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    M.P.E.C. 1998-B30                                Issued 1998 Jan. 31, 15:19 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 BP26
    
    Observations:
         J98B26P* C1998 01 28.63668 12 30 48.95 +02 54 03.0          18.1 V      566
         J98B26P  C1998 01 28.64757 12 30 49.14 +02 53 32.7          18.5 V      566
         J98B26P  C1998 01 28.65748 12 30 49.38 +02 53 04.6          18.3 V      566
         J98B26P  C1998 01 29.63691 12 31 12.15 +02 06 42.4          18.3 V      566
         J98B26P  C1998 01 29.64668 12 31 12.30 +02 06 14.5          18.1 V      566
         J98B26P  C1998 01 29.65614 12 31 12.43 +02 05 47.5          18.1 V      566
         J98B26P  C1998 01 29.97253 12 31 20.10 +01 50 30.5          16.9 R      046
         J98B26P  C1998 01 29.97388 12 31 20.14 +01 50 26.6                      046
         J98B26P  C1998 01 29.97541 12 31 20.16 +01 50 22.3                      046
         J98B26P  C1998 01 30.28385 12 31 26.37 +01 35 34.7          19.0 V      734
         J98B26P  C1998 01 30.33228 12 31 26.98 +01 33 13.9          18.8 V      734
         J98B26P  C1998 01 30.34997 12 31 27.31 +01 32 22.8          18.9 V      734
         J98B26P  C1998 01 30.74654 12 31 34.19 +01 13 12.0                      900
         J98B26P  C1998 01 30.75917 12 31 34.35 +01 12 34.6          17.9 V      900
         J98B26P  C1998 01 30.93229 12 31 38.06 +01 04 06.4                      587
         J98B26P  C1998 01 30.93530 12 31 38.07 +01 03 57.8                      587
         J98B26P  C1998 01 30.94109 12 31 38.17 +01 03 39.5                      587
         J98B26P  C1998 01 31.02311 12 31 39.19 +00 59 40.1          16.8 R      046
         J98B26P  C1998 01 31.02536 12 31 39.19 +00 59 33.2                      046
         J98B26P  C1998 01 31.02692 12 31 39.18 +00 59 28.1                      046
    
    Observer details:
    046 Klet.  Observers J. Ticha, M. Tichy, Z. Moravec.  Measurer M. Tichy.
        0.57-m f/5.2 reflector + CCD.
    566 Haleakala-NEAT/GEODSS.  Observers E. F. Helin, S. Pravdo, K. J. Lawrence,
        D. L. Rabinowitz for the NEAT team.  1.0-m f/2.2 GEODSS telescope + CCD.
    587 Sormano.  Observer F. Manca.  0.5-m reflector + CCD.
    734 Farpoint Observatory.  Observer G. Hug.  0.45-m reflector + CCD.
    900 Moriyama.  Observer Y. Ikari.  0.25-m f/6.3 reflector + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
    1998 BP26
    Epoch 1998 Jan. 27.0 TT = JDT 2450840.5                 Williams
    M 351.76915              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.42788961     Peri.  187.55462     -0.92894621     -0.32952394
    a   1.7441409      Node   331.34942     +0.35540689     -0.66615508
    e   0.2637162      Incl.   20.60547     +0.10365755     -0.66906755
    P   2.30           H   18.0           G   0.15
    From 20 observations 1998 Jan. 28-31.
    
    Ephemeris:
    1998 BP26                a,e,i = 1.74, 0.26, 21                  q = 1.2842
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    1998 01 27    12 30.06   +04 10.0    0.470    1.293   121.4    40.6    18.5
    1998 02 06    12 32.14   -04 05.5    0.418    1.286   128.0    37.2    18.2
    1998 02 16    12 27.38   -13 29.8    0.381    1.284   134.7    33.2    17.8
    1998 02 26    12 14.60   -23 20.2    0.361    1.287   139.7    29.8    17.6
    1998 03 08    11 53.94   -32 17.1    0.361    1.294   141.4    28.6    17.6
    1998 03 18    11 28.40   -39 04.2    0.378    1.306   139.5    29.6    17.8
    1998 03 28    11 03.42   -43 13.4    0.410    1.322   135.6    31.9    18.0
    1998 04 07    10 44.72   -45 09.3    0.451    1.342   131.3    34.1    18.3
    1998 04 17    10 35.15   -45 39.6    0.500    1.365   127.2    35.8    18.6
    1998 04 27    10 34.63   -45 23.0    0.553    1.392   123.7    37.0    18.9
    1998 05 07    10 41.93   -44 45.7    0.611    1.421   120.5    37.7    19.2
    1998 05 17    10 55.34   -44 02.4    0.673    1.452   117.6    38.1    19.5
    1998 05 27    11 13.35   -43 19.3    0.739    1.484   114.9    38.3    19.7
    1998 06 06    11 34.86   -42 40.2    0.810    1.518   112.1    38.3    20.0
    1998 06 16    11 58.82   -42 05.7    0.886    1.553   109.3    38.1    20.2
    1998 06 26    12 24.53   -41 35.2    0.967    1.588   106.3    37.9    20.5
    1998 07 06    12 51.41   -41 08.3    1.055    1.624   103.2    37.6    20.7
    1998 07 16    13 18.99   -40 43.8    1.148    1.659    99.9    37.1    20.9
    1998 07 26    13 46.94   -40 20.1    1.248    1.695    96.4    36.6    21.1
    1998 08 05    14 15.02   -39 56.4    1.354    1.729    92.7    35.9    21.3
    1998 08 15    14 43.01   -39 31.1    1.465    1.764    88.8    35.0    21.5
    1998 08 25    15 10.81   -39 03.2    1.580    1.797    84.8    34.1    21.7
    1998 09 04    15 38.31   -38 31.7    1.700    1.830    80.6    32.9    21.8
    1998 09 14    16 05.42   -37 55.5    1.822    1.862    76.3    31.7    22.0
    
    Gareth V. Williams           (C) Copyright 1998 MPC           M.P.E.C. 1998-B30
    

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