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    M.P.E.C. 2001-U60                                Issued 2001 Oct. 26, 21:53 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 UZ16
    
    Observations:
         K01U16Z* C2001 10 25.07853 20 16 22.50 +45 39 45.6          18.5        704
         K01U16Z  C2001 10 25.09638 20 16 28.71 +45 40 31.0          18.8        704
         K01U16Z  C2001 10 25.11290 20 16 34.56 +45 41 12.9          18.7        704
         K01U16Z  C2001 10 25.12945 20 16 40.36 +45 41 52.4          19.1        704
         K01U16Z  C2001 10 25.14596 20 16 46.25 +45 42 34.0          18.6        704
         K01U16Z  C2001 10 26.04659 20 22 22.38 +46 19 56.2          18.4 R      711
         K01U16Z  C2001 10 26.05123 20 22 23.96 +46 20 04.2          18.3 R      711
         K01U16Z  C2001 10 26.15974 20 23 02.62 +46 24 15.2                      649
         K01U16Z  C2001 10 26.16585 20 23 04.86 +46 24 28.5          18.6 R      649
         K01U16Z  C2001 10 26.18114 20 23 10.36 +46 25 04.5          18.5 R      649
         K01U16Z  C2001 10 26.81060 20 27 08.39 +46 49 55.2                      046
         K01U16Z  C2001 10 26.81145 20 27 08.65 +46 49 56.8                      046
         K01U16Z  C2001 10 26.81221 20 27 08.93 +46 49 59.2                      046
         K01U16Z  C2001 10 26.81565 20 27 10.19 +46 50 06.4                      046
         K01U16Z  C2001 10 26.81690 20 27 10.66 +46 50 09.8          18.5 R      046
    
    Observer details:
    046 Klet.  Observers J. Ticha, M. Tichy, M. Kocer.  0.57-m f/5.2
        reflector + CCD.
    649 Powell Observatory, Louisburg.  Observers R. Fredrick, V. Morgan.
        0.75-m Newtonian + CCD.
    704 Lincoln Laboratory ETS, New Mexico.  Observers M. Blythe, F. Shelly,
        M. Bezpalko, R. Huber, L. Manguso, S. Adams, J. Piscitelli.  Measurers
        J. Stuart, R. Sayer, J. B. Evans, H. Viggh.  1.0-m f/2.15 reflector + CCD.
    711 McDonald Observatory.  Observer P. J. Shelus.  0.76-m reflector + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2001 UZ16                                                            PHA 0.047A
    Epoch 2001 Oct. 18.0 TT = JDT 2452200.5                 Spahr
    M  10.41072              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.42567876     Peri.   28.39690     +0.98267394     +0.13139233
    a   1.7501747      Node   323.31633     -0.18210911     +0.81564990
    e   0.4230228      Incl.   12.63960     +0.03447015     +0.56342817
    P   2.32           H   19.1           G   0.15
    From 15 observations 2001 Oct. 25-26.
    
    Ephemeris:
    2001 UZ16                a,e,i = 1.75, 0.42, 13                  q = 1.0098
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2001 10 18    19 35.35   +39 47.3    0.219    1.045    96.9    71.1    18.4
    2001 10 28    20 34.71   +47 34.6    0.244    1.078   103.8    63.5    18.5
    2001 11 07    21 41.94   +51 53.0    0.277    1.120   110.9    55.8    18.6
    2001 11 17    22 50.51   +52 59.3    0.317    1.168   117.2    48.9    18.8
    2001 11 27    23 52.85   +51 43.3    0.366    1.221   122.0    43.2    19.0
    2001 12 07    00 45.23   +49 07.1    0.427    1.278   124.8    39.3    19.3
    2001 12 17    01 28.32   +46 01.4    0.499    1.337   125.4    36.9    19.7
    2001 12 27    02 04.48   +42 59.8    0.585    1.397   123.9    35.7    20.1
    2002 01 06    02 35.76   +40 18.2    0.684    1.458   120.9    35.4    20.5
    2002 01 16    03 03.76   +38 00.8    0.794    1.518   116.9    35.3    21.0
    2002 01 26    03 29.61   +36 07.1    0.916    1.578   112.2    35.3    21.4
    2002 02 05    03 53.97   +34 33.2    1.048    1.637   107.2    35.1    21.7
    2002 02 15    04 17.29   +33 14.4    1.187    1.694   101.9    34.8    22.1
    
    Timothy B. Spahr             (C) Copyright 2001 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2001-U60
    

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