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    M.P.E.C. 2008-F60                                Issued 2008 Mar. 31, 17:09 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 FT6
    
    Observations:
         K08F06T* C2008 03 29.37960 15 00 54.58 -11 50 47.3          20.4 V EF060691
         K08F06T  C2008 03 29.39722 15 00 53.48 -11 50 48.7          20.3 V EF060691
         K08F06T  C2008 03 29.41485 15 00 52.37 -11 50 50.0          20.2 V EF060691
         K08F06T  C2008 03 29.45232 15 00 50.02 -11 50 52.4          20.6 V EF060291
         K08F06T  C2008 03 29.45611 15 00 49.79 -11 50 52.7          20.7 V EF060291
         K08F06T  C2008 03 29.45991 15 00 49.54 -11 50 52.8          20.7 V EF060291
         K08F06T  C2008 03 30.31699 14 59 57.31 -11 51 49.8          20.9 V EF060291
         K08F06T  C2008 03 30.32102 14 59 57.05 -11 51 50.1          20.8 V EF060291
         K08F06T  C2008 03 30.32480 14 59 56.81 -11 51 50.7          21.0 V EF060291
         K08F06T  C2008 03 31.30939 14 58 54.60 -11 52 52.4          20.4 V EF060291
         K08F06T  C2008 03 31.31318 14 58 54.33 -11 52 52.7          20.5 V EF060291
         K08F06T  C2008 03 31.31691 14 58 54.09 -11 52 52.8          20.4 V EF060291
    
    Observer details:
    291 LPL/Spacewatch II.  Observer T. H. Bressi.  1.8-m f/2.7 reflector + CCD.
    691 Steward Observatory, Kitt Peak.  Observer T. H. Bressi.  0.9-m f/3
        reflector + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2008 FT6                                                 Earth MOID = 0.1475 AU
    Epoch 2008 May 14.0 TT = JDT 2454600.5                  MPC
    M 135.94983              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.39978275     Peri.   21.67073     +0.47630219     -0.85558157
    a   1.8249600      Node    40.66081     +0.75409401     +0.27888093
    e   0.3853958      Incl.   18.13158     +0.45219294     +0.43612567
    P   2.47           H   17.1           G   0.15           U   9
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    080329 691  0.1+  0.1+    080329 291  0.0   0.1-    080330 291  0.0   0.1-
    080329 691  0.1+  0.1-    080329 291  0.2-  0.1+    080331 291  0.2+  0.1-
    080329 691  0.0   0.2-    080330 291  0.0   0.2+    080331 291  0.1-  0.1-
    080329 291  0.1-  0.0     080330 291  0.0   0.2+    080331 291  0.0   0.0
    
    Ephemeris:
    2008 FT6                 a,e,i = 1.82, 0.39, 18                  q = 1.1216
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2008 03 25    15 04.96   -11 45.0    1.464    2.298   137.2    17.2    20.6
    2008 04 04    14 54.73   -11 56.1    1.409    2.326   149.4    12.6    20.4
    2008 04 14    14 41.50   -12 00.5    1.377    2.352   162.3     7.5    20.2
    2008 04 24    14 26.53   -12 00.0    1.373    2.377   175.2     2.0    19.9
    2008 05 04    14 11.42   -11 57.5    1.398    2.399   170.8     3.8    20.1
    2008 05 14    13 57.74   -11 57.1    1.452    2.420   158.1     9.0    20.4
    2008 05 24    13 46.71   -12 02.7    1.532    2.439   146.0    13.4    20.7
    2008 06 03    13 38.90   -12 16.9    1.634    2.456   134.7    17.1    21.0
    2008 06 13    13 34.46   -12 41.1    1.753    2.471   124.2    19.9    21.3
    2008 06 23    13 33.20   -13 15.6    1.883    2.484   114.6    21.8    21.5
    2008 07 03    13 34.74   -13 59.4    2.021    2.496   105.7    23.1    21.7
    2008 07 13    13 38.74   -14 51.6    2.163    2.506    97.4    23.7    21.9
    2008 07 23    13 44.82   -15 50.9    2.307    2.514    89.6    23.8    22.0
    
    Gareth V. Williams           (C) Copyright 2008 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2008-F60
    

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