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    M.P.E.C. 2002-L40                                Issued 2002 June 10, 16:57 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 LS24
    
    Observations:
         K02L24S  C2002 06 08.23497 14 25 45.53 -17 48 55.3          18.8        704
         K02L24S  C2002 06 08.24875 14 25 42.93 -17 49 59.1          19.5        704
         K02L24S  C2002 06 08.26253 14 25 40.34 -17 51 03.1          19.2        704
         K02L24S  C2002 06 08.27633 14 25 37.76 -17 52 05.7          19.2        704
         K02L24S  C2002 06 09.16057 14 23 12.18 -19 03 24.3          19.5        704
         K02L24S  C2002 06 09.16292 14 23 11.81 -19 03 36.4          18.1        704
         K02L24S  C2002 06 09.17317 14 23 09.74 -19 04 27.6          19.5        704
         K02L24S  C2002 06 09.17445 14 23 09.36 -19 04 34.5          19.6        704
         K02L24S  C2002 06 09.17471 14 23 09.41 -19 04 36.6          19.2        704
         K02L24S  C2002 06 09.18343 14 23 07.64 -19 05 19.1          19.6        704
         K02L24S  C2002 06 09.18812 14 23 06.73 -19 05 43.9          19.6        704
         K02L24S  C2002 06 09.18835 14 23 06.65 -19 05 45.5          19.6        704
         K02L24S  C2002 06 09.19381 14 23 05.56 -19 06 11.1          19.3        704
         K02L24S  C2002 06 09.20231 14 23 03.83 -19 06 54.6          19.8        704
         K02L24S  C2002 06 09.20242 14 23 03.84 -19 06 54.4          19.5        704
         K02L24S  C2002 06 09.20415 14 23 03.51 -19 07 02.5          19.5        704
         K02L24S  C2002 06 09.21567 14 23 01.26 -19 08 02.3          19.5        704
         K02L24S  C2002 06 09.21631 14 23 01.08 -19 08 04.3          19.8        704
         K02L24S* C2002 06 09.33583 14 22 40.71 -19 17 55.0          20.1        608
         K02L24S  C2002 06 09.34663 14 22 38.53 -19 18 50.0          19.8        608
         K02L24S  C2002 06 10.45995 14 19 16.76 -20 55 42.3          18.3 R      474
         K02L24S  C2002 06 10.46134 14 19 16.53 -20 55 49.9          18.5 R      474
         K02L24S  C2002 06 10.46759 14 19 15.13 -20 56 24.2          18.5 R      474
    
    Observer details:
    474 Mount John Observatory, Lake Tekapo.  Observers A. C. Gilmore,
        P. M. Kilmartin.  Measurer P. M. Kilmartin.  1.0-m f/7.7 reflector + CCD.
    608 Haleakala-NEAT/MSSS.  Observers E. F. Helin, S. Pravdo, K. Lawrence,
        P. Kervin, R. Maeda, J. Africano, M. Hicks.  1.2-m reflector + 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 LS24
    Epoch 2002 May 26.0 TT = JDT 2452420.5                  MPC
    M 345.90134              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.27946247     Peri.  224.55641     +0.42495082     +0.89441240
    a   2.3169699      Node    71.05098     -0.78393479     +0.44064460
    e   0.5635135      Incl.    8.47794     -0.45261799     +0.07654280
    P   3.53           H   21.9           G   0.15
    From 23 observations 2002 June 8-10.
    
    Ephemeris:
    2002 LS24                a,e,i = 2.32, 0.56, 8                   q = 1.0113
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2002 06 05    14 33.83   -14 05.4    0.139    1.133   146.4    29.7    19.2
    2002 06 15    14 02.35   -29 14.9    0.095    1.083   132.9    43.4    18.6
    2002 06 25    12 28.66   -58 27.1    0.071    1.045   111.6    64.8    18.5
    2002 07 05    06 06.42   -66 58.0    0.080    1.020    90.3    85.3    19.4
    2002 07 15    04 07.83   -48 38.9    0.113    1.011    84.2    89.4    20.3
    2002 07 25    03 38.74   -37 39.6    0.152    1.019    86.8    84.6    20.8
    2002 08 04    03 25.28   -31 07.0    0.192    1.042    92.8    76.6    21.1
    2002 08 14    03 14.88   -26 53.8    0.229    1.079   100.6    67.4    21.2
    2002 08 24    03 03.13   -23 56.4    0.263    1.128   109.9    57.5    21.3
    2002 09 03    02 48.14   -21 39.8    0.295    1.186   120.5    47.2    21.4
    2002 09 13    02 29.45   -19 38.5    0.330    1.251   132.0    36.7    21.5
    2002 09 23    02 08.50   -17 32.2    0.372    1.322   143.7    26.7    21.6
    2002 10 03    01 47.77   -15 13.5    0.426    1.395   153.8    18.4    21.7
    2002 10 13    01 29.80   -12 43.5    0.495    1.471   159.2    14.0    22.0
    
    Timothy B. Spahr             (C) Copyright 2002 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2002-L40
    

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