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    M.P.E.C. 2014-Q83                                Issued 2014 Aug. 29, 13:35 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 https://www.minorplanetcenter.net/    ISSN 1523-6714
    
                                       2002 QQ40
    
                               Revision to MPEC 2002-Q56
    
    Additional Observations:
         K02Q40Q  C2014 08 27.34179 20 36 06.252-22 44 15.03         21.4 wLEQ083F51
         K02Q40Q  C2014 08 27.35320 20 36 03.316-22 44 27.22         21.6 wLEQ083F51
         K02Q40Q  C2014 08 27.36460 20 36 00.405-22 44 39.35         21.5 wLEQ083F51
         K02Q40Q KC2014 08 29.20978 20 28 22.88 -23 16 07.1          20.7 RoEQ083291
         K02Q40Q KC2014 08 29.21355 20 28 21.90 -23 16 11.2          20.7 RoEQ083291
         K02Q40Q KC2014 08 29.21730 20 28 20.92 -23 16 14.2          20.8 RoEQ083291
    
    Observer details:
    291 LPL/Spacewatch II.  Observer R. S. McMillan.  1.8-m f/2.7 reflector + CCD.
    F51 Pan-STARRS 1, Haleakala.  Observers N. Primak, A. Schultz, T. Goggia,
        M. Willman.  Measurers B. Bolin, K. Chambers, S. Chastel, L. Denneau,
        H. Flewelling, M. Huber, E. Magnier, E. Schunova, R. Wainscoat, C. Waters.
        1.8-m Ritchey-Chretien + CCD.
    
    First and last observations above in comparison with prediction:
    Residuals in seconds of arc (or two decimals in degrees), reference and Delta-T
    140827 F51 3.32+ 0.45+    140829 291 3.17+ 0.35+    MPO 66279   -3.1 day
    
    Orbital elements:
    2002 QQ40                                           PHA, Earth MOID = 0.0280 AU
    Epoch 2014 Dec. 9.0 TT = JDT 2457000.5                  MPC
    M   4.53902              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.73604989     Peri.  356.56696     -0.18382685     -0.98252722
    a   1.2148739      Node   104.02426     +0.90256034     -0.18045136
    e   0.5640895      Incl.    1.71994     +0.38934884     -0.04558033
    P   1.34           H   21.3           G   0.15           U   5
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    020820 644  0.3-  0.1+    020902 649  0.2-  0.7-    020905 176  1.6-  0.2+
    020820 644  0.2+  0.3-    020902 649  0.0   1.0-    020905 176 (2.1-  0.3+)
    020820 644  0.3+  0.1+    020902 649  0.6-  0.3-    020907 649  0.3+  0.4+
    020830 644  0.2+  0.1+    020902 246  1.2-  0.5-    020907 649  0.7+  0.5-
    020830 644  0.1+  0.1+    020902 246  0.1-  0.4-    020907 649  0.0   0.4+
    020830 644  0.2+  0.1+    020902 246  0.6-  0.4+    020907 246  0.2+  0.3+
    020830 246 (2.3-  2.2+)   020902 246  0.2-  0.3+    020907 246  0.6+  0.3-
    020830 246 (1.0+  1.6+)   020902 246  0.1-  0.1+    020907 246  0.5+  0.1+
    020830 246  0.3-  1.1+    020902 246  0.7+  0.2+    020907 246  0.3+  0.0
    020830 246  0.6-  0.4+    020902 246  0.8-  0.3+    020907 246  0.7+  0.2+
    020830 246  0.4-  0.6+    020902 246  0.5+  0.7-    020907 246  0.4+  0.2+
    020830 246  0.1+  0.9+    020903 658  0.1+  0.7+    020907 246  1.0+  0.1+
    020830 246  0.5-  0.6+    020903 658 (1.2+  0.4-)   020907 246  0.9+  0.1+
    020830 246  0.5+  0.3+    020903 658 (2.8-  1.0+)   020907 246  0.5-  0.6-
    020830 176  0.6+  0.5-    020903 246  0.7+  0.3+    020909 644  1.8-  0.1+
    020830 176  0.5+  0.5-    020903 246  0.0   0.2+    020909 670 (2.4-  0.7-)
    020830 176  0.4+  0.4-    020903 246  0.6-  0.5-    020909 670  0.1+  1.2-
    020830 176  0.3+  0.4-    020903 246  0.9+  1.3+    140827 F51  0.0   0.1+
    020831 644  0.2+  0.2-    020904 649  0.1+  0.2-    140827 F51  0.2-  0.1-
    020831 644  0.4-  0.6-    020904 649  0.6-  0.1+    140827 F51  0.0   0.3-
    020831 673 (3.4-  0.0 )   020904 649  0.9-  0.0     140829 291  0.3+  0.0
    020831 673 (3.0-  1.2+)   020905 176  0.4-  0.1-    140829 291  0.2+  0.3-
    020831 673 (2.4-  0.8+)   020905 176  1.0-  0.0     140829 291  0.0   0.4+
    
    Ephemeris:
    2002 QQ40                a,e,i = 1.21, 0.56, 2                   q = 0.5296
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2014 07 30    22 03 05.0 -14 28 19   0.5724  1.5624   158.7    13.6    21.8
    ...
    2014 08 14    21 25 58.4 -18 32 24   0.4553  1.4674   175.6     3.0    20.7
    ...
    2014 08 22    20 57 30.1 -21 05 58   0.4145  1.4113   161.8    12.9    20.9
    ...
    2014 08 28    20 33 23.5 -22 55 22   0.3942  1.3666   150.3    21.5    21.0
    2014 08 29    20 29 15.1 -23 12 18   0.3916  1.3590   148.3    23.0    21.0
    2014 08 30    20 25 05.9 -23 28 46   0.3893  1.3512   146.4    24.4    21.0
    ...
    2014 09 05    20 00 15.7 -24 55 58   0.3793  1.3036   134.8    33.3    21.2
    ...
    2014 09 13    19 29 07.3 -26 18 39   0.3747  1.2364   119.9    44.9    21.3
    ...
    2014 09 28    18 41 59.1 -27 28 06   0.3775  1.0996    94.7    65.3    21.7
    
    A. U. Tomatic                (C) Copyright 2014 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2014-Q83
    

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