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    M.P.E.C. 2008-E128                               Issued 2008 Mar. 15, 13:52 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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                                  MPC@CFA.HARVARD.EDU
              URL http://www.cfa.harvard.edu/iau/mpc.html  ISSN 1523-6714
    
                                       2008 EP85
    
    Observations:
         K08E85P* C2008 03 14.37726 11 00 04.10 +10 33 28.3          20.5 V EE128G96
         K08E85P  C2008 03 14.38519 11 00 01.00 +10 32 39.2          20.7 V EE128G96
         K08E85P  C2008 03 14.39999 10 59 55.32 +10 31 08.2          21.1 V EE128G96
         K08E85P  C2008 03 14.40721 10 59 52.47 +10 30 23.2          20.8 V EE128G96
         K08E85P  C2008 03 14.42862 10 59 44.18 +10 28 11.4          20.2 V EE128G96
         K08E85P  C2008 03 14.42917 10 59 43.96 +10 28 08.2          20.1 V EE128G96
         K08E85P  C2008 03 14.42971 10 59 43.74 +10 28 04.1                 EE128G96
         K08E85P  C2008 03 14.43024 10 59 43.55 +10 28 01.2          20.6 V EE128G96
         K08E85P  C2008 03 15.23287 10 54 42.20 +09 05 50.3          20.6 V EE128G96
         K08E85P  C2008 03 15.23340 10 54 41.99 +09 05 46.1          21.7 V EE128G96
         K08E85P  C2008 03 15.23393 10 54 41.78 +09 05 43.3          21.1 V EE128G96
    
    Observer details:
    G96 Mt. Lemmon Survey.  Observers R. E. Hill, 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 EP85
    Epoch 2008 Mar. 15.0 TT = JDT 2454540.5                 MPC
    M   2.82917              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.23764683     Peri.  169.90822     -0.95793115     -0.26703159
    a   2.5813568      Node   351.85031     +0.18303749     -0.28616594
    e   0.4816785      Incl.   47.89635     +0.22105473     -0.92021909
    P   4.15           H   21.7           G   0.15
    From 11 observations 2008 Mar. 14-15.
    
    Ephemeris:
    2008 EP85                a,e,i = 2.58, 0.48, 48                  q = 1.3380
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2008 03 15    10 56.16   +09 29.9    0.356    1.344   166.7     9.8    20.7
    2008 03 17    10 43.97   +06 07.0    0.362    1.346   163.4    12.2    20.9
    2008 03 19    10 32.51   +02 50.3    0.370    1.348   159.2    15.2    21.0
    2008 03 21    10 21.83   -00 17.1    0.381    1.351   154.9    18.3    21.2
    2008 03 23    10 11.98   -03 13.2    0.394    1.354   150.5    21.2    21.4
    2008 03 25    10 02.96   -05 56.6    0.409    1.357   146.3    24.0    21.5
    2008 03 27    09 54.75   -08 26.8    0.426    1.360   142.4    26.6    21.7
    2008 03 29    09 47.33   -10 44.0    0.445    1.364   138.7    28.9    21.9
    2008 03 31    09 40.67   -12 48.9    0.465    1.368   135.2    31.0    22.0
    2008 04 02    09 34.71   -14 42.1    0.486    1.373   132.0    32.8    22.2
    2008 04 04    09 29.43   -16 24.8    0.508    1.377   129.0    34.4    22.3
    
    Timothy B. Spahr             (C) Copyright 2008 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2008-E128
    

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