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    M.P.E.C. 2010-A51                                Issued 2010 Jan. 10, 16:33 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://www.cfa.harvard.edu/iau/mpc.html  ISSN 1523-6714
    
                               COMET P/2010 A2 (LINEAR)
    
    Observations:
        PK10A020  C2010 01 09.06533 07 06 55.23 +28 17 16.2          19.9 N EA051J47
        PK10A020  C2010 01 09.07057 07 06 54.88 +28 17 16.4          20.0 N EA051J47
        PK10A020  C2010 01 09.08028 07 06 54.04 +28 17 15.4          20.2 N EA051J47
        PK10A020  C2010 01 09.42701 07 06 29.54 +28 16 33.8          17.5 N EA051H06
        PK10A020  C2010 01 09.42960 07 06 28.98 +28 16 34.9                 EA051H06
        PK10A020  C2010 01 09.43331 07 06 28.61 +28 16 34.6                 EA051H06
        PK10A020  C2010 01 09.43609 07 06 28.49 +28 16 34.3          18.4 T EA051H06
        PK10A020  C2010 01 09.46783 07 06 26.06 +28 16 32.7          17.7 N EA051H06
        PK10A020  C2010 01 09.96971 07 05 50.77 +28 15 36.7          17.9 N EA051213
        PK10A020  C2010 01 09.97296 07 05 50.68 +28 15 35.8          17.9 N EA051213
        PK10A020  C2010 01 09.98619 07 05 49.89 +28 15 35.4          19.5 N EA051J40
        PK10A020  C2010 01 09.99093 07 05 49.47 +28 15 34.7          17.8 N EA051J40
        PK10A020  C2010 01 09.99566 07 05 49.09 +28 15 34.4          19.7 N EA051J40
        PK10A020  C2010 01 10.00149 07 05 48.56 +28 15 32.3          17.9 N EA051213
        PK10A020  C2010 01 10.11238 07 05 41.27 +28 15 20.5          18.5 N EA051H01
        PK10A020  C2010 01 10.11703 07 05 40.89 +28 15 20.9          18.3 N EA051H01
        PK10A020  C2010 01 10.13385 07 05 39.63 +28 15 19.4          18.4 N EA051H01
        PK10A020  C2010 01 10.15484 07 05 38.03 +28 15 16.2          18.2 N EA051H01
        PK10A020  C2010 01 10.18614 07 05 35.95 +28 15 13.5          18.5 N EA051H01
        PK10A020  C2010 01 10.40650 07 05 18.94 +28 14 47.8          17.3 N EA051H06
    
    Observer details:
    213 Observatorio Montcabre.  Observer R. Naves.  Measurer M. Campas.  0.30-m
        f/10 Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    H01 Magdalena Ridge Observatory, Socorro.  Observer W. H. Ryan.  2.4-m f/8.9
        reflector + CCD.
    H06 RAS Observatory, Mayhill.  Observers R. Ligustri, H. Sato.  0.25-m f/3.4
        reflector + CCD.
    J40 Malaga.  Observer J. M. Ruiz.  0.20-m f/5 Newtonian reflector + CCD.
    J47 Observatorio Nazaret.  Observer G. Muler.  Measurers J. M. Ruiz, G. Muler.
        0.30-m Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
        P/2010 A2 (LINEAR)
    T 2009 Oct. 7.360 TT                                    MPC
    q   1.86893              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.292986       Peri.  104.595       +0.366955       -0.929010
    a   2.24511        Node   323.762       +0.819326       +0.347109
    e   0.16756        Incl.    4.638       +0.440509       +0.128283
    P   3.36
    From 32 observations 2010 Jan. 6-10.
    
    Ephemeris:
        P/2010 A2 (LINEAR)
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase   m1    m2
    2010 01 04    07 13.04   +28 24.4    0.942    1.922   173.4     3.4  18.2
    2010 01 14    07 01.18   +28 07.1    0.960    1.934   168.6     5.8  18.3
    2010 01 24    06 51.22   +27 37.7    1.002    1.947   157.2    11.3  18.4
    2010 02 03    06 44.75   +27 00.1    1.066    1.961   145.9    16.4  18.6
    2010 02 13    06 42.40   +26 18.8    1.148    1.976   135.4    20.5  18.8
    2010 02 23    06 44.19   +25 36.6    1.245    1.992   125.8    23.8  19.0
    2010 03 05    06 49.68   +24 54.4    1.352    2.008   117.1    26.1  19.2
    2010 03 15    06 58.26   +24 11.8    1.469    2.025   109.1    27.6  19.4
    2010 03 25    07 09.37   +23 27.5    1.591    2.043   101.8    28.5  19.6
    
    Brian G. Marsden             (C) Copyright 2010 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2010-A51
    

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