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    M.P.E.C. 2012-B115                               Issued 2012 Jan. 31, 19:38 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 https://www.minorplanetcenter.net/    ISSN 1523-6714
    
                                      2012 BC102
    
    Observations:
         K12BA2C* C2012 01 30.41230 13 00 44.19 -07 51 00.0          18.6  cEB115704
         K12BA2C  C2012 01 30.42500 13 01 22.33 -07 40 07.3          18.6  cEB115704
         K12BA2C  C2012 01 30.43784 13 02 00.88 -07 29 05.9          18.9  cEB115704
         K12BA2C  C2012 01 30.45056 13 02 39.02 -07 18 10.3          19.2  cEB115704
         K12BA2C  C2012 01 31.48071 13 54 18.50 +07 15 04.0          19.0 VrEB115G96
         K12BA2C  C2012 01 31.48101 13 54 19.29 +07 15 17.9          19.3 VrEB115G96
         K12BA2C  C2012 01 31.48130 13 54 20.19 +07 15 32.4          19.0 VrEB115G96
         K12BA2C  C2012 01 31.48160 13 54 20.98 +07 15 46.0          18.7 VrEB115G96
    
    Observer details:
    704 Lincoln Laboratory ETS, New Mexico.  Observers M. Blythe, G. Spitz,
        R. Brungard, J. Paige, P. Festler, T. McVey, A. Valdivia, C. Gall.  1.0-m
        f/2.15 reflector + CCD.
    G96 Mt. Lemmon Survey.  Observer A. R. Gibbs.  Measurers J. D. Ahern,
        E. C. Beshore, A. Boattini, 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:
    2012 BC102                                               Earth MOID = 0.0107 AU
    Epoch 2012 Mar. 14.0 TT = JDT 2456000.5                 MPC
    M  10.91801              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.44692932     Peri.   23.06164     -0.87211426     -0.36380144
    a   1.6942474      Node   131.29298     +0.35289986     -0.93088671
    e   0.4261409      Incl.   25.81690     +0.33893717     +0.03314290
    P   2.21           H   23.9           G   0.15           U   9
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    120130 704  0.2+  0.1+    120130 704  0.0   0.0     120131 G96  0.7+  0.4+
    120130 704  0.2-  0.2-    120131 G96  0.1-  0.2+    120131 G96  0.1+  0.4-
    120130 704  0.0   0.1+    120131 G96  0.7-  0.2-
    
    Ephemeris:
    2012 BC102               a,e,i = 1.69, 0.43, 26                  q = 0.9723
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2012 01 01    07 23 21.8 -45 31 44   0.2747  1.1109   110.8    55.9    23.4
    ...
    2012 01 16    07 58 00.8 -47 26 35   0.1396  1.0427   111.4    61.4    21.9
    ...
    2012 01 24    09 10 51.8 -45 21 53   0.06813 1.0142   114.3    62.2    20.3
    ...
    2012 01 30    12 39 12.0 -13 33 35   0.02852 0.9972   114.7    63.8    18.4
    2012 01 31    13 30 36.5 +00 38 29   0.02815 0.9948   109.3    69.1    18.6
    2012 02 01    14 18 09.7 +13 45 19   0.03078 0.9925   102.7    75.5    19.0
    ...
    2012 02 07    16 51 33.0 +41 22 15   0.07448 0.9811    84.0    91.7    21.5
    ...
    2012 02 15    17 48 44.2 +45 45 05   0.1453  0.9731    80.1    91.5    22.9
    ...
    2012 03 01    18 22 52.5 +46 58 59   0.2733  0.9809    80.0    84.1    24.0
    
    A. U. Tomatic                (C) Copyright 2012 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2012-B115
    

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