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    M.P.E.C. 2002-A60                                Issued 2002 Jan. 11, 01:05 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
    
                                       2002 AW5
    
    Observations:
         K02A05W* C2002 01 09.32919 07 34 04.23 +18 29 22.2          19.0        704
         K02A05W  C2002 01 09.34435 07 34 02.32 +18 28 48.5          19.3        704
         K02A05W  C2002 01 09.35950 07 34 00.47 +18 28 14.9          19.5        704
         K02A05W  C2002 01 09.37469 07 33 58.67 +18 27 40.0          19.4        704
         K02A05W  C2002 01 09.38997 07 33 56.83 +18 27 05.5          19.2        704
         K02A05W  C2002 01 10.06833 07 32 39.31 +18 01 47.0          17.9 R      046
         K02A05W  C2002 01 10.06991 07 32 39.13 +18 01 43.7                      046
         K02A05W  C2002 01 10.07213 07 32 38.85 +18 01 37.8                      046
         K02A05W  C2002 01 10.07647 07 32 38.36 +18 01 28.3                      046
         K02A05W  C2002 01 10.07796 07 32 38.22 +18 01 24.6          18.0 R      046
         K02A05W  C2002 01 10.85466 07 31 09.55 +17 32 07.7          18.3 R      046
         K02A05W  C2002 01 10.85608 07 31 09.40 +17 32 04.9                      046
         K02A05W  C2002 01 10.85780 07 31 09.16 +17 31 59.8                      046
         K02A05W  C2002 01 10.85919 07 31 08.96 +17 31 56.5                      046
    
    Observer details:
    046 Klet.  Observers M. Tichy, M. Kocer.  0.57-m f/5.2 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.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2002 AW5
    Epoch 2002 Jan. 6.0 TT = JDT 2452280.5                  MPC
    M 329.23030              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.35198120     Peri.  245.51807     -0.93566968     -0.10013091
    a   1.9866578      Node   287.25465     +0.25976055     -0.84446978
    e   0.3737906      Incl.   20.75168     -0.23884451     -0.52616024
    P   2.80           H   19.2           G   0.15
    From 14 observations 2002 Jan. 9-10.
    
    Ephemeris:
    2002 AW5                 a,e,i = 1.99, 0.37, 21                  q = 1.2441
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2002 01 06    07 40.19   +20 28.4    0.493    1.473   172.0     5.3    18.9
    2002 01 16    07 20.98   +14 09.4    0.451    1.430   170.2     6.7    18.8
    2002 01 26    07 01.68   +07 12.0    0.433    1.389   155.0    17.4    19.0
    2002 02 05    06 46.18   +00 32.2    0.438    1.353   140.5    27.6    19.3
    2002 02 15    06 36.92   -05 08.1    0.458    1.320   128.0    36.1    19.6
    2002 02 25    06 34.69   -09 38.8    0.487    1.292   118.0    42.5    19.8
    2002 03 07    06 39.02   -13 10.8    0.520    1.270   110.4    47.1    20.1
    2002 03 17    06 49.14   -15 58.7    0.553    1.255   104.7    50.1    20.3
    2002 03 27    07 04.38   -18 16.5    0.584    1.246   100.7    51.9    20.4
    2002 04 06    07 24.08   -20 13.9    0.613    1.244    98.1    52.8    20.5
    2002 04 16    07 47.92   -21 55.7    0.640    1.250    96.5    52.9    20.7
    2002 04 26    08 15.60   -23 25.4    0.666    1.262    95.8    52.5    20.8
    2002 05 06    08 46.74   -24 43.0    0.694    1.281    95.8    51.6    20.8
    2002 05 16    09 20.92   -25 47.0    0.726    1.306    96.1    50.3    21.0
    2002 05 26    09 57.45   -26 36.6    0.764    1.336    96.5    48.9    21.1
    2002 06 05    10 35.37   -27 10.2    0.810    1.371    96.8    47.3    21.2
    2002 06 15    11 13.74   -27 28.3    0.868    1.410    96.6    45.7    21.4
    2002 06 25    11 51.60   -27 33.4    0.937    1.452    95.9    44.1    21.6
    2002 07 05    12 28.19   -27 28.2    1.018    1.496    94.7    42.6    21.8
    2002 07 15    13 03.12   -27 16.4    1.112    1.543    92.8    41.2    22.0
    
    Brian G. Marsden             (C) Copyright 2002 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2002-A60
    

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