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    M.P.E.C. 2020-K118                                 Issued 2020 May 22, 06:07 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.
    
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                                  MPC@CFA.HARVARD.EDU
                URL https://www.minorplanetcenter.net/    ISSN 1523-6714
    
                                    2020 KT2                                 
    
    
    Observations:
         K20K02T  C2020 04 20.48252615 21 39.010+01 53 09.50         22.6 GVEK118F51
         K20K02T  C2020 04 20.49596715 21 38.481+01 53 20.44         23.1 GVEK118F51
         K20K02T  C2020 04 20.50986415 21 37.938+01 53 32.01         23.6 GVEK118F51
         K20K02T  C2020 04 20.52344015 21 37.387+01 53 42.87         22.2 GVEK118F51
         K20K02T  C2020 04 26.49395015 17 18.412+03 17 41.00         22.1 GVEK118F51
         K20K02T  C2020 04 26.50869915 17 17.548+03 17 53.66         22.3 GVEK118F51
         K20K02T  C2020 04 26.53817415 17 15.817+03 18 19.05         22.1 GVEK118F51
         K20K02T  C2020 04 27.44850415 16 27.264+03 31 37.42         22.5 GVEK118F52
         K20K02T  C2020 04 27.45979815 16 26.553+03 31 47.83         22.9 GVEK118F52
         K20K02T  C2020 04 27.48241815 16 25.236+03 32 06.98         21.7 GVEK118F52
         K20K02T  C2020 05 18.45073314 45 36.050+08 44 29.88         21.4 GVEK118F51
         K20K02T  C2020 05 18.46205014 45 34.607+08 44 39.00         21.6 GVEK118F51
         K20K02T  C2020 05 18.47323414 45 33.161+08 44 48.37         20.3 GVEK118F51
         K20K02T* C2020 05 21.29274 14 39 44.09 +09 22 14.1          20.7 GVEK118G96
         K20K02T  C2020 05 21.29797 14 39 43.37 +09 22 18.3          22.0 GVEK118G96
         K20K02T  C2020 05 21.30320 14 39 42.66 +09 22 21.8          21.3 GVEK118G96
         K20K02T  C2020 05 21.30843 14 39 41.95 +09 22 26.0          21.2 GVEK118G96
         K20K02T  C2020 05 21.37832 14 39 32.57 +09 23 19.4          21.5 GVEK118I52
         K20K02T  C2020 05 21.38084 14 39 32.22 +09 23 20.9          20.7 GVEK118I52
         K20K02T  C2020 05 21.38336 14 39 31.90 +09 23 23.5          20.6 GVEK118I52
         K20K02T  C2020 05 21.38588 14 39 31.55 +09 23 25.2          21.9 GVEK118I52
         K20K02T IC2020 05 21.88623314 38 28.32 +09 29 43.8          21.0 GVEK118L01
         K20K02T IC2020 05 21.88937514 38 27.85 +09 29 46.7          20.8 GVEK118L01
         K20K02T KC2020 05 21.89172414 38 27.59 +09 29 48.1          21.0 GVEK118L01
         K20K02T KC2020 05 21.89485214 38 27.15 +09 29 50.2          21.1 GVEK118L01
         K20K02T KC2020 05 21.96245 14 38 18.22 +09 30 41.8          21.3 GqEK118I93
         K20K02T KC2020 05 21.97614 14 38 16.38 +09 30 51.4                qEK118I93
         K20K02T KC2020 05 22.15625214 37 53.44 +09 33 09.3          21.1 VuEK118H21
         K20K02T KC2020 05 22.16212014 37 52.63 +09 33 13.8          21.1 VuEK118H21
         K20K02T  C2020 05 22.17214 14 37 51.79 +09 33 23.7          21.6 GVEK118I52
         K20K02T  C2020 05 22.17550 14 37 51.31 +09 33 26.5          20.5 GVEK118I52
         K20K02T  C2020 05 22.17886 14 37 50.88 +09 33 28.9          20.9 GVEK118I52
         K20K02T  C2020 05 22.18222 14 37 50.41 +09 33 31.7          21.6 GVEK118I52
    
    Observer details:
    F51 Pan-STARRS 1, Haleakala.  Observers J. Bulger, K. Chambers, T. Lowe, A.
        Schultz, M. Willman.  Measurers S. Chastel, M. Huber, Y. Ramanjooloo, R.
        Wainscoat, R. Weryk.  1.8-m Ritchey-Chretien + CCD.
    F52 Pan-STARRS 2, Haleakala.  Observers J. Bulger, K. Chambers, T. Dukes, T.
        Lowe, A. Schultz, M. Willman.  Measurers S. Chastel, M. Huber, Y.
        Ramanjooloo, R. Wainscoat, R. Weryk.  1.8-m Ritchey-Chretien + CCD.
    G96 Mt. Lemmon Survey.  Observer H. Groeller.  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.  1.5-m reflector + 10K CCD.
    H21 Astronomical Research Observatory, Westfield.  Observer R. Holmes.
        Measurers S. Foglia, L. Buzzi, T. Linder, R. Holmes.  0.76-m f/3.0
        astrograph + CCD.
    I52 Steward Observatory, Mt. Lemmon Station.  Observer T. A. Pruyne.
        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.
    I93 St Pardon de Conques.  Observer F. Losse.  0.40-m f/3.7 reflector + CCD.
    L01 Visnjan Observatory, Tican.  Observer K. Korlevic.  1.0-m f/2.9 reflector
        + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2020 KT2                                            PHA, Earth MOID = 0.0402 AU
    Epoch 2020 Apr. 27.0 TT = JDT 2458966.5                 Bell                    
    M 334.04771              (2000.0)            P               Q                  
    n   0.25698666     Peri.  211.37227     +0.73341732     +0.66460658             
    a   2.4501669      Node   106.27226     -0.58881387     +0.72608588             
    e   0.6393644      Incl.    8.55614     -0.33970172     +0.17634452             
    P   3.84           H   21.66          G   0.15           U   7                  
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    200420 F51  0.1+  0.1-    200518 F51  0.2+  0.0-    200521 L01  0.7-  0.6+
    200420 F51  0.1+  0.1-    200518 F51  0.1-  0.2+    200521 L01  0.2+  0.2+
    200420 F51  0.2+  0.2+    200521 G96  0.2+  0.1-    200521 L01  0.1-  0.1-
    200420 F51  0.0+  0.1+    200521 G96  0.0-  0.1+    200521 I93  0.1-  0.2+
    200426 F51  0.0-  0.1+    200521 G96  0.1-  0.4-    200521 I93  0.2+  0.5-
    200426 F51  0.1-  0.1-    200521 G96  0.1-  0.2-    200522 H21  0.3-  0.1-
    200426 F51  0.5-  0.4-    200521 I52  0.0+  0.1+    200522 H21  0.4-  0.0-
    200427 F52  0.0-  0.0+    200521 I52  0.2-  0.3-    200522 I52  0.1+  0.1+
    200427 F52  0.3-  0.5+    200521 I52  0.0+  0.4+    200522 I52  0.2-  0.4+
    200427 F52  0.6+  0.3-    200521 I52  0.2-  0.2+    200522 I52  0.3+  0.2+
    200518 F51  0.2+  0.1+    200521 L01  0.1-  0.1+    200522 I52  0.1+  0.5+
    Ephemeris:
    2020 KT2                 a,e,i = 2.45, 0.64, 9                   q = 0.8836
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r    Elong.  Phase     V
    2020 04 22    15 20 43.4 +02 13 58   0.6627  1.6307   155.2    15.0    22.7
    ...
    2020 05 07    15 05 16.6 +05 55 42   0.5124  1.4946   157.2    15.2    21.9
    ...
    2020 05 15    14 52 14.1 +07 55 45   0.4479  1.4215   151.8    19.6    21.7
    ...
    2020 05 21    14 40 21.7 +09 18 36   0.4060  1.3668   145.7    24.7    21.5
    2020 05 22    14 38 13.6 +09 31 22   0.3995  1.3577   144.5    25.6    21.5
    2020 05 23    14 36 03.0 +09 43 47   0.3932  1.3486   143.4    26.6    21.5
    ...
    2020 05 29    14 22 12.6 +10 49 20   0.3576  1.2944   135.9    33.0    21.4
    ...
    2020 06 06    14 02 01.8 +11 47 41   0.3154  1.2234   125.0    42.8    21.3
    ...
    2020 06 21    13 18 49.7 +11 48 13   0.2451  1.0976   103.0    64.5    21.1
    
    M. P. C. Staff               (C) Copyright 2020 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2020-K118
    


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