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  • MPEC 1997-J07 : COMET C/1996 Q3 (SOHO)

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    M.P.E.C. 1997-J07                                Issued 1997 May 10, 17:20 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.
    
                 BMARSDEN@CFA.HARVARD.EDU or GWILLIAMS@CFA.HARVARD.EDU
                     URL http://cfa-www.harvard.edu/cfa/ps/mpc.html
    
                                COMET C/1996 Q3 (SOHO)
    
    Observations:
        CJ96Q030  S1996 08 30.07309 10 14 14.8  +07 49 12                        249
        CJ96Q030  s1996 08 30.07309 2 -0.00707412 -0.00442432 -0.00262278        249
        CJ96Q030  S1996 08 30.15991 10 15 22.6  +07 51 06                        249
        CJ96Q030  s1996 08 30.15991 2 -0.00708515 -0.00440457 -0.00261549        249
        CJ96Q030  S1996 08 30.20851 10 16 25.6  +07 53 42                        249
        CJ96Q030  s1996 08 30.20851 2 -0.00709158 -0.00439303 -0.00261123        249
        CJ96Q030  S1996 08 30.31267 10 18 44.3  +07 59 00                        249
        CJ96Q030  s1996 08 30.31267 2 -0.00710532 -0.00436828 -0.00260207        249
        CJ96Q030  S1996 08 30.36060 10 19 51.4  +08 01 28                        249
        CJ96Q030  s1996 08 30.36060 2 -0.00711173 -0.00435671 -0.00259779        249
        CJ96Q030  S1996 08 30.40646 10 20 58.0  +08 03 49                        249
        CJ96Q030  s1996 08 30.40646 2 -0.00711812 -0.00434513 -0.00259350        249
        CJ96Q030  S1996 08 30.48534 10 22 55.6  +08 08 32                        249
        CJ96Q030  s1996 08 30.48534 2 -0.00712816 -0.00432692 -0.00258674        249
        CJ96Q030  S1996 08 30.52741 10 23 59.6  +08 10 39                        249
        CJ96Q030  s1996 08 30.52741 2 -0.00713363 -0.00431697 -0.00258304        249
        CJ96Q030  S1996 08 30.56650 10 25 02.2  +08 12 55                        249
        CJ96Q030  s1996 08 30.56650 2 -0.00713909 -0.00430701 -0.00257934        249
        CJ96Q030  S1996 08 30.58193 10 25 26.1  +08 14 04                        249
        CJ96Q030  s1996 08 30.58193 2 -0.00714091 -0.00430369 -0.00257811        249
        CJ96Q030  S1996 08 30.58959 10 25 40.8  +08 15 02                        249
        CJ96Q030  s1996 08 30.58959 2 -0.00714182 -0.00430203 -0.00257749        249
    
    Observer details:
    249 SOHO.  SOHO-LASCO coronagraph C3.  Comet detection by
        D. Biesecker.  Solar separations and position angles communicated
        by C. St. Cyr, reduced to sohocentric J2000.0 R.A. and Decl. by
        G. V. Williams.
    
    Orbital elements:
        C/1996 Q3 (SOHO)
    T 1996 Aug. 30.86907 TT                                 Marsden
    q   0.0046014            (2000.0)            P               Q
                       Peri.   49.61542     +0.21442317     -0.91860869
                       Node   326.99719     -0.97311794     -0.17167025
    e   1.0            Incl.  142.45296     +0.08404868     +0.35593173
    From 10 observations 1996 Aug. 30.
    
    Brian G. Marsden             (C) Copyright 1997 MPC           M.P.E.C. 1997-J07
    

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