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    M.P.E.C. 2022-B77                              Issued 2022 January 28, 02:07 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 BC2                                 
    
    
    Observations:
         K22B02C* C2022 01 25.51242911 25 51.74 +04 54 47.8          21.01GVEB077G96
         K22B02C  C2022 01 25.51755311 25 52.78 +04 54 49.5          20.58GVEB077G96
         K22B02C  C2022 01 25.52267311 25 53.63 +04 54 50.7          21.17GVEB077G96
         K22B02C  C2022 01 25.52778611 25 54.50 +04 54 52.7          21.08GVEB077G96
         K22B02C KC2022 01 25.54489611 25 57.64 +04 54 59.0          20.82GVEB077I52
         K22B02C KC2022 01 25.54994211 25 58.60 +04 55 01.7          20.71GVEB077I52
         K22B02C KC2022 01 25.55498811 25 59.38 +04 55 02.5          22.11GVEB077I52
         K22B02C mC2022 01 26.41601411 28 46.42 +05 00 24.8          21.67GVEB077G96
         K22B02C mC2022 01 26.41712211 28 46.63 +05 00 25.6          21.57GVEB077G96
         K22B02C mC2022 01 26.41823211 28 46.82 +05 00 26.0          21.76GVEB077G96
         K22B02C  C2022 01 26.58372211 29 18.673+05 01 37.87         22.09wUEB077F52
         K22B02C  C2022 01 26.59517811 29 20.766+05 01 42.44         21.69wUEB077F52
         K22B02C  C2022 01 26.60659611 29 22.840+05 01 47.08         21.53wUEB077F52
         K22B02C KC2022 01 27.49043911 32 18.24 +05 07 53.4          22.23GVEB077I52
         K22B02C KC2022 01 27.49274011 32 18.71 +05 07 53.4          22.16GVEB077I52
    
    Observer details:
    F52 Pan-STARRS 2, Haleakala.  Observers J. Bulger, T. Lowe, A. Schultz, I.
        Smith.  Measurers K. Chambers, S. Chastel, T. de Boer, J. Fairlamb, H.
        Gao, M. Huber, C.-C. Lin, E. Magnier, Y. Ramanjooloo, R. Wainscoat, R.
        Weryk.  1.8-m Ritchey-Chretien + CCD.
    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, A. Serrano, F. C. Shelly, K. W. Wierzchos.  1.5-m reflector + 10K
        CCD.
    I52 Steward Observatory, Mt. Lemmon Station.  Observer E. J. Christensen.
        Measurers E. J. Christensen, G. A. Farneth, J. B. Fazekas, 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. Serrano, F. C. Shelly, K. W.
        Wierzchos.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2022 BC2                                                 Earth MOID = 0.0607 AU
    Epoch 2022 Jan. 21.0 TT = JDT 2459600.5                 Veres                   
    M 302.53886              (2000.0)            P               Q                  
    n   0.64504345     Peri.   91.59894     -0.71537755     +0.69358426             
    a   1.3266104      Node   132.32637     -0.67796765     -0.65965336             
    e   0.3093016      Incl.    6.57931     -0.16910002     -0.28947938             
    P   1.53           H   22.70          G   0.15           U   9                  
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    220125 G96  0.3-  0.3+    220125 I52 (1.2+  1.1+)   220126 F52  0.1+  0.0
    220125 G96 (1.5+  0.2+)   220125 I52  0.8-  0.2+    220126 F52  0.1+  0.0
    220125 G96  0.5+  0.4-    220126 G96  0.1-  0.3-    220126 F52  0.2-  0.1+
    220125 G96  0.2-  0.2-    220126 G96  0.0   0.0     220127 I52  0.3-  0.2+
    220125 I52  0.5+  0.2+    220126 G96  0.2-  0.0     220127 I52  0.2+  0.8-
    
    Ephemeris:
    2022 BC2                 a,e,i = 1.33, 0.31, 7                   q = 0.9163
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r    Elong.  Phase     V
    2021 12 29    10 19 16.7 +05 15 21   0.5086  1.3268   122.3    38.8    23.4
    ...
    2022 01 13    10 51 52.7 +04 26 56   0.3736  1.2559   129.8    37.0    22.6
    ...
    2022 01 21    11 12 27.9 +04 35 05   0.3094  1.2173   133.3    36.0    22.0
    ...
    2022 01 27    11 30 40.8 +05 04 37   0.2651  1.1881   135.4    35.6    21.6
    2022 01 28    11 34 02.1 +05 12 00   0.2580  1.1833   135.7    35.5    21.6
    2022 01 29    11 37 30.0 +05 20 10   0.2511  1.1784   136.0    35.5    21.5
    ...
    2022 02 04    12 01 05.3 +06 27 56   0.2119  1.1494   136.8    35.9    21.1
    ...
    2022 02 12    12 43 23.6 +08 58 41   0.1666  1.1113   135.1    38.8    20.6
    ...
    2022 02 27    15 03 07.3 +16 29 03   0.1136  1.0438   115.3    59.1    20.2
    
    M. P. C. Staff               (C) Copyright 2022 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2022-B77
    


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