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    M.P.E.C. 2002-A95                                Issued 2002 Jan. 15, 20:32 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 AB29
    
    Observations:
         K02A29B* C2002 01 13.06235 01 08 17.59 -12 53 38.2          18.6        704
         K02A29B  C2002 01 13.07734 01 08 15.03 -12 52 33.7          19.6        704
         K02A29B  C2002 01 13.09239 01 08 12.44 -12 51 29.8          19.4        704
         K02A29B  C2002 01 13.10755 01 08 09.82 -12 50 24.8          18.9        704
         K02A29B  C2002 01 15.05538 01 02 46.55 -10 31 01.4          18.3 R      649
         K02A29B  C2002 01 15.05833 01 02 46.06 -10 30 48.7          18.3 R      649
         K02A29B  C2002 01 15.06249 01 02 45.38 -10 30 31.0          18.3 R      649
         K02A29B  C2002 01 15.09449 01 02 40.02 -10 28 11.4          19.2        704
         K02A29B  C2002 01 15.11033 01 02 37.24 -10 27 02.8          19.1        704
         K02A29B  C2002 01 15.12587 01 02 34.75 -10 25 55.0          19.4        704
         K02A29B  C2002 01 15.14240 01 02 32.03 -10 24 44.0          19.5        704
         K02A29B  C2002 01 15.71538 01 00 58.15 -09 43 14.8                      046
         K02A29B  C2002 01 15.71743 01 00 57.74 -09 43 07.8                      046
         K02A29B  C2002 01 15.71822 01 00 57.67 -09 43 03.0                      046
         K02A29B  C2002 01 15.72108 01 00 57.05 -09 42 51.1                      046
    
    Observer details:
    046 Klet.  Observer M. Tichy.  0.57-m f/5.2 reflector + CCD.
    649 Powell Observatory, Louisburg.  Observer K. Smalley.  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:
    2002 AB29
    Epoch 2002 Jan. 6.0 TT = JDT 2452280.5                  MPC
    M 346.91922              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.23691150     Peri.   73.04386     -0.65298412     -0.20509651
    a   2.5866954      Node    89.67086     -0.00638573     -0.96111039
    e   0.7630811      Incl.   46.80973     +0.75734468     -0.18493846
    P   4.16           H   17.3           G   0.15
    From 15 observations 2002 Jan. 13-15.
    
    Ephemeris:
    2002 AB29                a,e,i = 2.59, 0.76, 47                  q = 0.6128
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2002 01 06    01 28.83   -20 51.5    0.629    1.138    86.9    59.7    18.7
    2002 01 16    01 00.19   -09 22.4    0.602    1.012    75.0    69.9    18.7
    2002 01 26    00 32.58   +03 01.1    0.593    0.888    62.8    80.7    18.7
    2002 02 05    00 00.63   +14 57.4    0.601    0.772    51.6    90.9    18.8
    2002 02 15    23 19.20   +24 25.6    0.627    0.677    42.7    98.4    19.0
    
    Timothy B. Spahr             (C) Copyright 2002 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2002-A95
    

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