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    M.P.E.C. 2010-X35                                Issued 2010 Dec. 3, 12:16 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.
    
                 Prepared using the Tamkin Foundation Computer Network
    
                                  MPC@CFA.HARVARD.EDU
           URL https://www.minorplanetcenter.org/iau/mpc.html  ISSN 1523-6714
    
                                       2002 AQ2
    
                               Revision to MPEC 2002-A47
    
    Additional Observations:
         K02A02Q  C2010 12 02.52117 12 35 42.32 -00 57 32.3          20.5 VrEX035G96
         K02A02Q  C2010 12 02.52675 12 35 43.47 -00 57 44.7          21.8 VrEX035G96
         K02A02Q  C2010 12 02.53248 12 35 44.62 -00 57 57.4          20.7 VrEX035G96
         K02A02Q  C2010 12 02.53803 12 35 45.78 -00 58 09.8          21.0 VrEX035G96
         K02A02Q  C2010 12 03.46811 12 38 55.16 -01 32 18.8          20.4 RoEX035H01
         K02A02Q  C2010 12 03.47591 12 38 56.72 -01 32 36.0          20.5 RoEX035H01
         K02A02Q  C2010 12 03.48313 12 38 58.18 -01 32 52.0          19.9 RoEX035H01
         K02A02Q  C2010 12 03.49452 12 39 00.48 -01 33 16.9          20.2 RoEX035H01
    
    Observer details:
    G96 Mt. Lemmon Survey.  Observer A. Boattini.  Measurers J. D. Ahern,
        E. C. Beshore, A. Boattini, G. J. Garradd, A. R. Gibbs, A. D. Grauer,
        R. E. Hill, R. A. Kowalski, S. M. Larson, R. H. McNaught.  1.5-m reflector
        + CCD.
    H01 Magdalena Ridge Observatory, Socorro.  Observer W. H. Ryan.  2.4-m f/8.9
        reflector + CCD.
    
    First and last observations above in comparison with prediction:
    Residuals in seconds of arc (or two decimals in degrees), reference and Delta-T
    101202 G96 0.08- 0.09+    101203 H01 0.08- 0.09+    MPO 30603   +0.19 day
    
    Orbital elements:
    2002 AQ2                                                 Earth MOID = 0.0747 AU
    Epoch 2010 July 23.0 TT = JDT 2455400.5                 MPC
    M 331.29259              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.22705587     Peri.  159.48168     -0.58208613     -0.80517705
    a   2.6610164      Node   325.83040     +0.71504000     -0.44044601
    e   0.6074687      Incl.   11.65130     +0.38716087     -0.39711111
    P   4.34           H   18.6           G   0.15           U   0
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    011223 704  0.3-  0.1-    020204 046  0.3-  1.0+    020303 240  0.1-  0.6-
    011223 704  0.3-  0.2-    020204 046  0.5-  0.0     020303 198  0.7-  0.1-
    011223 704  0.2+  0.1-    020206 670  0.6+  0.6-    020303 198  0.4-  0.2+
    011223 704  0.0   0.1-    020206 670  0.1+  0.3+    020303 198  0.1-  0.5+
    011223 704  0.4+  0.1+    020206 670  0.9+  0.1-    020303 587  0.1+  0.5+
    020106 704  0.5-  0.7+    020208 670  0.2+  0.3-    020303 587 (3.1-  0.3-)
    020106 704  0.1+  0.1-    020208 670  0.6+  0.3-    020303 587  1.1-  0.5+
    020106 704  0.6+  0.6+    020210 704  0.8-  0.6-    020305 118  0.3+  0.5-
    020108 704  0.1-  0.4+    020210 704  0.5+  0.3-    020305 118  0.0   0.0
    020108 704  0.3-  0.0     020210 704  0.8-  0.5-    020305 118  0.5+  0.1-
    020108 704  1.2-  0.4-    020210 704  1.0-  0.6-    020308 113  0.4-  0.2-
    020108 704  0.5-  0.2+    020210 704  0.0   0.7-    020308 113  0.2-  0.0
    020108 704  0.6+  1.7-    020212 670  0.1-  0.8-    020308 113  0.3-  0.2-
    020108 704  0.1+  0.4+    020212 670  0.2+  0.4+    020309 670  0.9+  0.2+
    020108 704  0.9-  1.6-    020214 670  0.6-  1.1+    020309 670  0.2+  1.8+
    020108 704  0.2-  0.4+    020214 670  0.6+  1.4-    020309 670  1.0+  1.0+
    020108 704  0.5-  0.8-    020216 046  0.0   0.1-    020309 118  0.0   0.2-
    020109 704  0.3+  1.0+    020216 046  0.2+  0.2+    020309 118  0.3+  0.1-
    020109 704  0.5+  1.1+    020216 046  0.1-  0.3+    020309 118  0.1+  0.1-
    020109 704  1.1+  1.4+    020216 046  0.3-  0.0     020309 118  0.0   0.1-
    020109 704  0.6+  0.8+    020216 046  0.2-  0.1+    020310 469  0.3+  1.1+
    020115 649  0.1-  0.2+    020216 611  0.9-  0.4+    020310 469  1.0+  0.3-
    020115 649  0.1-  0.2+    020216 611  1.2+  0.6+    020310 469  0.5+  0.6-
    020118 046  0.1+  0.0     020216 611  1.9+  1.5-    020310 469  1.1+  0.4-
    020118 046  0.0   0.1-    020216 611  0.7-  0.0     020310 469  1.6+  0.2-
    020118 046  0.4-  0.0     020217 198  1.0+  0.1-    020312 333  0.0   0.8+
    020118 046  0.2-  0.3-    020217 198  1.1+  0.3-    020312 333  0.4+  1.2+
    020122 046  0.1+  0.1+    020217 198  0.6+  0.3-    020312 333  0.4+  0.8+
    020122 046  0.2-  0.3+    020217 198  0.2+  0.1-    020313 240  0.1+  1.4-
    020122 046  0.2-  0.7+    020220 670  0.2-  0.3+    020313 240 (2.8+  0.4-)
    020122 046  0.7-  0.2+    020220 670  1.1-  0.8-    020313 240  0.2+  0.5-
    020201 118  0.2-  0.0     020220 670  1.0-  0.6+    020317 704  0.3+  0.8-
    020201 118  0.7+  0.6+    020224 670  0.2-  0.2+    020317 704  0.7+  0.4-
    020201 118  0.1-  0.4+    020224 670  0.2-  0.1-    020317 704  0.3+  0.4-
    020202 106  0.1-  0.1+    020224 670  1.3-  0.6-    020317 704  0.2+  0.2-
    020202 106  0.3+  0.5-    020228 046  0.6-  0.3+    020318 246  0.0   0.1+
    020202 215  0.1-  0.9+    020228 046  0.7-  1.2+    020318 246  0.4-  0.5-
    020202 215  0.7+  0.4-    020228 046  0.5-  0.1+    020318 246  0.8-  0.0
    020202 201  0.7-  0.1+    020228 046  0.6-  0.3+    020318 246  0.1-  0.3-
    020202 201  0.9-  0.4+    020228 046  0.2+  0.1-    020331 246  0.1-  0.5+
    020202 201  0.5-  0.3+    020228 151  0.3-  0.2+    020331 246  0.1-  0.5+
    020202 113  0.2+  0.3-    020228 151  0.1-  0.3+    020331 246  0.0   0.8+
    020202 113  0.0   0.2-    020228 151  0.9-  0.3+    020331 246  0.1-  0.7+
    020202 113  0.2+  0.5+    020228 151  1.0-  1.1-    020331 246  0.3-  0.5+
    020202 113  0.3-  0.0     020303 670  0.0   1.1-    020331 246  0.1+  0.6+
    020202 113  0.0   0.4+    020303 670  0.1-  0.7-    020409 422  0.0   0.2+
    020202 113  0.1-  0.0     020303 670  0.2-  0.1-    020409 422  0.4+  0.6-
    020203 670  0.3-  0.2-    020303 185  0.5+  0.9-    020409 422  0.5+  0.0
    020203 670  0.7-  0.4-    020303 185  0.3+  0.5-    101202 G96  0.5-  0.1+
    020203 670  0.5+  1.6+    020303 185  0.2-  0.2-    101202 G96  0.1-  0.0
    020204 118  0.2+  0.4-    020303 185  0.3+  0.7-    101202 G96  0.2-  0.0
    020204 118  1.0+  0.6-    020303 185  0.0   0.0     101202 G96  0.4+  0.1-
    020204 118  0.9+  0.7-    020303 185  0.1-  0.7+    101203 H01  0.2+  0.2+
    020204 046  0.2+  0.5-    020303 185  0.2-  0.6+    101203 H01  0.0   0.1+
    020204 046  0.3-  0.0     020303 240  0.5-  0.0     101203 H01  0.2+  0.0
    020204 046  1.1+  0.5-    020303 240  1.0-  0.2-    101203 H01  0.3+  0.1+
    
    Ephemeris:
    2002 AQ2                 a,e,i = 2.66, 0.61, 12                  q = 1.0445
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2010 11 30    12 27.05   +00 36.2    1.053    1.046    61.6    56.1    20.8
    2010 12 10    13 00.53   -05 25.6    1.077    1.059    61.6    54.9    20.9
    2010 12 20    13 31.97   -10 57.4    1.105    1.089    62.5    53.3    21.0
    2010 12 30    14 01.57   -15 54.7    1.131    1.132    64.3    51.5    21.0
    2011 01 09    14 29.33   -20 16.5    1.154    1.185    66.8    49.7    21.1
    2011 01 19    14 55.07   -24 04.5    1.171    1.248    70.2    47.9    21.2
    2011 01 29    15 18.57   -27 22.3    1.181    1.317    74.3    46.0    21.3
    2011 02 08    15 39.43   -30 14.2    1.182    1.392    79.3    44.1    21.4
    2011 02 18    15 57.17   -32 44.9    1.176    1.469    85.0    42.1    21.4
    2011 02 28    16 11.25   -34 58.5    1.164    1.548    91.5    39.8    21.5
    2011 03 10    16 21.00   -36 58.1    1.146    1.628    98.9    37.1    21.5
    2011 03 20    16 25.75   -38 44.8    1.127    1.709   107.1    33.8    21.4
    2011 03 30    16 24.96   -40 16.5    1.108    1.789   116.2    30.1    21.4
    2011 04 09    16 18.30   -41 27.6    1.096    1.869   126.0    25.7    21.3
    2011 04 19    16 06.24   -42 09.1    1.095    1.948   136.3    20.9    21.3
    2011 04 29    15 50.22   -42 12.5    1.110    2.026   146.3    16.0    21.2
    2011 05 09    15 32.56   -41 34.1    1.146    2.103   154.7    11.8    21.2
    2011 05 19    15 15.96   -40 19.7    1.205    2.178   158.6     9.8    21.3
    2011 05 29    15 02.42   -38 42.4    1.289    2.252   155.9    10.6    21.6
    2011 06 08    14 52.95   -36 57.6    1.396    2.325   148.8    13.1    21.9
    
    Carl W. Hergenrother         (C) Copyright 2010 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2010-X35
    

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