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    M.P.E.C. 2023-A64                              Issued 2023 January 14, 16:24 UT
    
         The Minor Planet Electronic Circulars contain information on unusual
             minor planets, routine data on comets and natural satellites,
             and occasional editorial announcements.  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.
    			  
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                URL https://www.minorplanetcenter.net/    ISSN 1523-6714
    
                                     2023 AX                                 
    
    
    Observations:
         K23A00X*1C2023 01 13.21035203 35 08.621+10 44 46.43         20.61GVEA064G96
         K23A00X 1C2023 01 13.21597703 35 14.366+10 47 03.73         19.79GVEA064G96
         K23A00X 1C2023 01 13.22159003 35 20.008+10 49 18.66         20.09GVEA064G96
         K23A00X 1C2023 01 13.22720403 35 25.753+10 51 33.62         20.68GVEA064G96
         K23A00X KC2023 01 13.30506903 36 49.036+11 23 00.17         20.08GVEA064I52
         K23A00X KC2023 01 13.30617203 36 50.242+11 23 27.06         20.40GVEA064I52
         K23A00X KC2023 01 13.30727303 36 51.491+11 23 54.10         20.38GVEA064I52
         K23A00X KC2023 01 13.30838303 36 52.747+11 24 20.27         19.58GVEA064I52
         K23A00X 1C2023 01 13.82925 03 48 57.14 +15 06 44.1          20.5 VXEA064033
         K23A00X 1C2023 01 13.82977 03 48 57.81 +15 06 58.6          20.3 VXEA064033
         K23A00X 1C2023 01 13.83030 03 48 58.43 +15 07 12.0          20.5 VXEA064033
         K23A00X 1C2023 01 13.83090 03 48 59.18 +15 07 28.4          20.4 VXEA064033
         K23A00X KC2023 01 14.08090803 55 25.964+17 04 25.86         19.95GVEA064I52
         K23A00X KC2023 01 14.08155803 55 26.861+17 04 44.08         20.42GVEA064I52
         K23A00X KC2023 01 14.08230403 55 24.21 +17 04 40.6          19.9 GXEA064858
         K23A00X KC2023 01 14.08286903 55 28.510+17 05 20.54         20.26GVEA064I52
         K23A00X KC2023 01 14.08767503 55 31.03 +17 07 12.0          19.9 GXEA064858
         K23A00X KC2023 01 14.09329303 55 38.13 +17 09 50.1          20.1 GXEA064858
    
    Observer details:
    033 Karl Schwarzschild Observatory, Tautenburg.  Observers S. Melnikov, C.
        Hoegner, F. Ludwig, B. Stecklum.  Measurer B. Stecklum.  1.34-m f/3
        Schmidt + CCD.
    858 Tebbutt Observatory, Edgewood.  Observer F. B. Zoltowski.  0.51-m f/8.1
        Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    G96 Mt. Lemmon Survey.  Observer J. K. Hogan.  Measurers E. J. Christensen, D.
        Fay, J. B. Fazekas, D. C. Fuls, A. R. Gibbs, A. D. Grauer, H. Groeller, J.
        K. Hogan, 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 D. C. Fuls.  Measurers
        E. J. Christensen, D. Fay, J. B. Fazekas, D. C. Fuls, A. R. Gibbs, A. D.
        Grauer, H. Groeller, J. K. Hogan, R. A. Kowalski, S. M. Larson, G. J.
        Leonard, D. Rankin, R. L. Seaman, A. Serrano, F. C. Shelly, K. W.
        Wierzchos.  1.0-m prime focus + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2023 AX                                                  Earth MOID = 0.0071 AU
    Epoch 2023 Feb. 25.0 TT = JDT 2460000.5                 Veres                   
    M  34.10866              (2000.0)            P               Q                  
    n   0.67374664     Peri.  349.95272     -0.22639502     -0.97179083             
    a   1.2886599      Node   113.10780     +0.89857263     -0.23456023             
    e   0.2327731      Incl.    4.12053     +0.37591559     -0.02457786             
    P   1.46           H   27.92          G   0.15           U   7                  
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    230113 G96  0.1+  0.4+    230113 I52  0.0   0.3+    230114 I52  0.5-  0.0
    230113 G96 (1.0+  1.5+)   230113 I52  0.1+  0.4-    230114 I52  0.6+  0.1-
    230113 G96  0.0   0.5+    230113 033  0.4-  0.4+    230114 858  0.3-  0.6+
    230113 G96  0.1+  0.5-    230113 033  0.1+  1.0+    230114 I52  0.3+  0.7-
    230113 I52  0.3+  0.2-    230113 033  0.3-  0.2+    230114 858  0.0   0.8+
    230113 I52  0.2-  0.0     230113 033  0.1-  0.5+    230114 858  0.0   0.8+
    
    Ephemeris:
    2023 AX                  a,e,i = 1.29, 0.23, 4                   q = 0.9887
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r    Elong.  Phase     V
    2022 12 15    01 32 50.5 -29 14 07   0.06937 1.0021   102.9    73.3    24.7
    ...
    2022 12 30    01 51 10.1 -23 43 36   0.03981 0.9889    96.8    81.0    23.7
    ...
    2023 01 07    02 22 54.5 -13 56 21   0.02362 0.9881   100.9    77.7    22.5
    ...
    2023 01 13    03 31 10.1 +09 24 28   0.01347 0.9903   120.2    59.2    20.7
    2023 01 14    03 53 05.2 +16 30 20   0.01240 0.9910   126.4    53.1    20.3
    2023 01 15    04 20 37.8 +24 31 00   0.01167 0.9917   133.2    46.3    20.0
    ...
    2023 01 21    08 52 27.0 +53 47 02   0.01577 0.9971   145.3    34.2    20.3
    ...
    2023 01 29    11 23 02.9 +47 20 20   0.03144 1.0078   136.3    42.4    22.1
    ...
    2023 02 13    12 01 54.5 +40 17 00   0.06554 1.0381   139.8    37.9    23.6
    
    M. P. C. Staff               (C) Copyright 2023 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2023-A64
    


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