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    M.P.E.C. 2003-K45                                Issued 2003 May 29, 02:15 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.
    
                 Prepared using the Tamkin Foundation Computer Network
    
                                  MPC@CFA.HARVARD.EDU
              URL http://cfa-www.harvard.edu/iau/mpc.html  ISSN 1523-6714
    
                                      S/2003 J 21
    
    Observations:
        SK03J210  C2003 02 06.45870 09 01 14.80 +16 50 03.0          23.3 R      568
        SK03J210  C2003 02 06.47874 09 01 14.10 +16 50 05.6                      568
        SK03J210  C2003 02 09.43925 08 59 32.43 +16 56 48.2                      568
        SK03J210  C2003 02 09.46190 08 59 31.62 +16 56 51.1                      568
        SK03J210  C2003 02 25.44958 08 50 59.57 +17 30 07.0                      568
        SK03J210  C2003 02 25.47360 08 50 58.86 +17 30 09.5          23.7 R      568
        SK03J210  C2003 02 25.50180 08 50 58.06 +17 30 12.8          23.2 R      568
        SK03J210  C2003 02 25.51702 08 50 57.59 +17 30 14.6          23.1 R      568
        SK03J210  C2003 02 25.53250 08 50 57.14 +17 30 16.4          23.3 R      568
        SK03J210  C2003 03 25.33570 08 41 29.92 +18 06 57.1          24.1 R      568
        SK03J210  C2003 03 25.35557 08 41 29.69 +18 06 57.7          23.6 R      568
        SK03J210  C2003 03 25.37114 08 41 29.52 +18 06 58.2          23.4 R      568
        SK03J210  C2003 03 27.35939 08 41 10.14 +18 08 18.7                      568
        SK03J210  C2003 03 27.37510 08 41 09.96 +18 08 19.0          23.9 R      568
        SK03J210  C2003 03 27.39032 08 41 09.85 +18 08 19.7          23.7 R      568
        SK03J210  C2003 04 25.31455 08 42 13.81 +18 07 25.1          23.7 R      568
        SK03J210  C2003 04 25.33313 08 42 14.03 +18 07 24.4          23.9 R      568
        SK03J210  C2003 04 25.35172 08 42 14.30 +18 07 23.8          23.9 R      568
        SK03J210  C2003 04 27.25591 08 42 40.30 +18 06 02.1          23.7 R      568
        SK03J210  C2003 04 27.27452 08 42 40.54 +18 06 01.4          23.6 R      568
        SK03J210  C2003 04 27.29319 08 42 40.82 +18 06 00.4          23.5 R      568
    
    Observer details:
    568 Mauna Kea.  Observers (Feb. 9, 25, Mar. 25, 27, Apr. 25, 27) B. Gladman,
        J. Kavelaars, J.-M. Petit, L. Allen, (Feb. 6, 25) 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 21
    Epoch 2003 June 10.0 TT = JDT 2452800.5                 MPC
    M 238.38386              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.60035350     Peri.   70.68468     +0.57457455     -0.79977293
    a   0.1370359      Node    19.12502     -0.79314305     -0.59651699
    e   0.2079535      Incl.  147.95000     +0.20196084     -0.06731076
    P   1.64           H   16.3           P/d   599.65
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    030206 568  0.3-  0.2-    030225 568  0.0   0.0     030327 568  0.2+  0.1+
    030206 568  0.2-  0.3-    030225 568  0.1+  0.1+    030425 568  0.1+  0.1+
    030209 568  0.4+  0.4+    030325 568  0.1+  0.1+    030425 568  0.1-  0.2+
    030209 568  0.2+  0.3+    030325 568  0.0   0.1-    030425 568  0.4+  0.3+
    030225 568  0.2-  0.2-    030325 568  0.0   0.2-    030427 568  0.1-  0.3-
    030225 568  0.2-  0.3-    030327 568  0.1+  0.2+    030427 568  0.3-  0.1-
    030225 568  0.3+  0.1-    030327 568  0.3-  0.0     030427 568  0.0   0.2-
    
    Ephemeris:
        S/2003 J 21                                                  q = 0.1085
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r    dR.A. ("/m)  dDecl.m1"/')
    2003 05 21    08 51.33   +17 36.6    5.686    0.159  3688-/4.30-  2124-/ 35.4-
    2003 05 31    08 56.55   +17 17.8    5.823    0.158  3975-/4.63-  1844-/ 30.7-
    2003 06 10    09 02.54   +16 55.3    5.949    0.156  4220-/4.90-  1562-/ 26.0-
    2003 06 20    09 09.17   +16 29.5    6.061    0.154  4419-/5.12-  1279-/ 21.3-
    2003 06 30    09 16.35   +16 00.5    6.158    0.151  4567-/5.28-   999-/ 16.7-
    2003 07 10    09 23.98   +15 28.6    6.237    0.149  4658-/5.37-   725-/ 12.1-
    
    Brian G. Marsden             (C) Copyright 2003 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2003-K45
    

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