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    M.P.E.C. 2020-Y44                             Issued 2020 December 18, 16:15 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 YP                                 
    
    
    Observations:
         K20Y00P* C2020 12 16.48048011 49 17.07 +22 08 33.8          20.77GVEY044G96
         K20Y00P  C2020 12 16.48560011 49 16.19 +22 07 06.0          20.42GVEY044G96
         K20Y00P  C2020 12 16.49071211 49 15.21 +22 05 37.2          21.40GVEY044G96
         K20Y00P KC2020 12 16.50534611 49 12.60 +22 01 22.4          20.19GVEY044I52
         K20Y00P KC2020 12 16.50732211 49 12.26 +22 00 47.5          20.61GVEY044I52
         K20Y00P KC2020 12 16.51127711 49 11.51 +21 59 38.1          20.87GVEY044I52
         K20Y00P KC2020 12 17.48742211 47 07.03 +16 50 45.8          20.24GVEY044G96
         K20Y00P KC2020 12 17.48835111 47 06.86 +16 50 26.9          20.86GVEY044G96
         K20Y00P KC2020 12 17.48928011 47 06.67 +16 50 07.9          20.79GVEY044G96
         K20Y00P KC2020 12 17.49021011 47 06.49 +16 49 49.1          20.40GVEY044G96
         K20Y00P 1C2020 12 18.13310 11 45 35.97 +12 59 06.7          21.1 VVEY044033
         K20Y00P 1C2020 12 18.13385 11 45 35.83 +12 58 50.1          21.1 VVEY044033
         K20Y00P 1C2020 12 18.13460 11 45 35.66 +12 58 33.2          21.0 VVEY044033
         K20Y00P KC2020 12 18.47384911 44 46.98 +10 49 13.2          20.38GVEY044I52
         K20Y00P KC2020 12 18.47532811 44 46.69 +10 48 38.9          20.33GVEY044I52
         K20Y00P KC2020 12 18.47680911 44 46.38 +10 48 03.9          20.20GVEY044I52
         K20Y00P KC2020 12 18.47828911 44 46.07 +10 47 29.2          20.09GVEY044I52
    
    Observer details:
    033 Karl Schwarzschild Observatory, Tautenburg.  Observers S. Melnikov, U.
        Laux, B. Stecklum.  Measurer B. Stecklum.  1.34-m f/3 Schmidt + CCD.
    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.
    I52 Steward Observatory, Mt. Lemmon Station.  Observers D. C. Fuls, 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 YP                                                  Earth MOID = 0.0032 AU
    Epoch 2020 Dec. 17.0 TT = JDT 2459200.5                 Veres
    M 215.45103              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   1.18499387     Peri.  330.12464     -0.46441667     +0.82244834
    a   0.8844202      Node   270.39953     -0.73346414     -0.56506019
    e   0.1401148      Incl.   19.17673     -0.49633407     +0.06546532
    P   0.83           H   24.6           G   0.15           U   7
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    201216 G96  0.1-  0.8-    201217 G96  0.1-  0.1+    201218 033  0.1-  0.1-
    201216 G96  0.3+  0.3+    201217 G96  0.1+  0.1+    201218 I52  0.4-  0.2-
    201216 G96  0.6-  0.3+    201217 G96  0.0   0.1-    201218 I52  0.1-  0.2+
    201216 I52  0.0   0.4+    201217 G96  0.0   0.0     201218 I52  0.0   0.0
    201216 I52  0.3+  0.0     201218 033  0.3+  0.2-    201218 I52  0.1+  0.1+
    201216 I52  0.0   0.2-    201218 033  0.3+  0.0
    
    Ephemeris:
    2020 YP                  a,e,i = 0.88, 0.14, 19                  q = 0.7605
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r    Elong.  Phase     V
    2020 11 18    12 06 01.5 +60 22 18   0.2004  1.0083    89.9    78.6    23.9
    ...
    2020 12 03    12 04 00.7 +51 41 02   0.1213  1.0032    94.8    78.3    22.8
    ...
    2020 12 11    11 57 44.2 +40 15 51   0.07847 0.9968    96.6    78.9    21.8
    ...
    2020 12 17    11 48 06.9 +19 31 44   0.05040 0.9903    95.7    81.4    20.9
    2020 12 18    11 45 51.1 +13 50 44   0.04675 0.9891    94.9    82.4    20.8
    2020 12 19    11 43 20.4 +07 16 40   0.04363 0.9879    94.0    83.5    20.7
    ...
    2020 12 25    11 20 37.5 -42 56 30   0.04168 0.9796    83.5    94.1    21.0
    ...
    2021 01 02    09 51 25.0 -78 57 42   0.07453 0.9667    75.0   100.7    22.6
    ...
    2021 01 17    01 19 55.6 -80 53 26   0.1554  0.9369    68.1   103.1    24.2
    
    M. P. C. Staff               (C) Copyright 2020 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2020-Y44
    


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