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    M.P.E.C. 2003-A19                                Issued 2003 Jan. 4, 13:59 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
    
                                       2003 AZ2
    
    Observations:
         K03A02Z* C2003 01 02.37661 08 08 01.63 +00 25 53.4          19.0        704
         K03A02Z  C2003 01 02.39163 08 08 00.27 +00 26 11.0          19.6        704
         K03A02Z  C2003 01 02.40654 08 07 58.77 +00 26 29.7          19.6        704
         K03A02Z  C2003 01 02.42142 08 07 57.38 +00 26 47.1          19.8        704
         K03A02Z  C2003 01 03.27515 08 06 38.49 +00 44 09.9          19.0 R      649
         K03A02Z  C2003 01 03.27972 08 06 38.03 +00 44 15.2          19.2 R      649
         K03A02Z  C2003 01 03.28429 08 06 37.61 +00 44 21.1          19.1 R      649
         K03A02Z  C2003 01 03.28546 08 06 37.65 +00 44 23.9          19.7 R      651
         K03A02Z  C2003 01 03.28719 08 06 37.53 +00 44 25.6          19.7 R      651
         K03A02Z  C2003 01 03.28885 08 06 37.35 +00 44 28.0          19.7 R      651
         K03A02Z  C2003 01 03.29134 08 06 37.19 +00 44 30.4          19.2 R      858
         K03A02Z  C2003 01 03.29904 08 06 36.35 +00 44 39.2          18.9 R      858
         K03A02Z  C2003 01 03.99992 08 05 29.99 +00 59 14.7          19.6 R      966
         K03A02Z  C2003 01 04.03343 08 05 26.73 +00 59 57.0          19.6 R      966
         K03A02Z  C2003 01 04.26117 08 05 05.18 +01 04 47.9          19.7 R      858
         K03A02Z  C2003 01 04.26887 08 05 04.44 +01 04 57.6          20.0 R      858
         K03A02Z  C2003 01 04.27533 08 05 03.85 +01 05 05.3          19.5 R      858
         K03A02Z  C2003 01 04.32373 08 04 58.96 +01 06 07.9          18.9 R      448
         K03A02Z  C2003 01 04.33187 08 04 58.15 +01 06 18.3          19.2 R      448
         K03A02Z  C2003 01 04.34291 08 04 57.08 +01 06 32.1          19.2 R      448
         K03A02Z  C2003 01 04.36130 08 04 55.33 +01 06 55.7          19.6 R      926
         K03A02Z  C2003 01 04.36406 08 04 55.03 +01 06 58.7          19.2 R      926
         K03A02Z  C2003 01 04.36689 08 04 54.72 +01 07 03.5          19.0 R      926
    
    Observer details:
    448 Desert Moon Observatory.  Observer B. Stevens.  0.3-m Schmidt-Cassegrain
        + CCD.
    649 Powell Observatory, Louisburg.  Observer R. Fredrick.  0.75-m Newtonian
        + CCD.
    651 Grasslands Observatory, Tucson.  Observer J. E. McGaha.  0.62-m f/5.1
        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.
    858 Tebbutt Observatory, Edgewood.  Observer F. B. Zoltowski.  0.3 m f/3.3
        Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    926 Tenagra II Observatory.  Observers P. R. Holvorcem, M. Schwartz.  0.81-m
        f/7 Ritchey-Chretien + CCD.
    966 Church Stretton.  Observer S. P. Laurie.  0.35-m Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2003 AZ2
    Epoch 2003 Jan. 1.0 TT = JDT 2452640.5                  MPC
    M 157.70873              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.57503603     Peri.  173.61886     +0.55631561     +0.75189794
    a   1.4322077      Node   129.52659     -0.78124260     +0.61832443
    e   0.2406559      Incl.   27.30110     -0.28314827     -0.22874524
    P   1.71           H   18.1           G   0.15
    From 23 observations 2003 Jan. 2-4.
    
    Ephemeris:
    2003 AZ2                 a,e,i = 1.43, 0.24, 27                  q = 1.0875
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2003 01 01    08 10.10   -00 01.1    0.843    1.760   148.8    16.8    19.9
    2003 01 11    07 53.67   +03 40.2    0.809    1.768   160.7    10.6    19.5
    2003 01 21    07 35.51   +08 05.1    0.803    1.773   165.3     8.1    19.4
    2003 01 31    07 18.36   +12 43.3    0.828    1.776   156.8    12.6    19.7
    2003 02 10    07 04.75   +17 04.3    0.879    1.777   144.4    18.9    20.0
    2003 02 20    06 56.21   +20 49.9    0.953    1.775   132.2    24.4    20.4
    2003 03 02    06 53.09   +23 55.2    1.043    1.772   121.2    28.6    20.7
    2003 03 12    06 55.11   +26 23.2    1.143    1.766   111.3    31.6    21.0
    2003 03 22    07 01.61   +28 18.8    1.247    1.758   102.6    33.6    21.2
    2003 04 01    07 11.86   +29 46.9    1.352    1.747    94.8    34.7    21.4
    2003 04 11    07 25.23   +30 50.9    1.456    1.735    87.8    35.2    21.6
    2003 04 21    07 41.14   +31 33.3    1.555    1.720    81.4    35.3    21.7
    2003 05 01    07 59.11   +31 55.8    1.648    1.703    75.5    34.9    21.8
    2003 05 11    08 18.76   +31 59.3    1.733    1.684    70.2    34.3    21.8
    2003 05 21    08 39.76   +31 44.5    1.810    1.663    65.2    33.5    21.9
    2003 05 31    09 01.84   +31 11.8    1.877    1.640    60.7    32.6    21.9
    
    Brian G. Marsden             (C) Copyright 2003 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2003-A19
    

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