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    M.P.E.C. 2003-G09                                Issued 2003 Apr. 2, 17:38 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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              URL http://cfa-www.harvard.edu/iau/mpc.html  ISSN 1523-6714
    
                                      S/2003 J 13
    
    Observations:
        SK03J130  C2003 02 09.46971 09 04 13.58 +18 57 38.3          23.2 R      568
        SK03J130  C2003 02 09.48956 09 04 12.87 +18 57 41.1                      568
        SK03J130  C2003 02 25.49426 08 55 17.28 +19 28 24.3          23.1 R      568
        SK03J130  C2003 02 25.50947 08 55 16.80 +19 28 25.8          23.5 R      568
        SK03J130  C2003 02 25.52494 08 55 16.32 +19 28 27.1          23.0 R      568
        SK03J130  C2003 02 26.38326 08 54 50.27 +19 29 46.7          23.5 R      568
        SK03J130  C2003 02 26.40632 08 54 49.56 +19 29 48.8                      568
        SK03J130  C2003 02 27.47702 08 54 17.42 +19 31 25.7          23.2 R      568
        SK03J130  C2003 02 27.49187 08 54 16.98 +19 31 26.8          23.1 R      568
        SK03J130  C2003 02 27.50671 08 54 16.52 +19 31 28.3          23.2 R      568
        SK03J130  C2003 03 05.29916 08 51 33.67 +19 39 06.2          23.2 R      568
        SK03J130  C2003 03 05.30972 08 51 33.38 +19 39 07.0                      568
        SK03J130  C2003 04 02.25791 08 43 42.80 +19 49 54.1          23   R      568
        SK03J130  C2003 04 02.32935 08 43 42.30 +19 49 52.8                      568
    
    Observer details:
    568 Mauna Kea.  Observers (Feb. 9, 26, Mar. 5, Apr. 2) S. S. Sheppard, D. C.
        Jewitt, J. Kleyna, (Feb. 25, 27) B. Gladman, J. Kavelaars, J.-M. Petit,
        L. Allen.  Measurers S. S. Sheppard, L. Allen, B. Gladman.  3.6-m
        Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope + CCD, 2.2-m University of Hawaii
        Telescope + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
    S/2003 J 13
    Epoch 2003 June 10.0 TT = JDT 2452800.5                 MPC
    M 352.39308              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.48775645     Peri.  208.37755     +0.53128564     +0.57996950
    a   0.1573875      Node   258.94238     +0.84620420     -0.32807822
    e   0.4118488      Incl.  141.00635     +0.04091481     -0.74565411
    P   2.02           H   16.2           P/d   738.07
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    030209 568  0.1-  0.2-    030226 568  0.2-  0.3-    030305 568  0.2+  0.5-
    030209 568  0.1+  0.0     030226 568  0.1-  0.3-    030305 568  0.2+  0.5-
    030225 568  0.1+  0.1+    030227 568  0.2-  0.5+    030402 568  0.1-  0.2-
    030225 568  0.1+  0.2+    030227 568  0.0   0.3+    030402 568  0.0   0.3+
    030225 568  0.1+  0.1+    030227 568  0.2-  0.5+
    
    Ephemeris:
        S/2003 J 13                                                  q = 0.0926
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta     r_J   dR.A. ("/m)  dDecl.m1"/')
    2003 04 01    08 43.84   +19 50.5    4.909    0.128   920+/1.09+  2658+/ 44.3+
    2003 04 11    08 43.28   +19 44.5    5.054    0.122   250+/0.30+  2391+/ 39.8+
    2003 04 21    08 44.01   +19 33.3    5.206    0.116   402-/0.47-  2106+/ 35.1+
    2003 05 01    08 45.95   +19 17.3    5.359    0.110  1024-/1.21-  1807+/ 30.1+
    2003 05 11    08 49.04   +18 56.6    5.510    0.105  1600-/1.88-  1498+/ 25.0+
    2003 05 21    08 53.16   +18 31.7    5.653    0.101  2110-/2.47-  1180+/ 19.7+
    2003 05 31    08 58.21   +18 02.7    5.786    0.097  2537-/2.96-   853+/ 14.2+
    2003 06 10    09 04.11   +17 30.0    5.907    0.094  2858-/3.33-   519+/  8.6+
    2003 06 20    09 10.74   +16 53.8    6.013    0.093  3058-/3.55-   180+/  3.0+
    2003 06 30    09 18.01   +16 14.5    6.103    0.093  3125-/3.62-   160-/  2.7-
    2003 07 10    09 25.83   +15 32.4    6.177    0.094  3056-/3.52-   496-/  8.3-
    
    Brian G. Marsden             (C) Copyright 2003 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2003-G09
    

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