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    M.P.E.C. 2012-X09                                Issued 2012 Dec. 4, 02:49 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 XC
    
    Observations:
         K12X00C* C2012 12 02.40722 04 01 15.42 +24 11 31.5          19.8 VrEX009G96
         K12X00C  C2012 12 02.41675 04 01 19.74 +24 12 13.3          19.6 VrEX009G96
         K12X00C  C2012 12 02.42326 04 01 22.69 +24 12 41.4          19.8 VrEX009G96
         K12X00C  C2012 12 02.42977 04 01 25.64 +24 13 09.3          20.0 VrEX009G96
         K12X00C  C2012 12 03.16638 04 07 07.32 +25 03 40.8          19.6 VrEX009G96
         K12X00C  C2012 12 03.16692 04 07 07.53 +25 03 42.8          19.6 VrEX009G96
         K12X00C  C2012 12 03.16889 04 07 08.22 +25 03 50.3          19.9 VrEX009G96
         K12X00C  C2012 12 03.16942 04 07 08.43 +25 03 52.7          19.8 VrEX009G96
         K12X00C  C2012 12 03.17139 04 07 09.08 +25 04 00.3          20.1 VrEX009G96
         K12X00C  C2012 12 03.17193 04 07 09.33 +25 04 02.5          19.8 VrEX009G96
         K12X00C  C2012 12 03.17391 04 07 10.05 +25 04 10.1          20.4 VrEX009G96
         K12X00C  C2012 12 03.17444 04 07 10.23 +25 04 12.1          20.1 VrEX009G96
         K12X00C KC2012 12 03.88930 04 11 34.28 +25 43 15.4                uEX009J95
         K12X00C KC2012 12 03.89395 04 11 35.76 +25 43 30.5                uEX009J95
         K12X00C KC2012 12 03.89885 04 11 37.25 +25 43 44.2          20.0 RuEX009J95
    
    Observer details:
    G96 Mt. Lemmon Survey.  Observer R. A. Kowalski.  Measurers A. Boattini,
        E. J. Christensen, A. R. Gibbs, A. D. Grauer, R. E. Hill, J. A. Johnson,
        R. A. Kowalski, S. M. Larson, R. H. McNaught.  1.5-m reflector + CCD.
    J95 Great Shefford.  Observer P. Birtwhistle.  0.40-m f/6.0 Schmidt-Cassegrain
        + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2012 XC                                                  Earth MOID = 0.0061 AU
    Epoch 2012 Sept. 30.0 TT = JDT 2456200.5                MPC
    M 353.93160              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.39516176     Peri.  294.51038     +0.99722566     -0.03374303
    a   1.8391597      Node    67.48007     +0.05868933     +0.90469888
    e   0.5612020      Incl.    4.11896     -0.04578796     +0.42471325
    P   2.49           H   25.3           G   0.15           U   8
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    121202 G96  0.0   0.2-    121203 G96  0.3+  0.2-    121203 G96  0.1+  0.1+
    121202 G96  0.1+  0.2+    121203 G96  0.1-  0.3-    121203 G96  0.0   0.0
    121202 G96  0.0   0.1+    121203 G96  0.2+  0.1+    121203 J95  0.2-  0.2+
    121202 G96  0.1-  0.0     121203 G96  0.7-  0.0     121203 J95  0.3+  0.7+
    121203 G96  0.1+  0.1-    121203 G96  0.1+  0.1+    121203 J95  0.1-  0.9-
    
    Ephemeris:
    2012 XC                  a,e,i = 1.84, 0.56, 4                   q = 0.8070
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2012 11 04    17 10 54.5 -33 20 45   0.1877  0.8540    39.0   133.1    27.3
    ...
    2012 11 19    18 04 59.4 -37 45 32   0.05947 0.9412    36.7   141.2    26.0
    ...
    2012 11 27    01 43 22.1 -03 16 06   0.01746 0.9994   136.2    43.1    18.2
    ...
    2012 12 03    04 05 52.4 +24 53 42   0.06114 1.0463   172.1     7.4    19.9
    2012 12 04    04 12 08.4 +25 49 42   0.06938 1.0544   172.2     7.2    20.2
    2012 12 05    04 17 09.5 +26 32 54   0.07770 1.0624   172.1     7.3    20.4
    ...
    2012 12 11    04 34 08.7 +28 44 38   0.1291  1.1119   169.6     9.2    21.7
    ...
    2012 12 19    04 44 17.8 +29 40 12   0.2019  1.1796   164.4    13.0    22.9
    ...
    2013 01 03    04 56 39.3 +29 56 12   0.3546  1.3085   152.7    20.2    24.6
    
    A. U. Tomatic                (C) Copyright 2012 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2012-X09
    

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