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    M.P.E.C. 2002-X63                                Issued 2002 Dec. 10, 18:52 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.
    
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                                  MPC@CFA.HARVARD.EDU
              URL http://cfa-www.harvard.edu/iau/mpc.html  ISSN 1523-6714
    
                                       2002 XP37
    
    Observations:
         K02X37P* C2002 12 07.30444 05 41 59.70 +42 50 06.6          18.6        704
         K02X37P  C2002 12 07.33500 05 41 47.68 +42 48 32.0          18.9        704
         K02X37P  C2002 12 07.35018 05 41 41.75 +42 47 43.7          19.1        704
         K02X37P  C2002 12 07.36546 05 41 35.73 +42 46 56.3          19.2        704
         K02X37P  C2002 12 10.26238 05 22 49.98 +39 55 27.6          17.7 R      649
         K02X37P  C2002 12 10.26418 05 22 49.23 +39 55 20.8          17.6 R      649
         K02X37P  C2002 12 10.26775 05 22 47.72 +39 55 06.1          17.6 R      649
         K02X37P  C2002 12 10.70336 05 19 53.63 +39 24 57.9                      557
         K02X37P  C2002 12 10.70580 05 19 52.81 +39 24 48.7                      557
         K02X37P  C2002 12 10.70662 05 19 52.38 +39 24 44.2                      557
    
    Observer details:
    557 Ondrejov.  Observer P. Kusnirak.  0.65-m f/3.6 reflector + CCD.
    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.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2002 XP37
    Epoch 2002 Nov. 22.0 TT = JDT 2452600.5                 MPC
    M 225.66220              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   1.05377257     Peri.  317.51820     -0.67751469     +0.63475892
    a   0.9563968      Node   265.93010     -0.53404913     -0.77190619
    e   0.3628578      Incl.   21.86969     -0.50573251     -0.03524130
    P   0.94           H   20.3           G   0.15
    From 10 observations 2002 Dec. 7-10.
    
    Ephemeris:
    2002 XP37                a,e,i = 0.96, 0.36, 22                  q = 0.6094
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2002 12 02    06 11.74   +46 24.0    0.259    1.213   148.2    25.4    18.9
    2002 12 07    05 43.87   +43 05.5    0.225    1.196   157.0    18.8    18.4
    2002 12 12    05 10.97   +37 50.7    0.197    1.176   165.2    12.4    17.9
    2002 12 17    04 35.70   +30 11.9    0.177    1.156   164.6    13.1    17.6
    2002 12 22    04 01.39   +20 20.8    0.166    1.133   152.4    23.7    17.8
    2002 12 27    03 30.73   +09 26.5    0.164    1.109   136.9    37.3    18.1
    2003 01 01    03 05.01   -00 57.1    0.172    1.084   121.6    50.6    18.5
    2003 01 06    02 44.20   -09 49.6    0.187    1.057   108.2    62.1    19.0
    2003 01 11    02 27.47   -17 00.1    0.206    1.028    96.8    71.7    19.4
    2003 01 16    02 13.69   -22 44.8    0.227    0.999    87.2    79.6    19.9
    2003 01 21    02 01.68   -27 25.1    0.249    0.968    79.0    86.4    20.2
    2003 01 26    01 50.40   -31 18.4    0.270    0.936    71.8    92.3    20.6
    2003 01 31    01 38.91   -34 36.1    0.291    0.903    65.2    97.7    20.9
    
    Kyle E. Smalley              (C) Copyright 2002 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2002-X63
    

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