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    M.P.E.C. 2012-E15                                Issued 2012 Mar. 2, 02:56 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 DK61
    
    Observations:
         K12D61K* C2012 02 23.27667 11 46 36.09 -00 10 16.4          20.5 VoEE015691
         K12D61K  C2012 02 23.29462 11 46 34.49 -00 10 26.5          20.3 VoEE015691
         K12D61K  C2012 02 23.31255 11 46 32.85 -00 10 37.0          20.1 VoEE015691
         K12D61K  C2012 02 24.54251 11 44 45.652-00 22 14.59         19.8 rLEE015F51
         K12D61K  C2012 02 24.55242 11 44 44.666-00 22 20.30         19.8 rLEE015F51
         K12D61K  C2012 02 24.56275 11 44 43.644-00 22 26.31         20.4 gLEE015F51
         K12D61K  C2012 03 01.21496 11 35 05.06 -01 15 38.2          20.2 VoEE015691
         K12D61K  C2012 03 01.23263 11 35 02.90 -01 15 48.1          20.0 VoEE015691
         K12D61K  C2012 03 01.25028 11 35 00.69 -01 15 57.7          20.3 VoEE015691
         K12D61K HC2012 03 01.31102 11 34 53.20 -01 16 31.6                oEE015291
         K12D61K HC2012 03 01.31283 11 34 52.95 -01 16 32.7                oEE015291
         K12D61K HC2012 03 01.31463 11 34 52.75 -01 16 33.6                oEE015291
         K12D61K KC2012 03 01.99537 11 33 32.75 -01 22 57.5          19.5 VvEE015I93
         K12D61K KC2012 03 02.00944 11 33 30.98 -01 23 05.1          19.4 VvEE015I93
         K12D61K KC2012 03 02.02445 11 33 29.03 -01 23 14.3          19.0 VvEE015I93
    
    Observer details:
    291 LPL/Spacewatch II.  Observer T. H. Bressi.  1.8-m f/2.7 reflector + CCD.
    691 Steward Observatory, Kitt Peak.  Observers R. S. McMillan, T. H. Bressi.
        0.9-m f/3 reflector + CCD.
    F51 Pan-STARRS 1, Haleakala.  Observers N. Primak, A. Schultz, S. Watters,
        J. Thiel, T. Goggia.  Measurer PS1 Science Consortium.  1.8-m
        Ritchey-Chretien + CCD.
    I93 St Pardon de Conques.  Observer F. Losse.  0.40-m f/5.0 reflector + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2012 DK61                                                Earth MOID = 0.0676 AU
    Epoch 2012 Mar. 14.0 TT = JDT 2456000.5                 MPC
    M 274.25762              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.70990813     Peri.  301.25141     +0.13257441     +0.99018309
    a   1.2445183      Node   336.24630     -0.86789549     +0.09438794
    e   0.1674077      Incl.    6.31244     -0.47872899     +0.10309396
    P   1.39           H   20.9           G   0.15           U   8
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    120223 691  0.5-  0.1+    120224 F51  0.1+  0.3-    120301 291  0.3+  0.1+
    120223 691  0.0   0.3+    120301 691  0.5-  0.2-    120301 291  0.7+  0.2+
    120223 691  0.0   0.0     120301 691  0.4-  0.2-    120301 I93  0.2+  0.2+
    120224 F51  0.2+  0.1-    120301 691  0.9-  0.1+    120302 I93  0.5+  0.4+
    120224 F51  0.1+  0.1-    120301 291  0.6+  0.2+    120302 I93  0.0   0.4-
    
    Ephemeris:
    2012 DK61                a,e,i = 1.24, 0.17, 6                   q = 1.0362
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2012 02 01    11 58 42.5 +03 30 27   0.4813  1.3597   133.0    32.0    21.3
    ...
    2012 02 16    11 54 32.6 +01 00 10   0.3825  1.3282   148.2    23.1    20.5
    ...
    2012 02 24    11 45 33.9 -00 16 56   0.3395  1.3101   157.7    16.6    20.0
    ...
    2012 03 01    11 35 28.7 -01 13 22   0.3127  1.2959   165.4    11.1    19.6
    2012 03 02    11 33 31.9 -01 22 39   0.3088  1.2935   166.6    10.2    19.6
    2012 03 03    11 31 30.9 -01 31 54   0.3049  1.2910   167.8     9.3    19.5
    ...
    2012 03 09    11 18 03.9 -02 26 21   0.2851  1.2763   173.1     5.4    19.1
    ...
    2012 03 17    10 57 36.1 -03 34 56   0.2668  1.2561   166.6    10.6    19.2
    ...
    2012 04 01    10 20 25.2 -05 28 55   0.2561  1.2172   144.7    28.3    19.6
    
    A. U. Tomatic                (C) Copyright 2012 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2012-E15
    

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