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    M.P.E.C. 2002-G61                                Issued 2002 Apr. 15, 17:31 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 GG8
    
    Observations:
         K02G08G* C2002 04 11.31735 13 37 23.21 -12 01 09.6          19.0        704
         K02G08G  C2002 04 11.32911 13 37 37.60 -11 57 59.9          19.0        704
         K02G08G  C2002 04 11.34086 13 37 51.76 -11 54 51.8          18.8        704
         K02G08G  C2002 04 11.35261 13 38 06.02 -11 51 44.0          19.0        704
         K02G08G  C2002 04 12.24064 13 55 26.10 -08 12 37.6          19.2        704
         K02G08G  C2002 04 12.25486 13 55 40.24 -08 09 26.1          19.9        704
         K02G08G  C2002 04 12.26883 13 55 54.02 -08 06 16.7          19.4        704
         K02G08G  C2002 04 12.28281 13 56 07.73 -08 03 07.2          19.1        704
         K02G08G  C2002 04 14.33604 14 25 05.27 -01 38 45.0          19.4        704
         K02G08G  C2002 04 14.35010 14 25 14.16 -01 36 35.6          19.5        704
         K02G08G  C2002 04 14.35103 14 25 13.07 -01 36 38.0          19.3 R      649
         K02G08G  C2002 04 14.35373 14 25 14.69 -01 36 13.7          19.4 R      649
         K02G08G  C2002 04 14.35642 14 25 16.43 -01 35 49.0          19.1 R      649
         K02G08G  C2002 04 14.36416 14 25 22.96 -01 34 27.2          19.5        704
         K02G08G  C2002 04 14.37832 14 25 31.92 -01 32 17.5          19.5        704
         K02G08G  C2002 04 14.39239 14 25 40.64 -01 30 10.1          19.5        704
         K02G08G  C2002 04 15.04579 14 32 39.18 +00 02 24.3          19.3 R      966
         K02G08G  C2002 04 15.05427 14 32 43.92 +00 03 33.3          19.4 R      966
    
    Observer details:
    649 Powell Observatory, Louisburg.  Observer K. Smalley.  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 GG8
    Epoch 2002 Mar. 27.0 TT = JDT 2452360.5                 MPC
    M   3.27867              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.28123589     Peri.  326.86005     -0.97563931     -0.20439367
    a   2.3072194      Node   201.77021     +0.21671819     -0.95438119
    e   0.5735412      Incl.   12.40824     -0.03407592     -0.21766896
    P   3.50           H   24.9           G   0.15
    From 18 observations 2002 Apr. 11-15.
    
    Ephemeris:
    2002 GG8                 a,e,i = 2.31, 0.57, 12                  q = 0.9839
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2002 04 06    10 15.80   -38 37.8    0.035    1.024   131.0    47.5    19.4
    2002 04 07    11 06.13   -34 51.3    0.034    1.027   141.1    37.7    19.1
    2002 04 08    11 52.45   -29 46.1    0.034    1.031   151.4    27.7    18.9
    2002 04 09    12 32.04   -24 04.3    0.035    1.035   161.0    18.3    18.7
    2002 04 10    13 04.38   -18 28.5    0.038    1.039   169.1    10.5    18.6
    2002 04 11    13 30.30   -13 26.0    0.041    1.043   173.8     5.9    18.5
    2002 04 12    13 51.00   -09 06.7    0.046    1.048   172.5     7.1    18.8
    2002 04 13    14 07.63   -05 29.9    0.050    1.052   168.8    10.7    19.2
    2002 04 14    14 21.12   -02 30.4    0.055    1.057   165.2    14.0    19.5
    2002 04 15    14 32.18   -00 02.0    0.061    1.061   162.2    16.8    19.8
    2002 04 16    14 41.36   +02 01.3    0.067    1.066   159.7    19.0    20.1
    2002 04 17    14 49.05   +03 44.3    0.072    1.071   157.7    20.9    20.4
    2002 04 18    14 55.55   +05 11.0    0.078    1.076   156.0    22.3    20.6
    2002 04 19    15 01.10   +06 24.3    0.085    1.081   154.6    23.5    20.8
    2002 04 20    15 05.87   +07 26.8    0.091    1.087   153.4    24.4    21.0
    2002 04 21    15 10.00   +08 20.3    0.097    1.092   152.5    25.1    21.2
    2002 04 22    15 13.59   +09 06.3    0.104    1.097   151.7    25.7    21.4
    2002 04 23    15 16.72   +09 46.0    0.110    1.103   151.1    26.2    21.5
    2002 04 24    15 19.48   +10 20.5    0.117    1.109   150.5    26.5    21.7
    2002 04 25    15 21.91   +10 50.3    0.123    1.115   150.1    26.8    21.8
    2002 04 26    15 24.06   +11 16.3    0.130    1.120   149.7    26.9    21.9
    
    Timothy B. Spahr             (C) Copyright 2002 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2002-G61
    

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