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    M.P.E.C. 2005-L20                                Issued 2005 June 6, 12:12 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 LR3
    
    Observations:
         K05L03R* C2005 06 04.27264 16 30 32.92 -19 26 20.6          19.7   EL020704
         K05L03R  C2005 06 04.28284 16 30 31.87 -19 26 27.3          20.1   EL020704
         K05L03R  C2005 06 04.29305 16 30 30.66 -19 26 33.7          20.3   EL020704
         K05L03R  C2005 06 05.27898 16 28 38.98 -19 36 24.2          20.4   EL020704
         K05L03R  C2005 06 05.27962 16 28 38.83 -19 36 23.2          20.2   EL020704
         K05L03R  C2005 06 05.28954 16 28 37.73 -19 36 30.3          20.1   EL020704
         K05L03R  C2005 06 05.29020 16 28 37.68 -19 36 30.4          19.8   EL020704
         K05L03R  C2005 06 05.30004 16 28 36.48 -19 36 36.3          19.7   EL020704
         K05L03R  C2005 06 05.30069 16 28 36.50 -19 36 36.4          20.0   EL020704
         K05L03R  C2005 06 05.31050 16 28 35.33 -19 36 41.6          19.7   EL020704
         K05L03R  C2005 06 05.31119 16 28 35.24 -19 36 42.7          19.6   EL020704
         K05L03R  C2005 06 05.47905 16 28 16.47 -19 38 13.0          18.7 R EL020474
         K05L03R  C2005 06 05.48137 16 28 16.23 -19 38 14.2          18.7 R EL020474
         K05L03R  C2005 06 05.48426 16 28 15.90 -19 38 15.9          18.7 R EL020474
         K05L03R  C2005 06 06.20654 16 26 54.75 -19 45 35.7          19.3 R EL020649
         K05L03R  C2005 06 06.21009 16 26 54.35 -19 45 36.8          19.4 R EL020649
         K05L03R  C2005 06 06.21364 16 26 53.89 -19 45 38.6          19.3 R EL020649
         K05L03R  C2005 06 06.21718 16 26 53.49 -19 45 41.5          19.1 R EL020649
         K05L03R  C2005 06 06.29549 16 26 44.58 -19 46 28.1          20.1 R EL020734
         K05L03R  C2005 06 06.29844 16 26 44.21 -19 46 29.0          19.6 R EL020734
         K05L03R  C2005 06 06.30139 16 26 43.87 -19 46 30.3          19.8 R EL020734
    
    Observer details:
    474 Mount John Observatory, Lake Tekapo.  Observer A. C. Gilmore.  Measurer
        P. M. Kilmartin.  1.0-m f/7.7 reflector + CCD.
    649 Powell Observatory, Louisburg.  Observer R. Fredrick.  0.75-m Newtonian
        reflector + CCD.
    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.
    734 Farpoint Observatory.  Observer G. Hug.  0.7-m reflector + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2005 LR3
    Epoch 2005 May 30.0 TT = JDT 2453520.5                  MPC
    M 124.68940              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.46487126     Peri.   26.36724     -0.13958404     -0.90530514
    a   1.6503685      Node    73.91850     +0.81867122     -0.33341740
    e   0.3321318      Incl.   24.67746     +0.55704015     +0.26316430
    P   2.12           H   17.5           G   0.15
    From 21 observations 2005 June 4-6.
    
    Ephemeris:
    2005 LR3                 a,e,i = 1.65, 0.33, 25                  q = 1.1022
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2005 05 30    16 40.64   -18 32.2    1.043    2.055   175.6     2.2    19.4
    2005 06 09    16 21.77   -20 12.6    1.073    2.078   168.8     5.5    19.7
    2005 06 19    16 05.06   -21 42.9    1.131    2.099   155.7    11.5    20.1
    2005 06 29    15 52.12   -23 02.7    1.213    2.118   143.4    16.6    20.4
    2005 07 09    15 43.64   -24 14.5    1.315    2.135   132.2    20.7    20.8
    2005 07 19    15 39.64   -25 21.5    1.431    2.150   122.0    23.6    21.1
    2005 07 29    15 39.70   -26 26.0    1.558    2.163   112.7    25.7    21.3
    2005 08 08    15 43.31   -27 29.1    1.690    2.174   104.2    26.9    21.5
    2005 08 18    15 49.97   -28 31.4    1.825    2.183    96.4    27.4    21.7
    2005 08 28    15 59.21   -29 32.4    1.961    2.190    89.0    27.5    21.9
    2005 09 07    16 10.67   -30 31.5    2.094    2.195    82.1    27.1    22.0
    
    Timothy B. Spahr             (C) Copyright 2005 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2005-L20
    

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