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    M.P.E.C. 2008-U32                                Issued 2008 Oct. 21, 17:34 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 US
    
    Observations:
         K08U00S  C2008 10 21.35391 01 57 04.20 +04 05 42.9          19.4 V EU032G96
         K08U00S  C2008 10 21.35914 01 56 59.03 +04 03 17.4                 EU032G96
         K08U00S  C2008 10 21.36434 01 56 54.10 +04 00 58.0          19.9 V EU032G96
         K08U00S  C2008 10 21.36954 01 56 49.29 +03 58 40.8          20.3 V EU032G96
         K08U00S* C2008 10 21.40436 01 56 21.73 +03 44 50.3          20.3 V EU032G96
         K08U00S  C2008 10 21.40472 01 56 21.51 +03 44 42.7          20.2 V EU032G96
         K08U00S  C2008 10 21.40510 01 56 21.22 +03 44 34.1          20.9 V EU032G96
         K08U00S  C2008 10 21.40546 01 56 21.04 +03 44 27.4          20.1 V EU032G96
         K08U00S  C2008 10 21.42269 01 56 10.10 +03 38 24.9          20.1 V EU032G96
         K08U00S  C2008 10 21.42305 01 56 09.88 +03 38 17.2          20.3 V EU032G96
         K08U00S  C2008 10 21.42341 01 56 09.70 +03 38 10.4          20.1 V EU032G96
         K08U00S  C2008 10 21.42379 01 56 09.49 +03 38 02.4          20.7 V EU032G96
         K08U00S  C2008 10 21.43405 01 56 03.79 +03 34 40.3          20.7 V EU032G96
         K08U00S  C2008 10 21.43448 01 56 03.64 +03 34 32.7          20.6 V EU032G96
         K08U00S  C2008 10 21.43535 01 56 03.21 +03 34 16.6          19.9 V EU032G96
    
    Observer details:
    G96 Mt. Lemmon 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.  1.5-m reflector + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2008 US                                                  Earth MOID = 0.0001 AU
    Epoch 2008 Nov. 30.0 TT = JDT 2454800.5                 MPC
    M  53.79829              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.58117239     Peri.   90.37162     +0.47161781     +0.88059664
    a   1.4221085      Node   207.91575     -0.84315294     +0.43501781
    e   0.5448336      Incl.    5.65227     -0.25820488     +0.18790705
    P   1.70           H   31.6           G   0.15           U   7
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    081021 G96  0.6-  1.0+    081021 G96  1.1+  0.5-    081021 G96  0.1+  0.2+
    081021 G96  0.4-  0.1-    081021 G96  0.6+  0.8-    081021 G96  0.3+  0.1-
    081021 G96  0.3+  0.4+    081021 G96  1.6+  0.3+    081021 G96  1.5-  0.1-
    081021 G96  0.0   0.4-    081021 G96  0.1-  0.2+    081021 G96  0.4-  0.6+
    081021 G96  0.7+  0.9-    081021 G96  0.3-  0.2-    081021 G96  0.2-  1.2+
    
    Ephemeris:
    2008 US                  a,e,i = 1.42, 0.54, 6                   q = 0.6473
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2008 10 21.0  02 24.64   +40 21.5    0.00033  0.996   149.0    31.0    15.5
    2008 10 21.1  02 01.67   +10 47.1    0.00126  0.997   175.6     4.4    17.5
    2008 10 21.2  01 59.07   +06 35.3    0.00224  0.998   174.4     5.6    18.8
    2008 10 21.3  01 58.06   +04 56.4    0.00322  0.999   173.2     6.7    19.6
    2008 10 21.4  01 57.52   +04 03.7    0.00420  1.000   172.5     7.4    20.3
    2008 10 21.5  01 57.19   +03 30.9    0.00518  1.000   172.1     7.9    20.7
    2008 10 21.6  01 56.96   +03 08.6    0.00616  1.001   171.7     8.2    21.1
    2008 10 21.7  01 56.79   +02 52.3    0.00714  1.002   171.5     8.4    21.5
    2008 10 21.8  01 56.67   +02 40.0    0.00812  1.003   171.3     8.6    21.7
    2008 10 21.9  01 56.57   +02 30.4    0.00910  1.004   171.1     8.8    22.0
    2008 10 22.0  01 56.49   +02 22.6    0.0101   1.005   171.0     8.9    22.2
    2008 10 22.1  01 56.42   +02 16.2    0.0111   1.006   170.9     9.0    22.4
    2008 10 22.2  01 56.36   +02 10.9    0.0120   1.007   170.8     9.1    22.6
    2008 10 22.3  01 56.31   +02 06.3    0.0130   1.008   170.7     9.2    22.8
    2008 10 22.4  01 56.27   +02 02.4    0.0140   1.009   170.6     9.2    23.0
    2008 10 22.5  01 56.24   +01 59.0    0.0150   1.010   170.6     9.3    23.1
    2008 10 22.6  01 56.20   +01 56.1    0.0160   1.011   170.5     9.3    23.3
    2008 10 22.7  01 56.17   +01 53.4    0.0169   1.012   170.5     9.4    23.4
    2008 10 22.8  01 56.15   +01 51.1    0.0179   1.013   170.4     9.4    23.5
    2008 10 22.9  01 56.13   +01 49.0    0.0189   1.014   170.3     9.5    23.6
    2008 10 23.0  01 56.10   +01 47.2    0.0199   1.015   170.3     9.5    23.8
    
       Closest approach to the earth was on 2008 Oct. 20.97 at 0.00021 AU.
    
    Gareth V. Williams           (C) Copyright 2008 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2008-U32
    

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