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    M.P.E.C. 2001-R23                                Issued 2001 Sept. 10, 17:10 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
    
                                       2001 RQ3
    
    Observations:
         K01R03Q* C2001 09 09.12387 21 08 31.96 +13 47 22.9          18.1 R      699
         K01R03Q  C2001 09 09.13628 21 08 33.69 +13 46 48.6                      699
         K01R03Q  C2001 09 09.14872 21 08 35.49 +13 46 15.4                      699
         K01R03Q  C2001 09 09.16117 21 08 37.19 +13 45 41.1                      699
         K01R03Q  C2001 09 09.28625 21 08 54.68 +13 39 57.6          18.3        704
         K01R03Q 1C2001 09 09.28854 21 08 55.40 +13 39 45.9                      658
         K01R03Q 1C2001 09 09.28993 21 08 55.61 +13 39 42.3                      658
         K01R03Q 1C2001 09 09.29269 21 08 56.03 +13 39 34.6                      658
         K01R03Q  C2001 09 09.30060 21 08 56.68 +13 39 17.8          18.7        704
         K01R03Q  C2001 09 09.31496 21 08 58.70 +13 38 37.9          18.7        704
         K01R03Q  C2001 09 09.32932 21 09 00.75 +13 37 58.5          18.8        704
         K01R03Q  C2001 09 09.34367 21 09 02.81 +13 37 19.1          18.6        704
         K01R03Q  C2001 09 09.94500 21 10 33.31 +13 09 46.0                      952
         K01R03Q  C2001 09 09.95075 21 10 34.14 +13 09 30.2          18.6 R      952
         K01R03Q  C2001 09 09.96449 21 10 36.06 +13 08 51.3                      952
         K01R03Q  C2001 09 10.17622 21 11 08.25 +12 59 08.3                      918
         K01R03Q  C2001 09 10.17826 21 11 08.53 +12 59 02.8                      918
         K01R03Q 1C2001 09 10.18102 21 11 09.31 +12 58 53.6                      658
         K01R03Q  C2001 09 10.18231 21 11 09.10 +12 58 51.4                      918
         K01R03Q 1C2001 09 10.18382 21 11 09.69 +12 58 45.9                      658
         K01R03Q  C2001 09 10.18505 21 11 09.51 +12 58 44.6          18.6 R      918
         K01R03Q 1C2001 09 10.18847 21 11 10.39 +12 58 32.9                      658
    
    Observer details:
    658 National Research Council of Canada.  Observer D. D. Balam.  1.82-m
        Plaskett reflector + CCD.
    699 Lowell Observatory-LONEOS.  Observer M. E. Van Ness.  0.59-m
        LONEOS Schmidt + 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.
    918 Badlands Observatory, Quinn.  Observer R. Dyvig.  0.66-m f/4.8 reflector
        + CCD.
    952 Marxuquera.  Observer J. J. Gomez.  0.25-m f/3.3 Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2001 RQ3
    Epoch 2001 Sept. 8.0 TT = JDT 2452160.5                 Spahr
    M   7.42761              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.25449523     Peri.  126.58739     +0.70859472     +0.70435865
    a   2.4661318      Node   188.91460     -0.70244825     +0.69851023
    e   0.4851970      Incl.   15.76430     -0.06678311     +0.12634221
    P   3.87           H   18.6           G   0.15
    From 22 observations 2001 Sept. 9-10.
    
    Ephemeris:
    2001 RQ3                 a,e,i = 2.47, 0.49, 16                  q = 1.2696
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2001 08 29    20 41.70   +21 58.8    0.340    1.286   138.9    31.1    18.1
    2001 09 08    21 05.73   +14 39.0    0.350    1.307   143.8    27.1    18.1
    2001 09 18    21 30.72   +07 08.7    0.378    1.335   146.0    24.9    18.3
    2001 09 28    21 55.57   +00 34.9    0.425    1.370   144.4    25.2    18.6
    2001 10 08    22 19.50   -04 24.5    0.492    1.412   140.0    27.1    19.0
    2001 10 18    22 42.12   -07 45.4    0.575    1.458   134.4    29.2    19.5
    2001 10 28    23 03.50   -09 41.1    0.673    1.508   128.6    31.0    20.0
    2001 11 07    23 23.77   -10 30.4    0.785    1.562   122.7    32.3    20.4
    2001 11 17    23 43.11   -10 30.5    0.908    1.618   117.0    33.0    20.8
    2001 11 27    00 01.78   -09 55.0    1.042    1.676   111.3    33.3    21.2
    2001 12 07    00 19.93   -08 54.5    1.185    1.735   105.8    33.1    21.6
    2001 12 17    00 37.71   -07 36.8    1.335    1.795   100.3    32.6    21.9
    
    Timothy B. Spahr             (C) Copyright 2001 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2001-R23
    

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