[Iaude] MPEC Q68: 2020 QS [a=2.59,e=0.57,i=9.0,H=21.7]

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M.P.E.C. 2020-Q68                               Issued 2020 August 18, 15:33 UT

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                                    2020 QS                                     


Observations:
     K20Q00S  C2020 08 10.43872 23 34 37.95 +23 59 33.3          21.6 GVEQ068G96
     K20Q00S  C2020 08 10.44910 23 34 40.30 +23 59 47.9          20.1 GVEQ068G96
     K20Q00S  C2020 08 10.45429 23 34 41.49 +23 59 56.8          21.3 GVEQ068G96
     K20Q00S* C2020 08 17.46142200 05 46.349+26 48 42.92         21.01wUEQ068F52
     K20Q00S  C2020 08 17.47356600 05 49.750+26 48 59.44         20.58wUEQ068F52
     K20Q00S KC2020 08 17.95845600 08 14.15 +26 59 30.0          19.8 GVEQ068598
     K20Q00S KC2020 08 17.96891300 08 17.19 +26 59 43.4          20.9 GVEQ068598
     K20Q00S KC2020 08 17.97821500 08 19.85 +26 59 55.6          21.4 GVEQ068598
     K20Q00S  C2020 08 18.06369 00 08 44.69 +27 01 46.7          21.8 VVEQ068033
     K20Q00S  C2020 08 18.06624 00 08 45.41 +27 01 49.8          21.7 VVEQ068033
     K20Q00S  C2020 08 18.06878 00 08 46.14 +27 01 53.1          21.4 VVEQ068033
     K20Q00S KC2020 08 18.12212500 09 02.505+27 03 14.88         20.7 GVEQ068J04
     K20Q00S KC2020 08 18.12458500 09 03.210+27 03 18.40         20.7 GVEQ068J04
     K20Q00S KC2020 08 18.12702900 09 03.911+27 03 21.49         20.5 GVEQ068J04
     K20Q00S KC2020 08 18.38879 00 10 22.49 +27 08 57.8          20.4 RqEQ068H36
     K20Q00S KC2020 08 18.39896 00 10 25.48 +27 09 10.4          20.5 RqEQ068H36
     K20Q00S KC2020 08 18.41041 00 10 28.83 +27 09 25.2          20.4 RqEQ068H36

Observer details:
033 Karl Schwarzschild Observatory, Tautenburg.  Observers S. Melnikov, F.
    Ludwig, B. Stecklum.  Measurer B. Stecklum.  1.34-m f/3 Schmidt + CCD.
598 Loiano.  Observer A. Carbognani.
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.
G96 Mt. Lemmon Survey.  Observer T. A. Pruyne.  Measurers B. Gray, D. Rankin,
    F. C. Shelly.  1.5-m reflector + 10K CCD.
H36 Sandlot Observatory, Scranton.  Observer G. Hug.  0.56-m reflector + CCD.
J04 ESA Optical Ground Station, Tenerife.  Observer E. Kuusela.  Measurers M.
    Micheli, D. Koschny, L. Conversi, M. Busch, E. Schwab, A. Knofel.  1.0-m
    f/4.4 reflector + CCD.

Orbital elements:
2020 QS                                                  Earth MOID = 0.1122 AU
Epoch 2020 May 31.0 TT = JDT 2459000.5                  Bell                    
M 332.12070              (2000.0)            P               Q                  
n   0.23579940     Peri.  180.98221     +0.97319008     -0.22758624             
a   2.5948221      Node   192.32612     +0.21207083     +0.94385287             
e   0.5716432      Incl.    8.96063     +0.08903386     +0.23947080             
P   4.18           H   21.72          G   0.15           U   9                  
Residuals in seconds of arc
200810 G96  0.2+  0.3+    200817 598  0.0-  0.3-    200818 J04  0.2-  0.1+
200810 G96  0.1-  0.7-    200817 598  0.7-  0.7-    200818 J04  0.2-  0.0-
200810 G96  0.1-  0.4+    200818 033  0.0+  0.1-    200818 H36  0.1-  0.4+
200817 F52  0.2+  0.1+    200818 033  0.3-  0.4-    200818 H36  0.2+  0.1-
200817 F52  0.2-  0.1-    200818 033  0.4-  0.4-    200818 H36  0.2+  0.0+
200817 598  0.0+  0.5+    200818 J04  0.1-  0.2-

Ephemeris:
2020 QS                  a,e,i = 2.59, 0.57, 9                   q = 1.1115
Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r    Elong.  Phase     V
2020 07 19    22 27 54.5 +14 25 05   0.4997  1.3829   128.3    35.2    22.4
...
2020 08 03    23 08 02.9 +20 47 10   0.3793  1.2892   129.4    37.5    21.7
...
2020 08 11    23 36 53.2 +24 13 47   0.3267  1.2447   128.9    39.4    21.3
...
2020 08 17    00 03 30.0 +26 38 18   0.2929  1.2146   127.9    41.1    21.1
2020 08 18    00 08 25.3 +27 00 34   0.2878  1.2098   127.7    41.5    21.1
2020 08 19    00 13 29.5 +27 22 08   0.2828  1.2052   127.5    41.8    21.0
...
2020 08 25    00 47 08.1 +29 11 44   0.2560  1.1793   125.9    44.0    20.8
...
2020 09 02    01 40 13.3 +30 18 31   0.2293  1.1506   123.2    47.2    20.6
...
2020 09 17    03 28 48.5 +26 24 02   0.2086  1.1173   117.6    52.8    20.5

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