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    M.P.E.C. 2008-E126                               Issued 2008 Mar. 15, 12:07 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
    
                                       2008 EL85
    
    Observations:
         K08E85L* C2008 03 14.22579 11 30 49.81 +16 23 29.7          19.9   EE126704
         K08E85L  C2008 03 14.23667 11 30 56.87 +16 21 59.6          20.1   EE126704
         K08E85L  C2008 03 14.24761 11 31 04.05 +16 20 29.6          19.7   EE126704
         K08E85L  C2008 03 14.25852 11 31 11.12 +16 19 01.0          19.9   EE126704
         K08E85L  C2008 03 15.25915 11 41 23.46 +14 20 01.8          19.6 V EE126G96
         K08E85L  C2008 03 15.25939 11 41 23.56 +14 20 00.2          19.7 V EE126G96
         K08E85L  C2008 03 15.25964 11 41 23.71 +14 19 58.8          19.7 V EE126G96
         K08E85L  C2008 03 15.25988 11 41 23.82 +14 19 57.3          19.8 V EE126G96
         K08E85L  C2008 03 15.33760 11 41 58.54 +14 12 06.4          19.8 R EE126854
         K08E85L  C2008 03 15.34175 11 42 00.30 +14 11 41.9          19.7 R EE126854
         K08E85L  C2008 03 15.34592 11 42 02.08 +14 11 16.7          19.7 R EE126854
    
    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.
    854 Sabino Canyon Observatory, Tucson.  Observer J. E. McGaha.  0.36-m f/10.0
        Schmidt-Cassegrain + 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 EL85                                                Earth MOID = 0.0040 AU
    Epoch 2008 May 14.0 TT = JDT 2454600.5                  MPC
    M  38.98868              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.37049548     Peri.  310.59147     -0.37725496     -0.92602271
    a   1.9199096      Node   161.56035     +0.86133339     -0.35586354
    e   0.5626413      Incl.    2.29642     +0.34026972     -0.12586930
    P   2.66           H   25.6           G   0.15           U   8
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    080314 704  0.9+  0.5+    080315 G96  0.2-  0.1-    080315 854  1.0+  0.3-
    080314 704  0.5-  0.3-    080315 G96  0.4-  0.2-    080315 854  0.0   0.4+
    080314 704  0.1-  0.5-    080315 G96  0.2+  0.1-    080315 854  0.7-  0.4+
    080314 704  0.3-  0.4+    080315 G96  0.2+  0.1-
    
    Ephemeris:
    2008 EL85                a,e,i = 1.92, 0.56, 2                   q = 0.8397
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2008 03 15    11 39.00   +14 48.7    0.0466   1.040   167.3    12.1    19.8
    2008 03 16    11 47.05   +13 12.2    0.0538   1.048   168.5    10.9    20.0
    2008 03 17    11 53.13   +11 57.4    0.0611   1.055   169.3    10.1    20.3
    2008 03 18    11 57.86   +10 57.9    0.0685   1.063   169.8     9.5    20.5
    2008 03 19    12 01.65   +10 09.3    0.0759   1.070   170.2     9.1    20.8
    2008 03 20    12 04.74   +09 28.9    0.0834   1.078   170.5     8.7    21.0
    2008 03 21    12 07.30   +08 54.8    0.0910   1.086   170.7     8.5    21.2
    2008 03 22    12 09.46   +08 25.5    0.0987   1.094   170.9     8.3    21.3
    2008 03 23    12 11.31   +08 00.1    0.106    1.102   170.9     8.2    21.5
    2008 03 24    12 12.89   +07 37.7    0.114    1.110   170.9     8.1    21.7
    2008 03 25    12 14.27   +07 17.8    0.122    1.118   170.8     8.2    21.8
    2008 03 26    12 15.49   +07 00.0    0.130    1.126   170.7     8.2    22.0
    2008 03 27    12 16.56   +06 43.8    0.138    1.134   170.5     8.4    22.1
    2008 03 28    12 17.52   +06 29.1    0.146    1.142   170.2     8.6    22.3
    2008 03 29    12 18.38   +06 15.6    0.154    1.150   169.8     8.8    22.4
    2008 03 30    12 19.16   +06 03.0    0.162    1.159   169.4     9.1    22.6
    2008 03 31    12 19.87   +05 51.4    0.170    1.167   168.9     9.5    22.7
    2008 04 01    12 20.53   +05 40.4    0.179    1.175   168.4     9.8    22.9
    2008 04 02    12 21.14   +05 30.1    0.187    1.183   167.8    10.2    23.0
    2008 04 03    12 21.71   +05 20.3    0.196    1.192   167.2    10.7    23.1
    2008 04 04    12 22.24   +05 10.9    0.204    1.200   166.6    11.1    23.2
    
    Timothy B. Spahr             (C) Copyright 2008 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2008-E126
    

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