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  • MPEC 2003-G20 : S/2003 J 18

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    M.P.E.C. 2003-G20                                Issued 2003 Apr. 4, 03:57 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 18
    
    Observations:
        SK03J180  C2003 02 06.41870 09 07 17.87 +16 34 51.6          23   R      568
        SK03J180  C2003 02 06.42861 09 07 17.55 +16 34 53.2          23   R      568
        SK03J180  C2003 02 06.44678 09 07 16.99 +16 34 56.3          23   R      568
        SK03J180  C2003 02 24.40752 08 58 30.32 +17 22 32.2                      568
        SK03J180  C2003 02 24.42232 08 58 29.91 +17 22 34.5          23.4 R      568
        SK03J180  C2003 02 24.43668 08 58 29.52 +17 22 36.6          23.3 R      568
        SK03J180  C2003 02 24.45756 08 58 28.91 +17 22 39.3                      568
        SK03J180  C2003 02 24.48178 08 58 28.24 +17 22 42.7          23.2 R      568
        SK03J180  C2003 02 27.42703 08 57 11.77 +17 29 43.6          23.4 R      568
        SK03J180  C2003 02 27.44190 08 57 11.36 +17 29 45.9          23.5 R      568
        SK03J180  C2003 02 27.45685 08 57 10.98 +17 29 47.7          23.6 R      568
        SK03J180  C2003 03 25.28077 08 49 33.06 +18 15 24.8                      568
        SK03J180  C2003 03 25.29704 08 49 32.90 +18 15 25.9                      568
        SK03J180  C2003 03 25.31153 08 49 32.77 +18 15 26.7                      568
        SK03J180  C2003 03 27.29887 08 49 16.10 +18 17 37.8          23.7 R      568
        SK03J180  C2003 03 27.31397 08 49 16.00 +18 17 38.6          23.7 R      568
        SK03J180  C2003 03 27.33302 08 49 15.83 +18 17 40.2          23.6 R      568
    
    Observer details:
    568 Mauna Kea.  Observers (Feb. 6, 24, 27, Mar. 25, 27) B. Gladman,
        J. Kavelaars, J.-M. Petit, L. Allen, (Feb. 24) S. S. Sheppard, D. C.
        Jewitt, J. Kleyna.  Measurers L. Allen, B. Gladman, S. S. Sheppard.
        3.6-m Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
    S/2003 J 18
    Epoch 2003 June 10.0 TT = JDT 2452800.5                 MPC
    M 293.46165              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.59241530     Peri.  100.27776     +0.16715964     +0.98590076
    a   0.1382573      Node   180.78548     +0.53848226     -0.08486029
    e   0.1187086      Incl.  146.46769     +0.82589013     -0.14421659
    P   1.66           H   16.5           P/d   607.68
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    030206 568  0.0   0.0     030224 568  0.4-  0.3-    030325 568  0.1+  0.0
    030206 568  0.1-  0.0     030224 568  0.5-  0.4-    030325 568  0.3+  0.2-
    030206 568  0.1+  0.0     030227 568  0.3+  0.2+    030327 568  0.3-  0.0
    030224 568  0.1+  0.2-    030227 568  0.0   0.4+    030327 568  0.0   0.1-
    030224 568  0.1+  0.0     030227 568  0.2+  0.2+    030327 568  0.1-  0.3+
    030224 568  0.1+  0.0     030325 568  0.1+  0.0
    
    Ephemeris:
        S/2003 J 18                                                  q = 0.1218
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta     r_J   dR.A. ("/m)  dDecl.m1"/')
    2003 04 01    08 48.81   +18 22.0    4.850    0.145  5172+/6.06+  2653-/ 44.2-
    2003 04 11    08 48.72   +18 27.5    5.009    0.143  4896+/5.73+  2229-/ 37.1-
    2003 04 21    08 49.83   +18 28.1    5.176    0.142  4566+/5.35+  1811-/ 30.2-
    2003 05 01    08 52.06   +18 23.8    5.345    0.140  4189+/4.91+  1401-/ 23.4-
    2003 05 11    08 55.33   +18 15.0    5.514    0.139  3773+/4.41+  1000-/ 16.7-
    2003 05 21    08 59.51   +18 01.9    5.678    0.137  3324+/3.88+   607-/ 10.1-
    2003 05 31    09 04.50   +17 44.8    5.833    0.135  2850+/3.33+   222-/  3.7-
    2003 06 10    09 10.18   +17 23.9    5.977    0.133  2358+/2.75+   156+/  2.6+
    2003 06 20    09 16.44   +16 59.6    6.106    0.132  1855+/2.15+   527+/  8.8+
    2003 06 30    09 23.19   +16 32.0    6.218    0.130  1347+/1.56+   890+/ 14.8+
    2003 07 10    09 30.32   +16 01.4    6.312    0.129   842+/0.97+  1243+/ 20.7+
    
    Brian G. Marsden             (C) Copyright 2003 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2003-G20
    

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