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    M.P.E.C. 2012-M24                                Issued 2012 June 20, 13:43 UT
    
         The Minor Planet Electronic Circulars contain information on unusual
             minor planets and routine data on comets.  They are published
       on behalf of Commission 20 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 http://www.minorplanetcenter.net/    ISSN 1523-6714
    
                                       2012 MU2
    
    Observations:
         K12M02U* C2012 06 18.16459 11 26 50.71 +16 54 11.6          19.9 VrEM024703
         K12M02U  C2012 06 18.17133 11 26 52.58 +16 54 49.8          19.9 VrEM024703
         K12M02U  C2012 06 18.17817 11 26 54.38 +16 55 30.0          19.9 VrEM024703
         K12M02U  C2012 06 18.22794 11 27 07.95 +17 00 15.6          20.3 VrEM024G96
         K12M02U  C2012 06 18.22853 11 27 08.06 +17 00 18.6          19.9 VrEM024G96
         K12M02U  C2012 06 18.22910 11 27 08.24 +17 00 21.9          20.2 VrEM024G96
         K12M02U  C2012 06 18.22969 11 27 08.42 +17 00 25.5          20.1 VrEM024G96
         K12M02U KC2012 06 18.89776 11 30 22.13 +18 06 20.4          20.0 RtEM024J04
         K12M02U KC2012 06 18.90171 11 30 23.23 +18 06 43.6          19.9 RtEM024J04
         K12M02U KC2012 06 18.90567 11 30 24.32 +18 07 07.1          19.8 RtEM024J04
         K12M02U KC2012 06 19.13957611 31 33.46 +18 30 20.0          19.0 VrEM024H21
         K12M02U KC2012 06 19.14569111 31 35.26 +18 30 56.8          19.1 VrEM024H21
         K12M02U KC2012 06 19.15227011 31 37.13 +18 31 36.7          18.9 VrEM024H21
         K12M02U  C2012 06 19.15543 11 31 38.71 +18 32 06.7          19.6 VrEM024G96
         K12M02U  C2012 06 19.15601 11 31 38.85 +18 32 09.9          19.5 VrEM024G96
         K12M02U  C2012 06 19.15656 11 31 39.00 +18 32 13.3          19.6 VrEM024G96
         K12M02U  C2012 06 19.15714 11 31 39.18 +18 32 16.7          19.6 VrEM024G96
         K12M02U KC2012 06 19.86930 11 35 15.92 +19 44 45.9          20.3 VuEM024C92
         K12M02U KC2012 06 19.88454 11 35 20.57 +19 46 19.4          19.5 VuEM024C92
         K12M02U KC2012 06 19.88973 11 35 22.67 +19 47 12.5          19.4 RuEM024J04
         K12M02U KC2012 06 19.89482 11 35 24.15 +19 47 43.7          19.4 RuEM024J04
         K12M02U KC2012 06 19.90005 11 35 25.69 +19 48 15.8          19.4 RuEM024J04
         K12M02U KC2012 06 19.90249 11 35 25.96 +19 48 08.8          19.7 VuEM024C92
         K12M02U KC2012 06 20.11072211 36 31.93 +20 09 58.6          19.5 VrEM024H21
         K12M02U KC2012 06 20.11709811 36 33.83 +20 10 38.5          19.8 VrEM024H21
         K12M02U KC2012 06 20.12309011 36 35.64 +20 11 15.5          19.8 VrEM024H21
         K12M02U  C2012 06 20.17293 11 36 51.26 +20 16 34.2          19.6 RoEM024H01
         K12M02U  C2012 06 20.18442 11 36 54.73 +20 17 45.5          19.4 RoEM024H01
         K12M02U  C2012 06 20.18825 11 36 55.89 +20 18 09.3          19.2 RoEM024H01
         K12M02U  C2012 06 20.19422 11 36 57.71 +20 18 46.2          19.7 RoEM024H01
    
    Observer details:
    703 Catalina Sky Survey.  Observers A. Boattini, J. A. Johnson.  Measurers
        A. Boattini, E. J. Christensen, A. R. Gibbs, A. D. Grauer, R. E. Hill,
        R. A. Kowalski, S. M. Larson, R. H. McNaught.  0.68-m Schmidt + CCD.
    C92 Valdicerro Observatory, Loreto.  Observer M. Caimmi.  0.24-m f/6.5
        Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    G96 Mt. Lemmon Survey.  Observer A. D. Grauer.  Measurers A. Boattini,
        E. J. Christensen, A. R. Gibbs, A. D. Grauer, R. E. Hill, R. A. Kowalski,
        S. M. Larson, R. H. McNaught.  1.5-m reflector + CCD.
    H01 Magdalena Ridge Observatory, Socorro.  Observer W. H. Ryan.  2.4-m f/8.9
        reflector + CCD.
    H21 Astronomical Research Observatory, Westfield.  Observer R. Holmes.
        Measurers L. Buzzi, H. Devore, S. Foglia, T. Vorobjov.  0.61-m f/4.0
        astrograph + CCD.
    J04 ESA Optical Ground Station, Tenerife.  Observer P. Ruiz.  Measurers
        D. Koschny, M. Busch, A. Knoefel.  1.0-m f/4.4 reflector + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2012 MU2                                            PHA, Earth MOID = 0.0042 AU
    Epoch 2012 Mar. 14.0 TT = JDT 2456000.5                 MPC
    M 327.41080              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.31879933     Peri.   16.43360     -0.06346044     +0.98021013
    a   2.1222235      Node   250.23438     -0.93659331     -0.12337851
    e   0.5311405      Incl.   11.49319     -0.34462406     +0.15480905
    P   3.09           H   20.7           G   0.15           U   8
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    120618 703  1.0-  0.5+    120619 H21  0.5-  0.0     120619 J04  0.0   0.3+
    120618 703  0.0   0.1-    120619 H21  0.1+  0.3+    120619 J04  0.1+  0.3+
    120618 703  0.4-  0.8+    120619 H21  0.2-  1.0+    120619 C92  0.3-  0.2-
    120618 G96  0.8+  0.6+    120619 G96  0.4+  0.7+    120620 H21  0.3+  0.1-
    120618 G96  0.0   0.2+    120619 G96  0.0   0.4+    120620 H21  0.0   0.4+
    120618 G96  0.4+  0.2+    120619 G96  0.0   0.6+    120620 H21  0.0   0.3+
    120618 G96  0.6+  0.4+    120619 G96  0.2+  0.5+    120620 H01  0.0   0.6+
    120618 J04  0.2+  0.4+    120619 C92  0.3+  0.3+    120620 H01  0.1-  0.8+
    120618 J04  0.3+  0.2+    120619 C92  0.8+  0.4+    120620 H01  0.1-  0.9+
    120618 J04  0.2+  0.3+    120619 J04  0.1+  0.4+    120620 H01  0.0   0.8+
    
    Ephemeris:
    2012 MU2                 a,e,i = 2.12, 0.53, 11                  q = 0.9950
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2012 05 21    10 15 08.7 -09 57 24   0.2570  1.0817    98.8    67.6    20.3
    ...
    2012 06 05    10 41 44.5 +00 40 54   0.1960  1.0237    87.1    81.8    20.1
    ...
    2012 06 13    11 05 38.9 +09 24 57   0.1645  1.0049    81.6    89.0    19.9
    ...
    2012 06 19    11 30 54.6 +18 16 43   0.1440  0.9972    78.4    93.5    19.8
    2012 06 20    11 35 59.3 +19 58 47   0.1411  0.9964    78.0    94.1    19.8
    2012 06 21    11 41 22.4 +21 44 42   0.1382  0.9959    77.6    94.6    19.8
    ...
    2012 06 27    12 21 47.8 +33 29 03   0.1252  0.9957    76.9    96.1    19.6
    ...
    2012 07 05    13 48 19.0 +49 24 37   0.1213  1.0042    80.7    92.5    19.4
    ...
    2012 07 20    17 47 45.8 +58 01 01   0.1543  1.0457    96.8    74.8    19.4
    
    A. U. Tomatic                (C) Copyright 2012 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2012-M24
    

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