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    M.P.E.C. 2001-V51                                Issued 2001 Nov. 13, 19:21 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 VM5
    
    Observations:
         K01V05M* C2001 11 11.36483 06 28 09.65 +32 18 08.9          18.8        704
         K01V05M  C2001 11 11.37947 06 28 26.80 +32 11 30.5          18.9        704
         K01V05M  C2001 11 11.39410 06 28 43.77 +32 04 52.4          18.9        704
         K01V05M  C2001 11 11.40874 06 29 00.47 +31 58 14.4          19.1        704
         K01V05M  C2001 11 11.42338 06 29 17.22 +31 51 36.4          19.3        704
         K01V05M  C2001 11 12.42700 06 46 39.53 +25 18 08.6          18.9        704
         K01V05M  C2001 11 12.44139 06 46 49.37 +25 13 19.5          19.1        704
         K01V05M  C2001 11 12.45579 06 46 59.31 +25 08 29.7          19.5        704
         K01V05M  C2001 11 12.47019 06 47 09.09 +25 03 40.2          19.7        704
         K01V05M  C2001 11 12.48458 06 47 19.03 +24 58 50.5          19.2        704
    
    Observer details:
    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 VM5
    Epoch 2001 Nov. 7.0 TT = JDT 2452220.5                  MPC
    M   0.88495              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.26346148     Peri.  168.56971     +0.76172993     -0.64297288
    a   2.4098572      Node   231.74221     +0.58614323     +0.73631185
    e   0.5853271      Incl.    5.82607     +0.27605004     +0.21078601
    P   3.74           H   24.7           G   0.15
    From 10 observations 2001 Nov. 11-12.
    
    Ephemeris:
    2001 VM5                 a,e,i = 2.41, 0.59, 6                   q = 0.9993
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2001 11 07    23 48.36   +60 28.7    0.016    1.000   125.3    54.0    17.7
    2001 11 12    06 40.18   +27 52.3    0.024    1.005   130.6    48.4    18.4
    2001 11 17    07 18.49   +10 33.3    0.045    1.015   124.2    53.7    20.0
    2001 11 22    07 28.63   +04 41.3    0.068    1.028   124.8    52.1    20.8
    2001 11 27    07 31.91   +01 58.8    0.091    1.045   127.6    48.4    21.4
    2001 12 02    07 32.21   +00 35.2    0.115    1.066   131.4    43.9    21.8
    2001 12 07    07 30.73   -00 05.6    0.139    1.089   135.8    39.1    22.2
    
    Timothy B. Spahr             (C) Copyright 2001 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2001-V51
    

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