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    M.P.E.C. 2002-C64                                Issued 2002 Feb. 11, 15:49 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 CN15
    
    Observations:
         K02C15N* C2002 02 08.31032 09 23 40.25 +04 19 19.6          18.3 R      703
         K02C15N  C2002 02 08.31622 09 23 38.29 +04 19 14.4          18.6        704
         K02C15N  C2002 02 08.32261 09 23 36.32 +04 19 11.3          18.3 R      703
         K02C15N  C2002 02 08.33074 09 23 33.46 +04 19 03.9          19.2        704
         K02C15N  C2002 02 08.33479 09 23 32.14 +04 19 02.9          18.2 R      703
         K02C15N  C2002 02 08.34524 09 23 28.51 +04 18 54.9          19.0        704
         K02C15N  C2002 02 08.34697 09 23 28.03 +04 18 54.6          18.0 R      703
         K02C15N  C2002 02 09.24108 09 18 26.34 +04 08 49.7          19.1 R      854
         K02C15N  C2002 02 09.24292 09 18 25.68 +04 08 48.0          19.0 R      854
         K02C15N  C2002 02 09.24383 09 18 25.12 +04 08 46.4          19.2 R      854
         K02C15N  C2002 02 09.24471 09 18 25.01 +04 08 47.1          19.1 R      854
         K02C15N FC2002 02 09.49539 09 16 56.15 +04 06 26.6          19.1 V      422
         K02C15N FC2002 02 09.49682 09 16 55.64 +04 06 26.0          19.2 V      422
         K02C15N FC2002 02 09.49822 09 16 55.00 +04 06 25.1          19.2 V      422
         K02C15N FC2002 02 09.49976 09 16 54.54 +04 06 23.5          19.1 V      422
         K02C15N  C2002 02 11.21282 09 05 52.13 +03 44 15.5          18.5 R      448
         K02C15N  C2002 02 11.21670 09 05 50.47 +03 44 12.5          18.4 R      448
         K02C15N  C2002 02 11.22032 09 05 48.91 +03 44 10.0          18.2 R      448
         K02C15N  C2002 02 11.22675 09 05 46.15 +03 44 05.1          18.5 R      448
    
    Observer details:
    422 Loomberah.  Observer G. J. Garradd.  0.45-m f/5.4 reflector + CCD.
    448 Desert Moon Observatory.  Observer B. Stevens.  0.30-m f/6.3
        Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    703 Catalina Sky Survey.  Observers C. W. Hergenrother, S. M. Larson,
        R. J. Whiteley, C. T. Kelly, R. Hill.  0.41-m f/3 Schmidt + 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.
    854 Sabino Canyon Observatory, Tucson.  Observer J. E. McGaha.  0.30-m f/6.1
        Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2002 CN15
    Epoch 2002 Jan. 26.0 TT = JDT 2452300.5                 MPC
    M 305.17731              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.65232126     Peri.  332.05461     +0.01443042     +0.99556904
    a   1.3167248      Node   298.63976     -0.89652061     -0.02826778
    e   0.6930037      Incl.    6.07747     -0.44276693     +0.08968404
    P   1.51           H   20.8           G   0.15
    From 17 observations 2002 Feb. 8-11.
    
    Ephemeris:
    2002 CN15                a,e,i = 1.32, 0.69, 6                   q = 0.4042
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2002 02 05    09 39.37   +04 52.5    0.304    1.285   167.2     9.8    19.4
    2002 02 07    09 30.41   +04 33.3    0.281    1.263   168.9     8.6    19.1
    2002 02 09    09 19.83   +04 11.9    0.258    1.241   169.1     8.6    18.9
    2002 02 11    09 07.32   +03 47.4    0.237    1.219   167.2    10.3    18.8
    2002 02 13    08 52.50   +03 19.0    0.217    1.197   163.4    13.6    18.7
    2002 02 15    08 34.91   +02 45.6    0.198    1.174   158.1    18.3    18.6
    2002 02 17    08 14.08   +02 06.0    0.181    1.151   151.6    24.1    18.5
    2002 02 19    07 49.53   +01 19.1    0.166    1.127   144.0    31.0    18.5
    2002 02 21    07 20.92   +00 24.2    0.154    1.103   135.2    39.2    18.5
    2002 02 23    06 48.28   -00 38.2    0.144    1.079   125.3    48.5    18.6
    2002 02 25    06 12.18   -01 45.7    0.138    1.054   114.4    58.7    18.7
    2002 02 27    05 33.94   -02 54.0    0.135    1.029   103.0    69.6    19.0
    2002 03 01    04 55.40   -03 57.6    0.136    1.004    91.6    80.6    19.3
    2002 03 03    04 18.44   -04 52.2    0.141    0.978    80.5    91.3    19.7
    2002 03 05    03 44.50   -05 35.6    0.149    0.952    70.2   101.3    20.2
    2002 03 07    03 14.27   -06 08.0    0.160    0.925    60.9   110.4    20.8
    2002 03 09    02 47.85   -06 30.9    0.173    0.898    52.6   118.7    21.5
    2002 03 11    02 24.97   -06 46.3    0.188    0.871    45.1   126.1    22.2
    2002 03 13    02 05.16   -06 55.9    0.204    0.844    38.5   132.9    23.0
    2002 03 15    01 47.97   -07 01.1    0.222    0.816    32.5   139.0    23.8
    2002 03 17    01 32.97   -07 02.7    0.242    0.788    27.2   144.7    24.7
    
    Brian G. Marsden             (C) Copyright 2002 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2002-C64
    

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