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  • MPEC 2003-G17 : S/2003 J 15

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    M.P.E.C. 2003-G17                                Issued 2003 Apr. 3, 17:30 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 15
    
    Observations:
        SK03J150  C2003 02 06.45870 09 01 20.32 +16 43 21.8          23.4 R      568
        SK03J150  C2003 02 06.47874 09 01 19.74 +16 43 24.6          23.3 R      568
        SK03J150  C2003 02 09.59213 08 59 53.00 +16 51 14.4                      568
        SK03J150  C2003 02 09.59648 08 59 52.86 +16 51 15.1                      568
        SK03J150  C2003 02 25.50180 08 53 07.92 +17 28 49.6          24.0 R      568
        SK03J150  C2003 02 25.51702 08 53 07.54 +17 28 51.8          23.7 R      568
        SK03J150  C2003 02 25.53250 08 53 07.22 +17 28 53.6          23.5 R      568
        SK03J150  C2003 02 27.47205 08 52 24.59 +17 33 02.2          23.7 R      568
        SK03J150  C2003 02 27.48692 08 52 24.25 +17 33 03.9          23.5 R      568
        SK03J150  C2003 02 27.50179 08 52 23.93 +17 33 05.8          23.5 R      568
        SK03J150  C2003 04 03.30117 08 46 24.90 +18 20 06.2          23.7 R      568
        SK03J150  C2003 04 03.40069 08 46 25.06 +18 20 08.9                      568
    
    Observer details:
    568 Mauna Kea.  Observers (Feb. 6, 9, Apr. 3) S. S. Sheppard, D. C. Jewitt,
        J. Kleyna, Y. R. Fernandez, (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 15
    Epoch 2003 June 10.0 TT = JDT 2452800.5                 MPC
    M 337.15640              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.53958884     Peri.   41.58432     -0.79778850     -0.21625526
    a   0.1471399      Node   243.05106     -0.56442002     +0.59615150
    e   0.1126740      Incl.  140.84784     +0.21204609     +0.77319923
    P   1.83           H   16.8           P/d   667.17
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    030206 568  0.3+  0.3+    030225 568  0.0   0.4-    030227 568  0.0   0.2+
    030206 568  0.2+  0.0     030225 568  0.4-  0.1-    030227 568  0.1+  0.3+
    030209 568  0.2-  0.2-    030225 568  0.1+  0.3-    030403 568  0.1-  0.1+
    030209 568  0.4-  0.1-    030227 568  0.2+  0.4+    030403 568  0.0   0.1-
    
    Ephemeris:
        S/2003 J 15                                                  q = 0.1306
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta     r_J   dR.A. ("/m)  dDecl.m1"/')
    2003 04 01    08 46.40   +18 18.6    4.698    0.141  3115+/3.65+  2855-/ 47.6-
    2003 04 11    08 47.08   +18 22.5    4.853    0.139  3497+/4.09+  2528-/ 42.1-
    2003 04 21    08 48.96   +18 21.5    5.018    0.138  3827+/4.48+  2204-/ 36.7-
    2003 05 01    08 51.96   +18 15.7    5.189    0.136  4101+/4.80+  1886-/ 31.4-
    2003 05 11    08 55.96   +18 05.4    5.360    0.135  4313+/5.04+  1578-/ 26.3-
    2003 05 21    09 00.84   +17 50.7    5.528    0.134  4463+/5.21+  1278-/ 21.3-
    2003 05 31    09 06.47   +17 32.1    5.690    0.133  4546+/5.30+   986-/ 16.4-
    2003 06 10    09 12.74   +17 09.7    5.844    0.132  4563+/5.31+   700-/ 11.7-
    2003 06 20    09 19.53   +16 43.8    5.985    0.132  4514+/5.24+   416-/  6.9-
    2003 06 30    09 26.72   +16 14.9    6.112    0.131  4399+/5.09+   134-/  2.2-
    2003 07 10    09 34.22   +15 43.1    6.222    0.131  4221+/4.87+   149+/  2.5+
    
         On MPEC 2003-G16, for  675 Kitt Peak  read  695 Kitt Peak
    
    Brian G. Marsden             (C) Copyright 2003 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2003-G17
    

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