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    M.P.E.C. 2022-A61                               Issued 2022 January 7, 11:43 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
    
                                    2022 AJ1                                 
    
    
    Observations:
         K22A01J* C2022 01 04.36699909 30 37.56 +28 19 40.6          20.51GVEA061G96
         K22A01J  C2022 01 04.37221909 30 36.02 +28 21 12.2          20.46GVEA061G96
         K22A01J  C2022 01 04.37938209 30 33.92 +28 23 17.1          20.37GVEA061G96
         K22A01J  C2022 01 04.38462409 30 32.42 +28 24 47.2                VEA061G96
         K22A01J mC2022 01 04.43849709 30 16.50 +28 39 53.7          20.05GVEA061I52
         K22A01J mC2022 01 04.43888209 30 16.43 +28 40 00.2          20.36GVEA061I52
         K22A01J mC2022 01 04.43926709 30 16.30 +28 40 06.6          20.51GVEA061I52
         K22A01J mC2022 01 04.43965309 30 16.21 +28 40 12.8          20.77GVEA061I52
         K22A01J mC2022 01 06.40372409 27 39.99 +34 15 50.7          21.52GVEA061G96
         K22A01J mC2022 01 06.40448709 27 39.87 +34 15 55.5          21.76GVEA061G96
         K22A01J mC2022 01 06.40524809 27 39.75 +34 16 00.6          21.80GVEA061G96
         K22A01J mC2022 01 06.40600909 27 39.62 +34 16 05.1          21.74GVEA061G96
         K22A01J 1C2022 01 07.01036 09 27 09.82 +35 11 43.2          22.1 VVEA061033
         K22A01J 1C2022 01 07.01307 09 27 09.50 +35 11 57.4          21.9 VVEA061033
         K22A01J 1C2022 01 07.01579 09 27 09.17 +35 12 11.5          22.0 VVEA061033
         K22A01J KC2022 01 07.40566809 26 45.61 +35 44 12.2          21.69GVEA061V06
         K22A01J KC2022 01 07.40953209 26 45.06 +35 44 28.9          21.55GVEA061V06
         K22A01J KC2022 01 07.41146509 26 44.77 +35 44 37.5          21.49GVEA061V06
    
    Observer details:
    033 Karl Schwarzschild Observatory, Tautenburg.  Observers S. Melnikov, C.
        Hoegner, U. Laux, F. Ludwig, B. Stecklum.  Measurer B. Stecklum.  1.34-m
        f/3 Schmidt + CCD.
    G96 Mt. Lemmon Survey.  Observer A. R. Gibbs.  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, A. Serrrano.  1.5-m reflector + 10K CCD.
    I52 Steward Observatory, Mt. Lemmon Station.  Observer R. A. Kowalski.
        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 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, D. Rankin, R. L.
        Seaman, A. Serrrano, F. C. Shelly, K. W. Wierzchos.  1.55-m reflector + 1K
        CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2022 AJ1                                                 Earth MOID = 0.0041 AU
    Epoch 2022 Jan. 21.0 TT = JDT 2459600.5                 Veres                   
    M  19.48975              (2000.0)            P               Q                  
    n   0.38450834     Peri.  316.65616     +0.50608320     -0.85134221             
    a   1.8729760      Node   102.49134     +0.82492202     +0.43101997             
    e   0.5199441      Incl.    8.13694     +0.25176070     +0.29906223             
    P   2.56           H   27.81          G   0.15           U   8                  
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    220104 G96  0.1+  0.1-    220104 I52  0.1-  0.1+    220107 033  0.5-  0.1+
    220104 G96  0.0   0.1-    220104 I52  0.2+  0.0     220107 033  0.3-  0.1+
    220104 G96  0.1+  0.2-    220106 G96  0.0   0.0     220107 033  0.1-  0.1-
    220104 G96 (0.8+  0.9-)   220106 G96  0.1+  0.1-    220107 V06  0.1-  0.1+
    220104 I52  0.4-  0.2-    220106 G96  0.4+  0.2+    220107 V06  0.0   0.1-
    220104 I52  0.2+  0.0     220106 G96  0.3+  0.1-    220107 V06  0.0   0.0
    
    Ephemeris:
    2022 AJ1                 a,e,i = 1.87, 0.52, 8                   q = 0.8991
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r    Elong.  Phase     V
    2021 12 08    21 08 05.8 -44 04 19   0.1583  0.9034    54.9   116.9    28.2
    ...
    2021 12 23    21 19 17.4 -47 30 14   0.06060 0.9421    45.4   132.0    27.5
    ...
    2021 12 31    20 44 04.0 -72 44 15   0.01023 0.9772    52.5   127.0    23.2
    ...
    2022 01 06    09 28 04.9 +33 29 20   0.03020 1.0088   147.1    32.0    21.6
    2022 01 07    09 27 06.2 +35 11 57   0.03658 1.0145   147.8    31.1    22.0
    2022 01 08    09 26 18.2 +36 23 39   0.04300 1.0202   148.4    30.4    22.3
    ...
    2022 01 14    09 22 42.7 +39 28 29   0.08209 1.0566   151.8    26.1    23.7
    ...
    2022 01 22    09 18 20.8 +40 22 45   0.1362  1.1094   155.4    21.7    24.8
    ...
    2022 02 06    09 11 19.0 +39 32 53   0.2480  1.2171   156.2    19.1    26.2
    
    M. P. C. Staff               (C) Copyright 2022 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2022-A61
    


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