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    M.P.E.C. 2005-V59                                Issued 2005 Nov. 8, 22:09 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.
    
                      Supported in part by the Brinson Foundation
                      Supported in part by the TABASGO Foundation
                 Prepared using the Tamkin Foundation Computer Network
    
                                  MPC@CFA.HARVARD.EDU
              URL http://cfa-www.harvard.edu/iau/mpc.html  ISSN 1523-6714
    
                                       2005 VY3
    
    Observations:
         K05V03Y* C2005 11 06.15800 03 27 44.05 +16 22 11.0          21.1 V EV059691
         K05V03Y  C2005 11 06.17555 03 27 40.72 +16 22 40.5          21.1 V EV059691
         K05V03Y  C2005 11 06.19291 03 27 37.56 +16 23 08.9          20.5 V EV059691
         K05V03Y tC2005 11 06.25397 03 27 26.05 +16 24 48.7                 EV059291
         K05V03Y tC2005 11 06.25820 03 27 25.26 +16 24 56.6                 EV059291
         K05V03Y tC2005 11 06.26225 03 27 24.46 +16 25 02.5                 EV059291
         K05V03Y  C2005 11 06.93225 03 25 21.30 +16 43 03.2                 EV059J95
         K05V03Y  C2005 11 06.94289 03 25 19.33 +16 43 20.8                 EV059J95
         K05V03Y  C2005 11 06.95476 03 25 17.06 +16 43 40.3          20.4 R EV059J95
         K05V03Y  C2005 11 07.31502 03 24 10.57 +16 53 21.4          20.9 R EV059734
         K05V03Y  C2005 11 07.32238 03 24 09.18 +16 53 31.3          19.6 R EV059734
         K05V03Y  C2005 11 07.32974 03 24 07.67 +16 53 43.8          20.4 R EV059734
    
    Observer details:
    291 LPL/Spacewatch II.  Observer M. Block.  1.8-m f/2.7 reflector + CCD.
    691 Steward Observatory, Kitt Peak.  Observer M. T. Read.  0.9-m f/3 reflector
        + CCD.
    734 Farpoint Observatory.  Observer G. Hug.  0.7-m reflector + CCD.
    J95 Great Shefford.  Observer P. Birtwhistle.  0.40-m f/6.0 Schmidt-Cassegrain
        + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2005 VY3
    Epoch 2005 Nov. 6.0 TT = JDT 2453680.5                  MPC
    M  58.66326              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.43165443     Peri.  256.65190     +0.47723663     +0.78535966
    a   1.7339846      Node    49.15875     -0.45677394     +0.60498718
    e   0.3688267      Incl.   31.41081     -0.75073482     +0.13115153
    P   2.28           H   20.3           G   0.15
    From 12 observations 2005 Nov. 6-7.
    
    Ephemeris:
    2005 VY3                 a,e,i = 1.73, 0.37, 31                  q = 1.0944
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2005 11 06    03 28.21   +16 18.0    0.632    1.617   169.5     6.4    20.8
    2005 11 11    03 13.01   +18 28.1    0.652    1.642   177.7     1.4    20.6
    2005 11 16    02 58.51   +20 24.2    0.681    1.667   173.5     3.8    20.9
    2005 11 21    02 45.23   +22 05.1    0.717    1.692   165.7     8.3    21.3
    2005 11 26    02 33.55   +23 31.4    0.760    1.716   158.2    12.3    21.6
    2005 12 01    02 23.71   +24 44.6    0.810    1.741   151.3    15.8    21.9
    2005 12 06    02 15.80   +25 47.3    0.865    1.764   144.8    18.8    22.2
    
    Timothy B. Spahr             (C) Copyright 2005 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2005-V59
    

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