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    M.P.E.C. 2005-X31                                Issued 2005 Dec. 6, 18:08 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 XO4
    
    Observations:
         K05X04O* C2005 12 05.16049 00 35 04.45 +18 28 44.0          19.4 V EX031703
         K05X04O  C2005 12 05.16639 00 35 03.19 +18 28 39.2          19.2 V EX031703
         K05X04O  C2005 12 05.17227 00 35 01.86 +18 28 35.1          19.6 V EX031703
         K05X04O  C2005 12 05.17815 00 35 00.70 +18 28 31.1          19.8 V EX031703
         K05X04O  C2005 12 05.20139 00 34 55.66 +18 28 13.2          19.5 V EX031703
         K05X04O  C2005 12 05.20921 00 34 53.90 +18 28 07.2          19.3 V EX031703
         K05X04O  C2005 12 05.21692 00 34 52.24 +18 28 02.8          20.7 V EX031703
         K05X04O  C2005 12 05.22460 00 34 50.55 +18 27 55.9          19.6 V EX031703
         K05X04O  C2005 12 06.16336 00 31 45.51 +18 16 44.1          19.8 V EX031G96
         K05X04O  C2005 12 06.16725 00 31 44.65 +18 16 41.0          20.1 V EX031G96
         K05X04O  C2005 12 06.17111 00 31 43.78 +18 16 38.3          20.4 V EX031G96
         K05X04O  C2005 12 06.17507 00 31 42.85 +18 16 35.0          20.6 V EX031G96
         K05X04O  C2005 12 06.18625 00 31 40.40 +18 16 21.8                 EX031682
         K05X04O  C2005 12 06.20936 00 31 35.27 +18 16 03.9                 EX031682
         K05X04O  C2005 12 06.23245 00 31 30.18 +18 15 45.6                 EX031682
         K05X04O  C2005 12 06.71400 00 29 55.74 +18 09 39.2          19.3 R EX031143
         K05X04O  C2005 12 06.72233 00 29 53.94 +18 09 31.5          19.6 R EX031143
    
    Observer details:
    143 Gnosca.  Observer S. Sposetti.  0.40-m f/4 reflector + CCD.
    682 Kanab.  Observer E. Sheridan.  0.36-m Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    703 Catalina Sky Survey.  Observer R. A. Kowalski.  Measurers E. C. Beshore,
        E. J. Christensen, G. J. Garradd, A. D. Grauer, R. E. Hill, R. A. Kowalski,
        S. M. Larson, R. H. McNaught.  0.68-m Schmidt + CCD.
    G96 Mt. Lemmon Survey.  Observer A. D. Grauer.  Measurers E. C. Beshore,
        E. J. Christensen, G. J. Garradd, A. D. Grauer, R. E. Hill, R. A. Kowalski,
        S. M. Larson, R. H. McNaught.  1.5-m reflector + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2005 XO4
    Epoch 2006 Mar. 6.0 TT = JDT 2453800.5                  MPC
    M  15.79428              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.30666668     Peri.  180.11981     -0.44334736     -0.89562385
    a   2.1778351      Node   296.19794     +0.82241838     -0.39044689
    e   0.5736607      Incl.    2.30387     +0.35647038     -0.21309421
    P   3.21           H   22.1           G   0.15           U   8
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    051205 703  0.8-  0.0     051205 703  0.3-  0.6+    051206 682  1.8-  0.5-
    051205 703  0.4-  0.6-    051205 703  0.8-  0.4-    051206 682  1.5-  0.3-
    051205 703  1.1-  0.4-    051206 G96  0.2+  0.6-    051206 682  1.3-  0.2-
    051205 703  0.6+  0.1-    051206 G96  0.4+  0.7-    051206 143  0.8-  0.8+
    051205 703  0.7+  0.7-    051206 G96  0.4+  0.5-    051206 143  0.2+  0.9-
    051205 703  0.3-  0.8-    051206 G96  0.1-  0.7-
    
    Ephemeris:
    2005 XO4                 a,e,i = 2.18, 0.57, 2                   q = 0.9285
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2005 12 06    00 32.32   +18 19.0    0.135    1.059   119.9    53.7    19.9
    2005 12 16    23 49.40   +15 27.5    0.0931   1.004    99.5    75.3    19.6
    2005 12 26    22 14.15   +07 11.1    0.0559   0.961    65.1   111.8    20.0
    
    2006 02 04    15 21.87   -24 54.0    0.175    0.972    80.5    89.3    21.4
    2006 02 14    15 13.38   -25 23.1    0.215    1.019    92.3    75.5    21.4
    2006 02 24    15 04.84   -25 32.0    0.250    1.078   104.1    62.9    21.5
    2006 03 06    14 52.62   -25 10.8    0.281    1.146   116.7    50.6    21.5
    2006 03 16    14 35.96   -24 11.5    0.312    1.220   130.4    38.3    21.5
    2006 03 26    14 16.25   -22 32.6    0.349    1.299   144.9    26.2    21.6
    2006 04 05    13 56.26   -20 24.3    0.398    1.379   159.3    14.9    21.6
    2006 04 15    13 39.13   -18 08.8    0.461    1.461   171.3     6.0    21.7
    2006 04 25    13 26.62   -16 07.4    0.543    1.542   169.2     7.0    22.2
    2006 05 05    13 19.18   -14 33.0    0.642    1.623   158.7    13.0    23.0
    2006 05 15    13 16.42   -13 29.8    0.758    1.703   148.4    18.1    23.6
    
    Timothy B. Spahr             (C) Copyright 2005 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2005-X31
    

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