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  • MPEC 2003-G18 : S/2003 J 16

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    M.P.E.C. 2003-G18                                Issued 2003 Apr. 3, 17:46 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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                                  MPC@CFA.HARVARD.EDU
              URL http://cfa-www.harvard.edu/iau/mpc.html  ISSN 1523-6714
    
                                      S/2003 J 16
    
    Observations:
        SK03J160  C2003 02 06.46368 08 55 00.34 +17 09 56.2          23.4 R      568
        SK03J160  C2003 02 06.48369 08 54 59.63 +17 09 58.9                      568
        SK03J160  C2003 02 26.42385 08 44 45.38 +17 57 57.0          23.6 R      568
        SK03J160  C2003 02 26.45035 08 44 44.63 +17 58 00.5                      568
        SK03J160  C2003 02 27.33692 08 44 21.24 +17 59 52.9          23.5 R      568
        SK03J160  C2003 02 27.35203 08 44 20.83 +17 59 54.7          23.3 R      568
        SK03J160  C2003 02 27.36937 08 44 20.35 +17 59 56.9          23.0 R      568
        SK03J160  C2003 02 28.42738 08 43 52.85 +18 02 08.0          23.4 R      568
        SK03J160  C2003 02 28.44237 08 43 52.45 +18 02 09.9          23.3 R      568
        SK03J160  C2003 02 28.45735 08 43 52.07 +18 02 11.6          23.3 R      568
        SK03J160  C2003 04 03.24985 08 36 05.58 +18 46 11.4          23.2 R      568
        SK03J160  C2003 04 03.36832 08 36 05.46 +18 46 14.8                      568
    
    Observer details:
    568 Mauna Kea.  Observers (Feb. 27, 28) B. Gladman, J. Kavelaars, J.-M. Petit,
        L. Allen, (Feb. 6, 26, Apr. 3) S. S. Sheppard, D. C. Jewitt, J. Kleyna.
        Measurers L. Allen, B. Gladman, S. S. Sheppard.  3.6-m
        Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope + CCD, 2.2-m University of Hawaii
        Telescope + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
    S/2003 J 16
    Epoch 2003 June 10.0 TT = JDT 2452800.5                 MPC
    M 295.57522              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.60325748     Peri.   82.43134     +0.45975345     -0.86319795
    a   0.1365957      Node    23.61848     -0.86832982     -0.48619132
    e   0.2686663      Incl.  148.62255     +0.18609160     -0.13604156
    P   1.63           H   16.3           P/d   596.76
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    030206 568  0.2+  0.2+    030227 568  0.1+  0.2+    030228 568  0.1-  0.1+
    030206 568  0.2-  0.2-    030227 568  0.1+  0.1+    030228 568  0.1+  0.0
    030226 568  0.2+  0.3-    030227 568  0.1-  0.1+    030403 568  0.3-  0.0
    030226 568  0.2-  0.1-    030228 568  0.1-  0.0     030403 568  0.3+  0.0
    
    Ephemeris:
        S/2003 J 16                                                  q = 0.0999
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta     r_J   dR.A. ("/m)  dDecl.m1"/')
    2003 04 01    08 36.12   +18 44.9    4.874    0.155  5651-/6.63-  1276-/ 21.3-
    2003 04 11    08 36.39   +18 48.6    5.012    0.152  5623-/6.60-   965-/ 16.1-
    2003 04 21    08 37.96   +18 47.4    5.156    0.149  5557-/6.52-   649-/ 10.8-
    2003 05 01    08 40.77   +18 41.6    5.303    0.145  5445-/6.39-   335-/  5.6-
    2003 05 11    08 44.72   +18 31.2    5.448    0.142  5285-/6.19-    28-/  0.5-
    2003 05 21    08 49.70   +18 16.5    5.588    0.138  5069-/5.93-   265+/  4.4+
    2003 05 31    08 55.58   +17 57.5    5.720    0.134  4793-/5.60-   539+/  9.0+
    2003 06 10    09 02.25   +17 34.5    5.842    0.130  4454-/5.19-   790+/ 13.2+
    2003 06 20    09 09.58   +17 07.6    5.951    0.126  4050-/4.71-  1012+/ 16.9+
    2003 06 30    09 17.48   +16 37.1    6.047    0.122  3579-/4.15-  1200+/ 20.0+
    2003 07 10    09 25.83   +16 03.2    6.128    0.118  3045-/3.52-  1351+/ 22.5+
    
    Brian G. Marsden             (C) Copyright 2003 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2003-G18
    

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