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    M.P.E.C. 2020-Q131                              Issued 2020 August 20, 22:32 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 QX2                                 
    
    
    Observations:
         K20Q02X  C2020 08 18.33489021 34 47.004+10 52 24.18         20.49GVEQ131F51
         K20Q02X  C2020 08 18.34598621 34 53.201+10 52 14.39         20.70GVEQ131F51
         K20Q02X  C2020 08 18.35966321 35 00.821+10 52 02.18         21.00GVEQ131F51
         K20Q02X  C2020 08 18.36825621 35 05.570+10 51 54.51         21.80GVEQ131F51
         K20Q02X  C2020 08 18.37084321 35 07.011+10 51 52.18         20.77GVEQ131F51
         K20Q02X* C2020 08 20.20564 21 54 49.93 +10 16 02.5          21.1 GVEQ131G96
         K20Q02X  C2020 08 20.21130 21 54 53.59 +10 15 55.1                VEQ131G96
         K20Q02X  C2020 08 20.21697 21 54 57.27 +10 15 48.1          20.8 GVEQ131G96
         K20Q02X  C2020 08 20.22261 21 55 00.92 +10 15 40.5          20.9 GVEQ131G96
         K20Q02X  C2020 08 20.28803 21 55 43.08 +10 14 12.9          21.1 GVEQ131G96
         K20Q02X  C2020 08 20.28861 21 55 43.44 +10 14 12.3          20.6 GVEQ131G96
         K20Q02X  C2020 08 20.28919 21 55 43.81 +10 14 11.1          21.0 GVEQ131G96
         K20Q02X  C2020 08 20.28977 21 55 44.17 +10 14 10.4          20.8 GVEQ131G96
         K20Q02X  C2020 08 20.31215 21 55 58.58 +10 13 39.8          20.8 GVEQ131I52
         K20Q02X  C2020 08 20.31488 21 56 00.33 +10 13 35.9          20.2 GVEQ131I52
         K20Q02X  C2020 08 20.31740 21 56 01.93 +10 13 32.1          21.5 GVEQ131I52
         K20Q02X  C2020 08 20.31992 21 56 03.57 +10 13 28.2          20.8 GVEQ131I52
         K20Q02X  C2020 08 20.84025 22 02 14.89 +10 00 04.1          21.0 VVEQ131033
         K20Q02X  C2020 08 20.84187 22 02 16.02 +10 00 01.9          21.0 VVEQ131033
         K20Q02X  C2020 08 20.84349 22 02 17.11 +09 59 59.4          20.8 VVEQ131033
         K20Q02X KC2020 08 20.87745122 02 40.80 +09 59 20.8          20.9 GVEQ131L01
         K20Q02X KC2020 08 20.87961622 02 42.26 +09 59 17.3          20.7 GVEQ131L01
         K20Q02X KC2020 08 20.88134722 02 43.47 +09 59 14.9          20.8 GVEQ131L01
    
    Observer details:
    033 Karl Schwarzschild Observatory, Tautenburg.  Observers S. Melnikov, F.
        Ludwig, B. Stecklum.  Measurer B. Stecklum.  1.34-m f/3 Schmidt + CCD.
    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.
    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.
    L01 Visnjan Observatory, Tican.  Observers K. Korlevic, E. Pettarin.  Measurer
        E. Pettarin.  1.0-m f/2.9 reflector + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2020 QX2                                                 Earth MOID = 0.0483 AU
    Epoch 2020 May 31.0 TT = JDT 2459000.5                  Pan                     
    M 322.68540              (2000.0)            P               Q                  
    n   0.37646359     Peri.  188.33342     +0.97429061     +0.22118374             
    a   1.8995646      Node   158.74031     -0.19929413     +0.93480959             
    e   0.4449486      Incl.    6.78578     -0.10506978     +0.27786470             
    P   2.62           H   25.81          G   0.15           U   9                  
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    200818 F51  0.1-  0.0+    200820 G96  0.0+  0.1-    200820 I52  0.2-  0.3-
    200818 F51  0.0+  0.0-    200820 G96  0.3+  0.1+    200820 033  0.3-  0.4-
    200818 F51  0.2+  0.1-    200820 G96  0.1+  0.3+    200820 033  0.2-  0.3-
    200818 F51  0.1-  0.0+    200820 G96  0.1+  0.1-    200820 033  0.7-  0.4-
    200818 F51  0.0-  0.0+    200820 G96  0.1-  0.0-    200820 L01  0.5+  0.5+
    200820 G96  0.0-  0.2-    200820 I52  0.0+  0.4+    200820 L01  0.1+  0.2+
    200820 G96  0.1-  0.2-    200820 I52  0.1-  0.3+    200820 L01  0.5+  0.3+
    200820 G96  0.0-  0.2+    200820 I52  0.4-  0.1+
    
    Ephemeris:
    2020 QX2                 a,e,i = 1.90, 0.44, 7                   q = 1.0544
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r    Elong.  Phase     V
    2020 07 21    19 40 31.5 +08 42 27   0.1824  1.1781   150.3    25.3    23.6
    ...
    2020 08 05    20 12 08.5 +11 14 37   0.1164  1.1161   149.3    27.6    22.6
    ...
    2020 08 13    20 51 02.8 +11 37 07   0.08691 1.0906   151.9    26.0    21.9
    ...
    2020 08 19    21 41 31.3 +10 41 34   0.06896 1.0756   156.3    22.2    21.2
    2020 08 20    21 52 24.6 +10 21 34   0.06649 1.0735   157.2    21.5    21.1
    2020 08 21    22 04 05.2 +09 57 32   0.06420 1.0714   157.9    20.8    21.0
    ...
    2020 08 27    23 29 11.9 +05 57 36   0.05539 1.0616   157.0    21.8    20.7
    ...
    2020 09 04    01 30 31.3 -01 44 34   0.05948 1.0549   140.2    37.7    21.3
    ...
    2020 09 19    03 29 20.9 -09 42 20   0.09807 1.0625   123.9    51.7    22.8
    
    M. P. C. Staff               (C) Copyright 2020 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2020-Q131
    


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