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    M.P.E.C. 2008-K03                                Issued 2008 May 16, 12:46 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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                                       2008 JZ30
    
    Observations:
         K08J30Z* C2008 05 14.43768 22 12 36.32 +15 19 41.7          20.8 V EK003691
         K08J30Z  C2008 05 14.45031 22 12 38.28 +15 19 45.4          20.6 V EK003691
         K08J30Z  C2008 05 14.46293 22 12 40.19 +15 19 49.4          20.3 V EK003691
         K08J30Z  C2008 05 15.43110 22 15 09.76 +15 24 31.3          21.5 V EK003G96
         K08J30Z  C2008 05 15.43567 22 15 10.48 +15 24 32.9          21.8 V EK003G96
         K08J30Z  C2008 05 15.44012 22 15 11.13 +15 24 33.7          21.7 V EK003G96
         K08J30Z  C2008 05 15.46544 22 15 14.96 +15 24 41.5                 EK003291
         K08J30Z  C2008 05 15.47813 22 15 16.86 +15 24 45.4                 EK003291
         K08J30Z HC2008 05 15.48198 22 15 17.45 +15 24 46.3                 EK003291
         K08J30Z HC2008 05 16.40655 22 17 38.99 +15 29 02.3                 EK003291
         K08J30Z HC2008 05 16.41054 22 17 39.63 +15 29 03.3                 EK003291
         K08J30Z HC2008 05 16.41450 22 17 40.14 +15 29 05.5                 EK003291
    
    Observer details:
    291 LPL/Spacewatch II.  Observer T. H. Bressi.  1.8-m f/2.7 reflector + CCD.
    691 Steward Observatory, Kitt Peak.  Observer R. S. McMillan.  0.9-m f/3
        reflector + CCD.
    G96 Mt. Lemmon Survey.  Observer 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 JZ30                                                Earth MOID = 0.3250 AU
    Epoch 2008 May 14.0 TT = JDT 2454600.5                  MPC
    M  15.75771              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.37835288     Peri.   80.61274     -0.48386999     +0.86347675
    a   1.8932357      Node   158.56548     -0.87422501     -0.48436064
    e   0.4156076      Incl.   22.93395     +0.04000583     -0.14072200
    P   2.60           H   19.0           G   0.15
    From 12 observations 2008 May 14-16.
    
    Ephemeris:
    2008 JZ30                a,e,i = 1.89, 0.42, 23                  q = 1.1064
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2008 05 14    22 11.46   +15 17.6    0.956    1.188    74.3    55.0    21.3
    2008 05 24    22 36.17   +15 57.1    0.955    1.228    77.1    53.5    21.3
    2008 06 03    22 58.31   +16 13.6    0.946    1.273    80.9    51.9    21.3
    2008 06 13    23 17.72   +16 04.4    0.928    1.322    85.6    50.0    21.3
    2008 06 23    23 34.21   +15 25.7    0.903    1.375    91.3    47.6    21.3
    2008 07 03    23 47.44   +14 12.6    0.871    1.430    98.2    44.7    21.2
    2008 07 13    23 56.95   +12 18.3    0.836    1.486   106.3    41.1    21.1
    2008 07 23    00 02.34   +09 36.6    0.801    1.543   115.7    36.4    20.9
    2008 08 02    00 03.23   +06 02.8    0.772    1.600   126.6    30.6    20.8
    2008 08 12    23 59.52   +01 38.9    0.753    1.657   139.0    23.7    20.6
    2008 08 22    23 51.75   -03 20.3    0.752    1.713   152.3    15.9    20.4
    2008 09 01    23 41.07   -08 26.8    0.774    1.769   165.3     8.3    20.3
    2008 09 11    23 29.35   -13 06.2    0.822    1.823   171.0     5.0    20.3
    2008 09 21    23 18.58   -16 51.7    0.896    1.876   161.7     9.7    20.8
    2008 10 01    23 10.29   -19 33.1    0.994    1.928   150.0    15.0    21.2
    2008 10 11    23 05.34   -21 13.3    1.113    1.978   139.1    19.3    21.7
    
    Timothy B. Spahr             (C) Copyright 2008 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2008-K03
    

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