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    M.P.E.C. 2002-J31                                Issued 2002 May  9, 17:52 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 JU15
    
    Observations:
         K02J15U* C2002 05 08.26882 14 15 25.55 +26 07 33.2          18.8        704
         K02J15U  C2002 05 08.28128 14 15 42.36 +26 08 23.8          18.9        704
         K02J15U  C2002 05 08.29395 14 15 59.41 +26 09 15.6          19.2        704
         K02J15U  C2002 05 08.30633 14 16 16.16 +26 10 04.8          19.7        704
         K02J15U  C2002 05 08.31875 14 16 32.87 +26 10 52.2          19.2        704
         K02J15U  C2002 05 09.29445 14 37 17.73 +27 01 26.9          18.4        704
         K02J15U  C2002 05 09.30661 14 37 29.12 +27 01 53.1          19.1        704
         K02J15U  C2002 05 09.31871 14 37 40.55 +27 02 18.6          19.0        704
         K02J15U  C2002 05 09.33086 14 37 51.97 +27 02 42.6          19.3        704
    
    Observer details:
    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 JU15
    Epoch 2002 May 6.0 TT = JDT 2452400.5                   MPC
    M  39.73787              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.76551733     Peri.  302.51018     -0.95946730     -0.25117455
    a   1.1834939      Node   223.32448     +0.27715890     -0.92312806
    e   0.2136629      Incl.   10.73507     -0.05104361     -0.29111153
    P   1.29           H   24.7           G   0.15
    From 9 observations 2002 May 8-9.
    
    Ephemeris:
    2002 JU15                a,e,i = 1.18, 0.21, 11                  q = 0.9306
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2002 04 26    05 32.40   -26 33.7    0.037    0.990    62.8   115.3    22.0
    2002 04 27    05 41.58   -26 11.1    0.033    0.992    63.8   114.5    21.7
    2002 04 28    05 53.25   -25 38.0    0.029    0.995    65.2   113.3    21.4
    2002 04 29    06 08.55   -24 47.7    0.025    0.998    67.2   111.5    20.9
    2002 04 30    06 29.35   -23 27.6    0.021    1.000    70.2   108.7    20.4
    2002 05 01    06 58.72   -21 12.6    0.017    1.003    74.7   104.3    19.7
    2002 05 02    07 41.58   -17 12.0    0.014    1.006    82.0    97.2    18.9
    2002 05 03    08 44.02   -10 00.4    0.011    1.009    93.7    85.7    18.0
    2002 05 04    10 06.74   +01 02.5    0.010    1.012   109.7    69.8    17.2
    2002 05 05    11 33.98   +12 25.3    0.011    1.015   124.3    55.2    16.9
    2002 05 06    12 44.85   +19 54.6    0.013    1.018   132.2    47.2    17.1
    2002 05 07    13 34.52   +23 49.1    0.016    1.020   135.0    44.4    17.5
    2002 05 08    14 08.29   +25 47.7    0.020    1.023   135.5    43.7    17.9
    2002 05 09    14 31.78   +26 49.9    0.024    1.027   135.3    43.8    18.3
    2002 05 10    14 48.73   +27 24.0    0.028    1.030   134.9    44.0    18.7
    2002 05 11    15 01.40   +27 42.9    0.032    1.033   134.5    44.3    19.0
    2002 05 12    15 11.16   +27 53.1    0.036    1.036   134.1    44.5    19.3
    2002 05 13    15 18.89   +27 57.9    0.041    1.039   133.8    44.6    19.5
    2002 05 14    15 25.13   +27 59.3    0.045    1.042   133.5    44.7    19.8
    2002 05 15    15 30.28   +27 58.3    0.049    1.045   133.3    44.8    20.0
    2002 05 16    15 34.58   +27 55.5    0.054    1.049   133.1    44.8    20.2
    2002 05 17    15 38.23   +27 51.4    0.058    1.052   132.9    44.8    20.4
    2002 05 18    15 41.37   +27 46.2    0.063    1.055   132.8    44.7    20.5
    2002 05 19    15 44.09   +27 40.2    0.067    1.058   132.7    44.7    20.7
    2002 05 20    15 46.47   +27 33.4    0.072    1.062   132.6    44.6    20.8
    2002 05 21    15 48.57   +27 26.1    0.076    1.065   132.5    44.5    21.0
    2002 05 22    15 50.44   +27 18.1    0.081    1.068   132.4    44.4    21.1
    2002 05 23    15 52.11   +27 09.6    0.085    1.072   132.3    44.3    21.2
    2002 05 24    15 53.62   +27 00.7    0.090    1.075   132.3    44.2    21.3
    2002 05 25    15 54.98   +26 51.3    0.094    1.078   132.2    44.1    21.4
    2002 05 26    15 56.23   +26 41.5    0.099    1.082   132.1    44.0    21.5
    2002 05 27    15 57.37   +26 31.4    0.103    1.085   132.1    43.9    21.6
    2002 05 28    15 58.41   +26 20.8    0.108    1.088   132.0    43.8    21.7
    2002 05 29    15 59.38   +26 09.8    0.112    1.092   132.0    43.7    21.8
    2002 05 30    16 00.28   +25 58.5    0.117    1.095   131.9    43.5    21.9
    2002 05 31    16 01.12   +25 46.8    0.122    1.099   131.8    43.4    22.0
    2002 06 01    16 01.90   +25 34.7    0.126    1.102   131.8    43.3    22.1
    2002 06 02    16 02.65   +25 22.2    0.131    1.106   131.7    43.2    22.2
    2002 06 03    16 03.35   +25 09.4    0.136    1.109   131.6    43.1    22.3
    2002 06 04    16 04.02   +24 56.2    0.140    1.112   131.5    43.0    22.3
    2002 06 05    16 04.66   +24 42.7    0.145    1.116   131.5    43.0    22.4
    
    Timothy B. Spahr             (C) Copyright 2002 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2002-J31
    

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