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    M.P.E.C. 2023-K69                                  Issued 2023 May 21, 11:16 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 KN                                 
    
    
    Observations:
         K23K00N*1C2023 05 20.38761916 04 53.627+15 18 17.93         21.17GVEK069G96
         K23K00N 1C2023 05 20.39274616 04 46.423+15 18 55.80         20.45GVEK069G96
         K23K00N 1C2023 05 20.39789716 04 39.122+15 19 36.05         20.76GVEK069G96
         K23K00N 1C2023 05 20.40302716 04 31.890+15 20 14.86         21.29GVEK069G96
         K23K00N 1C2023 05 20.42669216 03 58.244+15 23 17.63         20.65GVEK069G96
         K23K00N 1C2023 05 20.42764816 03 56.855+15 23 25.08         20.97GVEK069G96
         K23K00N 1C2023 05 20.42860416 03 55.472+15 23 32.68         20.73GVEK069G96
         K23K00N 1C2023 05 20.42955916 03 54.119+15 23 40.20         20.43GVEK069G96
         K23K00N 2C2023 05 20.93621615 49 36.331+16 50 15.01         19.8 GVEK069J04
         K23K00N 2C2023 05 20.93945815 49 28.574+16 50 58.16         20.0 GVEK069J04
         K23K00N 2C2023 05 20.94258215 49 21.031+16 51 40.05         20.1 GVEK069J04
         K23K00N KC2023 05 21.14243815 40 50.000+17 38 36.60         19.64GVEK069I52
         K23K00N KC2023 05 21.14448815 40 43.730+17 39 10.70         19.80GVEK069I52
         K23K00N KC2023 05 21.14551415 40 40.630+17 39 28.50         19.95GVEK069I52
         K23K00N KC2023 05 21.22231615 36 20.58 +18 00 50.3          20.1 VuEK069H21
         K23K00N KC2023 05 21.22374115 36 15.64 +18 01 15.4          19.2 VuEK069H21
         K23K00N KC2023 05 21.22514915 36 10.75 +18 01 40.0          18.2 VuEK069H21
         K23K00N KC2023 05 21.22871715 35 58.34 +18 02 42.8          19.7 VuEK069H21
         K23K00N KC2023 05 21.45666315 20 31.434+19 19 00.41         19.34GVEK069I52
         K23K00N KC2023 05 21.45718215 20 28.972+19 19 11.53         19.42GVEK069I52
         K23K00N KC2023 05 21.45769515 20 26.470+19 19 23.20         19.67GVEK069I52
         K23K00N KC2023 05 21.45820615 20 24.047+19 19 34.32         19.40GVEK069I52
    
    Observer details:
    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.
    H21 Astronomical Research Observatory, Westfield.  Observer R. Holmes.
        Measurers T. Linder, R. Holmes, L. Horn.  0.76-m f/3.0 astrograph + CCD.
    I52 Steward Observatory, Mt. Lemmon Station.  Observer J. B. Fazekas.
        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.
    J04 ESA Optical Ground Station, Tenerife.  Observers D. Abreu, M. Micheli, F.
        Ocana, L. Conversi.  Measurers M. Micheli, F. Ocana, R. Kresken, M.
        Busch, A. Knofel, E. Schwab.  1.0-m f/4.4 reflector + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2023 KN                                                  Earth MOID = 0.0013 AU
    Epoch 2023 Feb. 25.0 TT = JDT 2460000.5                 MPC                     
    M 286.07841              (2000.0)            P               Q                  
    n   0.53122630     Peri.  274.30506     +0.83061675     +0.42749165             
    a   1.5099052      Node    60.74895     -0.18563992     +0.81673101             
    e   0.6011613      Incl.   24.14070     -0.52498917     +0.38755818             
    P   1.86           H   27.14          G   0.15           U   8                  
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    230520 G96  0.2-  0.9+    230520 J04  0.0   0.1-    230521 H21  0.4-  0.1-
    230520 G96  0.3-  0.4-    230520 J04  0.2+  0.1-    230521 H21  0.6-  0.0
    230520 G96  1.0-  0.5+    230520 J04  0.1-  0.1+    230521 I52  0.2+  0.4+
    230520 G96  0.8-  0.1-    230521 I52  0.8+  0.3-    230521 I52  0.6+  0.0
    230520 G96  0.6+  0.1-    230521 I52  0.0   0.2-    230521 I52  0.0   0.4+
    230520 G96  0.4+  0.1-    230521 I52  0.2+  0.5+    230521 I52  0.4+  0.2+
    230520 G96  0.3+  0.1+    230521 H21  0.1+  0.1-
    230520 G96  0.5+  0.2+    230521 H21  0.2-  0.0
    
    Ephemeris:
    2023 KN                  a,e,i = 1.51, 0.60, 24                  q = 0.6022
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r    Elong.  Phase     V
    2023 04 21    16 40 02.7 +08 28 09   0.4171  1.3282   133.9    33.1    27.2
    ...
    2023 05 06    16 43 45.1 +10 11 02   0.2133  1.1826   141.3    32.2    25.5
    ...
    2023 05 14    16 39 42.1 +11 21 39   0.1093  1.1012   144.4    32.3    23.9
    ...
    2023 05 20    16 12 07.9 +14 36 05   0.03299 1.0389   144.9    34.0    21.2
    2023 05 21    15 46 51.8 +17 05 59   0.02061 1.0285   142.9    36.4    20.3
    2023 05 22    14 08 29.7 +24 13 02   0.0092541.0180   128.8    50.8    18.9
    ...
    2023 05 28    05 09 43.0 -08 02 49   0.06975 0.9549    32.1   145.7    28.9
    ...
    2023 06 05    04 58 01.9 -08 43 44   0.1730  0.8711    31.2   142.8    30.3
    ...
    2023 06 20    04 55 00.8 -06 03 18   0.3805  0.7251    32.6   131.0    30.2
    
    A. U. Tomatic                (C) Copyright 2023 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2023-K69
    


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