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    M.P.E.C. 2008-J20                                Issued 2008 May 3, 12:58 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 JO
    
    Observations:
         K08J00O* C2008 05 02.13353 08 45 09.72 +01 42 13.9          18.8 V EJ020703
         K08J00O  C2008 05 02.13949 08 45 12.74 +01 42 04.1          18.9 V EJ020703
         K08J00O  C2008 05 02.14543 08 45 15.69 +01 41 54.9          18.4 V EJ020703
         K08J00O  C2008 05 02.15138 08 45 18.72 +01 41 45.0          18.7 V EJ020703
         K08J00O  C2008 05 02.17862 08 45 32.54 +01 41 00.0          18.6 V EJ020703
         K08J00O  C2008 05 02.18524 08 45 35.78 +01 40 49.6          18.5 V EJ020703
         K08J00O  C2008 05 02.19182 08 45 39.13 +01 40 38.4          18.5 V EJ020703
         K08J00O  C2008 05 02.19837 08 45 42.44 +01 40 27.8          18.9 V EJ020703
         K08J00O  C2008 05 02.81282 08 50 55.05 +01 23 46.1          18.3 V EJ020595
         K08J00O  C2008 05 02.82257 08 50 59.97 +01 23 30.7          18.4 V EJ020595
         K08J00O  C2008 05 02.84110 08 51 09.21 +01 23 00.1                 EJ020595
         K08J00O  C2008 05 02.87431 08 51 25.96 +01 22 05.3                 EJ020J95
         K08J00O  C2008 05 02.87740 08 51 27.54 +01 22 00.8                 EJ020J95
         K08J00O  C2008 05 02.88045 08 51 29.08 +01 21 55.5          18.9 R EJ020J95
         K08J00O tC2008 05 03.14502 08 53 41.93 +01 14 56.4          19.7 V EJ020291
         K08J00O  C2008 05 03.14746 08 53 43.11 +01 14 52.3          18.6 V EJ020G96
         K08J00O tC2008 05 03.14879 08 53 43.80 +01 14 50.9          19.6 V EJ020291
         K08J00O  C2008 05 03.15413 08 53 46.39 +01 14 41.6          18.7 V EJ020G96
         K08J00O tC2008 05 03.15479 08 53 46.73 +01 14 40.4          19.8 V EJ020291
         K08J00O  C2008 05 03.16064 08 53 49.59 +01 14 31.1          18.7 V EJ020G96
         K08J00O  C2008 05 03.16269 08 53 50.60 +01 14 28.3          18.7 R EJ020651
         K08J00O  C2008 05 03.16563 08 53 52.13 +01 14 23.7          19.0 R EJ020651
         K08J00O  C2008 05 03.16635 08 53 52.44 +01 14 22.4          18.8 R EJ020651
         K08J00O  C2008 05 03.16711 08 53 52.80 +01 14 20.7          18.8 V EJ020G96
    
    Observer details:
    291 LPL/Spacewatch II.  Observer J. V. Scotti.  1.8-m f/2.7 reflector + CCD.
    595 Farra d'Isonzo.  Observers L. Bittesini, G. Lombardi, E. Pettarin,
        F. Piani.  Measurers F. Piani, F. Fabris.  0.40-m f/4.5 reflector + CCD.
    651 Grasslands Observatory, Tucson.  Observer J. E. McGaha.  0.62-m f/5.1
        Newtonian reflector + CCD.
    703 Catalina Sky Survey.  Observer A. Boattini.  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.  0.68-m Schmidt + CCD.
    G96 Mt. Lemmon Survey.  Observer A. D. Grauer.  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.
    J95 Great Shefford.  Observer P. Birtwhistle.  0.40-m f/6.0 Schmidt-Cassegrain
        + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2008 JO                                                  Earth MOID = 0.0858 AU
    Epoch 2008 May 14.0 TT = JDT 2454600.5                  MPC
    M  39.99387              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.55449995     Peri.  193.56423     -0.36037892     -0.92834038
    a   1.4673545      Node   277.61978     +0.86418475     -0.29547779
    e   0.5331660      Incl.    5.27740     +0.35115772     -0.22555936
    P   1.78           H   18.5           G   0.15           U   9
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    080502 703  0.5+  0.1-    080502 595  0.5+  0.3-    080503 291  0.5+  0.4+
    080502 703  0.7+  0.1-    080502 595  1.4+  0.1+    080503 G96  0.1+  0.1-
    080502 703  0.0   0.4+    080502 595  1.3+  0.6-    080503 291  0.1+  0.4-
    080502 703  0.4+  0.2+    080502 J95  0.3-  0.2-    080503 G96  0.0   0.2-
    080502 703  1.3+  0.3-    080502 J95  0.3+  0.3+    080503 651  0.1+  0.1+
    080502 703  0.3-  0.1+    080502 J95  0.6+  0.1-    080503 651  1.3+  0.2+
    080502 703  0.1+  0.3-    080503 291  0.3+  0.1-    080503 651  0.6+  0.0
    080502 703  0.1+  0.2-    080503 G96  0.2+  0.1-    080503 G96  0.2+  0.2-
    
    Ephemeris:
    2008 JO                  a,e,i = 1.47, 0.53, 5                   q = 0.6850
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2008 05 04    09 00.76   +00 52.5    0.359    1.091    93.5    67.3    18.8
    2008 05 14    10 12.02   -02 58.5    0.430    1.179   102.2    56.9    19.1
    2008 05 24    11 04.80   -05 47.1    0.527    1.266   106.2    50.2    19.5
    2008 06 03    11 44.81   -07 52.9    0.643    1.349   106.8    46.1    19.9
    2008 06 13    12 16.83   -09 34.8    0.771    1.428   105.3    43.3    20.4
    2008 06 23    12 43.88   -11 03.7    0.909    1.504   102.6    41.3    20.8
    2008 07 03    13 07.81   -12 25.1    1.055    1.576    99.0    39.6    21.2
    2008 07 13    13 29.78   -13 41.9    1.207    1.644    94.9    38.0    21.5
    2008 07 23    13 50.50   -14 55.3    1.363    1.708    90.6    36.5    21.8
    
    Timothy B. Spahr             (C) Copyright 2008 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2008-J20
    

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