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    M.P.E.C. 2001-R01                                Issued 2001 Sept. 1, 16:04 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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              URL http://cfa-www.harvard.edu/iau/mpc.html  ISSN 1523-6714
    
                                      2001 QL163
    
    Observations:
         K01QG3L* C2001 08 25.20496 20 12 12.30 -11 50 13.1          19.3        704
         K01QG3L  C2001 08 25.21801 20 12 09.71 -11 48 54.4          19.3        704
         K01QG3L  C2001 08 25.23119 20 12 07.15 -11 47 33.0          19.6        704
         K01QG3L  C2001 08 25.24415 20 12 04.72 -11 46 14.7          19.5        704
         K01QG3L  C2001 08 25.25711 20 12 02.23 -11 44 55.5          20.0        704
         K01QG3L  C2001 08 27.13644 20 06 54.55 -08 19 23.7          18.8        704
         K01QG3L  C2001 08 27.14941 20 06 51.96 -08 17 52.2          19.4        704
         K01QG3L  C2001 08 27.16240 20 06 49.37 -08 16 21.8          19.0        704
         K01QG3L  C2001 08 27.17536 20 06 46.72 -08 14 50.8          19.1        704
         K01QG3L WC2001 08 28.94459 20 01 30.29 -04 32 49.4                      557
         K01QG3L IC2001 08 28.94529 20 01 30.13 -04 32 43.8                      557
         K01QG3L  C2001 08 28.94740 20 01 29.71 -04 32 29.6                      557
         K01QG3L  C2001 08 29.24819 20 00 33.88 -03 51 31.1          18.2 R      649
         K01QG3L  C2001 08 29.24958 20 00 33.48 -03 51 19.6          18.9 R      649
         K01QG3L  C2001 08 29.25096 20 00 33.33 -03 51 10.4          18.8 R      649
         K01QG3L  C2001 08 29.25234 20 00 32.88 -03 50 59.6          18.4 R      649
         K01QG3L  C2001 08 29.25372 20 00 32.72 -03 50 46.8          19.2 R      649
    
    Observer details:
    557 Ondrejov.  Observers M. Wolf, L. Sarounova.  0.65-m f/3.6 reflector + CCD.
    649 Powell Observatory, Louisburg.  Observer K. Smalley.  0.75-m Newtonian
        + 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.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2001 QL163
    Epoch 2001 Aug. 19.0 TT = JDT 2452140.5                 Spahr
    M 339.88098              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.40478188     Peri.   54.30327     +0.94203468     -0.32456561
    a   1.8099032      Node   324.41544     +0.24074165     +0.83037050
    e   0.4580582      Incl.    8.40103     +0.23369665     +0.45292604
    P   2.43           H   22.3           G   0.15
    From 17 observations 2001 Aug. 25-29.
    
    Ephemeris:
    2001 QL163               a,e,i = 1.81, 0.46, 8                   q = 0.9809
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2001 08 29    20 01.38   -04 24.2    0.089    1.082   142.8    34.4    18.7
    2001 09 03    19 44.26   +08 57.0    0.075    1.060   131.3    45.7    18.6
    2001 09 08    19 21.72   +26 24.4    0.068    1.040   116.9    59.8    18.7
    2001 09 13    18 48.90   +45 20.2    0.068    1.022   101.9    74.4    19.1
    2001 09 18    17 55.52   +61 18.4    0.075    1.008    89.9    85.8    19.7
    2001 09 23    16 23.2    +71 31.6    0.088    0.996    82.5    92.4    20.3
    2001 09 28    14 12.1    +75 10.9    0.103    0.987    79.0    95.2    20.7
    2001 10 03    12 23.0    +73 58.2    0.120    0.982    77.9    95.2    21.1
    2001 10 08    11 20.6    +71 03.3    0.138    0.981    78.4    93.6    21.3
    2001 10 13    10 46.06   +68 00.4    0.156    0.983    80.0    91.0    21.4
    2001 10 18    10 25.42   +65 15.1    0.173    0.988    82.3    87.7    21.6
    2001 10 23    10 11.74   +62 50.8    0.190    0.997    85.2    83.9    21.6
    2001 10 28    10 01.69   +60 45.9    0.205    1.009    88.5    79.8    21.7
    2001 11 02    09 53.41   +58 58.2    0.219    1.024    92.1    75.5    21.7
    2001 11 07    09 45.72   +57 25.5    0.233    1.042    96.2    71.0    21.7
    2001 11 12    09 37.71   +56 06.0    0.244    1.063   100.6    66.3    21.7
    2001 11 17    09 28.70   +54 56.9    0.255    1.085   105.5    61.4    21.7
    2001 11 22    09 18.23   +53 54.7    0.265    1.110   110.8    56.3    21.7
    2001 11 27    09 06.11   +52 55.6    0.275    1.136   116.4    51.0    21.7
    2001 12 02    08 52.33   +51 55.4    0.285    1.164   122.5    45.6    21.6
    2001 12 07    08 37.06   +50 50.3    0.296    1.193   128.8    40.0    21.6
    2001 12 12    08 20.68   +49 36.4    0.308    1.224   135.4    34.4    21.6
    2001 12 17    08 03.84   +48 11.1    0.323    1.255   142.1    28.8    21.6
    2001 12 22    07 47.35   +46 33.5    0.340    1.286   148.5    23.5    21.6
    2001 12 27    07 31.99   +44 45.4    0.361    1.318   154.4    18.8    21.7
    2002 01 01    07 18.34   +42 50.4    0.386    1.351   159.0    15.1    21.7
    2002 01 06    07 06.73   +40 52.6    0.415    1.384   161.7    12.9    21.9
    2002 01 11    06 57.30   +38 56.3    0.449    1.417   161.6    12.6    22.1
    
                           (Last issue was M.P.E.C. 2001-Q79)
    
    Timothy B. Spahr             (C) Copyright 2001 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2001-R01
    

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