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    M.P.E.C. 2023-B30                              Issued 2023 January 19, 15:47 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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                                  MPC@CFA.HARVARD.EDU
                URL https://www.minorplanetcenter.net/    ISSN 1523-6714
    
                                    2023 AJ2                                 
    
    
    Observations:
         K23A02J* C2023 01 14.32836807 24 30.027+28 38 21.36         21.99wUEB030F52
         K23A02J  C2023 01 14.33972607 24 31.373+28 38 04.35         21.60wUEB030F52
         K23A02J  C2023 01 14.35108807 24 32.712+28 37 47.30         21.50wUEB030F52
         K23A02J  C2023 01 14.36246907 24 34.069+28 37 29.85         21.24wUEB030F52
         K23A02J KC2023 01 14.42969 07 24 39.48 +28 35 29.5                oEB030291
         K23A02J KC2023 01 14.43809 07 24 40.56 +28 35 14.9          21.4 RoEB030291
         K23A02J KC2023 01 14.44649 07 24 41.61 +28 35 01.5                oEB030291
         K23A02J  C2023 01 14.47655007 24 47.312+28 34 30.92         21.60GVEB030F52
         K23A02J  C2023 01 14.47718007 24 47.368+28 34 29.82         21.97GVEB030F52
         K23A02J KC2023 01 17.16653 07 31 26.19 +27 17 15.7          21.3 VqEB030H36
         K23A02J KC2023 01 17.19967 07 31 30.69 +27 16 16.7          21.5 VqEB030H36
         K23A02J KC2023 01 17.23193 07 31 35.05 +27 15 18.9          21.5 VqEB030H36
         K23A02J 1C2023 01 18.97458 07 36 14.50 +26 18 20.4          20.8 VXEB030033
         K23A02J 1C2023 01 18.97746 07 36 14.90 +26 18 14.8          20.7 VXEB030033
         K23A02J 1C2023 01 18.98035 07 36 15.37 +26 18 08.8          20.3 VXEB030033
    
    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.
    291 LPL/Spacewatch II.  Observer T. H. Bressi.  1.8-m f/2.7 reflector + CCD.
    F52 Pan-STARRS 2, Haleakala.  Observers J. Bulger, T. Lowe, A. Schultz, I.
        Smith, K. Chambers, T. Dukes.  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.
    H36 Sandlot Observatory, Scranton.  Observer G. Hug.  0.56-m f/4.8 .56 meter
        reflector + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2023 AJ2                                                 Earth MOID = 0.1104 AU
    Epoch 2023 Feb. 25.0 TT = JDT 2460000.5                 Veres                   
    M   3.42794              (2000.0)            P               Q                  
    n   0.27017454     Peri.  196.93972     -0.79509426     -0.60355534             
    a   2.3697713      Node   305.78472     +0.56460151     -0.70075263             
    e   0.5378262      Incl.    4.20967     +0.22147293     -0.38035075             
    P   3.65           H   24.62          G   0.15           U   9                  
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    230114 F52  0.0   0.2+    230114 291  0.4+  0.7-    230117 H36  0.1-  0.1-
    230114 F52  0.1-  0.1+    230114 291  0.3+  0.1+    230117 H36  0.2-  1.0+
    230114 F52  0.1-  0.1+    230114 F52  0.1+  0.1-    230118 033  0.0   0.3-
    230114 F52  0.1+  0.2-    230114 F52  0.1-  0.1-    230118 033  0.4-  0.0
    230114 291  0.1-  0.2-    230117 H36  0.4+  0.7-    230118 033  0.1+  0.0
    
    Ephemeris:
    2023 AJ2                 a,e,i = 2.37, 0.54, 4                   q = 1.0952
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r    Elong.  Phase     V
    2022 12 20    06 46 18.2 +33 40 55   0.2924  1.2676   164.0    12.4    23.2
    ...
    2023 01 04    07 04 52.9 +31 55 05   0.2097  1.1907   170.7     7.7    22.2
    ...
    2023 01 12    07 19 19.3 +29 35 02   0.1754  1.1573   171.7     7.0    21.7
    ...
    2023 01 18    07 33 35.6 +26 51 11   0.1540  1.1364   171.8     7.1    21.4
    2023 01 19    07 36 18.9 +26 17 55   0.1508  1.1333   171.8     7.1    21.3
    2023 01 20    07 39 08.5 +25 42 46   0.1477  1.1303   171.8     7.1    21.3
    ...
    2023 01 26    07 58 26.5 +21 30 02   0.1314  1.1148   171.9     7.1    21.0
    ...
    2023 02 03    08 30 24.5 +13 57 06   0.1166  1.1010   171.4     7.7    20.7
    ...
    2023 02 18    09 40 58.0 -03 12 52   0.1132  1.0974   163.9    14.5    20.9
    
    M. P. C. Staff               (C) Copyright 2023 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2023-B30
    


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