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    M.P.E.C. 1997-R01                                Issued 1997 Sept. 1, 13:25 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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                     URL http://cfa-www.harvard.edu/cfa/ps/mpc.html
    
                                       1997 QK1
    
    Observations:
         J97Q01K*EC1997 08 27.29737 15 46 42.20 -15 47 40.4                      568
         J97Q01K EC1997 08 27.29911 15 46 42.86 -15 47 39.6                      568
         J97Q01K tC1997 08 28.24536 15 53 50.09 -15 45 55.5          18   R      568
         J97Q01K tC1997 08 28.24709 15 53 50.83 -15 45 54.7                      568
         J97Q01K tC1997 08 28.24777 15 53 51.16 -15 45 55.3                      568
         J97Q01K tC1997 08 28.24950 15 53 51.87 -15 45 54.0                      568
         J97Q01K EC1997 08 29.22913 16 01 33.78 -15 43 01.5                      568
         J97Q01K EC1997 08 29.23087 16 01 34.60 -15 43 00.4                      568
         J97Q01K EC1997 08 29.24389 16 01 40.78 -15 42 58.0                      568
         J97Q01K tC1997 08 29.29020 16 02 02.29 -15 42 45.2                      568
         J97Q01K tC1997 08 29.29193 16 02 03.15 -15 42 44.3                      568
         J97Q01K tC1997 08 29.29260 16 02 03.43 -15 42 44.4          17.5 R      568
         J97Q01K tC1997 08 29.29434 16 02 04.30 -15 42 44.0                      568
         J97Q01K tC1997 08 30.22678 16 09 45.29 -15 38 49.1                      568
         J97Q01K tC1997 08 30.22852 16 09 46.11 -15 38 48.3                      568
         J97Q01K tC1997 08 30.22921 16 09 46.51 -15 38 47.9                      568
         J97Q01K tC1997 08 30.23095 16 09 47.28 -15 38 47.0                      568
         J97Q01K tC1997 08 30.23166 16 09 47.65 -15 38 47.3                      568
         J97Q01K tC1997 08 30.23339 16 09 48.50 -15 38 46.4                      568
         J97Q01K tC1997 08 30.30977 16 10 25.93 -15 38 20.7                      568
         J97Q01K tC1997 08 30.31150 16 10 26.79 -15 38 19.9                      568
         J97Q01K tC1997 08 30.31218 16 10 27.13 -15 38 20.0                      568
         J97Q01K tC1997 08 30.31391 16 10 28.07 -15 38 19.1                      568
         J97Q01K tC1997 08 30.31462 16 10 28.33 -15 38 18.9                      568
         J97Q01K tC1997 08 30.31635 16 10 29.18 -15 38 18.1                      568
         J97Q01K VC1997 08 30.45647 16 11 40.48 -15 36 55.3                      422
         J97Q01K VC1997 08 30.45755 16 11 41.19 -15 36 54.8                      422
         J97Q01K VC1997 08 30.45861 16 11 41.77 -15 36 54.8                      422
         J97Q01K VC1997 08 30.46108 16 11 42.94 -15 36 55.1                      422
         J97Q01K tC1997 08 31.12051 16 17 23.99 -15 33 59.7                      711
         J97Q01K tC1997 08 31.13013 16 17 28.85 -15 33 54.0                      711
         J97Q01K  C1997 08 31.31605 16 19 06.21 -15 32 34.6          18.6 R      568
         J97Q01K  C1997 08 31.31779 16 19 07.06 -15 32 34.0          18.6 R      568
         J97Q01K  C1997 08 31.31846 16 19 07.50 -15 32 33.4          18.3 R      568
         J97Q01K  C1997 08 31.32020 16 19 08.39 -15 32 32.9          18.3 R      568
         J97Q01K  C1997 09 01.09277 16 26 05.06 -15 27 14.2                      711
         J97Q01K  C1997 09 01.09601 16 26 06.76 -15 27 12.7                      711
         J97Q01K  C1997 09 01.09967 16 26 08.74 -15 27 10.8                      711
    
    Observer details:
    422 Loomberah.  Observer G. J. Garradd.  0.25-m f/4.1 reflector + CCD.
    568 Mauna Kea.  Observer R. J. Whiteley.  Measurers T. B. Spahr, R. J. Whiteley,
        D. J. Tholen, G. V. Williams.  2.2-m University of Hawaii reflector + CCD.
    711 McDonald Observatory.  Observer P. J. Shelus.  0.76-m reflector + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
    1997 QK1
    Epoch 1997 Aug. 20.0 TT = JDT 2450680.5                 Williams
    M   0.64618              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.20325536     Peri.    2.61024     +0.63751373     +0.76936785
    a   2.8648906      Node   306.99993     -0.70778197     +0.56403020
    e   0.6515218      Incl.    2.91486     -0.30433687     +0.29990506
    P   4.85           H   19.5           G   0.15
    From 38 observations 1997 Aug. 27-Sept. 1.
    
    Ephemeris:
    1997 QK1                 a,e,i = 2.86, 0.65, 3                   q = 0.9984
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    1997 08 30    16 07.87   -15 39.5    0.187    1.015    86.3    83.1    18.8
    1997 08 31    16 16.37   -15 34.2    0.183    1.018    87.3    82.3    18.7
    1997 09 01    16 25.25   -15 27.4    0.179    1.020    88.5    81.4    18.7
    1997 09 02    16 34.52   -15 18.9    0.176    1.023    89.7    80.4    18.6
    1997 09 03    16 44.18   -15 08.6    0.172    1.026    91.0    79.3    18.5
    1997 09 04    16 54.22   -14 56.3    0.169    1.030    92.4    78.1    18.4
    1997 09 05    17 04.64   -14 41.9    0.166    1.033    93.9    76.8    18.4
    1997 09 06    17 15.42   -14 25.1    0.163    1.037    95.5    75.4    18.3
    1997 09 07    17 26.54   -14 06.0    0.161    1.040    97.2    73.9    18.2
    1997 09 08    17 37.97   -13 44.4    0.159    1.044    99.0    72.3    18.1
    1997 09 09    17 49.67   -13 20.3    0.157    1.048   100.9    70.6    18.1
    1997 09 10    18 01.60   -12 53.8    0.156    1.053   102.8    68.9    18.0
    1997 09 11    18 13.70   -12 24.8    0.155    1.057   104.8    67.1    17.9
    1997 09 12    18 25.93   -11 53.5    0.155    1.062   106.8    65.2    17.9
    1997 09 13    18 38.22   -11 20.2    0.155    1.066   108.9    63.3    17.8
    1997 09 14    18 50.50   -10 44.9    0.155    1.071   110.9    61.3    17.8
    1997 09 15    19 02.71   -10 08.2    0.156    1.076   113.0    59.4    17.7
    1997 09 16    19 14.80   -09 30.2    0.157    1.081   115.0    57.4    17.7
    1997 09 17    19 26.71   -08 51.3    0.158    1.086   117.0    55.5    17.7
    1997 09 18    19 38.38   -08 11.9    0.161    1.092   119.0    53.6    17.7
    1997 09 19    19 49.76   -07 32.4    0.163    1.097   120.9    51.8    17.7
    1997 09 20    20 00.83   -06 52.9    0.166    1.103   122.8    50.0    17.7
    1997 09 21    20 11.56   -06 14.0    0.169    1.109   124.5    48.3    17.7
    1997 09 22    20 21.91   -05 35.7    0.173    1.114   126.2    46.6    17.7
    1997 09 23    20 31.87   -04 58.4    0.177    1.120   127.8    45.1    17.7
    1997 09 24    20 41.44   -04 22.2    0.181    1.126   129.2    43.6    17.7
    1997 09 25    20 50.61   -03 47.3    0.186    1.133   130.6    42.2    17.8
    1997 09 26    20 59.38   -03 13.7    0.191    1.139   131.9    40.9    17.8
    1997 09 27    21 07.76   -02 41.6    0.196    1.145   133.1    39.7    17.8
    1997 09 28    21 15.77   -02 10.8    0.202    1.152   134.2    38.6    17.9
    1997 09 29    21 23.40   -01 41.6    0.208    1.158   135.2    37.5    17.9
    1997 09 30    21 30.68   -01 13.8    0.214    1.165   136.2    36.5    18.0
    1997 10 01    21 37.61   -00 47.4    0.220    1.172   137.0    35.6    18.0
    1997 10 02    21 44.22   -00 22.3    0.227    1.179   137.7    34.8    18.1
    1997 10 03    21 50.53   +00 01.4    0.234    1.186   138.4    34.1    18.1
    1997 10 04    21 56.54   +00 23.8    0.241    1.193   139.0    33.4    18.2
    1997 10 05    22 02.27   +00 45.0    0.248    1.200   139.6    32.7    18.2
    1997 10 06    22 07.75   +01 05.1    0.256    1.207   140.0    32.2    18.3
    1997 10 07    22 12.98   +01 24.1    0.263    1.214   140.4    31.6    18.4
    1997 10 08    22 17.98   +01 42.1    0.271    1.222   140.8    31.2    18.4
    1997 10 09    22 22.76   +01 59.2    0.280    1.229   141.0    30.7    18.5
    1997 10 10    22 27.34   +02 15.4    0.288    1.236   141.3    30.4    18.6
    1997 10 11    22 31.73   +02 30.7    0.296    1.244   141.5    30.0    18.6
    1997 10 12    22 35.94   +02 45.3    0.305    1.252   141.6    29.7    18.7
    1997 10 13    22 39.98   +02 59.2    0.314    1.259   141.7    29.4    18.8
    1997 10 14    22 43.87   +03 12.4    0.323    1.267   141.7    29.2    18.8
    
    1997 10 19    23 01.26   +04 09.9    0.371    1.306   141.4    28.4    19.2
    1997 10 24    23 15.97   +04 56.7    0.422    1.347   140.3    28.1    19.5
    1997 10 29    23 28.76   +05 36.5    0.477    1.388   138.7    28.2    19.9
    1997 11 03    23 40.15   +06 11.8    0.536    1.430   136.7    28.4    20.2
    1997 11 08    23 50.55   +06 44.5    0.598    1.473   134.4    28.7    20.5
    1997 11 13    00 00.22   +07 15.8    0.664    1.516   131.9    29.1    20.8
    1997 11 18    00 09.34   +07 46.5    0.733    1.559   129.3    29.4    21.1
    
                           (Last issue was M.P.E.C. 1997-Q06)
    
    Gareth V. Williams           (C) Copyright 1997 MPC           M.P.E.C. 1997-R01
    

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