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    M.P.E.C. 2022-A180                             Issued 2022 January 14, 14:06 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 DB3                                 
    
    
                               Revision to MPEC 2020-D105                           
    
    Additional Observations:
         K20D03B  C2018 02 06.11523 01 44 45.64 +54 32 31.8          21.1 GVEA180G96
         K20D03B KC2022 01 08.50984514 30 24.78 +05 09 13.2          21.69GVEA180V06
         K20D03B KC2022 01 08.51150314 30 25.17 +05 09 12.2          22.00GVEA180V06
         K20D03B KC2022 01 08.51315714 30 25.53 +05 09 10.3          21.71GVEA180V06
         K20D03B KC2022 01 08.51481314 30 25.95 +05 09 08.7          21.38GVEA180V06
    
    Observer details:
    G96 Mt. Lemmon Survey.  Observer J. A. Johnson.  Measurers E. J. Christensen,
        B. Gray, D. Rankin, F. C. Shelly.  1.5-m reflector + 10K CCD.
    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.
    
    First and last observations above in comparison with prediction:
    Residuals in seconds of arc (or two decimals in degrees), reference and Delta-T
    180206 G96 0.11+ 1.02+    220108 V06 0.32+ 0.39+    MPO554968    +235 days
    
    Orbital elements:
    2020 DB3                                                 Earth MOID = 0.1521 AU
    Epoch 2022 Jan. 21.0 TT = JDT 2459600.5                 Veres                   
    M 228.16112              (2000.0)            P               Q                  
    n   1.53363742     Peri.  264.28338     +0.59398656     +0.79331167             
    a   0.7447107      Node    43.09681     -0.63882621     +0.56603679             
    e   0.3895480      Incl.   11.27235     -0.48895913     +0.22418505             
    P   0.64           H   20.52          G   0.15           U   2                  
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    180206 G96  0.1+  0.0     200219 L01  0.0   0.2-    200221 G96  0.2-  0.3+
    200128 703  0.3+  0.9+    200219 L01  0.5-  0.2-    200221 G96  0.4-  0.1+
    200128 703  0.4-  0.4+    200219 033  0.3-  0.3-    200221 G96  0.2-  0.3-
    200128 703  0.2+  0.5-    200219 033  0.1+  0.3-    200222 033  0.3-  0.2-
    200217 703  0.1+  0.0     200219 033  0.0   0.3-    200222 033  0.2-  0.4-
    200217 703  0.5-  0.5-    200220 033  0.0   0.6-    200222 850  0.3-  0.8+
    200217 703  1.4-  0.8-    200220 033  0.3-  0.3-    200222 850  0.5+  1.0+
    200217 703  0.1+  0.9-    200220 C95 (1.7+  0.2-)   200222 850  0.2+  0.3+
    200217 I52  0.4+  0.0     200220 C95  0.2-  0.8+    200224 033  0.9+  0.1+
    200217 I52  0.3+  0.5-    200220 A77  1.8+  0.2+    200224 033  0.9+  0.5+
    200217 I52  0.1-  0.5-    200220 A77  1.4+  0.8-    200224 033  0.3+  0.3-
    200217 I52  0.1-  0.1+    200220 I52  0.7+  0.1+    200225 J95  0.8-  0.5-
    200218 033  0.3+  0.1-    200220 I52 (0.5+  0.9+)   200225 J95  0.1-  0.3+
    200218 033  0.7+  0.4+    200220 I52  0.0   0.5+    200225 J95  0.2-  0.2+
    200218 I52  0.1-  0.3-    200220 I52  0.4-  0.7+    200226 033 (1.3-  0.2-)
    200218 I52  0.2+  0.1-    200220 Q11  0.2-  0.1-    200226 033 (1.3-  0.4-)
    200218 I52  0.2+  0.0     200220 Q11  0.1-  0.2-    200226 033 (1.3-  0.4-)
    200218 I52  0.2-  0.1-    200220 Q11  0.3-  0.7-    200226 G40 (0.5-  0.7+)
    200218 587 (0.3-  0.9+)   200221 033  0.4-  0.2-    200226 G40  0.2+  0.5+
    200219 587  0.2+  0.4+    200221 033  0.5-  0.3-    200226 G40  0.1+  0.1-
    200219 587  0.5+  0.1+    200221 033  0.3-  0.3-    220108 V06  0.0   0.3-
    200219 L01  0.5+  0.2-    200221 204  0.5+  0.1+    220108 V06  0.1+  0.3+
    200219 L01  0.3+  0.3+    200221 204  0.5-  0.4+    220108 V06  0.2-  0.0
    200219 L01  0.5+  0.0     200221 G96  0.3-  0.1-    220108 V06  0.2+  0.0
    
    Ephemeris:
    2020 DB3                 a,e,i = 0.74, 0.39, 11                  q = 0.4546
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r    Elong.  Phase     V
    2021 12 15    13 04 48.4 +10 38 01   0.7150  1.0331    73.0    65.6    22.2
    ...
    2021 12 30    13 54 52.6 +07 31 23   0.6503  1.0301    75.1    67.3    22.0
    ...
    2022 01 07    14 24 30.6 +05 33 23   0.6131  1.0185    75.3    69.1    21.9
    ...
    2022 01 13    14 48 35.0 +03 54 05   0.5854  1.0053    74.9    70.9    21.9
    2022 01 14    14 52 46.7 +03 36 30   0.5809  1.0027    74.8    71.2    21.8
    2022 01 15    14 57 01.9 +03 18 36   0.5764  1.0000    74.7    71.6    21.8
    ...
    2022 01 21    15 23 50.7 +01 24 19   0.5506  0.9816    73.5    74.0    21.8
    ...
    2022 01 29    16 03 34.2 -01 26 58   0.5206  0.9508    70.8    78.0    21.7
    ...
    2022 02 13    17 32 18.4 -07 30 50   0.4903  0.8743    62.3    88.0    21.8
    
    A. U. Tomatic                (C) Copyright 2022 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2022-A180
    


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