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    M.P.E.C. 2008-D44                                Issued 2008 Feb. 27, 12:26 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
    
                                        2008 DW
    
    Observations:
         K08D00W* C2008 02 26.22212 11 30 06.58 +02 37 07.3          20.0 V ED044691
         K08D00W  C2008 02 26.23971 11 30 07.64 +02 37 27.3          20.0 V ED044691
         K08D00W  C2008 02 26.25729 11 30 08.70 +02 37 47.4          20.0 V ED044691
         K08D00W  C2008 02 26.39678 11 30 16.73 +02 40 24.8          20.6 V ED044291
         K08D00W  C2008 02 26.40067 11 30 16.93 +02 40 29.0          20.6 V ED044291
         K08D00W  C2008 02 26.40920 11 30 17.43 +02 40 38.5          20.9 V ED044291
         K08D00W  C2008 02 27.03861 11 31 00.40 +02 52 27.3                 ED044J95
         K08D00W  C2008 02 27.04293 11 31 00.65 +02 52 32.1                 ED044J95
         K08D00W  C2008 02 27.05737 11 31 01.48 +02 52 48.3          19.8 R ED044J95
         K08D00W  C2008 02 27.06109 11 31 01.29 +02 52 54.4          20   R ED044461
         K08D00W  C2008 02 27.06708 11 31 01.63 +02 53 01.2                 ED044461
         K08D00W  C2008 02 27.07309 11 31 02.06 +02 53 08.7                 ED044461
         K08D00W  C2008 02 27.25863 11 31 16.03 +02 56 48.7          20.2 V ED044291
         K08D00W HC2008 02 27.27461 11 31 16.90 +02 57 07.8                 ED044291
         K08D00W  C2008 02 27.29314 11 31 17.57 +02 57 25.5          19.6 R ED044734
         K08D00W  C2008 02 27.29692 11 31 17.77 +02 57 29.4          19.6 R ED044734
         K08D00W  C2008 02 27.29993 11 31 17.95 +02 57 33.4          19.7 R ED044734
    
    Observer details:
    291 LPL/Spacewatch II.  Observer T. H. Bressi.  1.8-m f/2.7 reflector + CCD.
    461 University of Szeged, Piszkesteto Stn. (Konkoly).  Observer K. Sarneczky.
        0.60-m Schmidt + CCD.
    691 Steward Observatory, Kitt Peak.  Observer T. H. Bressi.  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:
    2008 DW                                                  Earth MOID = 0.2685 AU
    Epoch 2008 May 14.0 TT = JDT 2454600.5                  MPC
    M  18.31676              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.35520889     Peri.   19.94592     -0.99889350     +0.02729170
    a   1.9746047      Node   161.49302     -0.03724422     -0.95633494
    e   0.3613194      Incl.    6.93034     +0.02871674     -0.29099595
    P   2.77           H   21.6           G   0.15           U   8
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    080226 691  0.1-  0.4-    080227 J95  0.2+  0.1-    080227 291  0.2+  0.2+
    080226 691  0.1-  0.2-    080227 J95  0.1+  0.2-    080227 291  0.6-  0.7+
    080226 691  0.1+  0.1+    080227 J95  0.4-  0.6-    080227 734  0.2+  0.2-
    080226 291  0.2+  0.4+    080227 461  0.6+  0.0     080227 734  0.0   0.7-
    080226 291  0.2-  0.2+    080227 461  0.4+  0.0     080227 734  0.1+  0.1-
    080226 291  0.0   0.1+    080227 461  1.4+  0.6+
    
    Ephemeris:
    2008 DW                  a,e,i = 1.97, 0.36, 7                   q = 1.2611
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2008 02 24    11 27.57   +01 57.3    0.309    1.288   162.8    13.1    20.4
    2008 03 05    11 38.63   +05 18.0    0.283    1.272   171.2     6.8    19.9
    2008 03 15    11 49.28   +09 09.5    0.271    1.264   172.6     5.8    19.7
    2008 03 25    12 00.18   +12 45.4    0.271    1.261   164.8    11.9    20.0
    2008 04 04    12 11.70   +15 24.5    0.284    1.266   156.5    18.4    20.3
    2008 04 14    12 24.14   +16 43.0    0.307    1.277   149.2    23.7    20.7
    2008 04 24    12 37.63   +16 39.9    0.340    1.294   143.1    27.8    21.1
    2008 05 04    12 51.95   +15 29.1    0.382    1.317   137.9    30.9    21.4
    2008 05 14    13 07.05   +13 27.2    0.432    1.345   133.4    33.1    21.8
    
    Timothy B. Spahr             (C) Copyright 2008 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2008-D44
    

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