6     2.1  14.6
    2002 12 02    03 45.61   +16 39.1    0.949    1.924   167.9     6.1  14.2
    2002 12 07    03 20.71   +16 26.6    0.889    1.838   157.3    11.9  13.9
    2002 12 12    02 53.49   +16 03.0    0.844    1.749   145.9    18.4  13.6
    2002 12 17    02 24.95   +15 27.8    0.816    1.659   134.1    25.2  13.3
    2002 12 22    01 56.32   +14 42.3    0.802    1.566   122.2    32.1  13.0
    2002 12 27    01 28.74   +13 49.8    0.801    1.471   110.6    38.8  12.7
    2003 01 01    01 03.05   +12 54.3    0.811    1.372    99.3    45.0  12.4
    
    Brian G. Marsden             (C) Copyright 2002 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2002-V31
    

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