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    M.P.E.C. 1998-R11                                Issued 1998 Sept. 4, 16:11 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 QP63
    
    Observations:
         J98Q63P* C1998 08 31.31654 01 42 35.02 +03 46 59.0          18.6        704
         J98Q63P  C1998 08 31.33512 01 42 37.60 +03 46 52.3          19.2        704
         J98Q63P  C1998 08 31.34477 01 42 39.03 +03 46 44.5          19.3        704
         J98Q63P  C1998 08 31.35418 01 42 40.42 +03 46 39.6          18.5        704
         J98Q63P  C1998 08 31.96979 01 44 09.37 +03 40 25.2          18.3 R      611
         J98Q63P  C1998 08 31.97604 01 44 10.24 +03 40 20.5          18.2 R      611
         J98Q63P  C1998 08 31.98322 01 44 11.20 +03 40 16.2          17.8 R      611
         J98Q63P  C1998 09 01.03598 01 44 18.54 +03 39 43.8          17.8 R      046
         J98Q63P  C1998 09 01.03801 01 44 18.78 +03 39 42.6                      046
         J98Q63P  C1998 09 01.03959 01 44 19.03 +03 39 41.2                      046
         J98Q63P  C1998 09 01.04150 01 44 19.31 +03 39 40.6                      046
         J98Q63P  C1998 09 01.08683 01 44 25.58 +03 39 12.6                      557
         J98Q63P  C1998 09 01.09258 01 44 26.40 +03 39 09.1          18.8 V      557
         J98Q63P  C1998 09 01.72197 01 45 57.01 +03 32 59.4          17.8 R      426
         J98Q63P  C1998 09 01.74150 01 45 59.66 +03 32 47.2          18.0 R      426
         J98Q63P  C1998 09 01.76020 01 46 02.32 +03 32 35.6          18.3 R      426
         J98Q63P  C1998 09 01.77551 01 46 04.07 +03 32 25.8          18.6 R      422
         J98Q63P  C1998 09 01.77781 01 46 04.53 +03 32 24.9          18.8 R      422
         J98Q63P  C1998 09 01.77970 01 46 04.68 +03 32 23.4          18.3 R      422
         J98Q63P  C1998 09 01.78064 01 46 04.89 +03 32 23.4          18.6 R      422
         J98Q63P  C1998 09 02.32477 01 47 23.99 +03 26 14.1          18.4        704
         J98Q63P  C1998 09 02.32758 01 47 24.34 +03 26 13.6          18.1        704
         J98Q63P  C1998 09 02.33039 01 47 24.57 +03 26 11.8                      704
         J98Q63P  C1998 09 02.33590 01 47 25.54 +03 26 08.9                      704
         J98Q63P  C1998 09 02.33871 01 47 25.93 +03 26 07.0                      704
         J98Q63P  C1998 09 02.34152 01 47 26.11 +03 26 04.7          18.8        704
         J98Q63P  C1998 09 02.34422 01 47 26.59 +03 26 01.9                      704
         J98Q63P  C1998 09 02.34703 01 47 27.08 +03 25 58.5                      704
         J98Q63P  C1998 09 02.34984 01 47 27.31 +03 25 59.9          18.6        704
         J98Q63P  C1998 09 02.35253 01 47 27.77 +03 25 58.5                      704
         J98Q63P  C1998 09 02.35535 01 47 27.88 +03 25 55.3                      704
         J98Q63P  C1998 09 02.35816 01 47 28.17 +03 25 54.6          18.6        704
         J98Q63P  C1998 09 02.36097 01 47 28.63 +03 25 51.3                      704
         J98Q63P  C1998 09 02.37279 01 47 30.60 +03 25 45.0          18.5        704
         J98Q63P  C1998 09 02.37553 01 47 30.90 +03 25 40.3          18.8        704
         J98Q63P  C1998 09 02.37828 01 47 31.22 +03 25 40.2          18.6        704
         J98Q63P  C1998 09 02.38103 01 47 31.65 +03 25 40.3          18.5        704
         J98Q63P  C1998 09 02.38389 01 47 32.10 +03 25 35.5          19.1        704
         J98Q63P  C1998 09 02.38661 01 47 32.40 +03 25 35.4          18.5        704
         J98Q63P  C1998 09 02.38947 01 47 32.68 +03 25 33.9                      704
         J98Q63P  C1998 09 02.39221 01 47 33.25 +03 25 29.6                      704
         J98Q63P  C1998 09 02.39495 01 47 33.60 +03 25 30.5          19.1        704
         J98Q63P  C1998 09 02.39769 01 47 33.91 +03 25 28.6                      704
         J98Q63P  C1998 09 02.40054 01 47 34.31 +03 25 26.1                      704
         J98Q63P  C1998 09 02.40328 01 47 34.64 +03 25 25.7          19.1        704
         J98Q63P  C1998 09 02.40602 01 47 35.05 +03 25 21.5                      704
         J98Q63P  C1998 09 02.40889 01 47 35.38 +03 25 21.3                      704
         J98Q63P  C1998 09 02.41164 01 47 35.56 +03 25 19.0                      704
         J98Q63P  C1998 09 02.64266 01 48 09.43 +03 22 47.0          18.6 V      402
         J98Q63P  C1998 09 02.64405 01 48 09.62 +03 22 46.2                      402
         J98Q63P  C1998 09 02.64683 01 48 10.02 +03 22 44.7                      402
         J98Q63P  C1998 09 02.65061 01 48 10.52 +03 22 41.5                      402
         J98Q63P  C1998 09 03.72102 01 50 42.72 +03 11 01.5          18.6 R      426
         J98Q63P  C1998 09 03.72844 01 50 43.82 +03 10 56.3          18.3 R      426
         J98Q63P  C1998 09 03.73589 01 50 44.83 +03 10 51.4          17.7 R      426
         J98Q63P  C1998 09 03.74270 01 50 45.79 +03 10 46.0          18.2 R      426
         J98Q63P  C1998 09 04.01697 01 51 25.55 +03 07 17.8          17.7 R      954
         J98Q63P  C1998 09 04.01786 01 51 25.66 +03 07 17.8                      954
         J98Q63P  C1998 09 04.01877 01 51 25.81 +03 07 16.8                      954
         J98Q63P  C1998 09 04.01968 01 51 25.91 +03 07 16.2                      954
         J98Q63P  C1998 09 04.02058 01 51 26.06 +03 07 15.8                      954
         J98Q63P  C1998 09 04.38506 01 52 17.08 +03 02 58.9                      734
         J98Q63P  C1998 09 04.39537 01 52 18.36 +03 02 50.7                      734
         J98Q63P  C1998 09 04.40228 01 52 19.17 +03 02 47.8                      734
    
    Observer details:
    046 Klet.  Observers M. Tichy, Z. Moravec.  Measurer M. Tichy.  0.57-m f/5.2
        reflector + CCD.
    402 Dynic Astronomical Observatory.  Observer A. Sugie.  0.60-m f/3.7 reflector
        + CCD.
    422 Loomberah.  Observer G. J. Garradd.  0.45-m f/5.4 reflector + CCD.
    426 Woomera.  Observer F. B. Zoltowski.  0.30-m f/3.3 Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    557 Ondrejov.  Observer L. Sarounova.  0.65-m f/3.6 reflector + CCD.
    611 Starkenburg.  Observers M. Busch, P. Geffert, R. Stoss.  0.45-m f/4.4
        reflector + CCD.
    704 Lincoln Laboratory ETS, New Mexico.  Observers M. Blythe, F. Shelly,
        M. Bezpalko.  Measurers J. Stuart, H. Viggh, R. Sayer.  1.0-m f/2.15
        reflector + CCD.
    734 Farpoint Observatory.  Observer G. Hug.  0.30-m Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    954 Teide Observatory.  Observer R. Casas.  1.0-m f/13 reflector + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
    1998 QP63
    Epoch 1998 Aug. 15.0 TT = JDT 2451040.5                 Williams
    M 347.92566              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.22845993     Peri.  221.68960     +0.93261652     -0.35611189
    a   2.6501026      Node   158.95327     +0.35889290     +0.89836969
    e   0.4918939      Incl.    9.35901     +0.03771360     +0.25713077
    P   4.31           H   17.5           G   0.15
    From 57 observations 1998 Aug. 31-Sept. 4.
    
    Ephemeris:
    1998 QP63                a,e,i = 2.65, 0.49, 9                   q = 1.3465
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    1998 08 25    01 27.24   +04 40.0    0.539    1.417   129.6    33.3    18.3
    1998 09 04    01 51.37   +03 07.7    0.485    1.389   133.8    31.6    18.0
    1998 09 14    02 14.20   +00 50.0    0.442    1.367   138.0    29.5    17.7
    1998 09 24    02 34.41   -02 02.9    0.413    1.353   142.0    27.1    17.5
    1998 10 04    02 50.83   -05 09.7    0.397    1.347   145.8    24.7    17.3
    1998 10 14    03 02.76   -08 02.6    0.392    1.349   148.9    22.5    17.2
    1998 10 24    03 10.10   -10 13.7    0.400    1.358   151.0    20.8    17.2
    1998 11 03    03 13.80   -11 21.8    0.419    1.376   151.7    20.0    17.3
    1998 11 13    03 15.42   -11 19.5    0.450    1.400   150.8    20.2    17.5
    1998 11 23    03 16.62   -10 11.3    0.494    1.431   148.2    21.3    17.8
    1998 12 03    03 18.92   -08 11.1    0.550    1.468   144.3    23.0    18.1
    1998 12 13    03 23.15   -05 37.1    0.619    1.510   139.5    25.0    18.5
    1998 12 23    03 29.65   -02 45.6    0.702    1.556   134.2    27.0    18.9
    1999 01 02    03 38.46   +00 10.4    0.797    1.606   128.5    28.6    19.3
    1999 01 12    03 49.32   +03 01.3    0.905    1.659   122.8    29.9    19.7
    1999 01 22    04 01.97   +05 41.6    1.025    1.714   117.0    30.8    20.0
    1999 02 01    04 16.15   +08 07.8    1.156    1.770   111.3    31.2    20.4
    1999 02 11    04 31.54   +10 18.2    1.296    1.828   105.7    31.3    20.7
    1999 02 21    04 47.93   +12 12.1    1.444    1.887   100.0    31.1    21.0
    1999 03 03    05 05.10   +13 49.4    1.600    1.947    94.5    30.5    21.3
    1999 03 13    05 22.84   +15 10.5    1.761    2.006    89.0    29.7    21.5
    1999 03 23    05 41.00   +16 16.0    1.926    2.066    83.5    28.6    21.8
    1999 04 02    05 59.45   +17 06.4    2.093    2.125    78.1    27.4    22.0
    
    Gareth V. Williams           (C) Copyright 1998 MPC           M.P.E.C. 1998-R11
    

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