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    M.P.E.C. 2012-M25                                Issued 2012 June 20, 20:10 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 MX2
    
    Observations:
         K12M02X* C2012 06 18.36726 20 09 40.89 -16 25 12.7          21.0 VrEM025G96
         K12M02X  C2012 06 18.37242 20 09 38.30 -16 25 12.8          20.8 VrEM025G96
         K12M02X  C2012 06 18.37769 20 09 35.78 -16 25 14.3          21.0 VrEM025G96
         K12M02X  C2012 06 18.38289 20 09 33.19 -16 25 13.3          21.4 VrEM025G96
         K12M02X  C2012 06 18.41196 20 09 18.80 -16 25 15.3          21.0 VrEM025G96
         K12M02X  C2012 06 18.41473 20 09 17.43 -16 25 15.7          21.2 VrEM025G96
         K12M02X  C2012 06 18.41757 20 09 16.04 -16 25 15.6          20.5 VrEM025G96
         K12M02X  C2012 06 18.42037 20 09 14.58 -16 25 15.7          21.0 VrEM025G96
         K12M02X  C2012 06 19.38823 20 01 31.58 -16 25 40.0          20.5 VrEM025G96
         K12M02X  C2012 06 19.39338 20 01 29.00 -16 25 39.8          20.5 VrEM025G96
         K12M02X  C2012 06 20.32768 19 53 56.78 -16 25 18.6          21.0 VrEM025G96
         K12M02X  C2012 06 20.32812 19 53 56.56 -16 25 18.4                rEM025G96
         K12M02X  C2012 06 20.32859 19 53 56.36 -16 25 18.7                rEM025G96
         K12M02X  C2012 06 20.32903 19 53 56.11 -16 25 18.5                rEM025G96
    
    Observer details:
    G96 Mt. Lemmon Survey.  Observers A. D. Grauer, A. R. Gibbs.  Measurers
        A. Boattini, E. J. Christensen, 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 MX2                                                 Earth MOID = 0.0210 AU
    Epoch 2012 Mar. 14.0 TT = JDT 2456000.5                 MPC
    M   6.75122              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   1.31550875     Peri.  205.20608     -0.36215783     -0.92781856
    a   0.8249106      Node   266.13182     +0.86966448     -0.30181438
    e   0.4754610      Incl.    5.14150     +0.33544804     -0.21922773
    P   0.75           H   23.2           G   0.15           U   9
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    120618 G96  0.1-  0.1+    120618 G96  0.2+  0.2-    120620 G96  0.2-  0.1-
    120618 G96  0.7-  0.3+    120618 G96  0.4+  0.0     120620 G96  0.2-  0.1+
    120618 G96  0.5+  0.8-    120618 G96  0.7-  0.0     120620 G96  0.4+  0.2-
    120618 G96  0.3+  0.5+    120619 G96  0.0   0.1+    120620 G96  0.0   0.0
    120618 G96  0.1+  0.0     120619 G96  0.0   0.3+
    
    Ephemeris:
    2012 MX2                 a,e,i = 0.82, 0.48, 5                   q = 0.4327
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2012 05 21    22 34 20.6 -14 25 00   0.2328  1.0200    85.4    81.5    22.9
    ...
    2012 06 05    21 37 21.8 -15 31 56   0.1902  1.1030   113.0    57.8    21.9
    ...
    2012 06 13    20 49 37.7 -16 10 39   0.1723  1.1377   131.8    41.7    21.3
    ...
    2012 06 19    20 04 38.5 -16 24 56   0.1653  1.1595   147.9    27.7    20.8
    2012 06 20    19 56 35.5 -16 24 52   0.1649  1.1628   150.7    25.3    20.8
    2012 06 21    19 48 27.0 -16 23 57   0.1648  1.1660   153.5    22.9    20.7
    ...
    2012 06 27    18 59 29.3 -16 00 10   0.1692  1.1831   169.0     9.5    20.3
    ...
    2012 07 05    18 02 08.4 -14 53 42   0.1894  1.2005   164.7    12.9    20.7
    ...
    2012 07 20    16 57 28.2 -13 03 05   0.2590  1.2164   136.2    35.3    22.1
    
    A. U. Tomatic                (C) Copyright 2012 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2012-M25
    

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