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    M.P.E.C. 2020-S162                           Issued 2020 September 23, 07:09 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 SQ3                                 
    
    
    Observations:
         K20S03Q* C2020 09 22.36143 23 41 43.25 -01 53 50.5                VES162G96
         K20S03Q  C2020 09 22.36703 23 41 37.78 -01 51 56.1          20.6 GVES162G96
         K20S03Q  C2020 09 22.37266 23 41 32.48 -01 50 02.4          20.3 GVES162G96
         K20S03Q  C2020 09 22.37827 23 41 27.05 -01 48 08.1          20.1 GVES162G96
         K20S03Q  C2020 09 22.42587523 40 41.51 -01 32 05.6          21.0 GVES162H01
         K20S03Q  C2020 09 22.42952623 40 38.08 -01 30 51.5          20.0 GVES162H01
         K20S03Q  C2020 09 22.44008923 40 28.19 -01 27 17.7          20.2 GVES162H01
         K20S03Q  C2020 09 22.44885023 40 20.08 -01 24 20.3          20.1 GVES162H01
         K20S03Q KC2020 09 23.25487923 28 53.12 +02 58 32.4          20.23GVES162I52
         K20S03Q KC2020 09 23.25635623 28 51.80 +02 59 00.5          20.37GVES162I52
         K20S03Q KC2020 09 23.25783323 28 50.46 +02 59 28.4          19.89GVES162I52
         K20S03Q KC2020 09 23.25931123 28 49.13 +02 59 55.9          19.78GVES162I52
    
    Observer details:
    G96 Mt. Lemmon Survey.  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.  1.5-m reflector + 10K CCD.
    H01 Magdalena Ridge Observatory, Socorro.  Observers W. H. Ryan, E. V. Ryan.
        Measurer W. H. Ryan.  2.4-m f/8.9 Ritchey-Chretien + CCD.
    I52 Steward Observatory, Mt. Lemmon Station.  Observer D. Rankin.  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 SQ3                                                 Earth MOID = 0.0429 AU
    Epoch 2020 Dec. 17.0 TT = JDT 2459200.5                 Bell                    
    M 146.51095              (2000.0)            P               Q                  
    n   0.88938117     Peri.  281.29755     +0.18470426     +0.98278686             
    a   1.0708881      Node   359.31138     -0.73317364     +0.13522541             
    e   0.0754303      Incl.   18.35683     -0.65447747     +0.12587327             
    P   1.11           H   26.58          G   0.15           U   8                  
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    200922 G96  0.2+  0.0+    200922 H01  0.1+  0.1+    200923 I52  0.1-  0.1-
    200922 G96  0.9-  0.5+    200922 H01  0.1-  0.2+    200923 I52  0.1+  0.1+
    200922 G96  0.7+  0.4-    200922 H01  0.4-  0.1+    200923 I52  0.0-  0.2+
    200922 G96  0.1+  0.2-    200922 H01  0.1+  0.2+    200923 I52  0.0+  0.2-
    
    Ephemeris:
    2020 SQ3                 a,e,i = 1.07, 0.08, 18                  q = 0.9901
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r    Elong.  Phase     V
    2020 08 24    05 41 09.4 -56 38 25   0.1528  1.0160    87.5    83.8    25.5
    ...
    2020 09 08    03 52 39.6 -53 30 10   0.08074 1.0320   105.5    70.1    23.6
    ...
    2020 09 16    01 37 03.6 -36 55 35   0.04953 1.0415   135.8    42.3    21.8
    ...
    2020 09 22    23 47 19.2 -03 56 16   0.04519 1.0488   175.7     4.1    20.3
    2020 09 23    23 32 27.7 +01 38 44   0.04694 1.0501   172.8     6.9    20.6
    2020 09 24    23 18 48.9 +06 45 15   0.04931 1.0513   167.1    12.3    20.9
    ...
    2020 09 30    22 19 23.9 +26 44 42   0.07215 1.0588   141.4    36.2    22.5
    ...
    2020 10 08    21 39 57.0 +37 01 36   0.1124  1.0689   125.8    49.3    23.8
    ...
    2020 10 23    21 18 42.7 +42 53 16   0.1934  1.0874   113.8    56.8    25.3
    
    M. P. C. Staff               (C) Copyright 2020 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2020-S162
    


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