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    M.P.E.C. 2002-R74                                Issued 2002 Sept. 14, 14:43 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.
    
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                                      2002 PQ142
    
    Observations:
         K02PE2Q* C2002 08 12.38012 01 45 38.71 +00 35 15.9          19.1        704
         K02PE2Q  C2002 08 12.40974 01 45 41.99 +00 35 00.1          19.2        704
         K02PE2Q  C2002 08 12.43940 01 45 45.30 +00 34 45.1          19.3        704
         K02PE2Q  C2002 09 13.42909 03 18 34.20 -12 24 49.6          17.6        704
         K02PE2Q  C2002 09 13.44422 03 18 38.70 -12 25 37.2          17.7        704
         K02PE2Q  C2002 09 13.46030 03 18 43.48 -12 26 27.8          17.5        704
         K02PE2Q  C2002 09 14.03889 03 21 43.62 -12 57 21.5          17.8 V      151
         K02PE2Q  C2002 09 14.03943 03 21 43.79 -12 57 23.3          17.8 V      151
         K02PE2Q  C2002 09 14.04147 03 21 44.36 -12 57 29.2          17.4 V      151
         K02PE2Q  C2002 09 14.04200 03 21 44.57 -12 57 31.4          17.2 V      151
         K02PE2Q  C2002 09 14.05968 03 21 49.94 -12 58 29.2                      246
         K02PE2Q  C2002 09 14.06031 03 21 50.13 -12 58 31.0                      246
         K02PE2Q  C2002 09 14.06083 03 21 50.30 -12 58 32.9                      246
         K02PE2Q  C2002 09 14.06145 03 21 50.46 -12 58 34.7                      246
         K02PE2Q  C2002 09 14.06196 03 21 50.64 -12 58 36.6                      246
         K02PE2Q  C2002 09 14.06259 03 21 50.83 -12 58 38.7                      246
         K02PE2Q  C2002 09 14.06929 03 21 53.11 -12 58 58.6          17.0 R      620
         K02PE2Q  C2002 09 14.07149 03 21 53.83 -12 59 05.3          17.2 R      620
         K02PE2Q  C2002 09 14.08858 03 21 58.90 -13 00 03.8                      118
         K02PE2Q  C2002 09 14.08972 03 21 59.19 -13 00 07.2          17.2 R      118
         K02PE2Q  C2002 09 14.09076 03 21 59.55 -13 00 10.5                      118
         K02PE2Q  C2002 09 14.09471 03 22 00.74 -13 00 23.3                      118
         K02PE2Q  C2002 09 14.09578 03 22 01.06 -13 00 26.6                      118
         K02PE2Q  C2002 09 14.10664 03 22 04.68 -13 01 00.7          17.1 R      620
         K02PE2Q  C2002 09 14.31639 03 23 12.26 -13 12 24.3          17.2 R      651
         K02PE2Q  C2002 09 14.31792 03 23 12.76 -13 12 29.4          17.2 R      651
         K02PE2Q  C2002 09 14.31939 03 23 13.22 -13 12 34.3          17.2 R      651
    
    Observer details:
    118 Modra.  Observers A. Galad, L. Kornos.  0.6-m f/5.5 reflector + CCD.
    151 Eschenberg Observatory, Winterthur.  Observer M. Griesser.  0.40-m f/5.8
        Hypergraph + CCD.
    246 Klet Observatory-KLENOT.  Observers J. Ticha, M. Tichy, M. Kocer.
        1.06-m KLENOT telescope + CCD.
    620 Observatorio Astronomico de Mallorca.  Observer S. Sanchez.  0.40-m
        f/2.0 Schmidt + CCD.
    651 Grasslands Observatory, Tucson.  Observer J. E. McGaha.  0.62-m f/5.1
        reflector + CCD.
    704 Lincoln Laboratory ETS, New Mexico.  Observers M. Blythe, F. Shelly,
        M. Bezpalko, R. Huber, L. Manguso, S. Adams, D. Torres, T. Brothers,
        S. Partridge.  Measurers J. Stuart, R. Sayer, J. B. Evans, H. Viggh.  1.0-m
        f/2.15 reflector + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2002 PQ142
    Epoch 2002 Nov. 22.0 TT = JDT 2452600.5                 MPC
    M   0.21248              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.44784764     Peri.  332.04089     -0.56095174     -0.81634225
    a   1.6919305      Node   151.42764     +0.80302783     -0.57694959
    e   0.7156712      Incl.   16.71363     +0.20119503     +0.02673011
    P   2.20           H   17.4           G   0.15           U   7
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    020812 704  0.1-  0.7+    020914 151  0.2+  0.2-    020914 118  0.9+  0.4-
    020812 704  0.2-  0.3-    020914 246  0.1+  0.0     020914 118  0.1-  0.1-
    020812 704  0.3+  0.4-    020914 246  0.0   0.3+    020914 118  0.5+  0.0
    020913 704  0.1+  0.0     020914 246  0.1+  0.1+    020914 118  0.0   0.1+
    020913 704  0.1+  0.1+    020914 246  0.4-  0.3+    020914 118  0.2-  0.3+
    020913 704  0.1+  0.1+    020914 246  0.0   0.1+    020914 620  0.8-  0.4-
    020914 151  0.4+  0.5-    020914 246  0.1-  0.0     020914 651  0.1+  0.2+
    020914 151  0.4+  0.5-    020914 620  1.0-  0.3-    020914 651  0.4+  0.1+
    020914 151  0.5-  0.2+    020914 620  0.4-  0.2+    020914 651  0.3+  0.1+
    
    Ephemeris:
    2002 PQ142               a,e,i = 1.69, 0.72, 17                  q = 0.4811
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2002 09 13    03 16.41   -12 02.3    0.407    1.269   121.8    42.4    17.6
    2002 09 23    04 24.72   -23 07.7    0.298    1.148   111.7    54.4    17.1
    2002 10 03    06 36.82   -36 33.8    0.247    1.020    87.4    78.6    17.2
    2002 10 13    09 27.23   -38 21.5    0.279    0.887    59.0   105.4    18.3
    2002 10 23    11 14.05   -30 53.5    0.377    0.752    40.9   120.0    19.5
    
    Timothy B. Spahr             (C) Copyright 2002 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2002-R74
    

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