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    M.P.E.C. 2021-V332                            Issued 2021 November 15, 17:03 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 VK22                                
    
    
    Observations:
         K21V22K* C2021 11 13.38839206 38 40.31 +44 26 17.0          21.44GVEV332G96
         K21V22K  C2021 11 13.39375006 38 40.38 +44 27 03.9          21.07GVEV332G96
         K21V22K  C2021 11 13.39909906 38 40.35 +44 27 51.4          21.15GVEV332G96
         K21V22K KC2021 11 13.50591806 38 40.61 +44 42 57.6          21.03GVEV332I52
         K21V22K KC2021 11 13.50718206 38 40.63 +44 43 08.1          21.02GVEV332I52
         K21V22K mC2021 11 14.38886806 39 33.93 +46 39 12.2          21.09GVEV332G96
         K21V22K mC2021 11 14.38945606 39 33.88 +46 39 15.3          20.87GVEV332G96
         K21V22K mC2021 11 14.39004306 39 33.98 +46 39 20.6          20.95GVEV332G96
         K21V22K KC2021 11 15.35693406 40 16.80 +48 29 43.3          22.25GVEV332V06
         K21V22K KC2021 11 15.35827606 40 16.80 +48 29 51.9          21.49GVEV332V06
         K21V22K KC2021 11 15.36095506 40 16.76 +48 30 09.9          21.07GVEV332V06
    
    Observer details:
    G96 Mt. Lemmon Survey.  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, D. Rankin, R. L.
        Seaman, F. C. Shelly, K. W. Wierzchos.  1.5-m reflector + 10K CCD.
    I52 Steward Observatory, Mt. Lemmon Station.  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, D.
        Rankin, R. L. Seaman, F. C. Shelly, K. W. Wierzchos.
    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, D. Rankin, R. L.
        Seaman, F. C. Shelly, K. W. Wierzchos.  1.55-m reflector + 1K CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2021 VK22                                                Earth MOID = 0.0264 AU
    Epoch 2022 Jan. 21.0 TT = JDT 2459600.5                 Alexandersen            
    M  21.15199              (2000.0)            P               Q                  
    n   0.23198125     Peri.  338.56661     +0.88971914     -0.42112335             
    a   2.6232164      Node    47.60001     +0.44581304     +0.71845596             
    e   0.6211759      Incl.   13.80622     +0.09823733     +0.55360289             
    P   4.25           H   25.13          G   0.15           U   8                  
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    211113 G96  0.1-  0.3-    211113 I52  0.1+  0.2-    211115 V06  0.0   0.0
    211113 G96  0.4+  0.2-    211114 G96  0.4-  0.2+    211115 V06  0.2+  0.2-
    211113 G96  0.2-  0.6+    211114 G96 (0.9-  1.1-)   211115 V06  0.0   0.2+
    211113 I52  0.0   0.2-    211114 G96  0.2+  0.2-
    
    Ephemeris:
    2021 VK22                a,e,i = 2.62, 0.62, 14                  q = 0.9937
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r    Elong.  Phase     V
    2021 10 16    23 24 43.1 -84 10 20   0.1263  0.9968    86.3    86.4    23.7
    ...
    2021 10 31    05 55 41.6 -50 12 38   0.04266 1.0015   100.4    77.2    21.0
    ...
    2021 11 08    06 29 52.1 +22 59 02   0.04659 1.0206   128.6    49.3    20.4
    ...
    2021 11 14    06 39 11.7 +45 49 31   0.07888 1.0419   130.0    46.7    21.5
    2021 11 15    06 39 58.6 +47 50 22   0.08495 1.0460   130.1    46.3    21.6
    2021 11 16    06 40 34.8 +49 34 32   0.09111 1.0502   130.3    45.9    21.8
    ...
    2021 11 22    06 40 57.5 +56 16 25   0.1295  1.0785   131.9    43.0    22.5
    ...
    2021 11 30    06 34 53.8 +60 13 11   0.1828  1.1231   135.0    38.4    23.2
    ...
    2021 12 15    06 15 03.8 +61 33 34   0.2903  1.2233   140.9    30.5    24.2
    
    M. P. C. Staff               (C) Copyright 2021 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2021-V332
    


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