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    M.P.E.C. 2008-K02                                Issued 2008 May 16, 12:41 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 HE66
    
    Observations:
         K08H66E* C2008 04 30.37262 16 35 55.71 -07 56 17.4          18.9 V EK002G96
         K08H66E  C2008 04 30.37918 16 35 56.11 -07 56 03.9          19.9 V EK002G96
         K08H66E  C2008 04 30.38568 16 35 56.47 -07 55 50.1          20.1 V EK002G96
         K08H66E  C2008 04 30.39252 16 35 56.83 -07 55 35.4          19.2 V EK002G96
         K08H66E  C2008 04 30.40142 16 35 57.37 -07 55 16.1          20.2 V EK002G96
         K08H66E  C2008 04 30.40368 16 35 57.48 -07 55 11.3          19.5 V EK002G96
         K08H66E  C2008 04 30.40591 16 35 57.62 -07 55 06.4          19.7 V EK002G96
         K08H66E  C2008 04 30.40816 16 35 57.76 -07 55 01.6          20.4 V EK002G96
         K08H66E  C2008 05 15.34555 16 49 26.25 +01 37 04.8          20.1 V EK002G96
         K08H66E  C2008 05 15.35239 16 49 26.43 +01 37 21.0          20.0 V EK002G96
         K08H66E  C2008 05 15.35921 16 49 26.58 +01 37 36.7          19.9 V EK002G96
         K08H66E  C2008 05 15.36608 16 49 26.72 +01 37 52.7          19.6 V EK002G96
         K08H66E  C2008 05 15.39434 16 49 27.38 +01 38 59.7          19.5 R EK002854
         K08H66E  C2008 05 15.40010 16 49 27.50 +01 39 12.9          19.5 R EK002854
         K08H66E  C2008 05 15.40015 16 49 27.48 +01 39 12.4          19.6 V EK002G96
         K08H66E  C2008 05 15.40648 16 49 27.62 +01 39 27.3          19.8 V EK002G96
         K08H66E  C2008 05 15.41918 16 49 27.94 +01 39 56.7          19.6 V EK002G96
         K08H66E 3C2008 05 15.46471 16 49 30.93 +01 41 51.0                 EK002F65
         K08H66E 3C2008 05 15.47311 16 49 31.11 +01 42 10.7                 EK002F65
         K08H66E  C2008 05 16.27465 16 50 01.88 +02 13 06.6          19.9 V EK002291
         K08H66E  C2008 05 16.28496 16 50 02.10 +02 13 30.7                 EK002291
    
    Observer details:
    291 LPL/Spacewatch II.  Observer T. H. Bressi.  1.8-m f/2.7 reflector + CCD.
    854 Sabino Canyon Observatory, Tucson.  Observer J. E. McGaha.  0.36-m f/10.0
        Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    F65 Haleakala-Faulkes Telescope North.  Observer D. Duggan.  2.0-m
        Ritchey-Chretien + CCD.
    G96 Mt. Lemmon Survey.  Observers R. E. Hill, R. A. Kowalski.  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 HE66                                                Earth MOID = 0.1877 AU
    Epoch 2008 May 14.0 TT = JDT 2454600.5                  MPC
    M 340.44483              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.60580332     Peri.   59.67207     -0.12587275     +0.99092583
    a   1.3832954      Node   203.23764     -0.94627466     -0.13419629
    e   0.1528211      Incl.    6.86186     -0.29785956     +0.00757400
    P   1.63           H   21.7           G   0.15           U   7
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    080430 G96  0.0   0.4+    080430 G96  0.1+  0.1+    080515 G96  0.1-  0.0
    080430 G96  0.3+  0.1-    080515 G96  0.3-  0.3-    080515 G96  0.1-  0.1+
    080430 G96  0.1+  0.2-    080515 G96  0.1+  0.1-    080515 G96  0.3+  0.1-
    080430 G96  0.4-  0.2-    080515 G96  0.1+  0.3-    080515 F65  0.1-  0.2-
    080430 G96  0.1+  0.0     080515 G96  0.1-  0.3-    080515 F65  0.0   0.1-
    080430 G96  0.2-  0.0     080515 854  0.4+  0.7+    080516 291  0.0   0.1-
    080430 G96  0.1-  0.1+    080515 854  0.2+  0.5+    080516 291  0.1-  0.1+
    
    Ephemeris:
    2008 HE66                a,e,i = 1.38, 0.15, 7                   q = 1.1719
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2008 05 14    16 48.55   +00 45.0    0.198    1.189   151.6    23.8    19.7
    2008 05 24    16 53.81   +06 59.6    0.189    1.180   149.7    25.7    19.6
    2008 06 03    16 56.73   +12 04.6    0.188    1.174   145.5    29.3    19.7
    2008 06 13    16 59.04   +15 19.3    0.193    1.172   140.9    33.1    19.9
    2008 06 23    17 02.60   +16 34.9    0.203    1.173   136.9    36.3    20.1
    2008 07 03    17 08.53   +16 02.3    0.216    1.177   133.9    38.5    20.3
    2008 07 13    17 17.71   +14 01.3    0.233    1.184   131.6    39.9    20.5
    2008 07 23    17 30.32   +10 59.1    0.254    1.195   129.9    40.8    20.7
    2008 08 02    17 46.07   +07 20.2    0.279    1.208   128.2    41.3    21.0
    2008 08 12    18 04.74   +03 27.9    0.310    1.223   126.5    41.8    21.2
    2008 08 22    18 25.84   -00 16.3    0.346    1.240   124.4    42.3    21.5
    2008 09 01    18 48.81   -03 38.1    0.390    1.260   122.0    42.8    21.8
    
    Timothy B. Spahr             (C) Copyright 2008 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2008-K02
    

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