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    M.P.E.C. 2020-G82                                Issued 2020 April 10, 12:41 UT
    
         The Minor Planet Electronic Circulars contain information on unusual
             minor planets and routine data on comets.  They are published
        on behalf of Division F 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.net/    ISSN 1523-6714
    
                                    2020 GC2                                 
    
    
    Observations:
         K20G02C* C2020 04 02.59459616 14 12.945-20 10 05.88         21.63wUEG082F51
         K20G02C  C2020 04 02.60424016 14 13.687-20 10 20.05         21.14wUEG082F51
         K20G02C  C2020 04 02.61388716 14 14.437-20 10 34.40         21.75wUEG082F51
         K20G02C  C2020 04 02.62351716 14 15.171-20 10 48.31         21.73wUEG082F51
         K20G02C  C2020 04 03.46757 16 15 27.30 -20 31 38.1                VEG082I52
         K20G02C  C2020 04 03.47091 16 15 27.52 -20 31 43.1          20.6 GVEG082I52
         K20G02C  C2020 04 03.47426 16 15 27.74 -20 31 48.8                VEG082I52
         K20G02C  C2020 04 03.47760 16 15 28.03 -20 31 53.0                VEG082I52
         K20G02C  C2020 04 05.44835 16 18 07.04 -21 20 34.2          21.0 GVEG082I52
         K20G02C  C2020 04 05.45099 16 18 07.19 -21 20 38.6          20.8 GVEG082I52
         K20G02C  C2020 04 05.45363 16 18 07.40 -21 20 41.8          20.8 GVEG082I52
    
    Observer details:
    F51 Pan-STARRS 1, Haleakala.  Observers J. Bulger, T. Lowe, A. Schultz, M. 
       Willman.  Measurers K. Chambers, S. Chastel, T. de Boer, L. Denneau, J. 
       Fairlamb, H. Flewelling, M. Huber, C.-C. Lin, E. Magnier, Y. Ramanjooloo, R. 
       Wainscoat, R. Weryk.  1.8-m Ritchey-Chretien + CCD.
    I52 Steward Observatory, Mt. Lemmon Station.  Observers R. A. Kowalski, D. C. 
       Fuls.  Measurers E. J. Christensen, G. A. Farneth, D. C. Fuls, A. R. Gibbs, 
       A. D. Grauer, H. Groeller, R. A. Kowalski, S. M. Larson, G. J. Leonard, T. 
       A. Pruyne, D. Rankin, R. L. Seaman, F. C. Shelly, K. W. Wierzchos.  1.0-m 
       reflector + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2020 GC2                                                 Earth MOID = 0.2426 AU
    Epoch 2020 May 31.0 TT = JDT 2459000.5                  Bell
    M  31.59988              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.42144803     Peri.  164.24713     -0.97481917     +0.21501267
    a   1.7618680      Node    28.37777     -0.21567143     -0.84162755
    e   0.2953383      Incl.    7.14750     -0.05668711     -0.49541157
    P   2.34           H   21.6           G   0.15           U   8
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    200402 F51  0.2-  0.1+    200403 I52  0.4+  0.3+    200405 I52  0.1+  0.1+
    200402 F51  0.1-  0.1+    200403 I52  0.0   0.2+    200405 I52  0.3-  0.4-
    200402 F51  0.1+  0.2-    200403 I52  0.4-  0.5-    200405 I52  0.1+  0.3+
    200402 F51  0.1+  0.0     200403 I52  0.2+  0.2+
    
    Ephemeris:
    2020 GC2                 a,e,i = 1.76, 0.30, 7                   q = 1.2415
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r    Elong.  Phase     V
    2020 03 11    15 30 32.4 -11 19 01   0.4193  1.2425   117.2    45.3    21.9
    ...
    2020 03 26    16 01 51.3 -17 05 35   0.3733  1.2438   123.6    41.9    21.6
    ...
    2020 04 03    16 14 47.8 -20 19 47   0.3545  1.2496   128.0    39.1    21.4
    ...
    2020 04 09    16 22 20.5 -22 48 25   0.3431  1.2563   131.7    36.5    21.3
    2020 04 10    16 23 24.0 -23 13 19   0.3415  1.2576   132.4    36.0    21.2
    2020 04 11    16 24 23.8 -23 38 14   0.3399  1.2589   133.1    35.6    21.2
    ...
    2020 04 17    16 29 02.1 -26 07 12   0.3319  1.2681   137.4    32.4    21.1
    ...
    2020 04 25    16 31 24.6 -29 19 58   0.3257  1.2831   143.7    27.7    20.9
    ...
    2020 05 10    16 24 42.0 -34 29 20   0.3307  1.3188   156.0    18.1    20.7
    
    A. U. Tomatic                (C) Copyright 2020 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2020-G82
    


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