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    M.P.E.C. 2002-X36                                Issued 2002 Dec. 6, 18:33 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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                                  MPC@CFA.HARVARD.EDU
              URL http://cfa-www.harvard.edu/iau/mpc.html  ISSN 1523-6714
    
                                       2002 XT4
    
    Observations:
         K02X04T* C2002 12 02.24320 02 56 20.17 +20 42 01.1          19.3        704
         K02X04T  C2002 12 02.25779 02 56 30.13 +20 45 05.6          19.2        704
         K02X04T  C2002 12 02.27236 02 56 40.05 +20 48 08.6          19.6        704
         K02X04T  C2002 12 02.28694 02 56 49.96 +20 51 11.6          19.4        704
         K02X04T  C2002 12 05.21987 03 27 20.75 +28 44 06.3          19.4        704
         K02X04T  C2002 12 05.22498 03 27 23.10 +28 44 44.6          19.3        704
         K02X04T  C2002 12 05.23576 03 27 28.46 +28 46 01.6          20.0        704
         K02X04T  C2002 12 05.24027 03 27 30.17 +28 46 36.7          19.3        704
         K02X04T  C2002 12 05.25126 03 27 35.44 +28 47 54.0          19.3        704
         K02X04T  C2002 12 05.25556 03 27 37.35 +28 48 26.5          19.3        704
         K02X04T  C2002 12 05.26654 03 27 42.49 +28 49 43.9          19.6        704
         K02X04T  C2002 12 05.27080 03 27 44.39 +28 50 13.8          19.7        704
         K02X04T  C2002 12 05.28208 03 27 49.79 +28 51 34.8          19.5        704
         K02X04T  C2002 12 06.20467 03 35 25.33 +30 33 32.6          18.9 R      734
         K02X04T  C2002 12 06.20943 03 35 27.39 +30 33 59.3          20.1 R      734
         K02X04T  C2002 12 06.21412 03 35 29.22 +30 34 27.4          18.8 R      734
         K02X04T  C2002 12 06.28020 03 35 56.63 +30 41 03.3          18.8 R      649
         K02X04T  C2002 12 06.28110 03 35 57.12 +30 41 09.4          19.3 R      649
         K02X04T  C2002 12 06.28288 03 35 57.82 +30 41 20.3          18.9 R      649
    
    Observer details:
    649 Powell Observatory, Louisburg.  Observer R. Fredrick.  0.75-m Newtonian
        + 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. Evans, P. Hopman.  1.0-m
        f/2.15 reflector + CCD.
    734 Farpoint Observatory.  Observers G. Hug, R. Valentine, B. Leifer.  0.30-m
        Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2002 XT4
    Epoch 2002 Nov. 22.0 TT = JDT 2452600.5                 MPC
    M  14.18826              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.48276476     Peri.  313.02658     +0.93127449     -0.34377052
    a   1.6093321      Node    67.40998     +0.36055584     +0.82221450
    e   0.4224233      Incl.    7.50689     +0.05222360     +0.45363548
    P   2.04           H   24.3           G   0.15
    From 17 observations 2002 Dec. 2-6.
    
    Ephemeris:
    2002 XT4                 a,e,i = 1.61, 0.42, 8                   q = 0.9295
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2002 12 02    02 53.29   +19 49.8    0.049    1.031   156.9    22.0    18.9
    2002 12 04    03 15.95   +25 58.6    0.058    1.041   160.4    18.5    19.2
    2002 12 06    03 33.80   +30 12.5    0.069    1.051   161.5    17.3    19.5
    2002 12 08    03 48.10   +33 11.3    0.080    1.061   161.4    17.2    19.8
    2002 12 10    03 59.74   +35 20.3    0.091    1.071   160.9    17.6    20.2
    2002 12 12    04 09.38   +36 55.4    0.103    1.082   160.1    18.0    20.5
    2002 12 14    04 17.51   +38 06.5    0.115    1.093   159.4    18.5    20.7
    2002 12 16    04 24.47   +39 00.3    0.127    1.104   158.6    19.0    21.0
    2002 12 18    04 30.51   +39 41.1    0.140    1.115   157.8    19.5    21.3
    2002 12 20    04 35.83   +40 11.9    0.153    1.126   157.0    20.0    21.5
    2002 12 22    04 40.58   +40 35.0    0.167    1.138   156.1    20.5    21.7
    2002 12 24    04 44.88   +40 51.8    0.180    1.150   155.3    21.0    21.9
    2002 12 26    04 48.81   +41 03.6    0.194    1.162   154.4    21.5    22.1
    2002 12 28    04 52.47   +41 11.3    0.209    1.174   153.5    22.0    22.3
    2002 12 30    04 55.90   +41 15.6    0.223    1.186   152.5    22.5    22.5
    2003 01 01    04 59.17   +41 17.1    0.238    1.198   151.5    23.1    22.7
    
    Brian G. Marsden             (C) Copyright 2002 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2002-X36
    

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