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    M.P.E.C. 2004-Q51                                Issued 2004 Aug. 26, 12:00 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.
    
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                                       2004 QB17
    
    Observations:
         K04Q17B* C2004 08 25.30768 22 25 47.87 -02 10 19.9          20.0 V EQ051691
         K04Q17B  C2004 08 25.33509 22 25 45.69 -02 10 24.5          20.1 V EQ051691
         K04Q17B  C2004 08 25.36222 22 25 43.54 -02 10 29.0          20.1 V EQ051691
         K04Q17B  C2004 08 26.03871 22 24 51.82 -02 12 27.1          20.1 R EQ051J95
         K04Q17B  C2004 08 26.04614 22 24 51.24 -02 12 28.2          20.4 R EQ051J95
         K04Q17B  C2004 08 26.05368 22 24 50.65 -02 12 29.3          20.0 R EQ051J95
         K04Q17B  C2004 08 26.21672 22 24 38.50 -02 12 54.4          20.0 R EQ051G90
         K04Q17B  C2004 08 26.22141 22 24 38.09 -02 12 55.5          19.8 R EQ051G90
         K04Q17B  C2004 08 26.22611 22 24 37.71 -02 12 56.6          19.6 R EQ051G90
         K04Q17B 5C2004 08 26.27488 22 24 33.81 -02 13 05.2          19.5 R EQ051673
         K04Q17B 5C2004 08 26.27975 22 24 33.45 -02 13 05.9                 EQ051673
         K04Q17B 5C2004 08 26.28634 22 24 32.94 -02 13 07.5                 EQ051673
    
    Observer details:
    673 Table Mountain Observatory, Wrightwood.  Observer D. Mayes.  Measurer
        M. Vale.  0.6-m reflector + CCD.
    691 Steward Observatory, Kitt Peak.  Observer M. Block.  0.9-m f/3 reflector
        + CCD.
    G90 Three Buttes Observatory, Tucson.  Observer G. R. Jones.  0.4-m
        Ritchey-Chretien + CCD.
    J95 Great Shefford.  Observer P. Birtwhistle.  0.30-m f/6.3 Schmidt-Cassegrain
        + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2004 QB17                                                            PHA 0.007
    Epoch 2004 Aug. 23.0 TT = JDT 2453240.5                 MPC
    M 336.15498              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.19304517     Peri.  160.45991     +0.29869030     -0.95230714
    a   2.9650368      Node   272.12195     +0.86708019     +0.29811635
    e   0.6660405      Incl.    3.58071     +0.39869293     +0.06509804
    P   5.11           H   18.9           G   0.15
    From 12 observations 2004 Aug. 25-26.
    
    Ephemeris:
    2004 QB17                a,e,i = 2.97, 0.67, 4                   q = 0.9902
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2004 08 23    22 28.63   -02 04.5    0.834    1.837   169.5     5.8    20.3
    2004 09 02    22 15.23   -02 37.2    0.745    1.749   170.8     5.3    19.9
    2004 09 12    21 59.75   -03 27.8    0.679    1.660   159.6    12.2    19.9
    2004 09 22    21 44.33   -04 28.6    0.632    1.570   146.5    20.6    19.9
    2004 10 02    21 31.46   -05 28.3    0.602    1.482   133.7    29.2    19.9
    2004 10 12    21 23.12   -06 17.2    0.582    1.395   121.8    37.4    20.0
    2004 10 22    21 20.58   -06 47.7    0.565    1.311   111.3    45.0    20.0
    2004 11 01    21 24.22   -06 55.0    0.548    1.231   102.3    52.0    20.0
    2004 11 11    21 33.94   -06 37.1    0.525    1.158    94.7    58.4    19.9
    2004 11 21    21 49.67   -05 51.5    0.496    1.095    88.6    64.4    19.9
    2004 12 01    22 11.42   -04 36.4    0.458    1.044    84.1    70.0    19.8
    2004 12 11    22 39.82   -02 48.7    0.414    1.008    81.2    74.8    19.6
    2004 12 21    23 16.58   -00 22.0    0.366    0.991    80.5    78.1    19.4
    2004 12 31    00 04.67   +02 51.5    0.321    0.994    82.6    78.7    19.2
    2005 01 10    01 07.96   +06 53.7    0.286    1.017    88.5    75.2    18.8
    2005 01 20    02 27.20   +11 12.7    0.271    1.057    98.1    67.1    18.6
    2005 01 30    03 52.76   +14 28.6    0.288    1.112   108.9    56.9    18.5
    2005 02 09    05 08.98   +15 56.2    0.336    1.179   117.2    48.1    18.7
    2005 02 19    06 08.73   +16 05.8    0.412    1.254   121.5    42.3    19.1
    2005 03 01    06 54.11   +15 39.2    0.510    1.335   122.4    38.8    19.6
    2005 03 11    07 29.52   +14 58.3    0.625    1.420   121.0    36.8    20.1
    2005 03 21    07 58.54   +14 10.7    0.755    1.508   118.2    35.6    20.6
    2005 03 31    08 23.42   +13 18.1    0.898    1.597   114.5    34.7    21.1
    2005 04 10    08 45.54   +12 21.3    1.053    1.686   110.2    33.9    21.6
    2005 04 20    09 05.80   +11 19.9    1.219    1.775   105.5    33.1    22.0
    
    Timothy B. Spahr             (C) Copyright 2004 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2004-Q51
    

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