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    M.P.E.C. 2023-B115                             Issued 2023 January 25, 18:04 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.
    			  
                 Prepared using the Tamkin Foundation Computer Network
    
                                  MPC@CFA.HARVARD.EDU
                URL https://www.minorplanetcenter.net/    ISSN 1523-6714
    
                                    2023 BN2                                 
    
    
    Observations:
         K23B02N* C2023 01 21.55142111 30 49.373-17 05 17.32         21.25wUEB115F52
         K23B02N  C2023 01 21.56220911 30 46.949-17 05 57.87         22.15wUEB115F52
         K23B02N  C2023 01 21.57298711 30 44.525-17 06 38.75         21.06wUEB115F52
         K23B02N  C2023 01 21.63789811 30 29.937-17 10 40.94         20.87GVEB115F52
         K23B02N  C2023 01 21.63870411 30 29.747-17 10 44.12         21.77GVEB115F52
         K23B02N |C2023 01 22.27983 11 28 13.00 -17 49 53.9          20.9 GVEB115807
         K23B02N |C2023 01 22.28909 11 28 10.93 -17 50 27.8          21.1 GVEB115807
         K23B02N |C2023 01 22.29833 11 28 08.85 -17 51 01.7          21.2 GVEB115807
         K23B02N |C2023 01 23.22482 11 24 49.15 -18 46 19.8          20.9 GVEB115807
         K23B02N |C2023 01 23.23037 11 24 47.95 -18 46 39.8          21.0 GVEB115807
         K23B02N |C2023 01 23.23591 11 24 46.68 -18 46 59.2          21.2 GVEB115807
         K23B02N  C2023 01 25.52478711 16 27.694-20 55 03.72         21.27GVEB115F52
         K23B02N  C2023 01 25.52541811 16 27.561-20 55 05.57         21.50GVEB115F52
    
    Observer details:
    807 Cerro Tololo Observatory, La Serena.  Observers T. Linder, R. Holmes, L.
        Horn.  1.00-m f/10.0 astrograph + 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 BN2                                                 Earth MOID = 0.0994 AU
    Epoch 2023 Feb. 25.0 TT = JDT 2460000.5                 MPC                     
    M  17.94656              (2000.0)            P               Q                  
    n   0.21195189     Peri.  134.43807     +0.13489252     -0.91784708             
    a   2.7859791      Node   304.11851     +0.73169665     +0.34632084             
    e   0.6501820      Incl.   26.80298     +0.66814970     -0.19395518             
    P   4.65           H   21.62          G   0.15           U   9                  
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    230121 F52  0.1-  0.1+    230122 807  0.0   0.0     230123 807  0.1-  0.0
    230121 F52  0.1-  0.1+    230122 807  0.1+  0.0     230125 F52  0.1-  0.1-
    230121 F52  0.1-  0.3-    230122 807  0.1+  0.0     230125 F52  0.1+  0.1+
    230121 F52  0.0   0.3+    230123 807  0.3-  0.1+
    230121 F52  0.1-  0.1+    230123 807  0.3+  0.2-
    
    Ephemeris:
    2023 BN2                 a,e,i = 2.79, 0.65, 27                  q = 0.9746
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r    Elong.  Phase     V
    2022 12 26    12 55 05.9 +19 37 03   0.3129  1.0290    89.4    72.9    21.7
    ...
    2023 01 10    12 09 59.9 -02 42 22   0.3148  1.1110   105.8    58.4    21.4
    ...
    2023 01 18    11 43 20.6 -13 08 15   0.3346  1.1654   115.0    49.9    21.4
    ...
    2023 01 24    11 22 00.1 -19 31 05   0.3579  1.2097   121.3    44.0    21.5
    2023 01 25    11 18 22.2 -20 26 36   0.3625  1.2173   122.3    43.1    21.5
    2023 01 26    11 14 43.6 -21 19 40   0.3672  1.2250   123.3    42.2    21.5
    ...
    2023 02 01    10 52 52.8 -25 47 07   0.3997  1.2725   128.4    37.4    21.7
    ...
    2023 02 09    10 25 07.4 -29 36 06   0.4524  1.3383   133.4    32.4    21.9
    ...
    2023 02 24    09 43 58.5 -31 44 58   0.5775  1.4670   137.3    27.2    22.5
    
    A. U. Tomatic                (C) Copyright 2023 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2023-B115
    


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