Circular No. 8213 Central Bureau for Astronomical Telegrams INTERNATIONAL ASTRONOMICAL UNION S/2001 U 2 A new Uranian satellite candidate (R = 24.9-25.1) was observed on 2001 Aug. 13 (Cerro Tololo, Blanco 4-m reflector) and Sept. 21 (Palomar, Hale 5-m refl.) by teams led by M. Holman and B. Gladman (for other participants and affiliations, see IAUC 7980), but further attempts to observe the object proved unsuccessful. On 2003 Sept. 24, B. G. Marsden identified this object, now designated S/2001 U 2, with a satellite candidate (R = 25.0-25.2) observed by S. S. Sheppard, University of Hawaii, on images obtained by D. C. Jewitt and himself on 2003 Aug. 29-30 (Subaru 8.2-m reflector) and Sept. 20 (Gemini 8.2-m reflector), and confirming observations were made by Holman on Sept. 30 (Las Campanas, Clay 6.5-m reflector). Full astrometry, Marsden's orbital elements (S/2001 U 2, a = 0.14 AU, e = 0.43, i = 167 deg, H = 12.5; and ephemerides are on MPEC 2003-S105. (C) Copyright 2003 CBAT 2003 October 1 (8213) Daniel W. E. Green
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