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    M.P.E.C. 2012-E17                                Issued 2012 Mar. 2, 20:17 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 EC
    
    Observations:
         K12E00C* C2012 03 01.34190 10 52 24.99 +04 06 14.0          21.0 VrEE017G96
         K12E00C  C2012 03 01.34991 10 52 23.77 +04 06 17.9          21.2 VrEE017G96
         K12E00C  C2012 03 01.35804 10 52 22.54 +04 06 23.2          21.1 VrEE017G96
         K12E00C  C2012 03 01.36619 10 52 21.43 +04 06 26.4          21.2 VrEE017G96
         K12E00C  C2012 03 01.45789 10 52 08.04 +04 07 13.7          20.9 VrEE017G96
         K12E00C  C2012 03 01.45939 10 52 07.86 +04 07 14.2          21.1 VrEE017G96
         K12E00C  C2012 03 02.39296 10 50 02.36 +04 15 27.6          21.2 VrEE017G96
         K12E00C  C2012 03 02.39879 10 50 01.46 +04 15 30.8          20.4 VrEE017G96
         K12E00C  C2012 03 02.40474 10 50 00.60 +04 15 33.1          20.8 VrEE017G96
         K12E00C  C2012 03 02.41071 10 49 59.70 +04 15 36.8          21.2 VrEE017G96
    
    Observer details:
    G96 Mt. Lemmon Survey.  Observers A. R. Gibbs, E. J. Christensen, R. E. Hill.
        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 EC                                                  Earth MOID = 0.0013 AU
    Epoch 2012 Mar. 14.0 TT = JDT 2456000.5                 MPC
    M 265.31436              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.79616684     Peri.  332.90002     +0.17983076     +0.98361328
    a   1.1529222      Node   307.45711     -0.89956005     +0.15913847
    e   0.1357196      Incl.    0.92944     -0.39806108     +0.08473401
    P   1.24           H   23.6           G   0.15           U   9
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    120301 G96  0.3+  0.2-    120301 G96  0.3-  0.2+    120302 G96  0.1+  0.5-
    120301 G96  0.2-  0.4-    120301 G96  0.3+  0.1-    120302 G96  0.1-  0.0
    120301 G96  0.7-  0.7+    120302 G96  0.2+  0.2+
    120301 G96  0.6+  0.3-    120302 G96  0.2-  0.3+
    
    Ephemeris:
    2012 EC                  a,e,i = 1.15, 0.14, 1                   q = 0.9964
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2012 02 01    11 27 09.8 +02 38 36   0.3361  1.2611   139.9    30.2    23.0
    ...
    2012 02 16    11 17 42.3 +02 39 14   0.2662  1.2375   157.2    18.0    22.1
    ...
    2012 02 24    11 05 24.3 +03 18 06   0.2379  1.2234   168.2     9.5    21.5
    ...
    2012 03 01    10 53 10.9 +04 03 36   0.2216  1.2121   176.3     3.0    21.1
    2012 03 02    10 50 56.9 +04 12 17   0.2194  1.2102   177.0     2.5    21.0
    2012 03 03    10 48 40.3 +04 21 14   0.2172  1.2083   176.9     2.5    21.0
    ...
    2012 03 09    10 34 21.5 +05 18 52   0.2067  1.1964   169.0     9.1    21.2
    ...
    2012 03 17    10 15 03.9 +06 38 53   0.1990  1.1800   156.3    19.8    21.4
    ...
    2012 04 01    09 47 15.9 +08 35 12   0.1995  1.1478   134.4    38.4    21.9
    
    A. U. Tomatic                (C) Copyright 2012 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2012-E17
    

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