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    M.P.E.C. 2005-G85                                Issued 2005 Apr. 13, 10:47 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.
    
                      Supported in part by the Brinson Foundation
                 Prepared using the Tamkin Foundation Computer Network
    
                                  MPC@CFA.HARVARD.EDU
              URL http://cfa-www.harvard.edu/iau/mpc.html  ISSN 1523-6714
    
                                      2005 GA120
    
    Observations:
         K05GC0A* C2005 04 11.31865 14 02 55.49 +14 24 06.1          18.8   EG085704
         K05GC0A  C2005 04 11.32981 14 02 54.67 +14 25 10.1          18.9   EG085704
         K05GC0A  C2005 04 11.33957 14 02 53.99 +14 26 05.1          19.4   EG085704
         K05GC0A  C2005 04 11.34999 14 02 53.18 +14 27 04.2          19.6   EG085704
         K05GC0A  C2005 04 11.36005 14 02 52.60 +14 28 00.5          19.2   EG085704
         K05GC0A EC2005 04 11.90153 14 03 12.77 +15 12 39.6                 EG085J95
         K05GC0A EC2005 04 11.91281 14 03 12.54 +15 13 33.4          19.3 R EG085J95
         K05GC0A  C2005 04 12.32403 14 03 11.88 +15 43 40.3          19.5   EG085704
         K05GC0A  C2005 04 12.34669 14 03 10.47 +15 45 07.9          19.4   EG085704
         K05GC0A  C2005 04 12.35674 14 03 09.78 +15 45 46.5          19.7   EG085704
         K05GC0A  C2005 04 12.36774 14 03 09.11 +15 46 27.9          19.5   EG085704
         K05GC0A  C2005 04 13.15071 14 03 31.04 +16 30 08.0          20.4 R EG085G90
         K05GC0A  C2005 04 13.15548 14 03 31.08 +16 30 23.4          19.1 R EG085G90
         K05GC0A  C2005 04 13.16024 14 03 30.98 +16 30 39.6          19.7 R EG085G90
         K05GC0A  C2005 04 13.23453 14 03 28.26 +16 34 34.4          19.4 R EG085854
         K05GC0A  C2005 04 13.23837 14 03 28.17 +16 34 42.7          19.3 R EG085854
    
    Observer details:
    704 Lincoln Laboratory ETS, New Mexico.  Observers M. Blythe, F. Shelly,
        M. Bezpalko, R. Huber, L. Manguso, D. Torres, R. Kracke, M. McCleary,
        H. Stange, A. Milner.  Measurers J. Stuart, R. Sayer, J. Evans, J. Kommers.
        1.0-m f/2.15 reflector + CCD.
    854 Sabino Canyon Observatory, Tucson.  Observer J. E. McGaha.  0.36-m f/10.0
        Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    G90 Three Buttes Observatory, Tucson.  Observer G. R. Jones.  0.40-m
        Ritchey-Chretien + CCD.
    J95 Great Shefford.  Observer P. Birtwhistle.  0.30-m f/6.3 Schmidt-Cassegrain
        + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2005 GA120
    Epoch 2005 Mar. 31.0 TT = JDT 2453460.5                 MPC
    M  32.72611              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.67598497     Peri.  282.62415     -0.49925337     -0.86403165
    a   1.2858136      Node   197.77596     +0.85428368     -0.47837592
    e   0.3858224      Incl.   12.24900     +0.14472548     -0.15686231
    P   1.46           H   25.1           G   0.15
    From 16 observations 2005 Apr. 11-13.
    
    Ephemeris:
    2005 GA120               a,e,i = 1.29, 0.39, 12                  q = 0.7897
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2005 04 10    14 02.24   +11 32.3    0.0251   1.025   157.2    22.2    18.2
    2005 04 12    14 03.12   +15 22.4    0.0390   1.038   153.9    25.1    19.3
    2005 04 14    14 03.46   +17 08.0    0.0530   1.050   152.2    26.4    20.0
    2005 04 16    14 03.60   +18 05.7    0.0672   1.063   151.1    27.2    20.6
    2005 04 18    14 03.64   +18 39.5    0.0814   1.075   150.2    27.7    21.0
    2005 04 20    14 03.64   +18 59.3    0.0958   1.088   149.4    28.0    21.4
    2005 04 22    14 03.62   +19 09.9    0.110    1.101   148.7    28.3    21.8
    2005 04 24    14 03.60   +19 14.2    0.125    1.114   148.0    28.6    22.1
    2005 04 26    14 03.59   +19 13.6    0.140    1.126   147.2    28.9    22.4
    2005 04 28    14 03.61   +19 09.1    0.155    1.139   146.5    29.2    22.6
    2005 04 30    14 03.65   +19 01.6    0.170    1.151   145.7    29.6    22.8
    
    Timothy B. Spahr             (C) Copyright 2005 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2005-G85
    

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