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    M.P.E.C. 2008-E121                               Issued 2008 Mar. 15, 11:52 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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                                       2008 EF85
    
    Observations:
         K08E85F* C2008 03 13.31126 12 41 25.08 +03 03 20.7          19.9   EE121704
         K08E85F  C2008 03 13.33348 12 41 34.83 +02 54 14.1          20.3   EE121704
         K08E85F  C2008 03 13.34461 12 41 39.64 +02 49 43.1          20.2   EE121704
         K08E85F  C2008 03 13.35563 12 41 44.45 +02 45 13.5          19.8   EE121704
         K08E85F  C2008 03 15.42956 12 55 29.02 -07 19 29.3          20.6 V EE121G96
         K08E85F  C2008 03 15.43390 12 55 29.92 -07 20 22.9          20.7 V EE121G96
         K08E85F  C2008 03 15.43825 12 55 30.82 -07 21 16.4          20.5 V EE121G96
         K08E85F  C2008 03 15.44269 12 55 31.69 -07 22 10.6          20.6 V EE121G96
    
    Observer details:
    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.
    G96 Mt. Lemmon Survey.  Observer A. R. Gibbs.  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.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2008 EF85                                                Earth MOID = 0.0124 AU
    Epoch 2008 May 14.0 TT = JDT 2454600.5                  MPC
    M  29.15354              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.32895927     Peri.  144.30429     -0.76150850     -0.64811778
    a   2.0782987      Node   355.27797     +0.57339191     -0.66864014
    e   0.5394851      Incl.    4.83538     +0.30220279     -0.36450476
    P   3.00           H   26.8           G   0.15           U   8
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    080313 704  0.1+  0.1-    080313 704  0.4+  0.4-    080315 G96  0.5+  0.1-
    080313 704  0.1+  0.4-    080315 G96  0.2-  0.2-    080315 G96  0.0   0.3+
    080313 704  0.3-  0.7+    080315 G96  0.2+  0.2-
    
    Ephemeris:
    2008 EF85                a,e,i = 2.08, 0.54, 5                   q = 0.9571
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2008 03 15    12 53.40   -05 41.7    0.0318   1.024   160.2    19.2    20.3
    2008 03 16    12 58.09   -09 05.8    0.0367   1.029   158.6    20.6    20.7
    2008 03 17    13 01.68   -11 41.1    0.0417   1.034   157.5    21.6    21.0
    2008 03 18    13 04.51   -13 42.3    0.0468   1.038   156.7    22.3    21.3
    2008 03 19    13 06.76   -15 19.0    0.0519   1.043   156.2    22.6    21.5
    2008 03 20    13 08.59   -16 37.5    0.0571   1.048   156.0    22.8    21.8
    2008 03 21    13 10.08   -17 42.2    0.0624   1.053   155.9    22.7    22.0
    2008 03 22    13 11.31   -18 36.0    0.0677   1.059   155.9    22.6    22.2
    2008 03 23    13 12.32   -19 21.4    0.0730   1.064   156.1    22.3    22.3
    2008 03 24    13 13.16   -19 59.8    0.0784   1.069   156.4    22.0    22.5
    2008 03 25    13 13.85   -20 32.5    0.0839   1.075   156.7    21.5    22.6
    
    Timothy B. Spahr             (C) Copyright 2008 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2008-E121
    

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