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    M.P.E.C. 2007-Q18                                Issued 2007 Aug. 24, 00:38 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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                                  MPC@CFA.HARVARD.EDU
              URL http://www.cfa.harvard.edu/iau/mpc.html  ISSN 1523-6714
    
                                       2007 QE3
    
    Observations:
         K07Q03E* C2007 08 22.32076 00 47 44.69 -02 17 17.1          19.1   EQ018704
         K07Q03E  C2007 08 22.33340 00 47 46.65 -02 16 32.1          19.7   EQ018704
         K07Q03E  C2007 08 22.34572 00 47 48.46 -02 15 47.3          19.4   EQ018704
         K07Q03E  C2007 08 22.35803 00 47 50.44 -02 15 05.1          19.4   EQ018704
         K07Q03E  C2007 08 22.37034 00 47 52.27 -02 14 21.8          19.8   EQ018704
         K07Q03E  C2007 08 23.25790000 50 20.67 -01 20 08.5          18.9 V EQ018H55
         K07Q03E  C2007 08 23.26064300 50 21.10 -01 19 58.6          18.8 V EQ018H55
         K07Q03E  C2007 08 23.26352300 50 21.58 -01 19 47.4          18.8 V EQ018H55
         K07Q03E  C2007 08 23.91517 00 52 14.94 -00 37 42.6          19.0 V EQ018595
         K07Q03E  C2007 08 23.91929 00 52 15.62 -00 37 27.2          18.7 R EQ018473
         K07Q03E  C2007 08 23.92745 00 52 17.01 -00 36 54.6          19.0 V EQ018595
    
    Observer details:
    473 Remanzacco.  Observers L. Donato, V. Gonano, E. Guido, G. Sostero.  0.45-m
        f/4.4 Newtonian reflector + CCD.
    595 Farra d'Isonzo.  Observers L. Bittesini, G. Lombardi, E. Pettarin,
        F. Piani.  Measurers G. Lombardi, E. Pettarin.  0.40-m f/4.5 reflector
        + CCD.
    704 Lincoln Laboratory ETS, New Mexico.  Observers M. Bezpalko, D. Torres,
        R. Kracke, G. Spitz, J. Kistler.  Measurers J. Stuart, S. Scruggs.  1.0-m
        f/2.15 reflector + CCD.
    H55 Astronomical Research Observatory, Charleston.  Observer R. Holmes.
        0.61-m f/4.0 astrograph + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2007 QE3                                                 Earth MOID = 0.0754 AU
    Epoch 2007 Oct. 27.0 TT = JDT 2454400.5                 MPC
    M 359.77296              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.30087415     Peri.   76.23829     +0.49761221     -0.86408290
    a   2.2056984      Node   343.26609     +0.65878743     +0.43332261
    e   0.6245648      Incl.   15.25983     +0.56425279     +0.25610987
    P   3.28           H   19.8           G   0.15           U   9
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    070822 704  0.0   0.3-    070822 704  0.1-  0.7-    070823 595  0.1+  0.4+
    070822 704  0.3+  0.0     070823 H55  0.1+  0.2+    070823 473  0.3-  0.5-
    070822 704  0.8-  1.2+    070823 H55  0.1-  0.3-    070823 595  0.4-  0.3-
    070822 704  0.6+  0.3-    070823 H55  0.1+  0.0
    
    Ephemeris:
    2007 QE3                 a,e,i = 2.21, 0.62, 15                  q = 0.8281
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2007 08 18    00 37.09   -05 57.6    0.335    1.280   137.6    32.2    19.3
    2007 08 28    01 05.81   +04 39.1    0.229    1.189   137.2    35.2    18.4
    2007 09 07    02 05.48   +27 23.8    0.151    1.100   124.1    49.4    17.8
    2007 09 17    05 14.51   +58 13.9    0.139    1.017    90.8    81.4    18.4
    2007 09 27    09 20.11   +55 46.0    0.198    0.943    67.0   101.9    19.9
    2007 10 07    10 40.33   +45 24.1    0.285    0.883    58.2   105.9    20.7
    2007 10 17    11 14.92   +37 37.2    0.380    0.843    55.7   102.4    21.1
    2007 10 27    11 37.55   +31 13.3    0.476    0.828    56.0    95.5    21.2
    2007 11 06    11 56.40   +25 29.6    0.567    0.839    57.8    87.4    21.3
    2007 11 16    12 13.56   +20 14.4    0.649    0.876    60.5    79.4    21.3
    2007 11 26    12 29.26   +15 26.8    0.717    0.933    64.1    72.2    21.5
    2007 12 06    12 43.23   +11 07.6    0.768    1.005    68.6    66.0    21.6
    2007 12 16    12 54.96   +07 17.4    0.803    1.087    74.1    60.6    21.7
    2007 12 26    13 03.86   +03 55.2    0.822    1.175    80.7    55.7    21.7
    2008 01 05    13 09.34   +00 59.7    0.827    1.266    88.3    50.9    21.8
    2008 01 15    13 10.63   -01 29.5    0.822    1.359    97.2    45.9    21.8
    2008 01 25    13 07.04   -03 32.5    0.811    1.451   107.4    40.3    21.7
    2008 02 04    12 58.02   -05 07.7    0.801    1.543   119.1    33.9    21.7
    2008 02 14    12 43.51   -06 11.7    0.797    1.632   132.1    26.7    21.6
    2008 02 24    12 24.55   -06 42.9    0.808    1.720   146.2    18.7    21.5
    2008 03 05    12 03.29   -06 42.6    0.841    1.806   160.4    10.6    21.4
    2008 03 15    11 42.57   -06 18.3    0.900    1.889   171.6     4.4    21.3
    2008 03 25    11 24.92   -05 42.4    0.987    1.970   166.5     6.8    21.8
    2008 04 04    11 11.71   -05 06.3    1.099    2.049   154.7    12.0    22.3
    
    Timothy B. Spahr             (C) Copyright 2007 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2007-Q18
    

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