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Old Apr 23 2007, 04:44 AM   #1
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For those looking for Comet Lovejoy some data from http://www9.ocn.ne.jp/~comet/eph/2007e2.html


C/2007 E2 (Lovejoy)
From 81 observations 2007 Mar. 18-Apr. 9. Kinoshita
T = 2007 Mar. 27.5174 TT peri.= 340.5511
e = 1.0 node = 232.4367 (2000.0)
q = 1.093032 AU incl.= 95.8908
m1 = 9.0 + 5log(delta) + 10.0log(r)
A. Node = E:05/14.1 JST O:2007/04/13.1 JST 1.125 AU
D. Node = E:11/15.4 JST O:1988/09/12.5 JST 38.311 AU

2007 JST R.A. (2000) D.C. Delta r Elong. Phase dMo./P.A. Tail/P.A. M-O Ag m1 H/A
04/10 03:40 19 58.03 -27 02.7 0.620 1.115 83.3 63.2 118.4/340.7 7.6/258 18 21 8.4 +15/321
04/11 03:30 19 55.16 -25 11.7 0.601 1.118 84.5 63.1 126.0/340.8 7.9/259 5 22 8.4 +16/319
04/12 03:20 19 52.17 -23 13.4 0.582 1.121 85.8 63.0 134.2/340.9 8.1/259 8 23 8.3 +17/317
04/13 03:20 19 49.03 -21 06.6 0.565 1.125 87.1 62.9 142.8/340.9 8.3/260 22 24 8.3 +20/317
04/14 03:10 19 45.77 -18 52.5 0.548 1.129 88.4 62.6 151.7/341.0 8.5/260 37 25 8.2 +21/315
04/15 03:00 19 42.36 -16 29.9 0.532 1.133 89.8 62.3 160.9/341.0 8.7/260 52 26 8.2 +23/313
04/16 02:50 19 38.79 -13 58.7 0.517 1.138 91.1 61.9 170.3/341.1 8.9/260 67 27 8.1 +25/311
04/17 02:50 19 35.04 -11 17.5 0.502 1.142 92.6 61.4 179.8/341.1 9.1/260 82 29 8.1 +28/311
04/18 02:40 19 31.13 -08 28.5 0.490 1.147 94.0 60.8 189.1/341.0 9.2/260 97 0 8.0 +30/308
04/19 02:30 19 27.05 -05 30.9 0.478 1.152 95.4 60.2 197.9/340.9 9.3/260 111 2 8.0 +32/306
04/20 02:20 19 22.76 -02 25.2 0.468 1.157 96.8 59.5 206.0/340.8 9.4/259 124 3 8.0 +34/303
04/21 02:10 19 18.28 +00 48.0 0.460 1.163 98.1 58.8 213.1/340.6 9.5/258 135 4 8.0 +36/300
04/22 02:00 19 13.59 +04 07.6 0.453 1.168 99.5 58.1 219.0/340.3 9.5/257 143 5 8.0 +38/297
04/23 01:50 19 08.67 +07 32.3 0.447 1.174 100.7 57.3 223.4/340.0 9.5/256 145 6 8.0 +40/293
04/24 01:40 19 03.52 +11 00.6 0.444 1.180 101.9 56.5 226.0/339.6 9.5/255 142 7 8.0 +42/289
04/25 01:30 18 58.14 +14 30.7 0.442 1.186 102.9 55.7 226.8/339.1 9.4/253 135 8 8.0 +44/285
04/26 01:20 18 52.50 +18 00.8 0.443 1.192 103.9 55.0 225.6/338.5 9.3/251 127 9 8.0 +46/281
04/27 01:10 18 46.61 +21 28.8 0.445 1.199 104.7 54.3 222.6/337.7 9.2/249 118 10 8.0 +48/277
04/28 00:50 18 40.50 +24 51.6 0.448 1.205 105.3 53.6 218.0/336.9 9.0/246 109 10 8.1 +47/271
04/29 00:40 18 34.09 +28 10.2 0.454 1.212 105.8 53.0 211.8/336.0 8.8/244 100 11 8.1 +49/267
04/30 00:30 18 27.40 +31 21.7 0.461 1.219 106.2 52.5 204.4/334.9 8.6/241 93 12 8.2 +50/262
05/01 00:20 18 20.44 +34 24.8 0.470 1.226 106.4 52.0 196.0/333.7 8.4/238 86 13 8.2 +51/258
05/02 00:10 18 13.20 +37 18.4 0.481 1.233 106.5 51.6 186.9/332.4 8.2/236 81 14 8.3 +52/253
05/03 00:00 18 05.71 +40 02.0 0.493 1.241 106.4 51.2 177.5/330.9 8.0/233 77 15 8.4 +53/249
05/04 23:40 17 49.94 +44 57.5 0.521 1.256 106.0 50.5 158.2/327.6 7.5/226 74 17 8.6 +54/241
05/05 23:30 17 41.69 +47 09.2 0.536 1.264 105.7 50.2 148.8/325.8 7.3/223 76 18 8.7 +54/237
05/06 23:20 17 33.23 +49 10.4 0.553 1.272 105.3 49.9 139.7/323.9 7.1/220 78 19 8.8 +55/234
05/07 23:10 17 24.57 +51 01.4 0.570 1.280 104.8 49.6 131.0/321.9 6.8/217 81 19 8.9 +55/230
05/08 23:00 17 15.74 +52 42.6 0.589 1.288 104.3 49.4 122.7/319.8 6.6/213 85 20 8.9 +55/227
05/09 22:50 17 06.78 +54 14.4 0.608 1.297 103.8 49.1 114.8/317.6 6.4/210 89 21 9.0 +55*225
05/10 22:40 16 57.70 +55 37.4 0.628 1.305 103.2 48.9 107.4/315.4 6.2/207 93 22 9.1 +55*222
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Old Apr 23 2007, 05:27 PM   #2
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Happy viewing for those able to see it! I'll have to be content with pictures as I can't see anything smaller or farther than the moon, even with my telescope.
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Looks like a little while before it'll be easy for me, but thanks!
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