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    M.P.E.C. 2020-O08                                 Issued 2020 July 17, 08:21 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 NJ1                                 
    
    
    Observations:
         K20N01J* C2020 07 14.41966 22 24 21.50 -07 01 26.0          20.4 GVEO008G96
         K20N01J  C2020 07 14.42441 22 24 20.51 -07 01 21.4          20.5 GVEO008G96
         K20N01J  C2020 07 14.42915 22 24 19.57 -07 01 17.2          20.4 GVEO008G96
         K20N01J  C2020 07 14.43390 22 24 18.66 -07 01 12.0          20.5 GVEO008G96
         K20N01J  C2020 07 14.45042 22 24 15.29 -07 00 56.7          19.9 GVEO008I52
         K20N01J  C2020 07 14.45168 22 24 15.04 -07 00 55.3          20.5 GVEO008I52
         K20N01J  C2020 07 14.45295 22 24 14.81 -07 00 53.9          20.7 GVEO008I52
         K20N01J  C2020 07 14.45421 22 24 14.62 -07 00 52.4          21.1 GVEO008I52
         K20N01J  C2020 07 16.43316 22 17 54.07 -06 28 21.8          20.1 GVEO008I52
         K20N01J  C2020 07 16.43442 22 17 53.82 -06 28 20.2          20.1 GVEO008I52
         K20N01J  C2020 07 16.43568 22 17 53.52 -06 28 19.1          20.2 GVEO008I52
         K20N01J  C2020 07 16.43694 22 17 53.25 -06 28 18.0          20.6 GVEO008I52
         K20N01J  C2020 07 16.98914 22 16 02.18 -06 19 23.6          21.7 VVEO008033
         K20N01J  C2020 07 16.99082 22 16 01.84 -06 19 21.8          21.7 VVEO008033
         K20N01J  C2020 07 16.99250 22 16 01.49 -06 19 20.8          21.7 VVEO008033
         K20N01J KC2020 07 17.02135922 15 55.77 -06 18 48.5          20.2 GUEO008I93
         K20N01J KC2020 07 17.03518222 15 52.73 -06 18 35.0          20.4 GUEO008I93
         K20N01J KC2020 07 17.32042722 14 53.12 -06 13 52.7          20.7 VuEO008H21
         K20N01J KC2020 07 17.32598322 14 51.89 -06 13 47.3          20.8 VuEO008H21
    
    Observer details:
    033 Karl Schwarzschild Observatory, Tautenburg.  Observers S. Melnikov, B.
        Stecklum.  Measurer B. Stecklum.  1.34-m f/3 Schmidt + CCD.
    G96 Mt. Lemmon Survey.  Observer G. J. Leonard.  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.  0.81-m f/4.0
        astrograph + CCD.
    I52 Steward Observatory, Mt. Lemmon Station.  Observers D. C. Fuls, 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.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2020 NJ1                                                 Earth MOID = 0.0820 AU
    Epoch 2020 July 16.0 TT = JDT 2459046.5                 Bell                    
    M 158.24255              (2000.0)            P               Q                  
    n   1.09009232     Peri.  197.65227     -0.68181265     -0.72136576             
    a   0.9350336      Node   295.52867     +0.68635800     -0.57336767             
    e   0.2753057      Incl.    7.73830     +0.25306955     -0.38843398             
    P   0.90           H   22.48          G   0.15           U   9                  
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    200714 G96  0.5+  0.2+    200714 I52  0.2+  0.3-    200716 033  0.3-  0.7-
    200714 G96  0.2-  0.2+    200716 I52  0.0+  0.3-    200717 I93  0.5+  0.3+
    200714 G96  0.2-  0.3-    200716 I52  0.3+  0.0+    200717 I93  0.0+  0.4+
    200714 G96  0.3+  0.2+    200716 I52  0.1-  0.1-    200717 H21  0.0+  0.1+
    200714 I52  1.0-  0.8-    200716 I52  0.0-  0.2-    200717 H21  0.1+  0.0+
    200714 I52  1.0-  0.7-    200716 033  0.8-  0.2-
    200714 I52  0.7-  0.5-    200716 033  0.4-  0.1-
    
    Ephemeris:
    2020 NJ1                 a,e,i = 0.94, 0.28, 8                   q = 0.6776
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r    Elong.  Phase     V
    2020 06 17    23 04 34.9 -14 21 54   0.2930  1.1243   104.2    61.2    22.3
    ...
    2020 07 02    22 52 10.0 -10 23 34   0.2468  1.1595   119.9    49.5    21.6
    ...
    2020 07 10    22 36 31.2 -08 13 37   0.2229  1.1732   130.3    41.4    21.2
    ...
    2020 07 16    22 19 20.6 -06 35 02   0.2071  1.1811   139.2    34.2    20.8
    2020 07 17    22 15 59.2 -06 18 38   0.2047  1.1822   140.8    32.9    20.8
    2020 07 18    22 12 29.2 -06 02 16   0.2024  1.1832   142.4    31.6    20.7
    ...
    2020 07 24    21 48 37.6 -04 25 57   0.1911  1.1884   152.3    23.4    20.4
    ...
    2020 08 01    21 10 55.7 -02 29 17   0.1837  1.1920   163.3    14.2    20.0
    ...
    2020 08 16    20 00 32.3 -00 11 05   0.1967  1.1890   151.3    24.1    20.5
    
    M. P. C. Staff               (C) Copyright 2020 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2020-O08
    


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