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    M.P.E.C. 2020-M98                                 Issued 2020 June 24, 15:03 UT
    
         The Minor Planet Electronic Circulars contain information on unusual
             minor planets and routine data on comets.  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
    
                                    2020 ML2                                 
    
    
    Observations:
         K20M02L* C2020 06 16.53901620 41 24.670+02 51 04.13         19.77wUEM098F52
         K20M02L  C2020 06 16.55164520 41 27.885+02 53 21.35         20.05wUEM098F52
         K20M02L  C2020 06 16.56434520 41 31.084+02 55 37.69         20.20wUEM098F52
         K20M02L  C2020 06 20.48704120 59 13.210+08 20 21.71         21.74wUEM098F51
         K20M02L  C2020 06 20.49923320 59 12.903+08 20 50.65         21.66wUEM098F51
         K20M02L  C2020 06 20.51144920 59 12.558+08 21 19.72         21.77wUEM098F51
         K20M02L KC2020 06 24.30885321 03 40.19 +09 48 04.7          22.4 VuEM098H21
         K20M02L KC2020 06 24.33501421 03 39.08 +09 48 27.8          22.2 VuEM098H21
    
    Observer details:
    F51 Pan-STARRS 1, Haleakala.  Observers J. Bulger, T. Lowe, A. Schultz, M.
        Willman.  Measurers K. Chambers, S. Chastel, T. de Boer, L. Denneau, J.
        Fairlamb, H. Flewelling, M. Huber, C.-C. Lin, E. Magnier, Y. Ramanjooloo,
        R. Wainscoat, R. Weryk.  1.8-m Ritchey-Chretien + CCD.
    F52 Pan-STARRS 2, Haleakala.  Observers J. Bulger, T. Dukes, T. Lowe, A.
        Schultz, M. Willman.  Measurers K. Chambers, S. Chastel, T. de Boer, L.
        Denneau, J. Fairlamb, H. Flewelling, M. Huber, C.-C. Lin, E. Magnier, Y.
        Ramanjooloo, R. Wainscoat, R. Weryk.  1.8-m Ritchey-Chretien + CCD.
    H21 Astronomical Research Observatory, Westfield.  Observer R. Holmes.
        Measurers S. Foglia, L. Buzzi, T. Linder, R. Holmes.  1.3-m f/4.0
        astrograph + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2020 ML2                                                 Earth MOID = 0.0023 AU
    Epoch 2020 June 20.0 TT = JDT 2459020.5                 Alexandersen              
    M  12.00718              (2000.0)            P               Q                  
    n   0.56064030     Peri.  343.07752     -0.40319293     +0.91225667             
    a   1.4566208      Node   263.09653     -0.83094743     -0.39804998             
    e   0.3077376      Incl.    4.17481     -0.38335601     -0.09666429             
    P   1.76           H   28.03          G   0.15           U   8                  
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    200616 F52  0.1-  0.5-    200620 F51  0.1+  0.0-    200624 H21  0.3-  0.2+
    200616 F52  0.0-  0.1+    200620 F51  0.0-  0.2-    200624 H21  0.1-  0.1+
    200616 F52  0.1+  0.4+    200620 F51  0.1+  0.1+
    
    Ephemeris:
    2020 ML2                 a,e,i = 1.46, 0.31, 4                   q = 1.0084
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r    Elong.  Phase     V
    2020 05 25    09 08 26.5 -11 17 58   0.05770 1.0050    80.5    96.3    25.3
    ...
    2020 06 09    09 34 21.7 -18 03 16   0.01307 1.0122    76.6   102.7    22.4
    ...
    2020 06 17    20 45 15.4 +04 07 55   0.01190 1.0233   127.7    51.8    20.4
    ...
    2020 06 23    21 02 32.8 +09 29 08   0.02999 1.0343   126.0    52.6    22.4
    2020 06 24    21 03 22.8 +09 45 51   0.03302 1.0365   126.5    52.0    22.6
    2020 06 25    21 04 00.5 +09 58 53   0.03605 1.0386   127.0    51.4    22.8
    ...
    2020 07 01    21 05 15.8 +10 31 27   0.05430 1.0532   131.2    46.6    23.6
    ...
    2020 07 09    21 03 37.5 +10 13 47   0.07896 1.0764   137.7    39.5    24.2
    ...
    2020 07 24    20 56 17.4 +08 01 22   0.1284  1.1291   150.2    26.5    25.0
    
    M. P. C. Staff               (C) Copyright 2020 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2020-M98
    


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