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    M.P.E.C. 2002-H30                                Issued 2002 Apr. 22, 15:30 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 HF8
    
    Observations:
         K02H08F  C2002 04 09.27411 14 16 23.93 -09 49 10.8          20.7        644
         K02H08F  C2002 04 09.35054 14 16 19.29 -09 48 56.2          21.0        644
         K02H08F  C2002 04 09.42428 14 16 14.82 -09 48 41.7          20.5        644
         K02H08F* C2002 04 19.28905 14 05 08.50 -09 12 54.4          20.2 V      691
         K02H08F  C2002 04 19.31107 14 05 06.74 -09 12 49.2          20.0 V      691
         K02H08F  C2002 04 19.33351 14 05 04.95 -09 12 43.8          20.1 V      691
         K02H08F  C2002 04 19.99397 14 04 14.49 -09 10 07.6          19.8 V      598
         K02H08F  C2002 04 19.99752 14 04 14.19 -09 10 06.4                      598
         K02H08F  C2002 04 20.00072 14 04 13.93 -09 10 06.0                      598
         K02H08F  C2002 04 20.00400 14 04 13.68 -09 10 05.2                      598
         K02H08F  C2002 04 20.29639 14 03 51.12 -09 08 53.6          20.3 V      691
         K02H08F  C2002 04 20.30120 14 03 50.68 -09 08 52.1          20.1 V      691
         K02H08F  C2002 04 20.30511 14 03 50.41 -09 08 51.6          19.9 V      691
         K02H08F FC2002 04 20.49884 14 03 35.48 -09 07 53.7                      474
         K02H08F  C2002 04 20.50174 14 03 35.16 -09 07 52.4          19.3 R      474
         K02H08F  C2002 04 20.50737 14 03 34.73 -09 07 51.1          19.2 R      474
         K02H08F  C2002 04 21.26764 14 02 35.25 -09 05 00.3          19.9 R      858
         K02H08F  C2002 04 21.27259 14 02 34.82 -09 05 00.7          19.1 R      448
         K02H08F  C2002 04 21.27367 14 02 34.74 -09 04 58.3          19.8 R      858
         K02H08F  C2002 04 21.27985 14 02 34.23 -09 04 56.1          19.8 R      858
         K02H08F  C2002 04 21.28668 14 02 33.70 -09 04 57.6          19.0 R      448
         K02H08F  C2002 04 21.29637 14 02 32.91 -09 04 54.8          19.0 R      448
         K02H08F  C2002 04 21.34669 14 02 28.81 -09 04 40.4          20.2 V      691
         K02H08F  C2002 04 21.35089 14 02 28.48 -09 04 39.2          20.0 V      691
         K02H08F  C2002 04 21.35479 14 02 28.20 -09 04 38.4          20.2 V      691
         K02H08F  C2002 04 22.22463 14 01 19.53 -09 01 06.5          20.1 V      691
         K02H08F  C2002 04 22.22853 14 01 19.20 -09 01 05.8          20.1 V      691
         K02H08F  C2002 04 22.23243 14 01 18.89 -09 01 05.2          20.1 V      691
    
    Observer details:
    448 Desert Moon Observatory.  Observer B. Stevens.  0.30-m f/6.3
        Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    474 Mount John Observatory, Lake Tekapo.  Observers A. C. Gilmore,
        P. M. Kilmartin.  1.0-m f/7.7 reflector + CCD.
    598 Loiano.  Observers A. Boattini, R. Gualandi, I. Bruni.  Measurer
        A. Boattini.  1.5-m f/4.8 reflector + CCD.
    644 Palomar Mountain/NEAT.  Observers E. F. Helin, S. Pravdo, K. Lawrence,
        M. Hicks, R. Thicksten.  1.2-m Schmidt + CCD.
    691 Steward Observatory, Kitt Peak.  Observers J. V. Scotti, M. Block,
        A. E. Gleason.  0.9-m Spacewatch telescope.
    858 Tebbutt Observatory, Edgewood.  Observer F. B. Zoltowski.  0.3-m f/3.3
        Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2002 HF8
    Epoch 2002 Apr. 16.0 TT = JDT 2452380.5                 MPC
    M 315.58420              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.28653547     Peri.  259.92301     +0.63450530     +0.77040683
    a   2.2786823      Node    49.64648     -0.67329113     +0.59048229
    e   0.4829077      Incl.    4.68627     -0.37958146     +0.24042461
    P   3.44           H   18.7           G   0.15
    From 28 observations 2002 Apr. 9-22.
    
    Ephemeris:
    2002 HF8                 a,e,i = 2.28, 0.48, 5                   q = 1.1783
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2002 04 16    14 09.17   -09 25.5    0.913    1.911   171.7     4.3    20.3
    2002 04 26    13 56.17   -08 45.6    0.846    1.849   173.8     3.4    20.0
    2002 05 06    13 41.92   -08 06.7    0.802    1.787   161.2    10.5    20.1
    2002 05 16    13 28.50   -07 38.2    0.780    1.724   148.3    17.9    20.3
    2002 05 26    13 17.95   -07 29.6    0.774    1.661   136.2    24.9    20.4
    2002 06 05    13 11.60   -07 46.3    0.781    1.599   125.3    31.2    20.5
    2002 06 15    13 10.09   -08 30.6    0.796    1.538   115.7    36.5    20.6
    2002 06 25    13 13.52   -09 42.2    0.812    1.479   107.4    41.0    20.7
    2002 07 05    13 21.64   -11 18.4    0.829    1.422   100.3    44.7    20.8
    2002 07 15    13 34.21   -13 16.4    0.842    1.368    94.3    47.8    20.8
    2002 07 25    13 51.06   -15 32.6    0.852    1.319    89.4    50.3    20.8
    2002 08 04    14 12.06   -18 02.2    0.857    1.276    85.5    52.5    20.8
    2002 08 14    14 37.35   -20 39.6    0.859    1.239    82.4    54.2    20.8
    2002 08 24    15 07.09   -23 17.0    0.858    1.210    80.2    55.4    20.8
    2002 09 03    15 41.42   -25 43.9    0.857    1.190    78.8    56.3    20.8
    2002 09 13    16 20.40   -27 47.5    0.858    1.180    78.1    56.6    20.8
    2002 09 23    17 03.64   -29 13.0    0.864    1.180    78.0    56.3    20.8
    2002 10 03    17 50.09   -29 46.1    0.877    1.190    78.3    55.5    20.8
    2002 10 13    18 38.14   -29 18.0    0.901    1.210    79.0    54.1    20.9
    2002 10 23    19 25.77   -27 47.6    0.938    1.239    79.6    52.2    20.9
    2002 11 02    20 11.21   -25 23.2    0.989    1.275    80.1    50.0    21.1
    2002 11 12    20 53.42   -22 18.9    1.056    1.319    80.2    47.7    21.2
    2002 11 22    21 31.98   -18 50.2    1.137    1.368    79.8    45.3    21.4
    2002 12 02    22 07.00   -15 10.7    1.233    1.422    78.8    42.9    21.6
    2002 12 12    22 38.95   -11 30.2    1.341    1.478    77.2    40.5    21.8
    
    Timothy B. Spahr             (C) Copyright 2002 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2002-H30
    

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