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    M.P.E.C. 2003-G67                                Issued 2003 Apr. 14, 05:03 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 20
    
    Observations:
        SK03J200  C2003 02 09.43646 08 59 10.77 +16 23 51.9                      568
        SK03J200  C2003 02 09.44789 08 59 10.35 +16 23 53.5                      568
        SK03J200  C2003 02 09.45928 08 59 09.93 +16 23 55.3                      568
        SK03J200  C2003 02 25.49930 08 50 11.73 +17 00 39.8          23.3 R      568
        SK03J200  C2003 02 25.51452 08 50 11.24 +17 00 41.6                      568
        SK03J200  C2003 02 25.53001 08 50 10.78 +17 00 43.6          22.9 R      568
        SK03J200  C2003 02 26.41846 08 49 44.12 +17 02 35.5          23.1 R      568
        SK03J200  C2003 02 26.44497 08 49 43.32 +17 02 38.8                      568
        SK03J200  C2003 02 27.48204 08 49 12.72 +17 04 47.7          22.9 R      568
        SK03J200  C2003 02 27.49690 08 49 12.28 +17 04 49.5          23.2 R      568
        SK03J200  C2003 02 27.51172 08 49 11.84 +17 04 51.1          22.8 R      568
        SK03J200  C2003 03 05.34938 08 46 31.51 +17 16 15.8          22.7 R      568
        SK03J200  C2003 03 05.35999 08 46 31.25 +17 16 16.8                      568
        SK03J200  C2003 03 25.38132 08 40 24.43 +17 45 13.7          23.3 R      568
        SK03J200  C2003 03 25.39728 08 40 24.24 +17 45 14.5                      568
        SK03J200  C2003 03 25.41531 08 40 24.04 +17 45 15.5          23.4 R      568
        SK03J200  C2003 03 27.40570 08 40 04.84 +17 47 11.0          23.3 R      568
        SK03J200  C2003 03 27.42079 08 40 04.70 +17 47 11.8          23.6 R      568
        SK03J200  C2003 03 27.43609 08 40 04.56 +17 47 12.6          23.7 R      568
        SK03J200  C2003 04 02.33884 08 39 27.03 +17 51 51.1          23.1 R      568
        SK03J200  C2003 04 02.38249 08 39 26.86 +17 51 52.8               R      568
    
    Observer details:
    568 Mauna Kea.  Observers (Feb. 26, Mar. 5, Apr. 2) S. S. Sheppard, D. C.
        Jewitt, J. Kleyna, (Feb. 9, 25, 27, Mar. 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 reflector + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
    S/2003 J 20
    Epoch 2003 June 10.0 TT = JDT 2452800.5                 MPC
    M 263.49159              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.79109576     Peri.   83.28289     -0.32080272     -0.74654284
    a   0.1140126      Node    45.25966     +0.11857605     -0.64223016
    e   0.2949233      Incl.   55.14678     +0.93969428     -0.17382234
    P   1.25           H   15.6           P/d   455.07
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    030209 568  0.0   0.1+    030226 568  0.2-  0.2-    030325 568  0.1-  0.4+
    030209 568  0.0   0.0     030227 568  0.2+  0.1+    030325 568  0.1-  0.3+
    030209 568  0.0   0.2+    030227 568  0.2+  0.1+    030327 568  0.0   0.2+
    030225 568  0.2+  0.1-    030227 568  0.2+  0.1-    030327 568  0.0   0.2+
    030225 568  0.1-  0.2-    030305 568  0.5-  0.0     030327 568  0.0   0.2+
    030225 568  0.2+  0.1-    030305 568  0.2-  0.2-    030402 568  0.1-  0.7-
    030226 568  0.4-  0.2-    030325 568  0.1+  0.5+    030402 568  0.3+  0.6-
    
    Ephemeris:
        S/2003 J 20                                                  q = 0.0804
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta     r_J   dR.A. ("/m)  dDecl.m1"/')
    2003 04 11    08 39.39   +17 55.6    4.873    0.144  3076-/3.59-  4143-/ 69.0-
    2003 04 21    08 40.58   +17 56.1    5.033    0.142  3338-/3.90-  3731-/ 62.2-
    2003 05 01    08 43.02   +17 52.1    5.197    0.139  3543-/4.14-  3302-/ 55.0-
    2003 05 11    08 46.61   +17 44.0    5.360    0.137  3695-/4.31-  2860-/ 47.7-
    2003 05 21    08 51.21   +17 31.9    5.519    0.134  3797-/4.42-  2409-/ 40.2-
    2003 05 31    08 56.69   +17 16.0    5.671    0.130  3854-/4.48-  1952-/ 32.5-
    2003 06 10    09 02.95   +16 56.5    5.814    0.127  3866-/4.49-  1490-/ 24.8-
    2003 06 20    09 09.84   +16 33.7    5.943    0.123  3833-/4.44-  1027-/ 17.1-
    2003 06 30    09 17.28   +16 07.7    6.059    0.118  3756-/4.34-   565-/  9.4-
    2003 07 10    09 25.16   +15 38.9    6.158    0.114  3633-/4.19-   107-/  1.8-
    
    Brian G. Marsden             (C) Copyright 2003 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2003-G67
    

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