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    M.P.E.C. 2001-V40                                Issued 2001 Nov. 12, 16:39 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 VB2
    
    Observations:
         K01V02B* C2001 11 07.07089 21 56 30.18 -24 04 45.4          19.2        704
         K01V02B  C2001 11 07.08558 21 56 34.85 -24 03 49.6          19.7        704
         K01V02B  C2001 11 07.10054 21 56 39.61 -24 02 54.1          19.1        704
         K01V02B  C2001 11 07.11507 21 56 44.28 -24 01 59.9          19.2        704
         K01V02B  C2001 11 07.12959 21 56 49.06 -24 01 04.4          19.8        704
         K01V02B  C2001 11 08.07062 22 02 02.25 -23 01 49.6          18.6        704
         K01V02B  C2001 11 08.08499 22 02 06.79 -23 00 54.7          19.0        704
         K01V02B  C2001 11 08.09927 22 02 11.36 -22 59 59.8          18.9        704
         K01V02B  C2001 11 08.11356 22 02 15.92 -22 59 05.8          19.2        704
         K01V02B  C2001 11 11.13550 22 18 48.97 -19 42 18.9          18.4        704
         K01V02B  C2001 11 11.14998 22 18 53.54 -19 41 21.0          18.7        704
         K01V02B  C2001 11 11.17896 22 19 02.66 -19 39 24.0          18.8        704
         K01V02B  C2001 11 11.19346 22 19 07.27 -19 38 25.9          18.7        704
         K01V02B  C2001 11 11.77645 22 22 17.86 -18 59 35.8                      557
         K01V02B  C2001 11 11.77743 22 22 18.13 -18 59 32.7                      557
         K01V02B  C2001 11 11.77837 22 22 18.42 -18 59 28.6                      557
         K01V02B  C2001 11 11.77929 22 22 18.74 -18 59 24.4          18.2 V      557
         K01V02B  C2001 11 12.11564 22 24 07.73 -18 36 49.1                      918
         K01V02B  C2001 11 12.11767 22 24 08.17 -18 36 40.4                      918
         K01V02B  C2001 11 12.11986 22 24 08.99 -18 36 31.7                      918
         K01V02B  C2001 11 12.12375 22 24 10.16 -18 36 17.3          19.3 R      918
    
    Observer details:
    557 Ondrejov.  Observers P. Pravec, P. Kusnirak.  0.65-m f/3.6 reflector + 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.
    918 Badlands Observatory, Quinn.  Observer R. Dyvig.  0.66-m f/4.8 reflector
        + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2001 VB2
    Epoch 2001 Nov. 7.0 TT = JDT 2452220.5                  MPC
    M   8.15388              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.42518154     Peri.  319.60944     +0.98110270     -0.16100931
    a   1.7515389      Node    49.99018     +0.19288030     +0.85776141
    e   0.4059540      Incl.    8.05315     -0.01531931     +0.48818170
    P   2.32           H   18.7           G   0.15
    From 21 observations 2001 Nov. 7-12.
    
    Ephemeris:
    2001 VB2                 a,e,i = 1.75, 0.41, 8                   q = 1.0405
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2001 11 07    21 56.10   -24 08.7    0.264    1.061    98.0    67.7    18.3
    2001 11 12    22 23.51   -18 44.2    0.264    1.072   101.0    65.0    18.3
    2001 11 17    22 50.06   -13 02.3    0.268    1.086   104.2    62.0    18.2
    2001 11 22    23 15.56   -07 18.7    0.277    1.102   107.2    58.9    18.2
    2001 11 27    23 39.88   -01 48.2    0.291    1.120   109.9    56.0    18.3
    2001 12 02    00 02.96   +03 17.6    0.311    1.140   112.1    53.3    18.4
    2001 12 07    00 24.84   +07 51.9    0.334    1.161   113.8    50.9    18.5
    2001 12 12    00 45.58   +11 52.5    0.362    1.184   115.0    48.9    18.7
    2001 12 17    01 05.30   +15 20.1    0.395    1.208   115.6    47.3    18.9
    2001 12 22    01 24.12   +18 17.5    0.430    1.233   115.8    45.9    19.1
    2001 12 27    01 42.12   +20 48.2    0.470    1.259   115.5    44.8    19.3
    2002 01 01    01 59.40   +22 55.7    0.512    1.286   115.0    43.9    19.5
    2002 01 06    02 16.03   +24 43.2    0.557    1.314   114.1    43.1    19.7
    2002 01 11    02 32.12   +26 13.9    0.606    1.342   113.0    42.4    19.9
    2002 01 16    02 47.75   +27 30.2    0.656    1.370   111.7    41.8    20.1
    2002 01 21    03 02.99   +28 34.4    0.710    1.398   110.3    41.3    20.3
    2002 01 26    03 17.87   +29 28.3    0.765    1.427   108.6    40.8    20.5
    2002 01 31    03 32.43   +30 13.1    0.823    1.456   106.9    40.3    20.7
    2002 02 05    03 46.71   +30 50.0    0.883    1.485   105.1    39.9    20.9
    2002 02 10    04 00.74   +31 20.0    0.945    1.514   103.1    39.4    21.0
    2002 02 15    04 14.55   +31 43.8    1.009    1.542   101.1    38.9    21.2
    2002 02 20    04 28.17   +32 02.2    1.075    1.571    99.1    38.4    21.4
    2002 02 25    04 41.59   +32 15.6    1.142    1.599    97.0    37.9    21.5
    2002 03 02    04 54.83   +32 24.4    1.210    1.627    94.8    37.4    21.7
    2002 03 07    05 07.89   +32 28.9    1.280    1.655    92.6    36.8    21.8
    
    Brian G. Marsden             (C) Copyright 2001 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2001-V40
    

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