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    M.P.E.C. 2012-V47                                Issued 2012 Nov. 7, 18:17 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 VA20
    
    Observations:
         K12V20A* C2012 11 05.29009401 15 04.722-01 41 22.61         21.7 wLEV047F51
         K12V20A  C2012 11 05.32031201 15 05.658-01 40 10.54         21.8 wLEV047F51
         K12V20A  C2012 11 05.33544001 15 06.115-01 39 34.72         21.4 wLEV047F51
         K12V20A KC2012 11 06.12474801 15 40.36 -01 09 23.0          21.1 VrEV047H21
         K12V20A KC2012 11 06.14055101 15 40.87 -01 08 47.6          21.0 VrEV047H21
         K12V20A KC2012 11 06.15671001 15 41.40 -01 08 11.3          20.8 VrEV047H21
         K12V20A  C2012 11 07.16606 01 16 24.79 -00 31 36.0          20.9 RoEV047H01
         K12V20A  C2012 11 07.16923 01 16 24.88 -00 31 29.3          21.9 RoEV047H01
         K12V20A  C2012 11 07.18405 01 16 25.35 -00 30 58.3          21.1 RoEV047H01
         K12V20A  C2012 11 07.18929 01 16 25.52 -00 30 47.4          20.8 RoEV047H01
         K12V20A KC2012 11 07.22985101 16 26.68 -00 29 21.0          21.3 RtEV047711
         K12V20A KC2012 11 07.23783801 16 26.93 -00 29 04.1          21.3 RtEV047711
         K12V20A KC2012 11 07.24581801 16 27.18 -00 28 47.3          21.0 RtEV047711
    
    Observer details:
    711 McDonald Observatory.  Observer T. Lister.  1.0-m f/8 Ritchey-Chretien
        + CCD.
    F51 Pan-STARRS 1, Haleakala.  Observers N. Primak, A. Schultz, S. Watters,
        T. Goggia.  Measurer PS1 Science Consortium.  1.8-m Ritchey-Chretien
        + CCD.
    H01 Magdalena Ridge Observatory, Socorro.  Observers W. H. Ryan, E. V. Ryan.
        Measurer W. H. Ryan.  2.4-m f/8.9 reflector + CCD.
    H21 Astronomical Research Observatory, Westfield.  Observer R. Holmes.
        Measurers L. Buzzi, H. Devore, S. Foglia, T. Vorobjov.  0.81-m f/4.0
        astrograph + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2012 VA20                                                Earth MOID = 0.0178 AU
    Epoch 2012 Sept. 30.0 TT = JDT 2456200.5                MPC
    M  16.46198              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.45059124     Peri.  240.05121     +0.54029112     +0.83870394
    a   1.6850555      Node    62.80720     -0.74317084     +0.51365335
    e   0.5546856      Incl.    4.40216     -0.39469304     +0.18093074
    P   2.19           H   22.8           G   0.15           U   8
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    121105 F51  0.0   0.3-    121106 H21  0.0   0.1-    121107 711  0.0   0.3-
    121105 F51  0.0   0.1+    121107 H01  0.1+  0.2+    121107 711  0.1+  0.1-
    121105 F51  0.0   0.1+    121107 H01  0.1-  0.2+    121107 711  0.1+  0.0
    121106 H21  0.1-  0.0     121107 H01  0.1-  0.1+
    121106 H21  0.1-  0.1-    121107 H01  0.0   0.0
    
    Ephemeris:
    2012 VA20                a,e,i = 1.69, 0.55, 4                   q = 0.7504
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2012 10 08    15 39 00.7 -72 55 08   0.07387 0.9781    71.4   104.5    20.9
    ...
    2012 10 23    01 00 54.9 -17 51 58   0.1295  1.1071   148.2    28.2    19.8
    ...
    2012 10 31    01 10 52.2 -05 56 49   0.2030  1.1776   153.3    22.2    20.8
    ...
    2012 11 06    01 15 34.5 -01 13 45   0.2641  1.2306   151.9    22.3    21.4
    2012 11 07    01 16 17.1 -00 37 11   0.2747  1.2393   151.5    22.4    21.5
    2012 11 08    01 16 59.2 -00 02 51   0.2854  1.2481   151.0    22.6    21.6
    ...
    2012 11 14    01 21 08.7 +02 47 09   0.3523  1.3005   147.5    24.1    22.2
    ...
    2012 11 22    01 27 02.4 +05 31 47   0.4481  1.3693   142.1    26.3    22.9
    ...
    2012 12 07    01 40 07.2 +09 08 32   0.6470  1.4941   131.4    29.6    24.0
    
    A. U. Tomatic                (C) Copyright 2012 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2012-V47
    

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