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    M.P.E.C. 2008-G24                                Issued 2008 Apr. 4, 22:57 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 GX
    
    Observations:
         K08G00X* C2008 04 03.14239 11 00 03.15 +11 05 01.4          20.3   EG024704
         K08G00X  C2008 04 03.15398 11 00 02.41 +11 05 07.4          19.9   EG024704
         K08G00X  C2008 04 03.16543 11 00 01.71 +11 05 13.0          19.5   EG024704
         K08G00X  C2008 04 03.17692 11 00 01.02 +11 05 20.6          20.3   EG024704
         K08G00X  C2008 04 04.16392 10 59 04.25 +11 14 39.0          19.9 R EG024711
         K08G00X  C2008 04 04.17557 10 59 03.51 +11 14 46.1          20.4 R EG024711
         K08G00X  C2008 04 04.18721 10 59 02.79 +11 14 51.9          20.1 R EG024711
         K08G00X  C2008 04 04.24188 10 58 59.35 +11 15 21.8          19.4   EG024704
         K08G00X  C2008 04 04.24574 10 58 59.19 +11 15 24.0          19.4 V EG024G96
         K08G00X  C2008 04 04.25236 10 58 58.80 +11 15 27.8          19.3 V EG024G96
         K08G00X  C2008 04 04.25904 10 58 58.36 +11 15 31.2          19.1 V EG024G96
         K08G00X  C2008 04 04.26503 10 58 57.99 +11 15 35.4          20.2   EG024704
         K08G00X  C2008 04 04.26567 10 58 57.97 +11 15 35.0          19.3 V EG024G96
         K08G00X  C2008 04 04.27658 10 58 57.24 +11 15 40.4          19.5   EG024704
         K08G00X  C2008 04 04.28826 10 58 56.51 +11 15 47.8          19.8   EG024704
         K08G00X  C2008 04 04.88237 10 58 23.82 +11 21 10.2          19.1 R EG024235
         K08G00X  C2008 04 04.89106 10 58 23.30 +11 21 14.6          19.6 R EG024235
         K08G00X  C2008 04 04.89130 10 58 23.43 +11 21 17.1          19.8 R EG024176
         K08G00X  C2008 04 04.91547 10 58 21.94 +11 21 30.2          19.6 R EG024176
         K08G00X  C2008 04 04.92561 10 58 21.36 +11 21 35.3          19.7 R EG024176
         K08G00X  C2008 04 04.93183 10 58 20.98 +11 21 39.1          19.5 R EG024176
    
    Observer details:
    176 Observatorio Astronomico de Consell.  Observers A. Lopez, R. Pacheco.
        0.41-m f/4 reflector + CCD.
    235 CAST Observatory, Talmassons.  Observer R. Ligustri.  0.35-m f/5 reflector
        + CCD.
    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.
    711 McDonald Observatory.  Observer J. G. Ries.  0.76-m reflector + CCD
        + prime-focus corrector.
    G96 Mt. Lemmon Survey.  Observer S. M. Larson.  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 GX                                                  Earth MOID = 0.1453 AU
    Epoch 2008 May 14.0 TT = JDT 2454600.5                  MPC
    M 348.97866              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.26312855     Peri.  109.67161     -0.32210864     +0.94636387
    a   2.4118895      Node   141.50852     -0.88311278     -0.29072567
    e   0.5217470      Incl.    2.33214     -0.34111266     -0.14097519
    P   3.75           H   19.3           G   0.15           U   9
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    080403 704  0.2-  0.6+    080404 704  0.2-  0.1+    080404 704  0.4+  0.6+
    080403 704  0.2-  0.2-    080404 G96  0.0   0.2-    080404 235  0.3+  0.5-
    080403 704  0.3+  1.2-    080404 G96  0.4+  0.1-    080404 235  0.4+  0.8-
    080403 704  1.0+  0.3-    080404 G96  0.0   0.4-    080404 176  0.2+  0.0
    080404 711  0.8+  0.1-    080404 704  1.0+  1.0+    080404 176  0.1-  0.0
    080404 711  0.6+  0.5+    080404 G96  0.4+  0.2-    080404 176  0.4+  0.4-
    080404 711  0.8+  0.3-    080404 704  0.5+  0.4-    080404 176  0.3+  0.0
    
    Ephemeris:
    2008 GX                  a,e,i = 2.41, 0.52, 2                   q = 1.1535
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2008 04 04    10 59.22   +11 13.2    0.522    1.466   146.9    21.8    19.8
    2008 04 14    10 51.76   +12 30.2    0.503    1.405   135.0    30.3    19.9
    2008 04 24    10 49.39   +13 09.1    0.493    1.347   124.5    38.0    19.9
    2008 05 04    10 52.99   +13 06.1    0.486    1.295   115.6    44.6    20.0
    2008 05 14    11 02.80   +12 20.0    0.480    1.249   108.5    50.1    20.1
    2008 05 24    11 18.59   +10 51.0    0.472    1.210   103.1    54.6    20.1
    2008 06 03    11 40.02   +08 38.9    0.463    1.181    99.2    58.0    20.1
    2008 06 13    12 06.91   +05 42.6    0.453    1.162    97.0    60.2    20.1
    2008 06 23    12 39.03   +02 03.6    0.445    1.154    96.3    61.1    20.0
    2008 07 03    13 16.13   -02 12.1    0.442    1.157    97.0    60.7    20.0
    2008 07 13    13 57.76   -06 50.5    0.447    1.172    98.9    58.9    20.0
    2008 07 23    14 42.81   -11 27.1    0.465    1.198   101.4    56.2    20.1
    2008 08 02    15 29.57   -15 34.4    0.497    1.233   103.9    53.0    20.2
    2008 08 12    16 16.11   -18 50.8    0.547    1.277   105.9    49.8    20.4
    2008 08 22    17 00.58   -21 07.3    0.613    1.327   107.0    46.8    20.6
    2008 09 01    17 41.82   -22 27.2    0.695    1.383   107.0    44.3    20.9
    2008 09 11    18 19.48   -23 00.1    0.793    1.443   106.0    42.1    21.2
    2008 09 21    18 53.61   -22 56.6    0.904    1.506   104.1    40.3    21.6
    2008 10 01    19 24.59   -22 26.0    1.028    1.571   101.4    38.7    21.9
    
    Timothy B. Spahr             (C) Copyright 2008 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2008-G24
    

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