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    M.P.E.C. 2002-F72                                Issued 2002 Mar. 29, 14:32 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 FS6
    
    Observations:
         K02F06S* C2002 03 21.23819 11 33 51.93 +07 21 57.6          19.6        704
         K02F06S  C2002 03 21.24984 11 33 56.41 +07 18 54.3          20.0        704
         K02F06S  C2002 03 21.26265 11 34 01.38 +07 15 31.0          19.7        704
         K02F06S  C2002 03 21.28720 11 34 10.70 +07 09 03.8          19.6        704
         K02F06S  C2002 03 23.25763 11 47 27.64 -00 42 44.8          19.3        704
         K02F06S  C2002 03 23.27662 11 47 33.49 -00 46 50.5          19.6        704
         K02F06S  C2002 03 23.29647 11 47 39.48 -00 51 07.3          19.6        704
         K02F06S  C2002 03 23.30966 11 47 43.52 -00 53 58.2          19.3        704
         K02F06S  C2002 03 26.26581 12 03 05.18 -09 50 37.6          19.9 R      448
         K02F06S  C2002 03 26.26948 12 03 06.08 -09 51 14.7          19.1 R      448
         K02F06S  C2002 03 26.27373 12 03 06.97 -09 51 54.4          19.3 R      448
    
    Observer details:
    448 Desert Moon Observatory.  Observer B. Stevens.  0.30-m f/6.3
        Schmidt-Cassegrain + 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 FS6
    Epoch 2002 Mar. 7.0 TT = JDT 2452340.5                  MPC
    M   4.19358              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.40116699     Peri.  150.16089     -0.87956735     -0.47576311
    a   1.8207595      Node     1.44216     +0.40668135     -0.75539110
    e   0.4484825      Incl.    7.48078     +0.24692418     -0.45059267
    P   2.46           H   25.1           G   0.15
    From 11 observations 2002 Mar. 21-26.
    
    Ephemeris:
    2002 FS6                 a,e,i = 1.82, 0.45, 7                   q = 1.0042
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2002 03 17    10 52.53   +29 07.6    0.042    1.031   149.6    29.2    19.5
    2002 03 27    12 06.23   -11 35.9    0.065    1.062   170.0     9.4    19.9
    2002 04 06    12 34.27   -25 25.7    0.108    1.103   160.0    18.1    21.4
    2002 04 16    12 48.60   -30 04.4    0.159    1.152   157.1    19.8    22.4
    
    Timothy B. Spahr             (C) Copyright 2002 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2002-F72
    

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