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    M.P.E.C. 2021-C26                              Issued 2021 February 6, 04:31 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
    
                                     2021 CJ                                 
    
    
    Observations:
         K21C00J* C2021 02 05.17554107 58 13.51 +19 19 26.3          19.73GVEC026G96
         K21C00J  C2021 02 05.18109107 58 23.21 +19 21 43.6          19.57GVEC026G96
         K21C00J  C2021 02 05.18664207 58 32.96 +19 24 02.8          20.46GVEC026G96
         K21C00J  C2021 02 05.19219107 58 42.70 +19 26 21.1          20.01GVEC026G96
         K21C00J KC2021 02 05.31093908 02 09.66 +20 14 52.7          19.56GVEC026I52
         K21C00J KC2021 02 05.31210708 02 11.70 +20 15 20.8          19.30GVEC026I52
         K21C00J KC2021 02 05.31327208 02 13.75 +20 15 49.0          19.34GVEC026I52
         K21C00J KC2021 02 05.96762808 22 29.70 +24 28 50.6          19.5 GVEC026J95
         K21C00J KC2021 02 05.97178508 22 37.12 +24 30 22.8          19.6 GVEC026J95
         K21C00J KC2021 02 05.97396308 22 40.98 +24 31 11.1          19.7 GVEC026J95
         K21C00J KC2021 02 05.97684308 22 46.15 +24 32 15.1          19.3 GVEC026J95
         K21C00J KC2021 02 06.15231008 28 23.22 +25 37 00.1          19.32GVEC026I52
         K21C00J KC2021 02 06.15306208 28 24.59 +25 37 17.0          19.37GVEC026I52
         K21C00J KC2021 02 06.15327608 28 19.34 +25 37 12.8          20.0 VuEC026H21
         K21C00J KC2021 02 06.15381208 28 25.91 +25 37 33.2          19.16GVEC026I52
         K21C00J KC2021 02 06.15531608 28 22.98 +25 37 56.8          19.7 VuEC026H21
         K21C00J KC2021 02 06.15735208 28 26.59 +25 38 41.0          19.9 VuEC026H21
    
    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.
    H21 Astronomical Research Observatory, Westfield.  Observer R. Holmes.
        Measurers S. Foglia, L. Buzzi, T. Linder, R. Holmes.  0.76-m f/3.0
        astrograph + CCD.
    I52 Steward Observatory, Mt. Lemmon Station.  Observers K. W. Wierzchos, 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.  1.0-m reflector + CCD.
    J95 Great Shefford.  Observer P. Birtwhistle.  0.41-m f/6.3 Schmidt-Cassegrain
        + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2021 CJ                                                  Earth MOID = 0.0303 AU
    Epoch 2020 Dec. 17.0 TT = JDT 2459200.5                 Veres
    M 348.01796              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.32652348     Peri.  343.66609     -0.49835635     -0.85233346
    a   2.0886216      Node   135.88532     +0.81875055     -0.52286808
    e   0.5191822      Incl.   13.17395     +0.28511135     +0.01168923
    P   3.02           H   26.3           G   0.15           U   7
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    210205 G96  0.1-  0.2+    210205 I52  0.0   0.3-    210206 I52  0.2+  0.1+
    210205 G96  0.4-  0.7-    210205 J95  0.0   0.2+    210206 H21  0.1-  0.1+
    210205 G96  0.2+  0.4+    210205 J95  0.1+  0.0     210206 I52  0.1-  0.1-
    210205 G96  0.7+  0.7+    210205 J95  0.3-  0.0     210206 H21  0.2+  0.2-
    210205 I52  0.2-  0.2-    210205 J95  0.1+  0.1+    210206 H21  0.2+  0.2-
    210205 I52  0.2-  0.4-    210206 I52  0.2-  0.3-
    
    Ephemeris:
    2021 CJ                  a,e,i = 2.09, 0.52, 13                  q = 1.0042
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r    Elong.  Phase     V
    2021 01 07    03 28 11.7 -38 53 33   0.1632  1.0227    99.4    71.5    24.9
    ...
    2021 01 22    04 12 27.5 -33 05 53   0.08461 1.0043   101.4    73.9    23.5
    ...
    2021 01 30    05 31 03.3 -17 57 40   0.04572 1.0083   119.5    58.3    21.7
    ...
    2021 02 05    07 52 42.9 +18 07 30   0.03355 1.0176   160.4    19.0    19.9
    2021 02 06    08 23 27.7 +24 42 23   0.03480 1.0196   164.3    15.2    19.9
    2021 02 07    08 54 11.0 +30 17 34   0.03700 1.0218   163.8    15.7    20.0
    ...
    2021 02 13    11 14 39.3 +44 30 15   0.06191 1.0378   143.7    34.3    21.8
    ...
    2021 02 21    12 29 25.4 +45 59 01   0.1060  1.0664   134.8    41.1    23.2
    ...
    2021 03 08    13 03 15.5 +43 55 37   0.1964  1.1382   134.2    38.7    24.6
    
    M. P. C. Staff               (C) Copyright 2021 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2021-C26
    


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