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    M.P.E.C. 2008-E127                               Issued 2008 Mar. 15, 12:10 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 EM85
    
    Observations:
         K08E85M* C2008 03 14.37124 16 12 38.40 +51 39 32.8          17.2   EE127704
         K08E85M  C2008 03 14.38205 16 12 15.56 +51 38 48.8          17.7   EE127704
         K08E85M  C2008 03 14.39273 16 11 53.07 +51 38 04.7          17.7   EE127704
         K08E85M  C2008 03 14.41544 16 11 05.22 +51 36 28.8          17.7   EE127704
         K08E85M  C2008 03 15.44517 15 37 32.48 +50 04 43.7          17.4 V EE127G96
         K08E85M  C2008 03 15.44541 15 37 32.01 +50 04 42.2          17.4 V EE127G96
         K08E85M  C2008 03 15.44565 15 37 31.58 +50 04 40.7          17.4 V EE127G96
         K08E85M  C2008 03 15.44590 15 37 31.11 +50 04 39.2          17.4 V EE127G96
    
    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 EM85                                                Earth MOID = 0.1102 AU
    Epoch 2008 May 14.0 TT = JDT 2454600.5                  MPC
    M  41.53355              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.37534562     Peri.   31.98992     +0.17289517     -0.97986000
    a   1.9033346      Node    48.26088     +0.87310342     +0.10552664
    e   0.7011130      Incl.    7.69456     +0.45584830     +0.16952435
    P   2.63           H   19.5           G   0.15           U   9
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    080314 704  0.2+  0.2-    080314 704  0.1+  0.2-    080315 G96  0.0   0.0
    080314 704  0.2-  0.1+    080315 G96  0.1+  0.0     080315 G96  0.0   0.0
    080314 704  0.0   0.3+    080315 G96  0.1-  0.0
    
    Ephemeris:
    2008 EM85                a,e,i = 1.90, 0.70, 8                   q = 0.5689
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2008 03 15    15 51.53   +50 47.9    0.119    1.039   108.5    65.2    17.3
    2008 03 25    13 05.53   +30 58.2    0.191    1.159   145.2    29.4    17.5
    2008 04 04    12 23.10   +19 47.5    0.301    1.276   153.4    20.5    18.4
    2008 04 14    12 07.65   +13 47.9    0.430    1.389   149.1    21.8    19.4
    2008 04 24    12 02.52   +09 56.3    0.573    1.497   141.5    24.7    20.3
    2008 05 04    12 02.79   +07 05.2    0.729    1.601   133.6    27.1    21.1
    2008 05 14    12 06.47   +04 45.3    0.897    1.700   126.0    28.8    21.7
    
    Timothy B. Spahr             (C) Copyright 2008 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2008-E127
    

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