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    M.P.E.C. 2020-Y116                            Issued 2020 December 24, 21:13 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.
    
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                URL https://www.minorplanetcenter.net/    ISSN 1523-6714
    
                                    2020 YQ3                                 
    
    
    Observations:
         K20Y03Q* C2020 12 22.47787313 11 06.08 -05 16 07.4          18.67GVEY116703
         K20Y03Q  C2020 12 22.48340013 11 00.63 -05 15 12.5          18.25GVEY116703
         K20Y03Q  C2020 12 22.49445113 10 49.92 -05 13 23.6          18.40GVEY116703
         K20Y03Q mC2020 12 22.53863313 10 06.34 -05 06 08.8          17.89GVEY116V06
         K20Y03Q mC2020 12 22.54219813 10 02.82 -05 05 33.6          17.96GVEY116V06
         K20Y03Q mC2020 12 22.54304313 10 01.98 -05 05 25.4          17.82GVEY116V06
         K20Y03Q  C2020 12 22.54404413 10 01.00 -05 05 15.6          18.08GVEY116G96
         K20Y03Q  C2020 12 22.54686913 09 58.18 -05 04 47.3          17.85GVEY116G96
         K20Y03Q  C2020 12 22.54969413 09 55.41 -05 04 19.8          18.04GVEY116G96
         K20Y03Q  C2020 12 22.55251913 09 52.63 -05 03 52.0          17.91GVEY116G96
         K20Y03Q |C2020 12 23.31827 12 57 57.98 -02 57 15.8          18.8 VuEY116807
         K20Y03Q |C2020 12 23.32120 12 57 55.30 -02 56 46.6          18.9 VuEY116807
         K20Y03Q |C2020 12 23.32412 12 57 52.55 -02 56 19.0          18.7 VuEY116807
         K20Y03Q KC2020 12 23.49280512 55 15.69 -02 30 58.1          18.16GVEY116G96
         K20Y03Q KC2020 12 23.49317812 55 15.34 -02 30 54.4          18.26GVEY116G96
         K20Y03Q KC2020 12 23.49355312 55 14.99 -02 30 50.9          18.19GVEY116G96
         K20Y03Q KC2020 12 23.49392412 55 14.64 -02 30 47.3          18.29GVEY116G96
         K20Y03Q  C2020 12 23.59815612 53 40.33 -02 13 46.3          18.82cVEY116T05
         K20Y03Q  C2020 12 23.60137412 53 37.30 -02 13 15.6          19.27cVEY116T05
         K20Y03Q  C2020 12 23.60825512 53 30.76 -02 12 10.8          19.10cVEY116T05
         K20Y03Q  C2020 12 23.62038012 53 19.27 -02 10 13.0          19.10cVEY116T05
         K20Y03Q  C2020 12 23.63812712 53 02.475-02 07 23.82         18.22GVEY116F51
         K20Y03Q |C2020 12 24.29279 12 43 16.67 -00 22 42.8          18.4 VuEY116807
         K20Y03Q |C2020 12 24.29740 12 43 12.55 -00 21 59.3          18.3 VuEY116807
         K20Y03Q HC2020 12 24.44558812 41 00.95 -00 00 47.0          18.12GVEY116I52
         K20Y03Q HC2020 12 24.44578012 41 00.76 -00 00 44.1          18.42GVEY116I52
         K20Y03Q HC2020 12 24.44597212 41 00.55 -00 00 43.1          18.22GVEY116I52
         K20Y03Q HC2020 12 24.44616012 41 00.44 -00 00 40.9          18.50GVEY116I52
    
    Observer details:
    703 Catalina Sky 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.  0.68-m Schmidt + 10K CCD.
    807 Cerro Tololo Observatory, La Serena.  Observers T. Linder, R. Holmes.
        0.61-m f/6.5 astrograph + 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 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.  1.5-m reflector + 10K CCD.
    I52 Steward Observatory, Mt. Lemmon Station.  Observer K. W. Wierzchos.
        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.
    T05 ATLAS-HKO, Haleakala.  Observers L. Denneau, J. Tonry, A. Heinze, H.
        Weiland.  Measurers L. Denneau, J. Tonry, A. Heinze, H. Weiland, H.
        Flewelling, A. Fitzsimmons, J. Robinson, N. Erasmus.  0.5-m reflector +
        CCD.
    V06 Catalina Sky Survey-Kuiper.  Observer G. J. Leonard.  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.  1.55-m reflector +
        1K CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2020 YQ3                                            PHA, Earth MOID = 0.0072 AU
    Epoch 2020 Dec. 17.0 TT = JDT 2459200.5                 Veres
    M  12.78598              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.38072559     Peri.  301.58018     +0.81866671     -0.56910615
    a   1.8853617      Node    93.21584     +0.54951391     +0.73747584
    e   0.5864769      Incl.    4.41340     +0.16679113     +0.36365859
    P   2.59           H   20.5           G   0.15           U   8
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    201222 703  0.1-  1.0-    201223 807  1.3-  0.4-    201223 T05  0.1-  0.9+
    201222 703  0.6-  0.4-    201223 807  0.0   0.5+    201223 F51  0.0   0.2+
    201222 703  1.4+  0.2-    201223 807  0.1+  0.0     201224 807  0.6-  0.4-
    201222 V06  0.0   0.0     201223 G96  0.1+  0.0     201224 807  0.0   0.1+
    201222 V06  0.0   0.1+    201223 G96  0.2+  0.1+    201224 I52  0.1+  0.8-
    201222 V06  0.1-  0.0     201223 G96  0.2+  0.0     201224 I52  0.2-  0.3+
    201222 G96  0.1-  0.1-    201223 G96  0.3+  0.1+    201224 I52  0.7-  0.5-
    201222 G96  0.6-  0.4+    201223 T05  0.9+  0.4+    201224 I52  0.2+  0.0
    201222 G96  0.3-  0.1+    201223 T05  1.0+  0.3+
    201222 G96  0.2-  0.1+    201223 T05  0.3+  0.8-
    
    Ephemeris:
    2020 YQ3                 a,e,i = 1.89, 0.59, 4                   q = 0.7796
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r    Elong.  Phase     V
    2020 11 24    18 05 43.2 -33 01 47   0.2337  0.7954    30.7   140.6    23.8
    ...
    2020 12 09    16 36 34.3 -30 31 11   0.1215  0.8654     9.8   168.8    31.4
    ...
    2020 12 17    14 42 38.4 -19 29 18   0.08778 0.9198    41.1   135.3    21.3
    ...
    2020 12 23    13 02 49.5 -03 49 46   0.08463 0.9658    75.4    99.7    18.7
    2020 12 24    12 47 33.1 -01 09 29   0.08616 0.9738    81.0    94.0    18.5
    2020 12 25    12 32 56.8 +01 24 27   0.08821 0.9819    86.4    88.5    18.3
    ...
    2020 12 31    11 20 24.2 +13 34 44   0.1092  1.0319   113.6    60.8    17.9
    ...
    2021 01 08    10 16 34.8 +22 14 03   0.1519  1.1017   138.5    36.3    18.1
    ...
    2021 01 23    09 10 33.5 +27 54 54   0.2588  1.2368   165.9    11.2    18.7
    
    M. P. C. Staff               (C) Copyright 2020 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2020-Y116
    


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