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    M.P.E.C. 2008-L42                                Issued 2008 June 10, 01:39 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 LW8
    
    Observations:
         K08L08W* C2008 06 09.41357 23 16 20.64 +24 46 49.2          19.0 V EL042703
         K08L08W  C2008 06 09.42802 23 16 24.63 +24 47 23.0          18.6 V EL042703
         K08L08W 5C2008 06 09.45359 23 16 31.73 +24 48 19.5          18.8 R EL042673
         K08L08W  C2008 06 09.45418 23 16 31.75 +24 48 21.6          18.6 V EL042703
         K08L08W  C2008 06 09.45470 23 16 31.94 +24 48 23.2          19.2 V EL042703
         K08L08W 5C2008 06 09.45903 23 16 33.23 +24 48 32.0                 EL042673
         K08L08W 5C2008 06 09.46389 23 16 34.60 +24 48 43.1                 EL042673
         K08L08W  C2008 06 09.46655 23 16 35.25 +24 48 48.0          18.7 V EL042703
         K08L08W  C2008 06 09.46726 23 16 35.50 +24 48 51.2          19.2 V EL042703
         K08L08W 5C2008 06 09.46759 23 16 35.59 +24 48 51.2                 EL042673
         K08L08W  C2008 06 09.46762 23 16 35.52 +24 48 51.4          18.7 V EL042703
         K08L08W  C2008 06 09.76088 23 17 56.67 +25 00 03.5          18.0 R EL042474
         K08L08W  C2008 06 09.76204 23 17 57.04 +25 00 07.5          18.7 R EL042474
         K08L08W  C2008 06 09.76303 23 17 57.33 +25 00 09.3          19.0 R EL042474
         K08L08W  C2008 06 09.76400 23 17 57.60 +25 00 12.0          19.0 R EL042474
         K08L08W  C2008 06 10.01609 23 19 08.47 +25 09 16.6                 EL042118
         K08L08W  C2008 06 10.02083 23 19 09.76 +25 09 27.5                 EL042118
         K08L08W  C2008 06 10.02469 23 19 10.82 +25 09 36.1                 EL042118
    
    Observer details:
    118 Modra.  Observer S. Gajdos.  0.6-m f/5.5 reflector + CCD.
    474 Mount John Observatory, Lake Tekapo.  Observer A. C. Gilmore.  Measurer
        P. M. Kilmartin.  1.0-m f/7.7 reflector + CCD.
    673 Table Mountain Observatory, Wrightwood.  Observer J. Young.  0.61-m f/16
        Cassegrain + CCD.
    703 Catalina Sky Survey.  Observer A. R. Gibbs.  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.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2008 LW8                                            PHA, Earth MOID = 0.0157 AU
    Epoch 2008 June 3.0 TT = JDT 2454620.5                  MPC
    M 318.05370              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.59550623     Peri.  145.29459     +0.98077201     -0.06060794
    a   1.3991959      Node   219.48640     +0.02793672     +0.98436589
    e   0.3334771      Incl.   16.96133     +0.19314708     +0.16537978
    P   1.66           H   17.3           G   0.15
    From 18 observations 2008 June 9-10.
    
    Ephemeris:
    2008 LW8                 a,e,i = 1.40, 0.33, 17                  q = 0.9326
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2008 06 03    22 47.76   +20 39.8    0.715    1.153    81.7    60.5    19.0
    2008 06 13    23 33.27   +26 58.5    0.688    1.104    78.2    64.2    19.0
    2008 06 23    00 24.34   +32 24.8    0.676    1.058    74.4    67.6    19.0
    2008 07 03    01 20.58   +36 25.4    0.678    1.017    70.6    70.5    19.0
    2008 07 13    02 20.02   +38 36.8    0.691    0.982    67.2    72.5    19.0
    2008 07 23    03 19.58   +38 53.2    0.713    0.956    64.4    73.4    19.0
    2008 08 02    04 16.14   +37 26.5    0.741    0.939    62.3    73.3    19.1
    2008 08 12    05 07.68   +34 38.9    0.774    0.933    61.2    72.2    19.1
    2008 08 22    05 53.63   +30 55.2    0.809    0.938    60.8    70.3    19.2
    2008 09 01    06 34.32   +26 36.6    0.844    0.954    61.2    68.0    19.2
    2008 09 11    07 10.32   +21 59.3    0.876    0.980    62.3    65.4    19.3
    2008 09 21    07 42.29   +17 14.5    0.905    1.014    63.9    62.8    19.3
    2008 10 01    08 10.77   +12 29.4    0.928    1.055    66.2    60.3    19.4
    2008 10 11    08 36.12   +07 48.7    0.944    1.100    68.9    57.9    19.5
    2008 10 21    08 58.60   +03 15.1    0.953    1.149    72.2    55.6    19.5
    2008 10 31    09 18.34   -01 09.8    0.954    1.199    76.0    53.4    19.6
    2008 11 10    09 35.27   -05 24.4    0.948    1.251    80.4    51.3    19.6
    2008 11 20    09 49.27   -09 27.7    0.933    1.302    85.3    49.1    19.6
    2008 11 30    10 00.03   -13 17.9    0.912    1.352    90.8    46.8    19.5
    2008 12 10    10 07.07   -16 51.4    0.885    1.402    96.9    44.2    19.5
    2008 12 20    10 09.84   -20 03.2    0.855    1.449   103.8    41.3    19.4
    2008 12 30    10 07.71   -22 44.7    0.824    1.495   111.3    37.8    19.3
    2009 01 09    10 00.28   -24 42.8    0.796    1.538   119.3    33.9    19.1
    2009 01 19    09 47.82   -25 42.2    0.773    1.579   127.5    29.6    19.0
    2009 01 29    09 31.54   -25 27.9    0.762    1.617   135.2    25.4    18.9
    2009 02 08    09 13.91   -23 54.1    0.766    1.653   140.9    22.1    18.9
    2009 02 18    08 57.80   -21 11.4    0.788    1.686   143.1    20.6    18.9
    2009 02 28    08 45.51   -17 43.8    0.829    1.716   141.0    21.3    19.1
    2009 03 10    08 38.23   -14 01.0    0.890    1.744   135.7    23.4    19.4
    2009 03 20    08 36.00   -10 27.6    0.966    1.769   128.7    26.1    19.6
    2009 03 30    08 38.27   -07 18.1    1.056    1.791   121.2    28.5    19.9
    2009 04 09    08 44.32   -04 39.7    1.157    1.810   113.8    30.4    20.2
    2009 04 19    08 53.35   -02 33.6    1.265    1.826   106.6    31.8    20.5
    2009 04 29    09 04.73   -00 58.3    1.378    1.840    99.8    32.6    20.7
    2009 05 09    09 17.95   +00 08.7    1.493    1.851    93.4    33.0    20.9
    2009 05 19    09 32.55   +00 50.7    1.609    1.858    87.2    32.9    21.1
    2009 05 29    09 48.24   +01 10.6    1.723    1.864    81.4    32.5    21.2
    2009 06 08    10 04.78   +01 11.2    1.834    1.866    75.8    31.8    21.3
    2009 06 18    10 21.99   +00 55.2    1.941    1.865    70.4    30.9    21.4
    2009 06 28    10 39.75   +00 24.7    2.043    1.862    65.2    29.7    21.5
    2009 07 08    10 57.97   -00 18.3    2.138    1.855    60.2    28.4    21.5
    
    Timothy B. Spahr             (C) Copyright 2008 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2008-L42
    

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