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    M.P.E.C. 2002-C66                                Issued 2002 Feb. 11, 20:06 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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              URL http://cfa-www.harvard.edu/iau/mpc.html  ISSN 1523-6714
    
                                      2002 AR129
    
    Additional Observations:
         K02AC9R  C2002 01 12.24800 05 40 14.28 +71 36 50.2          18.7 R      699
         K02AC9R  C2002 01 12.27881 05 40 09.56 +71 36 50.0                      699
         K02AC9R  C2002 01 12.30973 05 40 04.83 +71 36 49.7                      699
         K02AC9R  C2002 01 12.34048 05 40 00.07 +71 36 48.6                      699
         K02AC9R  C2002 01 26.16920 05 19 43.54 +70 23 29.3          18.1        704
         K02AC9R  C2002 01 26.18411 05 19 42.90 +70 23 20.0          18.7        704
         K02AC9R  C2002 01 26.19902 05 19 42.45 +70 23 11.0          18.9        704
         K02AC9R  C2002 01 26.21393 05 19 41.91 +70 23 02.1          18.7        704
         K02AC9R  C2002 01 26.22882 05 19 41.39 +70 22 52.8          18.8        704
         K02AC9R  C2002 02 07.09649 05 25 38.91 +67 35 38.3          18.6 R      446
         K02AC9R  C2002 02 07.11834 05 25 40.38 +67 35 14.4          18.4 R      446
         K02AC9R  C2002 02 08.13951 05 27 10.03 +67 16 46.2          18.1 R      446
         K02AC9R  C2002 02 08.18547 05 27 13.26 +67 15 56.0          18.6 R      446
    
    Observer details:
    446 Kingsnake Observatory.  Observer J. McClusky.  0.45-m f/4.5 Newtonian + CCD.
    699 Lowell Observatory-LONEOS.  Observer M. E. Van Ness.  0.59-m LONEOS 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.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2002 AR129
    Epoch 2002 Jan. 26.0 TT = JDT 2452300.5                 MPC
    M 348.30847              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.20333230     Peri.  157.12561     -0.94754608     -0.31853750
    a   2.8641679      Node     4.54910     +0.21717500     -0.70197113
    e   0.5752170      Incl.   19.34524     +0.23450254     -0.63700110
    P   4.85           H   18.3           G   0.15
    From 17 observations 2002 Jan. 12-Feb. 8.
    
    Ephemeris:
    2002 AR129               a,e,i = 2.86, 0.58, 19                  q = 1.2166
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2002 02 05    05 23.03   +68 11.4    0.563    1.337   116.6    41.3    19.3
    2002 02 15    05 40.66   +64 55.0    0.536    1.294   112.8    44.7    19.2
    2002 02 25    06 08.70   +60 28.9    0.512    1.259   109.8    47.7    19.1
    2002 03 07    06 42.39   +54 39.7    0.491    1.234   107.8    50.0    19.1
    2002 03 17    07 17.92   +47 18.5    0.478    1.220   106.5    51.5    19.0
    2002 03 27    07 52.92   +38 34.3    0.475    1.217   105.9    52.0    19.0
    2002 04 06    08 26.07   +28 58.3    0.488    1.226   105.6    51.8    19.1
    2002 04 16    08 57.15   +19 16.9    0.517    1.245   105.4    51.0    19.2
    2002 04 26    09 26.41   +10 13.9    0.564    1.275   105.1    49.6    19.4
    2002 05 06    09 54.14   +02 16.0    0.628    1.314   104.4    48.0    19.7
    2002 05 16    10 20.77   -04 29.5    0.707    1.361   103.4    46.3    20.0
    2002 05 26    10 46.64   -10 07.8    0.799    1.414   102.0    44.5    20.3
    2002 06 05    11 11.93   -14 49.0    0.902    1.473   100.3    42.7    20.6
    2002 06 15    11 36.86   -18 43.7    1.016    1.536    98.2    40.9    20.9
    2002 06 25    12 01.52   -22 01.6    1.139    1.602    95.8    39.1    21.2
    2002 07 05    12 25.97   -24 49.8    1.270    1.670    93.2    37.4    21.4
    2002 07 15    12 50.29   -27 14.0    1.409    1.740    90.2    35.7    21.7
    2002 07 25    13 14.50   -29 18.6    1.555    1.811    86.9    34.1    22.0
    
    Timothy B. Spahr             (C) Copyright 2002 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2002-C66
    

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