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    M.P.E.C. 2001-L18                                Issued 2001 June 6, 00:04 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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                                        2001 LB
    
    Observations:
         K01L00B* C2001 06 01.26806 15 16 46.14 +41 19 24.1          17.6        704
         K01L00B  C2001 06 01.27880 15 16 43.88 +41 17 19.2          18.2        704
         K01L00B  C2001 06 01.28952 15 16 41.69 +41 15 14.5          17.6        704
         K01L00B  C2001 06 02.23403 15 14 07.96 +38 06 41.0                      918
         K01L00B  C2001 06 02.23530 15 14 07.56 +38 06 21.4                      918
         K01L00B  C2001 06 02.23750 15 14 07.27 +38 05 55.7                      918
         K01L00B  C2001 06 02.23913 15 14 06.88 +38 05 35.9          17.4 R      918
         K01L00B 1C2001 06 02.25255 15 14 06.23 +38 02 44.5                      658
         K01L00B 1C2001 06 02.25440 15 14 05.85 +38 02 21.2                      658
         K01L00B 1C2001 06 02.25803 15 14 05.16 +38 01 35.7                      658
         K01L00B 4C2001 06 03.18502 15 11 41.35 +34 44 16.9                      673
         K01L00B 4C2001 06 03.18622 15 11 41.13 +34 44 02.1                      673
         K01L00B  C2001 06 04.86715 15 07 30.22 +28 15 14.9          18.1 V      151
         K01L00B  C2001 06 04.86995 15 07 29.82 +28 14 36.4          18.2 V      151
         K01L00B  C2001 06 04.87840 15 07 28.35 +28 12 33.0          18.1 V      151
         K01L00B  C2001 06 04.87983 15 07 28.16 +28 12 14.0          17.9 V      151
         K01L00B  C2001 06 05.18774 15 06 45.74 +26 57 31.0                      854
         K01L00B  C2001 06 05.18902 15 06 45.40 +26 57 10.7                      854
         K01L00B  C2001 06 05.19029 15 06 44.96 +26 56 50.3                      854
         K01L00B WC2001 06 05.20935 15 06 42.69 +26 52 09.9                      670
         K01L00B  C2001 06 05.23022 15 06 38.09 +26 47 10.7                      854
         K01L00B  C2001 06 05.23147 15 06 38.11 +26 46 43.6                      854
         K01L00B  C2001 06 05.23273 15 06 37.51 +26 46 30.0                      854
         K01L00B  C2001 06 05.24767 15 06 35.87 +26 42 43.3                      670
         K01L00B  C2001 06 05.26250 15 06 33.30 +26 39 03.7                      670
         K01L00B  C2001 06 05.85154 15 05 13.64 +24 11 30.0                      046
         K01L00B  C2001 06 05.85191 15 05 13.65 +24 11 25.1                      046
         K01L00B  C2001 06 05.85234 15 05 13.55 +24 11 17.8                      046
         K01L00B  C2001 06 05.85307 15 05 13.44 +24 11 06.9                      046
         K01L00B  C2001 06 05.85377 15 05 13.25 +24 10 56.5          16.6 R      046
         K01L00B  C2001 06 05.88148 15 05 08.66 +24 03 54.3                      557
         K01L00B  C2001 06 05.88188 15 05 08.58 +24 03 48.0                      557
         K01L00B  C2001 06 05.88228 15 05 08.52 +24 03 42.0                      557
         K01L00B  C2001 06 05.88269 15 05 08.43 +24 03 36.2                      557
         K01L00B  C2001 06 05.88524 15 05 09.12 +24 03 15.0                      620
         K01L00B  C2001 06 05.88650 15 05 08.98 +24 02 55.3                      620
         K01L00B  C2001 06 05.88905 15 05 08.60 +24 02 14.5                      620
         K01L00B  C2001 06 05.88968 15 05 08.42 +24 02 07.1                      620
         K01L00B  C2001 06 05.89222 15 05 08.04 +24 01 26.9                      620
    
    Observer details:
    046 Klet.  Observer M. Tichy.  0.57-m f/5.2 reflector + CCD.
    151 Eschenberg Observatory, Winterthur.  Observer M. Griesser.  0.40-m f/5.8
        Hypergraph.
    557 Ondrejov.  Observer L. Sarounova.  0.65-m f/3.6 reflector + CCD.
    620 Observatorio Astronomico de Mallorca.  Observers S. Sanchez, V. Burwitz.
        0.30-m f/3.3 Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    658 National Research Council of Canada.  Observer D. D. Balam.  1.82-m
        Plaskett reflector + CCD.
    670 Camarillo.  Observer J. E. Rogers.  0.30-m f/6.7 Helin Telescope + CCD.
    673 Table Mountain Observatory, Wrightwood.  Observers J. Young, T. Ha,
        A. Esqueda, D. Esqueda.  Measurer M. Hicks.  0.6-m reflector + CCD.
    704 Lincoln Laboratory ETS, New Mexico.  Observers M. Blythe, F. Shelly,
        M. Bezpalko, R. Huber, L. Manguso, S. Adams.  Measurers J. Stuart,
        R. Sayer, J. B. Evans, H. Viggh.  1.0-m f/2.15 reflector + CCD.
    854 Sabino Canyon Observatory, Tucson.  Observer J. E. McGaha.  0.30-m f/6.1
        Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    918 Badlands Observatory, Quinn.  Observer R. Dyvig.  0.66-m f/4.8 reflector
        + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2001 LB
    Epoch 2001 May 31.0 TT = JDT 2452060.5                  Spahr
    M  35.78024              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.73953764     Peri.  115.81519     -0.90382518     +0.26603210
    a   1.2110513      Node    81.13508     -0.39649243     -0.81521770
    e   0.1754285      Incl.   19.82840     +0.16091551     -0.51443855
    P   1.33           H   21.1           G   0.15
    From 39 observations 2001 June 1-5.
    
    Ephemeris:
    2001 LB                  a,e,i = 1.21, 0.18, 20                  q = 0.9986
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2001 05 31    15 20.44   +45 11.7    0.102    1.055   111.0    63.9    18.5
    2001 06 05    15 07.17   +27 43.8    0.088    1.066   123.7    52.4    17.9
    2001 06 10    14 56.88   +05 50.5    0.084    1.077   136.0    40.9    17.5
    2001 06 15    14 49.51   -14 55.6    0.094    1.090   140.5    36.4    17.6
    2001 06 20    14 45.07   -30 20.8    0.113    1.102   137.5    38.5    18.1
    2001 06 25    14 43.57   -40 40.6    0.139    1.115   132.7    42.0    18.7
    2001 06 30    14 44.94   -47 34.5    0.168    1.129   128.4    44.9    19.2
    2001 07 05    14 48.95   -52 19.4    0.199    1.143   124.9    46.9    19.7
    2001 07 10    14 55.40   -55 41.8    0.232    1.156   122.0    48.2    20.1
    2001 07 15    15 04.14   -58 09.2    0.265    1.170   119.5    49.1    20.4
    2001 07 20    15 15.02   -59 57.8    0.299    1.184   117.5    49.6    20.7
    2001 07 25    15 27.93   -61 18.0    0.333    1.198   115.6    49.9    21.0
    2001 07 30    15 42.64   -62 16.4    0.367    1.212   113.9    50.0    21.2
    2001 08 04    15 58.89   -62 56.9    0.402    1.225   112.4    49.9    21.4
    2001 08 09    16 16.41   -63 21.6    0.436    1.239   111.0    49.8    21.6
    2001 08 14    16 34.94   -63 32.3    0.471    1.252   109.6    49.7    21.8
    
    Timothy B. Spahr             (C) Copyright 2001 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2001-L18
    

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