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    M.P.E.C. 2012-C05                                Issued 2012 Feb. 1, 22:02 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 BQ123
    
    Observations:
         K12BC3Q* C2012 01 31.42750 09 04 05.80 +23 16 52.3          21.1 VrEC005G96
         K12BC3Q  C2012 01 31.42926 09 04 05.37 +23 16 51.6          20.9 VrEC005G96
         K12BC3Q  C2012 01 31.43101 09 04 04.98 +23 16 50.5          21.2 VrEC005G96
         K12BC3Q  C2012 01 31.43275 09 04 04.54 +23 16 49.5          21.3 VrEC005G96
         K12BC3Q  C2012 01 31.44339 09 04 02.02 +23 16 43.2          21.4 VrEC005G96
         K12BC3Q  C2012 01 31.44396 09 04 01.92 +23 16 42.9          21.7 VrEC005G96
         K12BC3Q  C2012 01 31.44456 09 04 01.74 +23 16 42.6          21.4 VrEC005G96
         K12BC3Q  C2012 01 31.44515 09 04 01.59 +23 16 42.7          21.4 VrEC005G96
         K12BC3Q  C2012 02 01.23048 09 01 23.84 +23 10 43.4          21.3 VrEC005G96
         K12BC3Q  C2012 02 01.23106 09 01 23.70 +23 10 42.8          21.7 VrEC005G96
         K12BC3Q  C2012 02 01.23165 09 01 23.59 +23 10 42.2          21.1 VrEC005G96
         K12BC3Q  C2012 02 01.23222 09 01 23.48 +23 10 42.3          21.4 VrEC005G96
         K12BC3Q  C2012 02 01.42950 09 00 41.65 +23 09 13.2          21.5 VrEC005G96
         K12BC3Q  C2012 02 01.43760 09 00 39.96 +23 09 09.1          20.7 VrEC005G96
         K12BC3Q  C2012 02 01.44530 09 00 38.37 +23 09 04.8          21.0 VrEC005G96
         K12BC3Q  C2012 02 01.45294 09 00 36.82 +23 09 01.4          21.2 VrEC005G96
    
    Observer details:
    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 BQ123                                               Earth MOID = 0.0116 AU
    Epoch 2012 Mar. 14.0 TT = JDT 2456000.5                 MPC
    M  33.95956              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.33866686     Peri.  321.07108     +0.81123459     -0.58449676
    a   2.0383914      Node    74.70382     +0.54057785     +0.73915239
    e   0.6930825      Incl.    0.96150     +0.22287673     +0.33468983
    P   2.91           H   24.7           G   0.15           U   8
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    120131 G96  0.1-  0.0     120131 G96  0.2-  0.2-    120201 G96  0.4+  0.2-
    120131 G96  0.2-  0.2+    120131 G96  0.3-  0.2+    120201 G96  0.0   0.1-
    120131 G96  0.2+  0.1+    120201 G96  0.0   0.5+    120201 G96  0.3-  0.4-
    120131 G96  0.2-  0.1+    120201 G96  0.3-  0.1+    120201 G96  0.3-  0.2+
    120131 G96  0.2-  0.3-    120201 G96  0.0   0.2-
    120131 G96  0.3+  0.2-    120201 G96  0.1+  0.1+
    
    Ephemeris:
    2012 BQ123               a,e,i = 2.04, 0.69, 1                   q = 0.6256
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2012 01 02    19 44 56.4 -19 41 16   0.1928  0.7975    13.9   162.8    32.7
    ...
    2012 01 17    16 47 01.5 -02 47 28   0.03298 0.9622    48.6   129.9    22.9
    ...
    2012 01 25    09 50 08.5 +24 23 30   0.07440 1.0546   159.9    18.7    20.1
    ...
    2012 01 31    09 05 45.5 +23 20 34   0.1397  1.1240   173.4     5.8    21.1
    2012 02 01    09 02 07.7 +23 12 39   0.1511  1.1356   173.9     5.3    21.3
    2012 02 02    08 59 00.6 +23 05 22   0.1625  1.1471   174.0     5.2    21.5
    ...
    2012 02 08    08 47 04.0 +22 30 37   0.2331  1.2158   168.8     9.1    22.6
    ...
    2012 02 16    08 40 21.6 +21 56 18   0.3334  1.3059   159.9    15.0    23.7
    ...
    2012 03 02    08 39 54.0 +20 58 52   0.5421  1.4692   145.2    22.7    25.3
    
    A. U. Tomatic                (C) Copyright 2012 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2012-C05
    

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