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    M.P.E.C. 2023-B31                              Issued 2023 January 19, 15:49 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
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                URL https://www.minorplanetcenter.net/    ISSN 1523-6714
    
                                    2023 AK2                                 
    
    
    Observations:
         K23A02K* C2023 01 13.23542904 05 40.669+14 40 52.77         21.96wUEB031F52
         K23A02K  C2023 01 13.25866204 05 47.841+14 41 18.05         21.83wUEB031F52
         K23A02K  C2023 01 13.27036104 05 51.474+14 41 30.58         22.17wUEB031F52
         K23A02K  C2023 01 14.23331204 11 31.180+14 58 38.95         21.93GVEB031F52
         K23A02K  C2023 01 14.23412704 11 31.453+14 58 39.73         21.95GVEB031F52
         K23A02K 1C2023 01 15.82298 04 21 25.00 +15 27 00.2          21.9 VXEB031033
         K23A02K 1C2023 01 15.82581 04 21 26.05 +15 27 03.1          22.2 VXEB031033
         K23A02K 1C2023 01 15.82865 04 21 27.04 +15 27 06.0          22.1 VXEB031033
         K23A02K 1C2023 01 18.83597 04 42 23.21 +16 23 07.1          21.4 VXEB031033
         K23A02K 1C2023 01 18.83852 04 42 24.29 +16 23 11.0          21.5 VXEB031033
         K23A02K 1C2023 01 18.84106 04 42 25.33 +16 23 13.2          22.0 VXEB031033
    
    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.
    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.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2023 AK2                                                 Earth MOID = 0.0682 AU
    Epoch 2023 Feb. 25.0 TT = JDT 2460000.5                 Veres                   
    M  12.60413              (2000.0)            P               Q                  
    n   0.33193939     Peri.  321.04229     -0.39787478     -0.91741346             
    a   2.0658408      Node   152.40105     +0.84543827     -0.36957755             
    e   0.4909993      Incl.    0.85870     +0.35627208     -0.14752960             
    P   2.97           H   25.12          G   0.15           U   9                  
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    230113 F52  0.1+  0.1+    230114 F52  0.0   0.1-    230118 033  0.0   0.4-
    230113 F52  0.3-  0.0     230115 033  0.5+  0.3+    230118 033  0.1+  0.7+
    230113 F52  0.0   0.1-    230115 033  0.7+  0.0     230118 033  0.3-  0.1+
    230114 F52  0.1-  0.0     230115 033  0.0   0.2-
    
    Ephemeris:
    2023 AK2                 a,e,i = 2.07, 0.49, 1                   q = 1.0515
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r    Elong.  Phase     V
    2022 12 20    02 54 29.3 +10 47 54   0.1589  1.1044   136.4    37.9    22.9
    ...
    2023 01 04    03 24 30.3 +12 23 59   0.1226  1.0642   128.7    46.2    22.5
    ...
    2023 01 12    03 58 49.2 +14 19 39   0.1064  1.0538   129.1    46.4    22.1
    ...
    2023 01 18    04 36 16.6 +16 08 23   0.09693 1.0515   132.3    43.8    21.8
    2023 01 19    04 43 36.2 +16 27 01   0.09568 1.0515   133.0    43.2    21.8
    2023 01 20    04 51 14.4 +16 45 27   0.09454 1.0517   133.9    42.4    21.8
    ...
    2023 01 26    05 42 54.3 +18 22 20   0.09044 1.0556   140.2    36.6    21.5
    ...
    2023 02 03    06 59 40.6 +19 10 38   0.09379 1.0680   150.4    27.2    21.3
    ...
    2023 02 18    08 53 47.0 +16 43 13   0.1287  1.1116   162.4    15.6    21.8
    
    M. P. C. Staff               (C) Copyright 2023 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2023-B31
    


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