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    M.P.E.C. 2002-O26                                Issued 2002 July 20, 16:07 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 OS4
    
    Observations:
         K02O04S  C2002 07 09.31642 21 10 35.13 -04 16 05.0          19.3        704
         K02O04S  C2002 07 09.32963 21 10 34.20 -04 15 32.6          19.4        704
         K02O04S  C2002 07 09.34280 21 10 33.24 -04 15 00.1          20.0        704
         K02O04S  C2002 07 09.35599 21 10 32.36 -04 14 28.0          19.8        704
         K02O04S  C2002 07 09.36917 21 10 31.37 -04 13 55.8          19.5        704
         K02O04S* C2002 07 19.30700 20 56 13.89 +03 19 24.0          18.0        644
         K02O04S  C2002 07 19.32911 20 56 11.44 +03 20 31.6          18.5        644
         K02O04S  C2002 07 19.35861 20 56 08.08 +03 22 00.4          18.4        644
         K02O04S  C2002 07 19.88222 20 55 11.18 +03 48 22.8          18.4 V      611
         K02O04S  C2002 07 19.89895 20 55 09.40 +03 49 12.5                      611
         K02O04S  C2002 07 19.90441 20 55 08.69 +03 49 28.3                      611
         K02O04S  C2002 07 19.91457 20 55 07.54 +03 50 01.2          18.7 R      468
         K02O04S  C2002 07 19.91728 20 55 07.18 +03 50 10.1          18.3 R      468
         K02O04S  C2002 07 19.92225 20 55 06.68 +03 50 24.4          18.7 R      468
         K02O04S  C2002 07 19.93438 20 55 05.16 +03 50 59.9                      557
         K02O04S  C2002 07 19.93910 20 55 04.57 +03 51 14.3                      557
         K02O04S  C2002 07 19.94068 20 55 04.45 +03 51 19.0                      557
         K02O04S  C2002 07 19.94383 20 55 04.03 +03 51 27.6                      557
         K02O04S  C2002 07 19.94539 20 55 03.89 +03 51 32.6                      557
         K02O04S  C2002 07 19.94697 20 55 03.67 +03 51 38.0                      557
         K02O04S  C2002 07 19.94855 20 55 03.53 +03 51 42.8                      557
         K02O04S  C2002 07 19.95012 20 55 03.34 +03 51 47.6                      557
         K02O04S  C2002 07 19.95647 20 55 02.65 +03 52 04.8          18.4 R      636
         K02O04S  C2002 07 19.95900 20 55 02.46 +03 52 11.2          18.3 R      636
         K02O04S  C2002 07 19.96154 20 55 02.11 +03 52 20.2          18.2 R      636
         K02O04S  C2002 07 19.97193 20 55 00.83 +03 52 54.2                      046
         K02O04S  C2002 07 19.97346 20 55 00.64 +03 52 58.9          18.1 R      046
         K02O04S  C2002 07 19.97453 20 55 00.45 +03 53 02.7                      046
         K02O04S  C2002 07 19.97758 20 55 00.17 +03 53 11.9                      046
         K02O04S  C2002 07 19.97851 20 55 00.05 +03 53 14.3                      046
         K02O04S  C2002 07 19.97988 20 54 59.93 +03 53 18.9                      046
         K02O04S  C2002 07 20.02461 20 54 54.79 +03 55 35.8          18.5 V      151
         K02O04S  C2002 07 20.02575 20 54 54.64 +03 55 39.2          18.7 V      151
         K02O04S  C2002 07 20.02804 20 54 54.38 +03 55 45.8          18.5 V      151
         K02O04S  C2002 07 20.02946 20 54 54.18 +03 55 50.0          18.8 V      151
         K02O04S  C2002 07 20.03789 20 54 53.36 +03 56 15.2          18.4 R      946
         K02O04S  C2002 07 20.04128 20 54 53.00 +03 56 26.4          18.2 R      946
         K02O04S  C2002 07 20.04637 20 54 52.37 +03 56 41.6          18.4 R      946
         K02O04S  C2002 07 20.05128 20 54 51.79 +03 56 58.5          18.1 R      176
         K02O04S  C2002 07 20.05405 20 54 51.46 +03 57 06.9          17.8 R      176
         K02O04S  C2002 07 20.05684 20 54 51.13 +03 57 15.3          17.9 R      176
         K02O04S  C2002 07 20.05962 20 54 50.80 +03 57 23.7          17.8 R      176
         K02O04S  C2002 07 20.09630 20 54 46.46 +03 59 14.0                      620
         K02O04S  C2002 07 20.09912 20 54 46.09 +03 59 24.2                      620
         K02O04S  C2002 07 20.11403 20 54 44.28 +04 00 10.7                      620
    
    Observer details:
    046 Klet.  Observers J. Ticha, M. Tichy.  0.57-m f/5.2 reflector + CCD.
    151 Eschenberg Observatory, Winterthur.  Observer M. Griesser.  0.40-m f/5.8
        Hypergraph + CCD.
    176 Observatori Astronomic de Consell.  Observers A. Lopez, R. Pacheco.  0.2-m
        f/3.3 Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    468 Campo Catino.  Observers F. Mallia, M. Di Sora, G. Masi.  Measurer
        G. Masi.  0.80-m f/8 Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    557 Ondrejov.  Observer P. Kusnirak.  0.65-m f/3.6 reflector + CCD.
    611 Starkenburg.  Observers M. Busch, F. Hormuth.  0.45-m f/4.4 reflector
        + CCD.
    620 Observatorio Astronomico de Mallorca.  Observers M. Blasco.  S. Sanchez,
        J. Rodriguez.  0.40-m f/2.0 Schmidt + CCD.
    636 Essen.  Observers A. Knoefel, T. Payer.  0.32-m f/5.7 reflector + CCD.
    644 Palomar Mountain/NEAT.  Observers E. F. Helin, S. Pravdo, K. Lawrence,
        K. Kuluhiwa, M. Hicks, R. Thicksten.  1.2-m Schmidt + 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.
    946 Ametlla de Mar.  Observer J. Nomen.  0.40-m f/2.0 Schmidt + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2002 OS4
    Epoch 2002 July 5.0 TT = JDT 2452460.5                  MPC
    M 316.65418              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.37225603     Peri.  102.08455     +0.75243234     -0.50490723
    a   1.9138514      Node   289.64510     +0.27569068     +0.82463526
    e   0.4509972      Incl.   26.68754     +0.59819748     +0.25503997
    P   2.65           H   18.1           G   0.15
    From 45 observations 2002 July 9-20.
    
    Ephemeris:
    2002 OS4                 a,e,i = 1.91, 0.45, 27                  q = 1.0507
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2002 07 15    21 03.30   -00 08.3    0.549    1.516   149.9    19.7    18.7
    2002 07 25    20 44.76   +08 17.9    0.479    1.453   151.1    19.7    18.3
    2002 08 04    20 19.07   +17 39.6    0.437    1.391   143.9    25.5    18.2
    2002 08 14    19 48.34   +26 38.6    0.422    1.331   131.6    34.7    18.3
    2002 08 24    19 16.74   +34 03.3    0.428    1.273   118.7    44.2    18.5
    2002 09 03    18 48.43   +39 35.6    0.445    1.218   107.4    52.2    18.7
    2002 09 13    18 25.95   +43 40.4    0.465    1.169    98.5    58.4    18.9
    2002 09 23    18 09.64   +46 56.6    0.482    1.126    91.7    63.0    19.0
    2002 10 03    17 58.46   +49 53.3    0.491    1.092    87.0    66.3    19.1
    2002 10 13    17 51.30   +52 51.0    0.491    1.067    84.2    68.5    19.1
    2002 10 23    17 47.14   +56 06.1    0.479    1.053    83.3    69.8    19.1
    2002 11 02    17 45.72   +59 53.2    0.457    1.051    84.4    69.9    19.0
    2002 11 12    17 48.21   +64 35.5    0.426    1.062    87.7    68.7    18.8
    2002 11 22    17 58.9    +70 49.2    0.387    1.083    93.6    65.5    18.5
    2002 12 02    18 42.5    +79 18.4    0.347    1.115   102.8    59.6    18.2
    2002 12 12    01 21.8    +84 39.2    0.313    1.156   115.8    50.1    17.8
    2002 12 22    04 19.09   +69 47.2    0.301    1.204   131.3    37.9    17.4
    2003 01 01    04 48.98   +51 53.9    0.321    1.257   143.7    27.6    17.4
    2003 01 11    05 04.51   +36 36.6    0.379    1.314   145.7    24.9    17.7
    2003 01 21    05 17.13   +25 44.5    0.466    1.374   139.8    27.5    18.4
    2003 01 31    05 29.35   +18 35.2    0.576    1.435   131.9    30.7    19.0
    2003 02 10    05 42.03   +13 56.9    0.701    1.498   124.3    33.0    19.6
    2003 02 20    05 55.41   +10 53.8    0.837    1.561   117.2    34.3    20.1
    2003 03 02    06 09.46   +08 49.7    0.982    1.623   110.7    34.8    20.5
    2003 03 12    06 24.18   +07 21.6    1.133    1.685   104.7    34.8    20.9
    2003 03 22    06 39.46   +06 14.6    1.288    1.746    98.9    34.3    21.3
    2003 04 01    06 55.18   +05 19.2    1.445    1.806    93.4    33.5    21.6
    2003 04 11    07 11.27   +04 29.2    1.605    1.864    88.1    32.5    21.9
    2003 04 21    07 27.62   +03 40.3    1.764    1.921    83.0    31.3    22.1
    
    Timothy B. Spahr             (C) Copyright 2002 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2002-O26
    

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