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    M.P.E.C. 2012-A27                                Issued 2012 Jan. 4, 20:14 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 https://www.minorplanetcenter.net/    ISSN 1523-6714
    
                                       2012 AB3
    
    Observations:
         K12A03B* C2012 01 03.33608 09 33 30.96 -08 27 50.8          19.8 VrEA027703
         K12A03B  C2012 01 03.34395 09 33 31.03 -08 25 31.1          19.6 VrEA027703
         K12A03B  C2012 01 03.35194 09 33 31.17 -08 23 09.5          18.9 VrEA027703
         K12A03B  C2012 01 03.36002 09 33 31.28 -08 20 46.4          19.5 VrEA027703
         K12A03B  C2012 01 03.40327 09 33 31.64 -08 08 03.0          19.8 VrEA027703
         K12A03B  C2012 01 03.40427 09 33 31.50 -08 07 43.4          19.2 VrEA027703
         K12A03B  C2012 01 03.40478 09 33 31.53 -08 07 35.1          19.5 VrEA027703
         K12A03B KC2012 01 03.41959009 33 28.50 -08 03 26.8          19.8 VtEA027H21
         K12A03B KC2012 01 03.42666409 33 28.59 -08 01 21.9          20.1 VtEA027H21
         K12A03B KC2012 01 03.43371709 33 28.67 -07 59 18.2          19.5 VtEA027H21
         K12A03B HC2012 01 04.46527 09 34 25.93 -03 19 45.8                oEA027291
         K12A03B HC2012 01 04.46569 09 34 25.85 -03 19 38.8                oEA027291
         K12A03B HC2012 01 04.46610 09 34 25.89 -03 19 34.1                oEA027291
    
    Observer details:
    291 LPL/Spacewatch II.  Observer T. H. Bressi.  1.8-m f/2.7 reflector + CCD.
    703 Catalina Sky Survey.  Observer R. A. Kowalski.  Measurers J. D. Ahern,
        E. C. Beshore, A. Boattini, G. J. Garradd, A. R. Gibbs, P. Tricarico,
        A. D. Grauer, R. E. Hill, R. A. Kowalski, S. M. Larson, R. H. McNaught.
        0.68-m Schmidt + CCD.
    H21 Astronomical Research Observatory, Westfield.  Observer R. Holmes.
        Measurers T. Vorobjov, L. Buzzi, S. Foglia.  0.76-m f/6.65
        Ritchey-Chretien + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2012 AB3                                                 Earth MOID = 0.0347 AU
    Epoch 2012 Mar. 14.0 TT = JDT 2456000.5                 MPC
    M  26.13802              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.25774490     Peri.  310.95002     +0.43704947     -0.89057210
    a   2.4453592      Node   112.71766     +0.86080294     +0.37354597
    e   0.6212914      Incl.    7.84928     +0.26077971     +0.25950867
    P   3.82           H   24.0           G   0.15           U   8
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    120103 703  0.2+  0.2+    120103 703  0.9-  0.9+    120104 291  0.7+  0.1+
    120103 703  0.3-  0.2+    120103 703  0.5-  0.2+    120104 291  0.5-  0.8+
    120103 703  0.4+  0.0     120103 H21  0.4+  0.2+    120104 291  0.1+  0.7-
    120103 703  0.8+  0.1-    120103 H21  0.2+  0.3+
    120103 703  1.3+  1.1-    120103 H21  0.2-  0.2-
    
    Ephemeris:
    2012 AB3                 a,e,i = 2.45, 0.62, 8                   q = 0.9261
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2011 12 05    21 41 59.2 -52 59 43   0.1549  0.9262    63.3   108.2    23.8
    ...
    2011 12 20    22 29 37.4 -75 22 23   0.06818 0.9542    62.4   114.0    22.5
    ...
    2011 12 28    09 15 26.3 -55 18 20   0.04140 0.9868    93.4    84.2    20.0
    ...
    2012 01 03    09 33 04.2 -10 08 47   0.05430 1.0179   128.4    49.2    19.5
    2012 01 04    09 34 04.7 -05 18 59   0.05871 1.0236   132.2    45.4    19.6
    2012 01 05    09 34 51.6 -01 10 22   0.06348 1.0295   135.4    42.1    19.7
    ...
    2012 01 11    09 36 30.7 +14 16 15   0.09686 1.0670   148.2    29.0    20.3
    ...
    2012 01 19    09 34 24.5 +23 15 44   0.1482  1.1228   158.2    19.0    21.1
    ...
    2012 02 03    09 26 37.2 +29 20 18   0.2603  1.2400   166.4    10.8    22.2
    
    A. U. Tomatic                (C) Copyright 2012 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2012-A27
    

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