• MPC Preparation (Info)

  • MPEC 2020-U238 : 2020 UD6

    The following Minor Planet Electronic Circular may be linked-to from your own Web pages, but must not otherwise be redistributed electronically.

    A form allowing access to any MPEC is at the bottom of this page.


    Read MPEC 2020-U237 Read MPEC 2020-U239


    M.P.E.C. 2020-U238                             Issued 2020 October 26, 16:58 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 UD6                                 
    
    
    Observations:
         K20U06D  C2020 10 22.47105802 02 33.454+20 15 22.82         21.62GVEU238F52
         K20U06D  C2020 10 22.48323502 02 28.114+20 16 53.41         21.43GVEU238F52
         K20U06D  C2020 10 22.50759402 02 17.338+20 19 55.93         22.26GVEU238F52
         K20U06D* C2020 10 23.26753901 56 52.02 +21 55 03.7          21.77GVEU238G96
         K20U06D  C2020 10 23.27767201 56 47.39 +21 56 19.7          21.10GVEU238G96
         K20U06D  C2020 10 23.28273901 56 45.00 +21 56 58.1          21.97GVEU238G96
         K20U06D mC2020 10 23.42089301 55 42.01 +22 14 12.3          21.12GVEU238G96
         K20U06D mC2020 10 23.42147301 55 41.72 +22 14 16.2          21.15GVEU238G96
         K20U06D mC2020 10 23.42205201 55 41.47 +22 14 21.5          20.81GVEU238G96
         K20U06D KC2020 10 24.27503201 49 22.12 +24 01 01.7          21.42GVEU238G96
         K20U06D KC2020 10 24.27665801 49 21.35 +24 01 13.7          21.27GVEU238G96
         K20U06D KC2020 10 24.27828401 49 20.58 +24 01 26.0          21.13GVEU238G96
    
    Observer details:
    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.  Observers D. Rankin, 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.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2020 UD6                                                 Earth MOID = 0.1798 AU
    Epoch 2020 Dec. 17.0 TT = JDT 2459200.5                 Pike                    
    M 350.94261              (2000.0)            P               Q                  
    n   0.67572709     Peri.   62.51717     +0.03967394     -0.97350618             
    a   1.2861407      Node    28.12102     +0.66159099     -0.14330054             
    e   0.1443044      Incl.   28.54022     +0.74881463     +0.17818718             
    P   1.46           H   24.45          G   0.15           U   9                  
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    201022 F52  0.6-  0.3+    201023 G96  0.7+  0.1-    201023 G96  0.1-  0.5+
    201022 F52  0.2+  0.3-    201023 G96  0.4-  0.2+    201024 G96  0.1-  0.0+
    201022 F52  0.3+  0.0+    201023 G96  0.1+  0.0-    201024 G96  0.0-  0.1-
    201023 G96  0.8+  0.3+    201023 G96  0.3-  0.4-    201024 G96  0.0-  0.0-
    
    Ephemeris:
    2020 UD6                 a,e,i = 1.29, 0.14, 29                  q = 1.1005
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r    Elong.  Phase     V
    2020 09 26    03 36 34.4 -14 47 11   0.3311  1.2298   126.8    40.8    24.1
    ...
    2020 10 11    03 03 34.8 -00 33 54   0.2249  1.1979   149.7    24.9    22.8
    ...
    2020 10 19    02 25 13.4 +13 08 51   0.1894  1.1817   167.4    10.6    21.9
    ...
    2020 10 25    01 43 48.2 +25 30 57   0.1802  1.1702   166.1    11.8    21.8
    2020 10 26    01 35 54.0 +27 33 17   0.1804  1.1683   163.7    13.8    21.9
    2020 10 27    01 27 45.3 +29 32 50   0.1810  1.1664   161.0    16.1    21.9
    ...
    2020 11 02    00 35 30.8 +39 52 59   0.1938  1.1557   144.6    29.8    22.5
    ...
    2020 11 10    23 27 37.3 +48 15 36   0.2293  1.1425   126.8    43.9    23.2
    ...
    2020 11 25    22 04 36.4 +53 47 48   0.3197  1.1219   106.8    57.4    24.3
    
    M. P. C. Staff               (C) Copyright 2020 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2020-U238
    


    Read MPEC 2020-U237 Read MPEC 2020-U239


    MPEC number:

    Enter an MPEC number in one of the following forms:

    • 1997-B01 (the full form)
    • J97B01 (the packed version of the full form)
    • B01 (the abbreviated form)