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    M.P.E.C. 2005-E77                                Issued 2005 Mar. 13, 16:32 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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                 Prepared using the Tamkin Foundation Computer Network
    
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              URL http://cfa-www.harvard.edu/iau/mpc.html  ISSN 1523-6714
    
                                      2005 EM169
    
    Observations:
         K05EG9M* C2005 03 12.27450 10 48 26.27 -11 31 36.1          19.0   EE077704
         K05EG9M  C2005 03 12.28600 10 48 32.28 -11 32 57.8          19.1   EE077704
         K05EG9M  C2005 03 12.29738 10 48 38.20 -11 34 17.5          18.7   EE077704
         K05EG9M  C2005 03 12.30878 10 48 44.09 -11 35 36.8          19.2   EE077704
         K05EG9M  C2005 03 12.32022 10 48 50.07 -11 36 55.2          19.3   EE077704
         K05EG9M  C2005 03 13.30968 10 56 36.11 -13 06 06.5          19.7 R EE077651
         K05EG9M  C2005 03 13.31252 10 56 36.99 -13 06 19.1          19.5 R EE077651
         K05EG9M  C2005 03 13.31650 10 56 38.09 -13 06 35.1          19.9 R EE077651
         K05EG9M  C2005 03 13.40951 10 57 07.01 -13 12 52.4          19.1 R EE077G96
         K05EG9M  C2005 03 13.41234 10 57 07.87 -13 13 03.3          19.0 R EE077G96
         K05EG9M  C2005 03 13.41518 10 57 08.78 -13 13 14.5          19.1 R EE077G96
         K05EG9M  C2005 03 13.41802 10 57 09.68 -13 13 25.5          19.1 R EE077G96
    
    Observer details:
    651 Grasslands Observatory, Tucson.  Observer J. E. McGaha.  0.62-m f/5.1
        Newtonian reflector + CCD.
    704 Lincoln Laboratory ETS, New Mexico.  Observers M. Blythe, F. Shelly,
        M. Bezpalko, R. Huber, L. Manguso, D. Torres, R. Kracke, M. McCleary,
        H. Stange, A. Milner.  Measurers J. Stuart, R. Sayer, J. Evans, J. Kommers.
        1.0-m f/2.15 reflector + CCD.
    G96 Mt. Lemmon Survey.  Observer E. J. Christensen.  Measurers E. C. Beshore,
        C. M. Casey, E. J. Christensen, G. J. Garradd, R. E. Hill, S. M. Larson,
        R. H. McNaught.  1.5-m reflector + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2005 EM169
    Epoch 2005 Mar. 11.0 TT = JDT 2453440.5                 MPC
    M   8.24102              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.19745166     Peri.  115.08353     -0.23364988     -0.97154026
    a   2.9207576      Node   348.22830     +0.80908113     -0.17204923
    e   0.7419133      Incl.   11.00699     +0.53925454     -0.16281454
    P   4.99           H   25.1           G   0.15
    From 12 observations 2005 Mar. 12-13.
    
    Ephemeris:
    2005 EM169               a,e,i = 2.92, 0.74, 11                  q = 0.7538
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2005 03 11    10 29.06   -07 33.8    0.0255   1.018   162.0    17.5    18.1
    2005 03 12    10 45.45   -10 53.4    0.0359   1.028   162.1    17.2    18.8
    2005 03 13    10 54.56   -12 40.4    0.0466   1.038   161.7    17.4    19.4
    2005 03 14    11 00.37   -13 46.3    0.0574   1.049   161.4    17.6    19.9
    2005 03 15    11 04.39   -14 30.4    0.0682   1.059   161.1    17.7    20.3
    2005 03 16    11 07.36   -15 01.6    0.0791   1.070   161.0    17.7    20.7
    2005 03 17    11 09.64   -15 24.5    0.0900   1.080   160.8    17.6    21.0
    2005 03 18    11 11.46   -15 41.7    0.101    1.091   160.7    17.6    21.2
    2005 03 19    11 12.95   -15 55.0    0.112    1.102   160.6    17.5    21.5
    2005 03 20    11 14.21   -16 05.2    0.123    1.113   160.4    17.4    21.7
    2005 03 21    11 15.29   -16 13.1    0.134    1.123   160.3    17.4    21.9
    
    Timothy B. Spahr             (C) Copyright 2005 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2005-E77
    

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