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  • MPEC 2003-E29 : S/2003 J 9, 2003 J 10, 2003 J 11, 2003 J 12; S/2003 J 1, 2003 J 6

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    M.P.E.C. 2003-E29                                Issued 2003 Mar. 7, 22:10 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.
    
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           S/2003 J 9, 2003 J 10, 2003 J 11, 2003 J 12; S/2003 J 1, 2003 J 6
    
                           Partial revision to MPEC 2003-E11
    
    Observations:
        SK03J090  C2003 02 06.32341 09 06 15.44 +18 02 36.5          23.6 R      568
        SK03J090  C2003 02 06.38207 09 06 13.64 +18 02 43.9                      568
        SK03J090  C2003 02 08.54660 09 05 08.41 +18 07 14.0                      568
        SK03J090  C2003 02 08.55576 09 05 08.17 +18 07 14.7                      568
        SK03J090  C2003 02 24.45242 08 57 40.66 +18 36 19.5                      568
        SK03J090  C2003 02 24.47662 08 57 40.04 +18 36 22.0          23.8 R      568
        SK03J090  C2003 03 07.25347 08 53 36.33 +18 50 28.8                      568
        SK03J090  C2003 03 07.31749 08 53 35.02 +18 50 32.9                      568
        SK03J100  C2003 02 06.37887 09 09 41.08 +16 51 19.6                      568
        SK03J100  C2003 02 06.41413 09 09 39.92 +16 51 25.2                      568
        SK03J100  C2003 02 09.50816 09 08 02.46 +16 59 24.1                      568
        SK03J100  C2003 02 09.51619 09 08 02.22 +16 59 25.3                      568
        SK03J100  C2003 02 24.45756 09 00 38.28 +17 35 06.6                      568
        SK03J100  C2003 02 24.48178 09 00 37.60 +17 35 09.5          23.6 R      568
        SK03J100  C2003 03 07.25529 08 56 10.92 +17 56 12.4                      568
        SK03J100  C2003 03 07.31931 08 56 09.48 +17 56 18.9                      568
        SK03J110  C2003 02 06.45622 09 03 13.06 +17 07 43.7          23.9 R      568
        SK03J110  C2003 02 06.47625 09 03 12.35 +17 07 46.6                      568
        SK03J110  C2003 02 09.57303 09 01 25.56 +17 15 29.7                      568
        SK03J110  C2003 02 09.58006 09 01 25.28 +17 15 31.8                      568
        SK03J110  C2003 02 25.44958 08 52 53.02 +17 51 53.0                      568
        SK03J110  C2003 02 25.47360 08 52 52.30 +17 51 56.1          23.4 R      568
        SK03J110  C2003 03 07.25711 08 48 29.95 +18 10 08.7                      568
        SK03J110  C2003 03 07.32112 08 48 28.38 +18 10 14.5                      568
        SK03J120  C2003 02 08.52660 09 08 21.50 +17 12 51.2          24   R      568
        SK03J120  C2003 02 08.53529 09 08 21.22 +17 12 52.3                      568
        SK03J120  C2003 02 09.54736 09 07 49.42 +17 14 45.9                      568
        SK03J120  C2003 02 09.55534 09 07 49.16 +17 14 46.6                      568
        SK03J120  C2003 02 24.45756 09 00 25.96 +17 40 06.1                      568
        SK03J120  C2003 02 24.48178 09 00 25.29 +17 40 08.4          23.8 R      568
        SK03J120  C2003 03 07.25166 08 55 58.90 +17 53 59.9                      568
        SK03J120  C2003 03 07.31565 08 55 57.41 +17 54 03.7                      568
    
    Observer details:
    568 Mauna Kea.  Observers S. S. Sheppard, D. C. Jewitt, J. Kleyna, Y. R.
        Fernandez.  Measurer S. S. Sheppard.  8.3-m Subaru Telescope
        + CCD, 3.6-m Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope + CCD, 2.2-m University of
        Hawaii Telescope + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
    S/2003 J 9
    Epoch 2003 June 10.0 TT = JDT 2452800.5                 MPC
    M 224.82724              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.52627443     Peri.  327.84527     -0.04604634     +0.97081352
    a   0.1496112      Node    61.46531     +0.96384242     -0.01873087
    e   0.2687371      Incl.  164.45956     +0.26246433     +0.23910304
    P   1.87           H   17.2           P/d   684.05
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    K0326  568  0.4-  0.0     K0328  568  0.7+  0.2-    K0337  568  0.1+  0.1-
    K0326  568  0.2-  0.1-    K032O  568  0.2-  0.0     K0337  568  0.1-  0.1-
    K0328  568  0.1+  0.2+    K032O  568  0.0   0.3+
    
    S/2003 J 10
    Epoch 2003 June 10.0 TT = JDT 2452800.5                 MPC
    M 180.39316              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.46853115     Peri.  185.19980     +0.97928606     -0.20002063
    a   0.1616640      Node   173.40546     -0.17449057     -0.75479630
    e   0.2137608      Incl.  164.09424     -0.10272225     -0.62471937
    P   2.10           H   16.7           P/d   768.36
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    K0326  568  0.7+  0.1+    K0329  568  0.5-  0.0     K0337  568  0.1-  0.3+
    K0326  568  0.4+  0.1+    K032O  568  0.2+  0.2-    K0337  568  0.0   0.1+
    K0329  568  0.8-  0.0     K032O  568  0.2+  0.4-
    
    S/2003 J 11
    Epoch 2003 June 10.0 TT = JDT 2452800.5                 MPC
    M 318.50709              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.52790689     Peri.   17.05105     +0.90887406     +0.37574749
    a   0.1493026      Node    40.64628     +0.34287146     -0.92023946
    e   0.2233774      Incl.  163.86678     +0.23745968     -0.10942195
    P   1.87           H   16.8           P/d   681.94
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    K0326  568  0.2-  0.4+    K0329  568  0.0   0.1+    K0337  568  0.0   0.2+
    K0326  568  0.2-  0.3+    K032P  568  0.1-  0.1+    K0337  568  0.1+  0.4-
    K0329  568  0.5+  1.0-    K032P  568  0.1-  0.3+
    
    S/2003 J 12
    Epoch 2003 June 10.0 TT = JDT 2452800.5                 MPC
    M 229.11535              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.67542918     Peri.   23.36186     +0.70957304     +0.49537384
    a   0.1266832      Node    62.93716     +0.52445450     -0.84624190
    e   0.3759365      Incl.  145.75566     +0.47058856     +0.19616170
    P   1.46           H   17.2           P/d   532.99
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    K0328  568  0.2+  0.0     K0329  568  0.2-  0.2-    K0337  568  0.3+  0.2+
    K0328  568  0.2+  0.1+    K032O  568  0.0   0.0     K0337  568  0.4-  0.2-
    K0329  568  0.2-  0.0     K032O  568  0.1+  0.1+
    
    Ephemerides:
        S/2003 J 9                                                   q = 0.1094
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta     r_J   dR.A. ("/m)  dDecl. ("/')
    2003 03 02    08 55.56   +18 44.0    4.293    0.190  5068+/5.95+   209+/  3.5+
    2003 03 12    08 52.27   +18 54.7    4.393    0.190  5216+/6.13+    40+/  0.7+
    2003 03 22    08 50.10   +19 00.4    4.516    0.190  5350+/6.29+   137-/  2.3-
    2003 04 01    08 49.18   +19 00.8    4.657    0.190  5471+/6.43+   322-/  5.4-
    2003 04 11    08 49.54   +18 56.1    4.813    0.189  5581+/6.56+   512-/  8.5-
    2003 04 21    08 51.14   +18 46.5    4.977    0.189  5677+/6.66+   705-/ 11.7-
    2003 05 01    08 53.90   +18 32.2    5.146    0.188  5755+/6.74+   897-/ 14.9-
    2003 05 11    08 57.72   +18 13.6    5.316    0.187  5812+/6.80+  1086-/ 18.1-
    2003 05 21    09 02.45   +17 50.9    5.483    0.185  5843+/6.82+  1269-/ 21.1-
    2003 05 31    09 07.98   +17 24.5    5.645    0.184  5844+/6.81+  1444-/ 24.1-
    2003 06 10    09 14.19   +16 54.5    5.797    0.182  5813+/6.75+  1607-/ 26.8-
    2003 06 20    09 20.94   +16 21.5    5.938    0.180  5746+/6.65+  1758-/ 29.3-
    2003 06 30    09 28.14   +15 45.6    6.064    0.178  5641+/6.51+  1892-/ 31.5-
    2003 07 10    09 35.68   +15 07.2    6.176    0.176  5498+/6.33+  2009-/ 33.5-
    
        S/2003 J 10                                                  q = 0.1271
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta     r_J   dR.A. ("/m)  dDecl. ("/')
    2003 03 02    08 58.25   +17 46.4    4.519    0.189  7405+/8.64+  3246-/ 54.1-
    2003 03 12    08 54.58   +18 03.7    4.623    0.190  7225+/8.44+  3017-/ 50.3-
    2003 03 22    08 51.98   +18 16.3    4.750    0.191  6979+/8.17+  2783-/ 46.4-
    2003 04 01    08 50.57   +18 23.7    4.894    0.192  6676+/7.82+  2548-/ 42.5-
    2003 04 11    08 50.39   +18 26.0    5.052    0.193  6325+/7.41+  2317-/ 38.6-
    2003 04 21    08 51.43   +18 23.4    5.218    0.194  5934+/6.95+  2092-/ 34.9-
    2003 05 01    08 53.61   +18 16.0    5.388    0.195  5512+/6.45+  1872-/ 31.2-
    2003 05 11    08 56.84   +18 04.1    5.557    0.196  5064+/5.92+  1655-/ 27.6-
    2003 05 21    09 01.00   +17 48.0    5.722    0.196  4598+/5.37+  1441-/ 24.0-
    2003 05 31    09 05.97   +17 28.1    5.879    0.196  4116+/4.79+  1226-/ 20.4-
    2003 06 10    09 11.65   +17 04.5    6.026    0.196  3623+/4.21+  1008-/ 16.8-
    2003 06 20    09 17.91   +16 37.7    6.159    0.196  3123+/3.62+   787-/ 13.1-
    2003 06 30    09 24.65   +16 07.8    6.276    0.196  2619+/3.03+   559-/  9.3-
    2003 07 10    09 31.79   +15 35.2    6.376    0.195  2112+/2.44+   325-/  5.4-
    
        S/2003 J 11                                                  q = 0.1160
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta     r_J   dR.A. ("/m)  dDecl. ("/')
    2003 03 02    08 50.69   +18 00.8    4.598    0.159   927+/1.08+  2380-/ 39.7-
    2003 03 12    08 46.68   +18 17.5    4.694    0.156   464+/0.54+  2192-/ 36.5-
    2003 03 22    08 43.79   +18 29.6    4.810    0.153    20-/0.02-  1983-/ 33.0-
    2003 04 01    08 42.15   +18 36.9    4.943    0.150   516-/0.61-  1755-/ 29.3-
    2003 04 11    08 41.80   +18 39.4    5.088    0.147  1015-/1.19-  1514-/ 25.2-
    2003 04 21    08 42.72   +18 37.2    5.239    0.144  1505-/1.76-  1261-/ 21.0-
    2003 05 01    08 44.84   +18 30.5    5.392    0.141  1975-/2.31-  1000-/ 16.7-
    2003 05 11    08 48.09   +18 19.5    5.542    0.138  2414-/2.82-   733-/ 12.2-
    2003 05 21    08 52.35   +18 04.3    5.686    0.134  2811-/3.29-   463-/  7.7-
    2003 05 31    08 57.49   +17 45.3    5.822    0.131  3156-/3.68-   194-/  3.2-
    2003 06 10    09 03.43   +17 22.5    5.945    0.129  3439-/4.00-    70+/  1.2+
    2003 06 20    09 10.05   +16 56.2    6.053    0.126  3651-/4.24-   325+/  5.4+
    2003 06 30    09 17.24   +16 26.5    6.146    0.123  3784-/4.38-   564+/  9.4+
    2003 07 10    09 24.92   +15 53.7    6.221    0.121  3831-/4.43-   783+/ 13.1+
    
        S/2003 J 12                                                  q = 0.0791
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta     r_J   dR.A. ("/m)  dDecl. ("/')
    2003 03 02    08 58.08   +17 47.1    4.419    0.173  7262+/8.47+  3203-/ 53.4-
    2003 03 12    08 54.42   +17 58.1    4.521    0.174  7086+/8.28+  3359-/ 56.0-
    2003 03 22    08 51.83   +18 04.5    4.646    0.174  6859+/8.02+  3487-/ 58.1-
    2003 04 01    08 50.45   +18 06.3    4.789    0.174  6586+/7.70+  3592-/ 59.9-
    2003 04 11    08 50.32   +18 03.4    4.946    0.174  6277+/7.34+  3674-/ 61.2-
    2003 04 21    08 51.41   +17 56.0    5.111    0.173  5935+/6.93+  3735-/ 62.2-
    2003 05 01    08 53.65   +17 44.2    5.281    0.172  5565+/6.49+  3776-/ 62.9-
    2003 05 11    08 56.94   +17 28.4    5.451    0.171  5169+/6.02+  3797-/ 63.3-
    2003 05 21    09 01.15   +17 08.8    5.617    0.169  4750+/5.52+  3797-/ 63.3-
    2003 05 31    09 06.18   +16 45.6    5.775    0.167  4310+/5.00+  3776-/ 62.9-
    2003 06 10    09 11.89   +16 19.1    5.924    0.165  3849+/4.46+  3732-/ 62.2-
    2003 06 20    09 18.18   +15 49.7    6.059    0.162  3371+/3.89+  3665-/ 61.1-
    2003 06 30    09 24.94   +15 17.6    6.180    0.159  2876+/3.31+  3574-/ 59.6-
    2003 07 10    09 32.07   +14 43.0    6.283    0.156  2367+/2.72+  3458-/ 57.6-
    
         The orbital elements and ephemerides for S/2003 J 1 and S/2003 J 6
    supplied on MPEC 2003-E11 refer to mathematically correct but (as advised by
    B. J. Gray) what are undoubtedly physically incorrect solutions.  They should
    therefore be replaced by the following:
    
    Orbital elements:
    S/2003 J 1
    Epoch 2003 June 10.0 TT = JDT 2452800.5                 MPC
    M  84.10180              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.45975315     Peri.  344.76184     -0.59514595     -0.78343450
    a   0.1637153      Node   218.72723     -0.70416137     +0.40107407
    e   0.3445952      Incl.  163.37673     -0.38724419     +0.47473147
    P   2.14           H   15.8           P/d   783.03
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    K0325  568  0.5+  0.2+    K032O  568  0.1+  0.0     K0333  568  0.1+  0.1-
    K0325  568  0.4+  0.3+    K032O  568  0.1+  0.2+    K0333  568  0.2-  0.0
    K0326  568  0.2+  0.2+    K0332  568  0.0   0.0
    K0326  568  1.2-  0.8-    K0332  568  0.1+  0.1-
    
    S/2003 J 6
    Epoch 2003 June 10.0 TT = JDT 2452800.5                 MPC
    M  67.46645              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.58225703     Peri.  285.53719     -0.91577825     +0.05775750
    a   0.1398607      Node   100.93276     +0.24316404     +0.86739262
    e   0.1572190      Incl.  156.11776     -0.31972090     +0.49426118
    P   1.69           H   15.8           P/d   618.28
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    K0326  568  0.0   0.1-    K032N  568  0.0   0.2-    K0333  568  0.1-  0.1-
    K0326  568  0.1+  0.0     K032N  568  0.2-  0.1+    K0334  568  0.1+  0.0
    K0326  568  0.3-  0.3-    K032P  568  0.0   0.1-    K0334  568  0.2+  0.2+
    K0329  568  0.5+  0.4+    K032P  568  0.0   0.1-
    K0329  568  0.1-  0.1+    K0333  568  0.1-  0.0
    
    Ephemerides:
        S/2003 J 1                                                   q = 0.1073
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta     r_J   dR.A. ("/m)  dDecl.m1"/')
    2003 03 02    08 53.57   +18 48.0    4.557    0.131  3374+/3.96+   448+/  7.5+
    2003 03 12    08 49.59   +19 05.7    4.663    0.135  2933+/3.45+   699+/ 11.6+
    2003 03 22    08 46.71   +19 18.0    4.791    0.140  2454+/2.89+   923+/ 15.4+
    2003 04 01    08 45.05   +19 24.9    4.934    0.145  1946+/2.29+  1122+/ 18.7+
    2003 04 11    08 44.66   +19 26.3    5.090    0.150  1420+/1.67+  1301+/ 21.7+
    2003 04 21    08 45.52   +19 22.6    5.252    0.154   885+/1.04+  1463+/ 24.4+
    2003 05 01    08 47.57   +19 14.1    5.416    0.159   347+/0.41+  1614+/ 26.9+
    2003 05 11    08 50.70   +19 01.0    5.579    0.164   187-/0.22-  1757+/ 29.3+
    2003 05 21    08 54.79   +18 43.7    5.736    0.168   713-/0.84-  1897+/ 31.6+
    2003 05 31    08 59.74   +18 22.4    5.883    0.173  1225-/1.43-  2035+/ 33.9+
    2003 06 10    09 05.43   +17 57.5    6.019    0.177  1721-/2.01-  2173+/ 36.2+
    2003 06 20    09 11.73   +17 29.3    6.141    0.181  2199-/2.56-  2311+/ 38.5+
    2003 06 30    09 18.54   +16 58.0    6.247    0.185  2656-/3.09-  2451+/ 40.9+
    2003 07 10    09 25.77   +16 23.9    6.334    0.188  3091-/3.58-  2592+/ 43.2+
    
        S/2003 J 6                                                   q = 0.1179
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta     r_J   dR.A. ("/m)  dDecl. ("/')
    2003 03 02    08 51.87   +17 57.2    4.544    0.118  1937+/2.26+  2598-/ 43.3-
    2003 03 12    08 47.81   +18 16.5    4.649    0.119  1429+/1.67+  2250-/ 37.5-
    2003 03 22    08 44.87   +18 31.4    4.774    0.120   897+/1.05+  1876-/ 31.3-
    2003 04 01    08 43.17   +18 41.5    4.915    0.121   353+/0.41+  1484-/ 24.7-
    2003 04 11    08 42.76   +18 46.6    5.067    0.123   194-/0.23-  1084-/ 18.1-
    2003 04 21    08 43.62   +18 46.9    5.225    0.124   731-/0.86-   682-/ 11.4-
    2003 05 01    08 45.69   +18 42.4    5.385    0.126  1248-/1.46-   284-/  4.7-
    2003 05 11    08 48.88   +18 33.5    5.541    0.128  1736-/2.03-   106+/  1.8+
    2003 05 21    08 53.07   +18 20.1    5.692    0.130  2185-/2.56-   486+/  8.1+
    2003 05 31    08 58.15   +18 02.7    5.832    0.132  2590-/3.03-   852+/ 14.2+
    2003 06 10    09 04.00   +17 41.3    5.961    0.135  2943-/3.43-  1201+/ 20.0+
    2003 06 20    09 10.52   +17 16.3    6.075    0.137  3242-/3.77-  1531+/ 25.5+
    2003 06 30    09 17.58   +16 47.8    6.172    0.139  3482-/4.04-  1839+/ 30.7+
    2003 07 10    09 25.11   +16 16.1    6.252    0.141  3663-/4.24-  2124+/ 35.4+
    
    Brian G. Marsden             (C) Copyright 2003 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2003-E29
    

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