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    M.P.E.C. 2001-V24                                Issued 2001 Nov. 5, 16:27 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 VB
    
    Observations:
         K01V00B* C2001 11 04.07030 19 44 02.41 +72 30 14.2          17.4        704
         K01V00B  C2001 11 04.08511 19 43 07.35 +72 27 03.0          17.7        704
         K01V00B  C2001 11 04.09953 19 42 14.09 +72 23 55.2          17.8        704
         K01V00B  C2001 11 04.11391 19 41 21.21 +72 20 47.0          18.0        704
         K01V00B  C2001 11 04.12913 19 40 25.57 +72 17 26.2          18.0        704
         K01V00B  C2001 11 05.16903 18 48 00.04 +67 50 31.7          16.2 R      649
         K01V00B  C2001 11 05.16964 18 47 58.50 +67 50 20.9          16.4 R      649
         K01V00B  C2001 11 05.17087 18 47 55.42 +67 49 59.5          16.0 R      649
    
    Observer details:
    649 Powell Observatory, Louisburg.  Observers K. Smalley, R. Fredrick.
        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.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2001 VB
    Epoch 2001 Oct. 18.0 TT = JDT 2452200.5                 Spahr
    M 270.65767              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   1.04703695     Peri.  272.82351     -0.94680682     -0.29415850
    a   0.9604941      Node   250.09627     +0.32159152     -0.87958645
    e   0.4363728      Incl.    7.97725     -0.01165101     -0.37389630
    P   0.94           H   20.0           G   0.15
    From 8 observations 2001 Nov. 4-5.
    
    Ephemeris:
    2001 VB                  a,e,i = 0.96, 0.44, 8                   q = 0.5414
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2001 10 28    01 43.51   +68 30.8    0.105    1.056   124.4    50.9    17.1
    2001 10 29    01 23.2    +70 26.8    0.099    1.049   122.4    53.0    17.0
    2001 10 30    00 55.4    +72 24.2    0.093    1.043   120.1    55.5    16.9
    2001 10 31    00 16.7    +74 14.3    0.087    1.036   117.3    58.4    16.9
    2001 11 01    23 23.1    +75 39.5    0.082    1.029   114.1    61.7    16.8
    2001 11 02    22 13.7    +76 11.3    0.077    1.022   110.4    65.6    16.8
    2001 11 03    20 57.2    +75 17.4    0.072    1.014   106.1    70.0    16.8
    2001 11 04    19 48.5    +72 43.6    0.068    1.007   101.1    75.1    16.8
    2001 11 05    18 55.72   +68 39.9    0.065    1.000    95.5    80.8    16.9
    2001 11 06    18 17.60   +63 26.2    0.062    0.992    89.3    87.1    17.0
    2001 11 07    17 50.17   +57 21.9    0.061    0.985    82.6    93.9    17.2
    2001 11 08    17 29.98   +50 45.4    0.060    0.978    75.6   101.0    17.5
    2001 11 09    17 14.69   +43 54.4    0.060    0.970    68.4   108.3    17.9
    2001 11 10    17 02.79   +37 05.5    0.061    0.962    61.3   115.4    18.4
    2001 11 11    16 53.29   +30 32.7    0.063    0.955    54.6   122.3    18.9
    2001 11 12    16 45.54   +24 26.1    0.066    0.947    48.2   128.8    19.6
    2001 11 13    16 39.10   +18 51.4    0.070    0.939    42.4   134.7    20.3
    2001 11 14    16 33.65   +13 50.5    0.074    0.931    37.2   140.1    21.1
    2001 11 15    16 28.97   +09 22.9    0.079    0.923    32.5   144.9    21.9
    2001 11 16    16 24.91   +05 26.1    0.084    0.915    28.3   149.2    22.7
    2001 11 17    16 21.35   +01 57.2    0.090    0.907    24.5   153.1    23.6
    
    Timothy B. Spahr             (C) Copyright 2001 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2001-V24
    

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