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    M.P.E.C. 2002-H03                                Issued 2002 Apr. 16, 17:10 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 GO9
    
    Observations:
         K02G09O* C2002 04 12.34272 14 10 43.80 +01 24 45.5          20.2        644
         K02G09O  C2002 04 12.35780 14 10 43.62 +01 24 46.4          20.1        644
         K02G09O  C2002 04 12.37294 14 10 43.43 +01 24 48.0          20.2        644
         K02G09O  C2002 04 13.39383 14 10 31.76 +01 26 01.1          19.9        644
         K02G09O  C2002 04 13.42006 14 10 31.41 +01 26 03.0          20.3        644
         K02G09O  C2002 04 13.44651 14 10 31.12 +01 26 04.7          20.5        644
         K02G09O  C2002 04 14.34023 14 10 20.78 +01 27 08.5          19.8 R      649
         K02G09O  C2002 04 14.38282 14 10 20.30 +01 27 11.2          19.9 R      649
         K02G09O  C2002 04 14.41936 14 10 19.85 +01 27 14.0          20.1 R      649
         K02G09O  C2002 04 15.58722 14 10 06.32 +01 28 36.9                      474
         K02G09O FC2002 04 15.60709 14 10 06.11 +01 28 39.0                      474
         K02G09O  C2002 04 15.62728 14 10 05.84 +01 28 39.6          19   R      474
         K02G09O  C2002 04 15.97166 14 10 01.86 +01 29 02.6                      557
         K02G09O  C2002 04 16.01109 14 10 01.42 +01 29 04.7                      557
         K02G09O  C2002 04 16.19005 14 09 59.37 +01 29 16.9          18.6 R      649
         K02G09O  C2002 04 16.31865 14 09 57.81 +01 29 25.7          19.0 R      649
         K02G09O  C2002 04 16.42280 14 09 56.64 +01 29 34.8          19.6 R      711
         K02G09O  C2002 04 16.43061 14 09 56.51 +01 29 34.4          19.5 R      711
         K02G09O  C2002 04 16.43830 14 09 56.39 +01 29 35.1          19.8 R      711
         K02G09O IC2002 04 16.53692 14 09 55.33 +01 29 42.9                      474
         K02G09O  C2002 04 16.56050 14 09 54.97 +01 29 44.2          19.7 R      474
         K02G09O  C2002 04 16.57720 14 09 54.81 +01 29 45.6          19.9 R      474
    
    Observer details:
    474 Mount John Observatory, Lake Tekapo.  Observers A. C. Gilmore, P. M.
        Kilmartin.  0.6-m f/6.4 reflector + CCD.
    557 Ondrejov.  Observer P. Pravec.  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.
    649 Powell Observatory, Louisburg.  Observers K. Smalley, R. Fredrick.
        0.75-m Newtonian + CCD.
    711 McDonald Observatory.  Observer J. G. Ries.  0.76-m reflector + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2002 GO9
    Epoch 2002 Mar. 27.0 TT = JDT 2452360.5                 MPC
    M   4.77558              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.00246763     Peri.   27.23957     -0.82460544     -0.53197092
    a  54.2353540      Node   119.31873     +0.47050036     -0.83379700
    e   0.8072940      Incl.   12.75074     +0.31409438     -0.14761270
    P 399              H    8.4           G   0.15
    From 22 observations 2002 Apr. 12-16.
    
    Ephemeris:
    2002 GO9                 a,e,i = 54.24, 0.81, 13                 q = 10.451
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2002 04 16    14 10.03   +01 29.1   12.839   13.814   165.7     1.0    19.8
    2002 04 26    14 08.07   +01 39.7   12.868   13.842   164.9     1.1    19.8
    2002 05 06    14 06.13   +01 48.3   12.926   13.871   158.6     1.5    19.9
    2002 05 16    14 04.31   +01 54.3   13.012   13.899   150.3     2.1    19.9
    2002 05 26    14 02.69   +01 57.6   13.124   13.928   141.2     2.6    20.0
    2002 06 05    14 01.35   +01 58.0   13.259   13.957   131.9     3.1    20.0
    2002 06 15    14 00.34   +01 55.3   13.412   13.986   122.6     3.5    20.1
    2002 06 25    13 59.72   +01 49.7   13.582   14.014   113.3     3.8    20.2
    2002 07 05    13 59.49   +01 41.3   13.762   14.043   104.0     4.0    20.2
    2002 07 15    13 59.69   +01 30.4   13.950   14.072    94.8     4.1    20.2
    2002 07 25    14 00.32   +01 17.2   14.140   14.101    85.8     4.1    20.3
    2002 08 04    14 01.35   +01 02.0   14.328   14.130    76.8     4.0    20.3
    2002 08 14    14 02.79   +00 45.2   14.510   14.159    67.8     3.8    20.3
    2002 08 24    14 04.58   +00 27.2   14.682   14.188    59.0     3.5    20.3
    2002 09 03    14 06.71   +00 08.3   14.841   14.217    50.3     3.1    20.3
    2002 09 13    14 09.13   -00 11.1   14.983   14.247    41.6     2.7    20.3
    2002 09 23    14 11.80   -00 30.7   15.105   14.276    33.2     2.2    20.3
    
    Brian G. Marsden             (C) Copyright 2002 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2002-H03
    

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