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    M.P.E.C. 2002-F31                                Issued 2002 Mar. 20, 16:52 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 FW1
    
    Observations:
         K02F01W* C2002 03 19.13384 09 05 08.10 +43 17 44.9          20.4        644
         K02F01W  C2002 03 19.15462 09 05 12.62 +43 16 42.1          20.0        644
         K02F01W  C2002 03 19.17583 09 05 17.15 +43 15 37.3          20.5        644
         K02F01W  C2002 03 19.86566 09 08 16.04 +42 39 46.8                      557
         K02F01W  C2002 03 19.86693 09 08 16.36 +42 39 42.5                      557
         K02F01W WC2002 03 19.86822 09 08 16.45 +42 39 39.9          20   V      557
         K02F01W  C2002 03 20.12875 09 09 26.37 +42 27 48.6          20.6        644
         K02F01W  C2002 03 20.13931 09 09 28.28 +42 27 21.5          19.9        644
         K02F01W  C2002 03 20.15210 09 09 30.56 +42 26 48.7          20.5        644
         K02F01W  C2002 03 20.27304 09 09 49.31 +42 21 09.6          20.4 R      448
         K02F01W  C2002 03 20.27894 09 09 50.21 +42 20 53.2          20.4 R      448
         K02F01W  C2002 03 20.28461 09 09 51.40 +42 20 34.5          20.4 R      448
    
    Observer details:
    448 Desert Moon Observatory.  Observer B. Stevens.  0.30-m f/6.3
        Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    557 Ondrejov.  Observer L. Sarounova.  0.65-m f/3.6 reflector + CCD.
    644 Palomar Mountain/NEAT.  Observers E. F. Helin, S. Pravdo, K. Lawrence,
        M. Hicks, R. Thicksten.  1.2-m Schmidt + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2002 FW1
    Epoch 2002 Mar. 7.0 TT = JDT 2452340.5                  MPC
    M 106.35699              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   1.32493696     Peri.  222.70719     +0.88732056     -0.46007366
    a   0.8209926      Node   164.59563     +0.44862946     +0.84537416
    e   0.3486497      Incl.    6.81812     +0.10674195     +0.27143094
    P   0.74           H   24.0           G   0.15
    From 12 observations 2002 Mar. 19-20.
    
    Ephemeris:
    2002 FW1                 a,e,i = 0.82, 0.35, 7                   q = 0.5348
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2002 03 07    23 37.34   +09 12.9    0.016    0.977    16.2   163.5    27.3
    2002 03 12    07 04.40   +57 08.7    0.021    1.000   105.8    73.0    18.2
    2002 03 17    08 52.24   +45 36.1    0.046    1.020   121.8    56.0    19.4
    2002 03 22    09 15.78   +41 10.5    0.072    1.038   123.6    53.1    20.3
    2002 03 27    09 27.33   +38 47.2    0.099    1.054   122.4    53.1    21.0
    2002 04 01    09 35.32   +37 08.4    0.126    1.068   120.2    54.0    21.6
    2002 04 06    09 42.00   +35 49.0    0.153    1.080   117.5    55.3    22.1
    
    Timothy B. Spahr             (C) Copyright 2002 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2002-F31
    

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