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  • MPEC 2010-A32 : COMET P/2010 A2 (LINEAR)

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    M.P.E.C. 2010-A32                                Issued 2010 Jan. 7, 23:29 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://www.cfa.harvard.edu/iau/mpc.html  ISSN 1523-6714
    
                               COMET P/2010 A2 (LINEAR)
    
    Observations:
        PK10A020  C2010 01 06.27428 07 10 16.81 +28 21 35.1          19.9 N EA032704
        PK10A020  C2010 01 06.28699 07 10 15.41 +28 21 35.8          19.8 N EA032704
        PK10A020  C2010 01 06.31246 07 10 12.71 +28 21 34.6          19.6 N EA032704
        PK10A020  C2010 01 06.97855 07 09 26.14 +28 20 33.4          18.0 N EA032J95
        PK10A020  C2010 01 06.99165 07 09 25.13 +28 20 32.4          18.5 N EA032J95
        PK10A020  C2010 01 07.00389 07 09 24.18 +28 20 30.2          18.4 N EA032J95
        PK10A020  C2010 01 07.20023 07 09 10.32 +28 20 15.2          19.3 T EA032H01
        PK10A020  C2010 01 07.20174 07 09 10.29 +28 20 15.1                 EA032H06
        PK10A020  C2010 01 07.21643 07 09 09.27 +28 20 13.3          18.3 T EA032H06
        PK10A020  C2010 01 07.22675 07 09 08.08 +28 20 15.1          19.1 T EA032H01
        PK10A020  C2010 01 07.24079 07 09 07.27 +28 20 13.1          19.3 T EA032H01
        PK10A020  C2010 01 07.26423 07 09 05.46 +28 20 11.2          19.2 T EA032H01
        PK10A020  C2010 01 07.27789 07 09 04.50 +28 20 10.0          19.3 T EA032H01
        PK10A020  C2010 01 07.28787 07 09 03.67 +28 20 09.5          19.2 T EA032H01
        PK10A020  C2010 01 07.32243 07 09 01.28 +28 20 04.5          19.7 T EA032G96
        PK10A020  C2010 01 07.32958 07 09 00.61 +28 20 04.3          19.5 T EA032G96
        PK10A020  C2010 01 07.33674 07 09 00.09 +28 20 03.7          19.9 T EA032G96
        PK10A020  C2010 01 07.34397 07 08 59.73 +28 20 01.7          19.6 T EA032G96
        PK10A020  C2010 01 07.66223 07 08 36.41 +28 19 32.4          18.2 T EA032349
        PK10A020  C2010 01 07.66584 07 08 36.18 +28 19 31.1                 EA032349
        PK10A020  C2010 01 07.84000 07 08 24.10 +28 19 12.4          19.4 N EA032J95
        PK10A020  C2010 01 07.85891 07 08 22.77 +28 19 10.2          18.9 N EA032J95
        PK10A020  C2010 01 07.87386 07 08 21.66 +28 19 10.2          19.6 N EA032J95
    
    Observer details:
    349 Ageo.  Observer K. Kadota.  0.25-m f/5.0 reflector + CCD.
    704 Lincoln Laboratory ETS, New Mexico.  Observers M. Blythe, G. Spitz,
        R. Brungard, J. Paige, P. Festler.  1.0-m f/2.15 reflector + CCD.
    G96 Mt. Lemmon Survey.  Observer E. C. Beshore.  Measurers J. D. Ahern,
        E. C. Beshore, A. Boattini, A. R. Gibbs, A. D. Grauer, R. E. Hill,
        R. A. Kowalski, S. M. Larson.  1.5-m reflector + CCD.
    H01 Magdalena Ridge Observatory, Socorro.  Observer W. H. Ryan.  2.4-m f/8.9
        reflector + CCD.
    H06 RAS Observatory, Mayhill.  Observer H. Sato.  0.25-m f/3.4 reflector + CCD.
    J95 Great Shefford.  Observer P. Birtwhistle.  0.40-m f/6.0 Schmidt-Cassegrain
        + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
        P/2010 A2 (LINEAR)
    T 2010 May 7.565 TT                                     MPC
    q   1.35759              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.137499       Peri.  227.300       -0.996911       +0.017165
    a   3.71766        Node   313.525       +0.020283       -0.886471
    e   0.63483        Incl.    6.068       -0.075879       -0.462465
    P   7.17
    From 19 observations 2010 Jan. 6-7.
    
    Ephemeris:
        P/2010 A2 (LINEAR)
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase   m1    m2
    2010 01 04    07 12.91   +28 24.3    0.949    1.929   173.4     3.3  18.7
    2010 01 14    07 00.73   +28 06.0    0.884    1.858   168.5     6.0  18.4
    2010 01 24    06 48.43   +27 29.4    0.843    1.790   156.6    12.6  18.2
    2010 02 03    06 38.45   +26 35.3    0.822    1.723   144.6    19.4  17.9
    2010 02 13    06 32.69   +25 28.9    0.818    1.659   133.3    25.7  17.8
    2010 02 23    06 32.35   +24 15.6    0.826    1.599   123.2    31.2  17.6
    2010 03 05    06 37.71   +22 58.5    0.841    1.543   114.5    35.8  17.5
    2010 03 15    06 48.47   +21 37.7    0.859    1.493   107.1    39.5  17.4
    2010 03 25    07 04.15   +20 10.5    0.880    1.450   100.9    42.5  17.3
    
    Brian G. Marsden             (C) Copyright 2010 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2010-A32
    

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