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    M.P.E.C. 2020-Q111                              Issued 2020 August 20, 02:13 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 QA2                                 
    
    
    Observations:
         K20Q02A  C2020 08 14.45206122 02 20.707-11 01 56.56         20.57GVEQ111F52
         K20Q02A  C2020 08 14.46554522 02 15.310-10 59 28.22         20.82GVEQ111F52
         K20Q02A  C2020 08 14.49257922 02 04.468-10 54 30.83         22.02GVEQ111F52
         K20Q02A  C2020 08 16.49900921 49 37.229-04 35 12.00         21.32GVEQ111F52
         K20Q02A  C2020 08 16.51122621 49 32.220-04 32 50.15         21.44GVEQ111F52
         K20Q02A* C2020 08 18.26994 21 38 29.50 +01 10 08.0          20.7 GVEQ111G96
         K20Q02A  C2020 08 18.27509 21 38 27.37 +01 11 08.0          20.9 GVEQ111G96
         K20Q02A  C2020 08 18.28024 21 38 25.24 +01 12 09.6          20.6 GVEQ111G96
         K20Q02A  C2020 08 18.35121 21 37 55.97 +01 26 03.0          20.8 GVEQ111I52
         K20Q02A  C2020 08 18.35289 21 37 55.24 +01 26 22.4          20.9 GVEQ111I52
         K20Q02A  C2020 08 18.35625 21 37 53.88 +01 27 02.2          20.3 GVEQ111I52
         K20Q02A  C2020 08 18.85249 21 34 49.08 +03 03 44.0          21.6 VVEQ111033
         K20Q02A  C2020 08 18.85377 21 34 48.58 +03 03 59.0          21.6 VVEQ111033
         K20Q02A  C2020 08 18.85506 21 34 48.06 +03 04 13.8          21.6 VVEQ111033
         K20Q02A  C2020 08 19.24757 21 32 17.87 +04 21 09.5          21.1 GVEQ111I52
         K20Q02A  C2020 08 19.25009 21 32 16.77 +04 21 38.1          20.3 GVEQ111I52
         K20Q02A  C2020 08 19.47508721 30 47.789+05 05 38.81         21.24GVEQ111F52
         K20Q02A  C2020 08 19.48737221 30 42.732+05 08 01.21         21.22GVEQ111F52
         K20Q02A  C2020 08 19.51190921 30 32.634+05 12 45.93         20.80GVEQ111F52
         K20Q02A  C2020 08 19.87880 21 28 17.82 +06 23 02.3          21.7 VVEQ111033
         K20Q02A  C2020 08 19.88007 21 28 17.32 +06 23 17.1          21.5 VVEQ111033
         K20Q02A  C2020 08 19.88134 21 28 16.82 +06 23 31.6          21.5 VVEQ111033
         K20Q02A  C2020 08 19.88261 21 28 16.33 +06 23 46.0          21.9 VVEQ111033
    
    Observer details:
    033 Karl Schwarzschild Observatory, Tautenburg.  Observers S. Melnikov, F.
        Ludwig, B. Stecklum.  Measurer B. Stecklum.  1.34-m f/3 Schmidt + 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.
    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.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2020 QA2                                                 Earth MOID = 0.0977 AU
    Epoch 2020 May 31.0 TT = JDT 2459000.5                  Pike
    M 276.34638              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.68510865     Peri.   43.78901     +0.96876867     -0.13153618
    a   1.2743726      Node   322.22020     -0.02886171     +0.78213432
    e   0.1599180      Incl.   20.06691     +0.24628087     +0.60906825
    P   1.44           H   25.4           G   0.15           U   7
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    200814 F52  0.3-  0.3+    200818 I52  0.1-  0.1-    200819 F52  0.2-  0.3+
    200814 F52  0.1+  0.2+    200818 I52  0.7-  0.4-    200819 F52  0.1+  0.0
    200814 F52  0.3+  0.4-    200818 I52  0.4-  0.1-    200819 F52  0.3+  0.3-
    200816 F52  0.3+  0.1+    200818 033  0.2-  0.2+    200819 033  0.1-  0.2+
    200816 F52  0.1+  0.1-    200818 033  0.0   0.2+    200819 033  0.0   0.2+
    200818 G96  0.2+  0.0     200818 033  0.1-  0.2-    200819 033  0.2+  0.0
    200818 G96  0.1+  0.5-    200819 I52  0.5+  0.4+    200819 033  0.5+  0.3-
    200818 G96  0.0   0.6+    200819 I52  0.5-  0.4-
    
    Ephemeris:
    2020 QA2                 a,e,i = 1.27, 0.16, 20                  q = 1.0706
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r    Elong.  Phase     V
    2020 07 21    23 38 01.8 -48 14 25   0.2125  1.1614   128.9    42.9    24.0
    ...
    2020 08 05    22 53 22.5 -33 29 22   0.1315  1.1300   149.8    26.8    22.5
    ...
    2020 08 13    22 11 06.3 -15 19 56   0.1034  1.1153   170.4     8.7    21.3
    ...
    2020 08 19    21 33 50.9 +03 33 29   0.09716 1.1053   162.9    15.6    21.4
    2020 08 20    21 27 30.4 +06 47 16   0.09761 1.1038   159.4    18.8    21.5
    2020 08 21    21 21 11.4 +09 57 20   0.09849 1.1022   155.8    22.1    21.6
    ...
    2020 08 27    20 44 56.8 +26 25 03   0.1114  1.0938   136.4    39.6    22.4
    ...
    2020 09 04    20 04 52.7 +40 12 59   0.1421  1.0843   118.9    54.5    23.3
    ...
    2020 09 19    19 19 51.6 +51 17 59   0.2121  1.0730   103.2    65.7    24.5
    
    M. P. C. Staff               (C) Copyright 2020 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2020-Q111
    


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