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    M.P.E.C. 1998-L02                                Issued 1998 June 1, 13:29 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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                                       1998 KY26
    
    Observations:
         J98K26Y* C1998 05 28.22782 15 25 12.60 -03 02 56.6          18.9 V      691
         J98K26Y  C1998 05 28.26943 15 25 16.68 -03 01 59.1          18.9 V      691
         J98K26Y  C1998 05 31.25148 15 39 25.48 -01 32 14.4          18.4 V      691
         J98K26Y  C1998 05 31.26542 15 39 28.88 -01 31 41.7          18.5 V      691
         J98K26Y  C1998 05 31.27953 15 39 32.36 -01 31 07.9          18.5 V      691
         J98K26Y  C1998 05 31.85373 15 43 43.48 -01 08 30.5          18.4 V      046
         J98K26Y  C1998 05 31.85477 15 43 43.87 -01 08 27.9                      046
         J98K26Y  C1998 05 31.85559 15 43 44.17 -01 08 25.1                      046
         J98K26Y  C1998 05 31.85637 15 43 44.43 -01 08 23.8                      046
         J98K26Y  C1998 05 31.85715 15 43 44.61 -01 08 22.7                      046
         J98K26Y  C1998 05 31.85803 15 43 44.95 -01 08 19.1                      046
         J98K26Y  C1998 05 31.92691 15 44 08.15 -01 05 17.8          18.3 V      557
         J98K26Y IC1998 05 31.92888 15 44 08.86 -01 05 12.8                      557
         J98K26Y  C1998 05 31.97545 15 44 24.93 -01 03 04.4                      557
         J98K26Y  C1998 05 31.97672 15 44 25.40 -01 03 00.7                      557
         J98K26Y  C1998 05 31.97801 15 44 25.82 -01 02 57.3                      557
         J98K26Y  C1998 05 31.97929 15 44 26.31 -01 02 53.4          18.0 V      557
         J98K26Y  C1998 06 01.01889 15 45 04.57 -00 52 28.5          18.1        860
         J98K26Y  C1998 06 01.02235 15 45 05.14 -00 52 21.4          17.8        860
         J98K26Y  C1998 06 01.05767 15 45 15.93 -00 50 43.4          18.3        860
         J98K26Y  C1998 06 01.14660 15 46 09.52 -00 53 21.3          17.8 V      709
         J98K26Y  C1998 06 01.14932 15 46 10.51 -00 53 13.2          17.4 V      709
         J98K26Y  C1998 06 01.15374 15 46 12.13 -00 53 00.7          17.9 V      709
         J98K26Y  C1998 06 01.15714 15 46 13.37 -00 52 50.7          17.5 V      709
         J98K26Y  C1998 06 01.15955 15 46 14.26 -00 52 43.5          17.3 V      709
         J98K26Y  C1998 06 01.16168 15 46 15.00 -00 52 37.4          17.6 V      709
         J98K26Y  C1998 06 01.16404 15 46 15.81 -00 52 31.1          17.8 V      709
         J98K26Y  C1998 06 01.40194 15 48 23.28 -00 32 17.5          18.2 R      422
         J98K26Y  C1998 06 01.40493 15 48 24.52 -00 32 07.7          18.4 R      422
         J98K26Y  C1998 06 01.40642 15 48 25.18 -00 32 03.9          18.3 R      422
    
    Observer details:
    046 Klet.  Observers J. Ticha, M. Tichy.  Measurer M. Tichy.  0.57-m f/5.2
        reflector + CCD.
    422 Loomberah.  Observer G. J. Garradd.  0.25-m f/4.1 reflector + CCD.
    557 Ondrejov.  Observer P. Pravec.  0.65-m f/3.6 reflector + CCD.
    691 Steward Observatory, Kitt Peak.  Observers T. Gehrels, J. Larsen.  0.9-m
        Spacewatch telescope.
    709 Cloudcroft.  Observer W. Offutt.  0.6-m Ritchey-Chretien + CCD.
    860 Valinhos.  Observer P. R. Holvorcem.  0.20-m f/3.3 reflector + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
    1998 KY26
    Epoch 1998 July 6.0 TT = JDT 2451000.5                  Williams
    M 355.93235              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.71985333     Peri.  209.17686     +0.40156887     +0.91546696
    a   1.2330292      Node    84.50958     -0.83516186     +0.37758865
    e   0.2020443      Incl.    1.48192     -0.37582857     +0.13909371
    P   1.37           H   25.5           G   0.15           U   6
    From 27 observations 1998 May 28-June 1, mean residual 0".35.
    
    Ephemeris:
    1998 KY26                a,e,i = 1.23, 0.20, 1                   q = 0.9839
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    1998 05 27    15 21.41   -03 26.6    0.032    1.043   158.0    21.3    19.2
    1998 05 28    15 24.38   -03 05.4    0.030    1.041   157.4    21.9    19.0
    1998 05 29    15 27.96   -02 41.0    0.027    1.039   156.9    22.5    18.8
    1998 05 30    15 32.34   -02 12.4    0.025    1.036   156.4    23.0    18.6
    1998 05 31    15 37.79   -01 38.3    0.022    1.034   156.0    23.5    18.4
    1998 06 01    15 44.71   -00 56.2    0.020    1.032   155.6    23.9    18.2
    1998 06 02    15 53.71   -00 02.9    0.017    1.030   155.3    24.3    17.9
    1998 06 03    16 05.82   +01 07.3    0.015    1.028   154.9    24.7    17.5
    1998 06 04    16 22.77   +02 43.5    0.012    1.025   154.2    25.5    17.2
    1998 06 05    16 47.77   +05 01.5    0.010    1.023   152.5    27.3    16.8
    1998 06 06    17 26.96   +08 26.5    0.0079   1.021   148.0    31.8    16.4
    1998 06 07    18 31.40   +13 20.6    0.0063   1.019   137.5    42.3    16.2
    1998 06 08    20 11.65   +18 33.8    0.0054   1.018   118.2    61.5    16.4
    1998 06 09    22 06.60   +20 19.5    0.0057   1.016    95.3    84.3    17.3
    1998 06 10    23 33.23   +18 33.8    0.0071   1.014    78.2   101.4    18.5
    1998 06 11    00 26.62   +16 11.7    0.0090   1.012    67.9   111.7    19.6
    1998 06 12    00 59.62   +14 16.9    0.011    1.010    61.9   117.6    20.4
    1998 06 13    01 21.30   +12 51.6    0.013    1.009    58.3   121.0    21.1
    1998 06 14    01 36.44   +11 48.3    0.016    1.007    56.2   123.1    21.6
    1998 06 15    01 47.59   +11 00.3    0.018    1.005    54.8   124.3    22.0
    1998 06 16    01 56.14   +10 23.3    0.021    1.004    54.1   125.0    22.3
    
    Gareth V. Williams           (C) Copyright 1998 MPC           M.P.E.C. 1998-L02
    

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