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    M.P.E.C. 2024-A163                             Issued 2024 January 15, 09:26 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
    
                                    2024 AG4                                 
    
    
    Observations:
         K24A04G*1C2024 01 14.31366208 13 17.299+00 09 10.04         20.34GVEA163G96
         K24A04G 1C2024 01 14.31881808 13 20.219+00 09 21.35         20.45GVEA163G96
         K24A04G 1C2024 01 14.32397408 13 23.149+00 09 31.68         20.55GVEA163G96
         K24A04G 1C2024 01 14.32911308 13 26.069+00 09 42.62         20.43GVEA163G96
         K24A04G KC2024 01 14.36292608 13 44.870+00 10 53.00         20.44GVEA163V06
         K24A04G KC2024 01 14.36869308 13 48.050+00 11 05.10         20.04GVEA163V06
         K24A04G KC2024 01 14.37157708 13 49.600+00 11 11.10         20.31GVEA163V06
         K24A04G KC2024 01 14.57566208 16 09.617+00 27 22.21         19.8 GVEA163474
         K24A04G KC2024 01 14.57814908 16 10.848+00 27 23.33         19.9 GVEA163474
         K24A04G KC2024 01 14.58063508 16 11.995+00 27 27.54         19.9 GVEA163474
         K24A04G  C2024 01 15.35617208 22 23.907+00 35 37.63         21.1 GVEA163H01
         K24A04G  C2024 01 15.36033708 22 24.956+00 35 42.25         21.1 GVEA163H01
         K24A04G  C2024 01 15.36927408 22 27.158+00 35 52.06         21.3 GVEA163H01
         K24A04G  C2024 01 15.37689608 22 29.057+00 36 00.34         21.0 GVEA163H01
    
    Observer details:
    474 Mount John Observatory, Lake Tekapo.  Observers A. C. Gilmore, P. M.
        Kilmartin.  Measurer P. M. Kilmartin.  1.0-m f/7.7 Reflector + CCD.
    G96 Mt. Lemmon Survey.  Observer H. Groeller.  Measurers T. Beuden, V. F.
        Carvajal, 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, F. C. Shelly, K. W. Wierzchos.  1.5-m reflector +
        10K CCD.
    H01 Magdalena Ridge Observatory, Socorro.  Observers W. H. Ryan, E. V. Ryan.
        Measurer W. H. Ryan.  2.4-m f/8.9 Ritchey-Chretien + CCD.
    V06 Catalina Sky Survey-Kuiper.  Observer K. W. Wierzchos.  Measurers T.
        Beuden, V. F. Carvajal, 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, F. C. Shelly, K. W. Wierzchos.  1.55-m
        reflector + 1K CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2024 AG4                                                 Earth MOID = 0.0011 AU
    Epoch 2023 Sept. 13.0 TT = JDT 2460200.5                MPC                     
    M 325.79253              (2000.0)            P               Q                  
    n   0.40585702     Peri.  129.59501     +0.50092199     -0.86073917             
    a   1.8067054      Node   290.12032     +0.76156988     +0.48807907             
    e   0.5248716      Incl.    5.53594     +0.41120369     +0.14459222             
    P   2.43           H   28.30          G   0.15           U   7                  
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    240114 G96  0.3+  0.2+    240114 V06  0.0   0.1-    240115 H01  0.2-  0.0
    240114 G96  0.1-  0.5+    240114 V06  0.6-  0.0     240115 H01  0.1+  0.0
    240114 G96  0.1-  0.1-    240114 474 (0.3-  2.5+)   240115 H01  0.0   0.1+
    240114 G96  0.1+  0.0     240114 474  0.3+  0.2-    240115 H01  0.1+  0.0
    240114 V06  0.1-  0.4-    240114 474  0.3-  0.2+
    
    Ephemeris:
    2024 AG4                 a,e,i = 1.81, 0.52, 6                   q = 0.8584
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r    Elong.  Phase     V
    2023 12 16    20 32 27.1 -03 30 10   0.1907  0.8683    48.0   122.6    29.4
    ...
    2023 12 31    20 45 14.0 -02 00 57   0.08242 0.9192    37.4   139.5    29.5
    ...
    2024 01 08    20 59 42.4 -02 13 26   0.02691 0.9609    32.8   146.3    28.1
    ...
    2024 01 14    08 08 39.9 +00 01 41   0.01465 0.9971   157.4    22.3    20.2
    2024 01 15    08 19 59.1 +00 32 08   0.02148 1.0035   157.4    22.1    21.0
    2024 01 16    08 25 49.3 +00 48 38   0.02835 1.0100   157.7    21.7    21.6
    ...
    2024 01 22    08 36 23.5 +01 29 54   0.07007 1.0505   160.7    18.0    23.6
    ...
    2024 01 30    08 39 11.5 +02 07 58   0.1277  1.1083   164.1    14.1    24.9
    ...
    2024 02 14    08 41 55.0 +03 29 29   0.2471  1.2239   161.1    15.1    26.5
    
    A. U. Tomatic                (C) Copyright 2024 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2024-A163
    


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