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    M.P.E.C. 2002-C78                                Issued 2002 Feb. 12, 18:55 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 CE26
    
    Observations:
         K02C26E* C2002 02 10.38698 11 50 05.36 +03 25 13.9          19.4        704
         K02C26E  C2002 02 10.40123 11 50 04.56 +03 25 32.0          19.7        704
         K02C26E  C2002 02 10.41550 11 50 03.74 +03 25 50.0          19.5        704
         K02C26E  C2002 02 10.42980 11 50 03.00 +03 26 08.0          19.8        704
         K02C26E  C2002 02 10.44405 11 50 02.16 +03 26 26.3          19.7        704
         K02C26E  C2002 02 11.37317 11 49 11.41 +03 45 49.5          19.7        704
         K02C26E  C2002 02 11.38752 11 49 10.49 +03 46 07.9          20.1        704
         K02C26E  C2002 02 11.40210 11 49 09.69 +03 46 26.6          19.6        704
         K02C26E  C2002 02 11.41646 11 49 08.86 +03 46 43.7          19.8        704
         K02C26E  C2002 02 11.43085 11 49 08.05 +03 47 01.8          19.6        704
         K02C26E  C2002 02 12.39175 11 48 14.07 +04 07 16.9          20.2 R      651
         K02C26E  C2002 02 12.39422 11 48 13.91 +04 07 20.6          20.0 R      651
         K02C26E  C2002 02 12.39625 11 48 13.78 +04 07 22.5          19.9 R      651
         K02C26E  C2002 02 12.43725 11 48 11.31 +04 08 14.5          19.1 R      711
         K02C26E  C2002 02 12.44358 11 48 10.93 +04 08 22.6          19.2 R      711
         K02C26E  C2002 02 12.44992 11 48 10.56 +04 08 30.6          19.3 R      711
    
    Observer details:
    651 Grasslands Observatory, Tucson.  Observer J. E. McGaha.  0.62-m f/5.1
        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.
    711 McDonald Observatory.  Observer P. J. Shelus.  0.76-m reflector + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2002 CE26
    Epoch 2002 Jan. 26.0 TT = JDT 2452300.5                 MPC
    M  64.96812              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.28383744     Peri.  228.77660     +0.77738606     -0.58546206
    a   2.2930997      Node   162.29740     +0.47245674     +0.78486364
    e   0.5649973      Incl.   49.15008     -0.41527767     -0.20303506
    P   3.47           H   16.1           G   0.15
    From 16 observations 2002 Feb. 10-12.
    
    Ephemeris:
    2002 CE26                a,e,i = 2.29, 0.56, 49                  q = 0.9975
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2002 02 05    11 54.55   +01 36.5    1.692    2.512   137.9    15.3    20.1
    2002 02 15    11 45.68   +05 03.0    1.658    2.569   151.2    10.7    19.9
    2002 02 25    11 34.68   +08 41.9    1.657    2.624   164.5     5.8    19.8
    2002 03 07    11 22.62   +12 16.3    1.690    2.677   172.4     2.8    19.7
    2002 03 17    11 10.75   +15 29.6    1.760    2.729   163.5     5.9    20.0
    2002 03 27    11 00.24   +18 10.5    1.863    2.779   151.1    10.0    20.3
    2002 04 06    10 51.93   +20 14.6    1.994    2.827   139.0    13.4    20.6
    2002 04 16    10 46.25   +21 43.5    2.148    2.873   127.7    16.0    20.9
    2002 04 26    10 43.28   +22 41.6    2.317    2.918   117.2    17.8    21.2
    2002 05 06    10 42.84   +23 14.5    2.498    2.962   107.5    19.0    21.4
    2002 05 16    10 44.66   +23 27.2    2.684    3.004    98.4    19.4    21.6
    2002 05 26    10 48.42   +23 24.2    2.871    3.044    89.9    19.4    21.8
    2002 06 05    10 53.78   +23 08.9    3.057    3.082    81.9    19.0    21.9
    
    Brian G. Marsden             (C) Copyright 2002 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2002-C78
    

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