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    M.P.E.C. 2007-V24                                Issued 2007 Nov. 4, 18:54 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.
    
                 Prepared using the Tamkin Foundation Computer Network
    
                                  MPC@CFA.HARVARD.EDU
              URL http://www.cfa.harvard.edu/iau/mpc.html  ISSN 1523-6714
    
                                       2007 VJ3
    
    Observations:
         K07V03J* C2007 11 02.50550 03 11 25.08 +31 36 17.4          18.0 V EV024703
         K07V03J  C2007 11 02.50886 03 11 23.67 +31 36 41.2          19.8 V EV024703
         K07V03J  C2007 11 02.51217 03 11 22.23 +31 37 08.5          18.7 V EV024703
         K07V03J  C2007 11 02.51552 03 11 20.61 +31 37 33.7          19.1 V EV024703
         K07V03J  C2007 11 02.98671 03 08 18.80 +32 37 21.1          18.7 R EV024143
         K07V03J  C2007 11 02.99322 03 08 15.93 +32 38 06.1                 EV024143
         K07V03J  C2007 11 03.01686 03 08 06.57 +32 41 08.0          19.2 R EV024176
         K07V03J  C2007 11 03.01858 03 08 05.78 +32 41 19.6          19.5 R EV024176
         K07V03J  C2007 11 03.02777 03 08 01.70 +32 42 21.5          19.8 R EV024176
         K07V03J  C2007 11 03.03218 03 07 59.71 +32 42 52.2          19.2 R EV024176
         K07V03J  C2007 11 03.06312 03 07 45.08 +32 45 56.8          19.6 V EV024595
         K07V03J  C2007 11 03.08535 03 07 35.83 +32 48 21.6          19.9 V EV024595
         K07V03J 5C2007 11 03.24560 03 06 49.34 +33 06 19.1          19.7 R EV024673
         K07V03J 5C2007 11 03.25162 03 06 46.89 +33 06 58.1                 EV024673
         K07V03J 5C2007 11 03.25689 03 06 44.72 +33 07 33.5                 EV024673
         K07V03J 5C2007 11 03.26157 03 06 42.82 +33 08 03.4                 EV024673
         K07V03J  C2007 11 03.32483 03 06 15.38 +33 14 53.9          19.6 R EV024651
         K07V03J  C2007 11 03.32569 03 06 15.06 +33 14 59.1          19.9 R EV024651
         K07V03J  C2007 11 03.36131 03 06 00.54 +33 18 32.1          19.3 V EV024G96
         K07V03J  C2007 11 03.36801 03 05 57.80 +33 19 12.6          19.6 V EV024G96
         K07V03J  C2007 11 03.37468 03 05 55.10 +33 19 52.0          19.5 V EV024G96
         K07V03J  C2007 11 03.38133 03 05 52.44 +33 20 31.2          19.3 V EV024G96
         K07V03J  C2007 11 04.07739 03 02 17.64 +34 22 19.0                 EV024J95
         K07V03J  C2007 11 04.08158 03 02 16.27 +34 22 39.1                 EV024J95
         K07V03J  C2007 11 04.08576 03 02 14.87 +34 22 59.0          20.1 R EV024J95
         K07V03J  C2007 11 04.19602 03 01 53.76 +34 32 12.0          20.0 V EV024G96
         K07V03J  C2007 11 04.19701 03 01 53.43 +34 32 16.8          19.9 V EV024G96
         K07V03J  C2007 11 04.19802 03 01 53.14 +34 32 22.0          20.1 V EV024G96
         K07V03J  C2007 11 04.19903 03 01 52.82 +34 32 26.6          20.4 V EV024G96
    
    Observer details:
    143 Gnosca.  Observer S. Sposetti.  0.40-m f/4 reflector + CCD.
    176 Observatori Astronomic de Consell.  Observers A. Lopez, R. Pacheco.
        0.41-m f/4 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.
    651 Grasslands Observatory, Tucson.  Observer J. E. McGaha.  0.62-m f/5.1
        Newtonian reflector + CCD.
    673 Table Mountain Observatory, Wrightwood.  Observer J. Young.  0.61-m f/16
        Cassegrain + CCD.
    703 Catalina Sky Survey.  Observer E. C. Beshore.  Measurers E. C. Beshore,
        A. Boattini, G. J. Garradd, A. R. Gibbs, 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. Boattini.  Measurers E. C. Beshore,
        A. Boattini, G. J. Garradd, A. R. Gibbs, A. D. Grauer, R. E. Hill,
        R. A. Kowalski, S. M. Larson, R. H. McNaught.  1.5-m reflector + CCD.
    J95 Great Shefford.  Observer P. Birtwhistle.  0.40-m f/6.0 Schmidt-Cassegrain
        + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2007 VJ3                                                 Earth MOID = 0.0111 AU
    Epoch 2007 Oct. 27.0 TT = JDT 2454400.5                 MPC
    M  11.95846              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.31588763     Peri.  299.39914     +0.90702242     +0.39948688
    a   2.1352446      Node    37.50593     -0.26877487     +0.79261406
    e   0.6161720      Incl.   12.62927     -0.32414565     +0.46062261
    P   3.12           H   24.9           G   0.15           U   7
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    071102 703  2.4-  1.5+    071103 595  0.0   0.4+    071103 G96  0.1-  0.3+
    071102 703  0.1-  1.1-    071103 595  0.5+  0.5+    071103 G96  0.1+  0.4+
    071102 703  1.3+  0.2+    071103 673  0.2-  0.2-    071104 J95  0.5+  0.4-
    071102 703  0.7+  0.8-    071103 673  0.0   0.7-    071104 J95  0.2+  0.0
    071102 143  0.5+  0.3+    071103 673  0.1-  0.2+    071104 J95  0.4-  0.4+
    071102 143  0.3+  0.1+    071103 673  0.2+  0.5-    071104 G96  0.2-  0.0
    071103 176  0.9+  0.3+    071103 651  0.7-  0.2+    071104 G96  0.4-  0.1-
    071103 176  0.6+  0.1+    071103 651  0.3-  0.1+    071104 G96  0.0   0.2+
    071103 176  0.2+  0.6-    071103 G96  0.2+  0.3-    071104 G96  0.0   0.2-
    071103 176  0.5-  0.3+    071103 G96  0.1-  0.3+
    
    Ephemeris:
    2007 VJ3                 a,e,i = 2.14, 0.62, 13                  q = 0.8196
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2007 10 27    10 04.06   -61 52.2    0.0184   0.986    65.0   114.0    20.6
    2007 10 29    05 01.82   -15 13.1    0.0132   1.002   129.1    50.3    17.4
    2007 10 31    03 42.18   +20 39.1    0.0265   1.018   159.0    20.4    18.1
    2007 11 02    03 15.66   +30 19.3    0.0439   1.034   160.6    18.6    19.1
    2007 11 04    03 02.71   +34 16.7    0.0621   1.050   159.8    19.0    19.9
    2007 11 06    02 55.07   +36 20.8    0.0807   1.067   159.2    19.2    20.6
    2007 11 08    02 50.05   +37 34.3    0.0995   1.084   158.8    19.3    21.0
    2007 11 10    02 46.54   +38 20.8    0.119    1.102   158.4    19.3    21.5
    2007 11 12    02 43.99   +38 51.1    0.138    1.119   158.1    19.3    21.8
    2007 11 14    02 42.12   +39 10.9    0.157    1.137   157.7    19.3    22.1
    2007 11 16    02 40.76   +39 23.3    0.177    1.154   157.3    19.3    22.4
    
    Gareth V. Williams           (C) Copyright 2007 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2007-V24
    

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