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    M.P.E.C. 2002-D13                                Issued 2002 Feb. 19, 22:53 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 CT118
    
    Observations:
         K02CB8T* C2002 02 11.30781 09 56 07.05 +10 52 39.5          19.8        704
         K02CB8T  C2002 02 11.32206 09 56 03.56 +10 51 18.3          20.1        704
         K02CB8T  C2002 02 11.33630 09 56 00.10 +10 49 58.4          20.3        704
         K02CB8T  C2002 02 11.35053 09 55 56.74 +10 48 38.9          20.2        704
         K02CB8T  C2002 02 12.23153 09 52 43.89 +09 21 25.0          19.7        704
         K02CB8T  C2002 02 12.24577 09 52 40.17 +09 19 56.2          20.2        704
         K02CB8T  C2002 02 12.26000 09 52 36.33 +09 18 27.8          20.1        704
         K02CB8T  C2002 02 12.27446 09 52 32.47 +09 16 56.3          20.4        704
         K02CB8T  C2002 02 12.28868 09 52 28.69 +09 15 27.4          20.2        704
         K02CB8T  C2002 02 12.29662 09 52 27.12 +09 14 41.1          20.9 R      651
         K02CB8T  C2002 02 12.29801 09 52 26.66 +09 14 33.8          20.8 R      651
         K02CB8T  C2002 02 12.29926 09 52 26.26 +09 14 22.4          20.5 R      651
    
    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.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2002 CT118
    Epoch 2002 Jan. 26.0 TT = JDT 2452300.5                 MPC
    M 302.09350              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.68108401     Peri.  266.01541     -0.65860146     +0.74426375
    a   1.2793880      Node   322.02038     -0.59881714     -0.60768074
    e   0.3507780      Incl.   10.38935     -0.45569962     -0.27712016
    P   1.45           H   25.6           G   0.15
    From 12 observations 2002 Feb. 11-12.
    
    Ephemeris:
    2002 CT118               a,e,i = 1.28, 0.35, 10                  q = 0.8306
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2002 02 15    09 40.00   +03 39.3    0.082    1.069   170.3     9.0    20.9
    2002 02 16    09 34.30   +01 03.3    0.077    1.063   167.2    11.8    20.9
    2002 02 17    09 27.83   -01 53.8    0.072    1.058   163.7    15.2    20.9
    2002 02 18    09 20.46   -05 14.9    0.068    1.052   159.7    19.0    20.8
    2002 02 19    09 12.01   -09 02.5    0.064    1.047   155.1    23.4    20.8
    2002 02 20    09 02.28   -13 18.5    0.060    1.041   150.0    28.3    20.8
    2002 02 21    08 50.98   -18 03.4    0.057    1.035   144.3    33.9    20.8
    2002 02 22    08 37.77   -23 15.4    0.054    1.030   138.1    39.9    20.9
    2002 02 23    08 22.23   -28 49.0    0.052    1.024   131.3    46.5    21.0
    2002 02 24    08 03.87   -34 34.8    0.051    1.019   124.2    53.5    21.1
    2002 02 25    07 42.12   -40 19.2    0.050    1.013   116.8    60.6    21.3
    2002 02 26    07 16.45   -45 45.9    0.051    1.008   109.5    67.7    21.5
    2002 02 27    06 46.47   -50 38.3    0.052    1.003   102.5    74.6    21.8
    2002 02 28    06 12.24   -54 42.6    0.053    0.997    95.8    81.1    22.1
    2002 03 01    05 34.56   -57 49.6    0.056    0.992    89.7    87.1    22.4
    2002 03 02    04 55.06   -59 57.2    0.059    0.987    84.2    92.4    22.7
    2002 03 03    04 15.94   -61 09.6    0.062    0.982    79.3    97.2    23.0
    2002 03 04    03 39.26   -61 36.1    0.066    0.976    74.9   101.3    23.3
    2002 03 05    03 06.40   -61 27.9    0.070    0.971    71.1   105.0    23.7
    2002 03 06    02 37.87   -60 56.0    0.075    0.966    67.7   108.2    24.0
    2002 03 07    02 13.56   -60 08.9    0.079    0.961    64.8   110.9    24.2
    
    Timothy B. Spahr             (C) Copyright 2002 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2002-D13
    

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