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    M.P.E.C. 2002-C44                                Issued 2002 Feb. 8, 18:47 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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                                  MPC@CFA.HARVARD.EDU
              URL http://cfa-www.harvard.edu/iau/mpc.html  ISSN 1523-6714
    
                                       2002 CU11
    
    Observations:
         K02C11U* C2002 02 07.46472 14 00 00.08 -05 37 05.9          19.2        704
         K02C11U  C2002 02 07.47986 14 00 03.82 -05 36 01.0          19.3        704
         K02C11U  C2002 02 07.49490 14 00 07.53 -05 34 56.6          18.8        704
         K02C11U  C2002 02 07.51034 14 00 11.41 -05 33 50.5          19.3        704
         K02C11U  C2002 02 07.52567 14 00 15.19 -05 32 44.4          19.2        704
         K02C11U  C2002 02 08.10510 14 02 44.91 -04 50 42.4          18.8 R      946
         K02C11U  C2002 02 08.10620 14 02 45.26 -04 50 36.8          18.7 R      946
         K02C11U  C2002 02 08.10847 14 02 45.96 -04 50 24.0          18.8 R      946
         K02C11U  C2002 02 08.48635 14 04 23.64 -04 22 17.5          18.3 R      649
         K02C11U  C2002 02 08.48954 14 04 24.39 -04 22 02.2          18.9 R      649
         K02C11U  C2002 02 08.49501 14 04 25.85 -04 21 35.9          18.5 R      649
    
    Observer details:
    649 Powell Observatory, Louisburg.  Observers K. Smalley, R. Fredrick,
        R. Trentman, S. Granger.  0.75-m Newtonian + CCD.
    704 Lincoln Laboratory ETS, New Mexico.  Observers M. Blythe, F. Shelly,
        M. Bezpalko, R. Huber, L. Manguso, S. Adams, J. Piscitelli.  Measurers
        J. Stuart, R. Sayer, J. B. Evans, H. Viggh.  1.0-m f/2.15 reflector + CCD.
    946 Ametlla de Mar.  Observer J. Nomen.  0.40-m f/2.0 Schmidt + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2002 CU11
    Epoch 2002 Jan. 26.0 TT = JDT 2452300.5                 MPC
    M 247.89535              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.90224915     Peri.  132.51436     +0.39694344     +0.87247070
    a   1.0606817      Node   155.69252     -0.90292674     +0.31543425
    e   0.2813057      Incl.   43.81948     +0.16480053     -0.37322396
    P   1.09           H   18.7           G   0.15
    From 11 observations 2002 Feb. 7-8.
    
    Ephemeris:
    2002 CU11                a,e,i = 1.06, 0.28, 44                  q = 0.7623
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2002 01 26    13 14.57   -16 17.9    0.561    1.233   102.3    51.3    19.8
    2002 02 05    13 49.88   -08 21.5    0.446    1.198   107.5    51.7    19.2
    2002 02 15    14 35.78   +05 14.9    0.356    1.159   110.0    53.2    18.7
    2002 02 25    15 38.74   +24 53.1    0.314    1.117   105.8    58.5    18.5
    2002 03 07    17 04.28   +43 46.2    0.332    1.072    94.7    67.3    18.8
    2002 03 17    18 44.24   +54 25.7    0.397    1.024    82.8    74.5    19.4
    2002 03 27    20 14.75   +57 43.5    0.482    0.976    73.3    78.5    19.8
    
    Timothy B. Spahr             (C) Copyright 2002 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2002-C44
    

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