• MPC Preparation (Info)

  • MPEC 2002-E53 : 2002 EW8

    The following Minor Planet Electronic Circular may be linked-to from your own Web pages, but must not otherwise be redistributed electronically.

    A form allowing access to any MPEC is at the bottom of this page.


    Read MPEC 2002-E52 Read MPEC 2002-E54


    M.P.E.C. 2002-E53                                Issued 2002 Mar. 14, 21:21 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.
    
                 Prepared using the Tamkin Foundation Computer Network
    
                                  MPC@CFA.HARVARD.EDU
              URL http://cfa-www.harvard.edu/iau/mpc.html  ISSN 1523-6714
    
                                       2002 EW8
    
    Observations:
         K02E08W* C2002 03 13.25351 10 35 28.37 -15 17 55.0          18.4        704
         K02E08W  C2002 03 13.26692 10 35 46.39 -15 14 32.9          18.0        704
         K02E08W  C2002 03 13.28100 10 36 05.25 -15 10 59.9          18.2        704
         K02E08W  C2002 03 13.29431 10 36 23.12 -15 07 38.2          18.2        704
         K02E08W  C2002 03 14.01700 10 52 50.33 -12 07 09.2                      557
         K02E08W  C2002 03 14.01733 10 52 50.57 -12 07 05.4                      557
         K02E08W  C2002 03 14.01765 10 52 51.08 -12 07 00.0                      557
         K02E08W  C2002 03 14.01797 10 52 51.47 -12 06 56.1                      557
         K02E08W  C2002 03 14.01862 10 52 52.33 -12 06 46.3                      557
         K02E08W  C2002 03 14.01927 10 52 53.11 -12 06 35.9                      557
         K02E08W  C2002 03 14.01959 10 52 53.57 -12 06 32.3                      557
         K02E08W  C2002 03 14.01992 10 52 54.02 -12 06 26.9                      557
         K02E08W  C2002 03 14.02457 10 52 59.81 -12 05 15.9                      246
         K02E08W  C2002 03 14.02572 10 53 01.24 -12 04 58.8                      246
         K02E08W  C2002 03 14.02695 10 53 02.89 -12 04 39.5                      246
         K02E08W  C2002 03 14.02771 10 53 03.81 -12 04 29.1                      246
         K02E08W  C2002 03 14.02845 10 53 04.80 -12 04 17.2                      246
         K02E08W  C2002 03 14.02943 10 53 06.10 -12 04 02.8                      246
         K02E08W  C2002 03 14.03023 10 53 07.10 -12 03 51.0                      246
         K02E08W  C2002 03 14.03082 10 53 07.42 -12 03 39.4                      118
         K02E08W  C2002 03 14.03131 10 53 08.35 -12 03 35.6                      246
         K02E08W  C2002 03 14.03146 10 53 08.22 -12 03 31.0                      118
         K02E08W  C2002 03 14.03229 10 53 09.71 -12 03 20.2                      246
         K02E08W  C2002 03 14.03301 10 53 10.28 -12 03 07.2                      118
         K02E08W  C2002 03 14.03334 10 53 11.08 -12 03 03.9                      246
         K02E08W  C2002 03 14.03374 10 53 11.18 -12 02 54.9          16.8 R      118
         K02E08W  C2002 03 14.03425 10 53 12.18 -12 02 51.4                      246
         K02E08W  C2002 03 14.06896 10 53 59.04 -11 54 21.7          17.5 R      966
         K02E08W  C2002 03 14.07142 10 54 02.22 -11 53 44.4          17.8 R      966
         K02E08W  C2002 03 14.20824 10 57 07.78 -11 19 35.8          17.8 R      649
         K02E08W  C2002 03 14.20997 10 57 09.93 -11 19 10.1          18.0 R      649
         K02E08W  C2002 03 14.21169 10 57 12.05 -11 18 44.5          18.2 R      649
         K02E08W  C2002 03 14.84502 11 10 32.74 -08 45 36.6                      118
         K02E08W  C2002 03 14.84762 11 10 35.76 -08 44 59.9                      118
         K02E08W  C2002 03 14.84999 11 10 38.53 -08 44 26.1                      118
         K02E08W  C2002 03 14.85122 11 10 39.95 -08 44 08.4                      118
    
    Observer details:
    118 Modra.  Observers A. Galad, L. Kornos, S. Gajdos.  0.6-m f/5.5
        reflector + CCD.
    246 Klet Observatory-KLENOT.  Observers M. Tichy, M. Kocer.  1.06-m KLENOT
        telescope + CCD.
    557 Ondrejov.  Observer P. Kusnirak.  0.65-m f/3.6 reflector + CCD.
    649 Powell Observatory, Louisburg.  Observers K. Smalley, R. Trentman.
        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.
    966 Church Stretton.  Observer S. P. Laurie.  0.35-m f/11 Schmidt-Cassegrain
        + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2002 EW8
    Epoch 2002 Mar. 7.0 TT = JDT 2452340.5                  MPC
    M   6.62255              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.39036586     Peri.  328.30059     -0.82016639     -0.57201472
    a   1.8541925      Node   176.74187     +0.55751245     -0.80347489
    e   0.4618021      Incl.   11.40295     +0.12847943     -0.16500687
    P   2.52           H   24.0           G   0.15
    From 36 observations 2002 Mar. 13-14.
    
    Ephemeris:
    2002 EW8                 a,e,i = 1.85, 0.46, 11                  q = 0.9979
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2002 03 07    07 53.47   -35 00.0    0.050    1.017   118.8    58.8    19.6
    2002 03 08    08 18.18   -33 10.1    0.047    1.020   123.7    54.1    19.4
    2002 03 09    08 44.29   -30 47.3    0.045    1.022   129.2    48.8    19.2
    2002 03 10    09 11.21   -27 50.2    0.044    1.025   135.3    43.0    18.9
    2002 03 11    09 38.19   -24 21.3    0.043    1.027   141.8    36.7    18.7
    2002 03 12    10 04.47   -20 27.5    0.043    1.030   148.5    30.2    18.5
    2002 03 13    10 29.40   -16 19.3    0.043    1.033   155.3    23.7    18.3
    2002 03 14    10 52.52   -12 08.7    0.044    1.036   161.8    17.5    18.2
    2002 03 15    11 13.57   -08 06.5    0.046    1.039   167.8    11.6    18.1
    2002 03 16    11 32.50   -04 20.8    0.048    1.042   173.3     6.4    18.0
    2002 03 17    11 49.35   -00 56.0    0.051    1.046   177.4     2.5    17.9
    2002 03 18    12 04.28   +02 06.1    0.054    1.049   176.2     3.6    18.1
    2002 03 19    12 17.46   +04 46.0    0.058    1.053   172.7     6.9    18.4
    2002 03 20    12 29.09   +07 05.3    0.062    1.056   169.5     9.9    18.7
    2002 03 21    12 39.37   +09 06.2    0.066    1.060   166.7    12.5    19.0
    2002 03 22    12 48.45   +10 51.0    0.070    1.064   164.2    14.7    19.2
    2002 03 23    12 56.51   +12 21.8    0.075    1.068   162.1    16.7    19.4
    2002 03 24    13 03.66   +13 40.7    0.080    1.072   160.3    18.3    19.6
    2002 03 25    13 10.03   +14 49.3    0.085    1.076   158.7    19.7    19.8
    2002 03 26    13 15.72   +15 49.1    0.090    1.081   157.3    20.9    20.0
    2002 03 27    13 20.81   +16 41.3    0.095    1.085   156.1    21.9    20.1
    2002 03 28    13 25.37   +17 27.0    0.100    1.089   155.0    22.8    20.3
    2002 03 29    13 29.47   +18 07.1    0.105    1.094   154.1    23.5    20.4
    2002 03 30    13 33.17   +18 42.2    0.111    1.098   153.3    24.1    20.5
    2002 03 31    13 36.50   +19 13.1    0.116    1.103   152.6    24.7    20.7
    2002 04 01    13 39.51   +19 40.1    0.121    1.108   151.9    25.1    20.8
    2002 04 02    13 42.22   +20 03.9    0.127    1.113   151.4    25.5    20.9
    2002 04 03    13 44.69   +20 24.6    0.133    1.118   150.9    25.8    21.0
    2002 04 04    13 46.92   +20 42.7    0.138    1.123   150.5    26.1    21.1
    2002 04 05    13 48.94   +20 58.4    0.144    1.128   150.1    26.3    21.2
    2002 04 06    13 50.78   +21 11.9    0.150    1.133   149.7    26.5    21.3
    2002 04 07    13 52.45   +21 23.4    0.156    1.138   149.4    26.6    21.4
    2002 04 08    13 53.96   +21 33.1    0.162    1.143   149.1    26.7    21.5
    2002 04 09    13 55.35   +21 41.1    0.168    1.148   148.8    26.8    21.6
    2002 04 10    13 56.61   +21 47.6    0.174    1.154   148.6    26.9    21.7
    2002 04 11    13 57.75   +21 52.6    0.180    1.159   148.4    27.0    21.8
    2002 04 12    13 58.80   +21 56.4    0.186    1.165   148.1    27.0    21.9
    2002 04 13    13 59.76   +21 58.9    0.192    1.170   147.9    27.0    22.0
    2002 04 14    14 00.64   +22 00.3    0.199    1.176   147.8    27.1    22.1
    2002 04 15    14 01.45   +22 00.5    0.205    1.181   147.6    27.1    22.1
    2002 04 16    14 02.19   +21 59.8    0.212    1.187   147.4    27.1    22.2
    
    Timothy B. Spahr             (C) Copyright 2002 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2002-E53
    

    Read MPEC 2002-E52 Read MPEC 2002-E54


    MPEC number:

    Enter an MPEC number in one of the following forms:

    • 1997-B01 (the full form)
    • J97B01 (the packed version of the full form)
    • B01 (the abbreviated form)