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    M.P.E.C. 2008-W16                                Issued 2008 Nov. 19, 14:45 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 WM
    
    Observations:
         K08W00M* C2008 11 19.29730 03 31 00.98 +16 04 15.0          20.5 V EW016G96
         K08W00M  C2008 11 19.30282 03 30 57.99 +16 05 24.7          21.5 V EW016G96
         K08W00M  C2008 11 19.30836 03 30 55.00 +16 06 32.7          20.3 V EW016G96
         K08W00M  C2008 11 19.31384 03 30 52.09 +16 07 40.6          20.3 V EW016G96
         K08W00M  C2008 11 19.35377 03 30 30.67 +16 15 53.6                 EW016G96
         K08W00M  C2008 11 19.35466 03 30 30.25 +16 16 03.1                 EW016G96
         K08W00M  C2008 11 19.35554 03 30 29.71 +16 16 15.0                 EW016G96
         K08W00M  C2008 11 19.35642 03 30 29.23 +16 16 27.0                 EW016G96
         K08W00M  C2008 11 19.39336 03 30 09.56 +16 24 01.5          21.2 V EW016G96
         K08W00M  C2008 11 19.39402 03 30 09.25 +16 24 09.7          21.4 V EW016G96
    
    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 WM                                                  Earth MOID = 0.0438 AU
    Epoch 2008 Nov. 30.0 TT = JDT 2454800.5                 MPC
    M 299.79744              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.88582703     Peri.   84.91256     -0.77548307     -0.60505354
    a   1.0737506      Node    57.73044     +0.46095537     -0.73780380
    e   0.1409051      Incl.   12.31742     +0.43144659     -0.29925870
    P   1.11           H   26.8           G   0.15           U   9
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    081119 G96  0.3+  0.8-    081119 G96  0.1-  0.2+    081119 G96  0.3-  0.0
    081119 G96  0.1-  0.6+    081119 G96  0.8+  1.3-    081119 G96  0.3+  0.1+
    081119 G96  0.4-  0.1+    081119 G96  0.2-  0.2-
    081119 G96  0.1+  0.3+    081119 G96  0.4-  0.9+
    
    Ephemeris:
    2008 WM                  a,e,i = 1.07, 0.14, 12                  q = 0.9225
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2008 11 20    03 25.23   +18 33.8    0.0516   1.040   175.7     4.0    20.8
    2008 11 21    03 16.08   +22 18.8    0.0497   1.037   172.4     7.2    20.9
    2008 11 22    03 05.74   +26 17.6    0.0482   1.035   167.9    11.5    21.0
    2008 11 23    02 54.03   +30 26.6    0.0470   1.032   162.9    16.3    21.1
    2008 11 24    02 40.76   +34 41.5    0.0462   1.030   157.6    21.4    21.2
    2008 11 25    02 25.73   +38 56.2    0.0458   1.028   152.2    26.6    21.4
    2008 11 26    02 08.73   +43 04.5    0.0458   1.025   146.7    31.9    21.5
    2008 11 27    01 49.62   +46 59.3    0.0461   1.023   141.3    37.1    21.7
    2008 11 28    01 28.31   +50 34.6    0.0469   1.021   136.1    42.1    21.8
    2008 11 29    01 04.83   +53 45.0    0.0480   1.019   131.0    46.9    22.0
    2008 11 30    00 39.42   +56 26.8    0.0495   1.016   126.3    51.5    22.2
    
    Timothy B. Spahr             (C) Copyright 2008 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2008-W16
    

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