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    M.P.E.C. 2015-K91                                Issued 2015 May 25, 21:26 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
    
                                      2015 KN120
    
    Observations:
         K15KC0N* C2015 05 22.34572 16 40 21.59 +38 32 55.5          19.9 VqEK091703
         K15KC0N  C2015 05 22.35168 16 40 21.57 +38 33 16.1          19.6 VqEK091703
         K15KC0N  C2015 05 22.35721 16 40 21.63 +38 33 37.3          20.1 VqEK091703
         K15KC0N  C2015 05 22.36250 16 40 21.67 +38 33 58.3          20.7 VqEK091703
         K15KC0N  C2015 05 22.38710 16 40 22.00 +38 35 27.5          21.5 VqEK091703
         K15KC0N  C2015 05 22.39258 16 40 22.05 +38 35 47.2          20.3 VqEK091703
         K15KC0N  C2015 05 22.39802 16 40 22.03 +38 36 07.4          19.9 VqEK091703
         K15KC0N  C2015 05 22.40343 16 40 22.02 +38 36 25.9                qEK091703
         K15KC0N  C2015 05 22.46579 16 40 22.82 +38 40 15.9          21.1 VqEK091I52
         K15KC0N  C2015 05 22.46665 16 40 22.81 +38 40 19.1          20.4 VqEK091I52
         K15KC0N KC2015 05 23.05990 16 40 36.30 +39 16 46.2          20.0 VqEK091I93
         K15KC0N KC2015 05 23.06863 16 40 36.35 +39 17 18.4          20.5 VqEK091I93
         K15KC0N KC2015 05 23.07741 16 40 36.44 +39 17 50.0          20.0 VqEK091I93
         K15KC0N  C2015 05 23.13378016 40 39.77 +39 21 14.6          19.4 RtEK091H01
         K15KC0N  C2015 05 23.14148516 40 39.90 +39 21 43.6          19.6 RtEK091H01
         K15KC0N  C2015 05 23.14747016 40 40.00 +39 22 06.1          19.6 RtEK091H01
         K15KC0N  C2015 05 23.15637716 40 40.14 +39 22 39.4          19.5 RtEK091H01
         K15KC0N  C2015 05 24.13122016 41 00.51 +40 22 06.8          19.7 RtEK091H01
         K15KC0N  C2015 05 24.13450316 41 00.56 +40 22 19.0          19.9 RtEK091H01
         K15KC0N  C2015 05 24.14229216 41 00.70 +40 22 48.1          19.9 RtEK091H01
         K15KC0N  C2015 05 24.15387616 41 00.88 +40 23 31.2          19.6 RtEK091H01
         K15KC0N  C2015 05 24.16888 16 41 01.16 +40 24 27.1          19.7 RoEK091926
         K15KC0N  C2015 05 24.18334 16 41 01.39 +40 25 20.5          20.7 RoEK091926
         K15KC0N  C2015 05 24.35002 16 41 03.15 +40 35 32.5          20.1 VqEK091G96
         K15KC0N  C2015 05 24.35086 16 41 03.15 +40 35 35.6          20.3 VqEK091G96
         K15KC0N  C2015 05 24.35171 16 41 03.15 +40 35 39.0          20.4 VqEK091G96
         K15KC0N  C2015 05 24.35255 16 41 03.26 +40 35 42.2          20.1 VqEK091G96
         K15KC0N KC2015 05 24.86198 16 41 14.98 +41 06 20.8          20.1 VqEK091595
         K15KC0N KC2015 05 24.87791 16 41 15.20 +41 07 20.1                qEK091595
         K15KC0N  C2015 05 25.20022 16 41 22.18 +41 26 48.0          20.4 VqEK091I52
         K15KC0N  C2015 05 25.20133 16 41 22.21 +41 26 51.8          19.9 VqEK091I52
         K15KC0N  C2015 05 25.20244 16 41 22.29 +41 26 56.8          19.9 VqEK091I52
         K15KC0N  C2015 05 25.20355 16 41 22.23 +41 27 00.1          19.8 VqEK091I52
    
    Observer details:
    595 Farra d'Isonzo.  Observers F. Bressan, E. Pettarin, F. Piani.  Measurer
        E. Pettarin.  0.61-m f/4.0 reflector + CCD.
    703 Catalina Sky Survey.  Observer D. C. Fuls.  Measurers E. J. Christensen,
        D. C. Fuls, A. R. Gibbs, A. D. Grauer, R. E. Hill, J. A. Johnson,
        R. A. Kowalski, S. M. Larson, R. G. Matheny, F. C. Shelly.  0.68-m Schmidt
        + CCD.
    926 Tenagra II Observatory.  Observers M. Schwartz, P. R. Holvorcem.  Measurer
        M. Schwartz.  0.41-m f/3.75 astrograph + CCD.
    G96 Mt. Lemmon Survey.  Observer R. G. Matheny.  Measurers E. J. Christensen,
        D. C. Fuls, A. R. Gibbs, A. D. Grauer, R. E. Hill, J. A. Johnson,
        R. A. Kowalski, S. M. Larson, R. G. Matheny, F. C. Shelly.  1.5-m
        reflector + CCD.
    H01 Magdalena Ridge Observatory, Socorro.  Observer W. H. Ryan.  2.4-m f/8.9
        reflector + CCD.
    I52 Steward Observatory, Mt. Lemmon Station.  Observers E. J. Christensen,
        R. A. Kowalski.  Measurers E. J. Christensen, D. C. Fuls, A. R. Gibbs,
        A. D. Grauer, R. E. Hill, J. A. Johnson, R. A. Kowalski, S. M. Larson,
        R. G. Matheny, F. C. Shelly.  1.0-m reflector + CCD.
    I93 St Pardon de Conques.  Observer F. Losse.  0.40-m f/3.7 reflector + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2015 KN120                                               Earth MOID = 0.0767 AU
    Epoch 2015 June 27.0 TT = JDT 2457200.5                 MPC
    M 341.73364              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.48417520     Peri.  126.89018     +0.72107174     +0.69070125
    a   1.6062052      Node   189.84916     -0.69252027     +0.71600028
    e   0.3928175      Incl.   18.63422     -0.02170764     +0.10136752
    P   2.04           H   20.2           G   0.15           U   8
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    150522 703  1.0+  0.6+    150523 I93  0.5-  0.1+    150524 926  0.2-  0.3-
    150522 703  0.1+  0.9-    150523 I93  0.7-  0.4-    150524 G96  0.0   0.2-
    150522 703  0.1+  0.1-    150523 H01  0.1-  0.1+    150524 G96  0.1-  0.1-
    150522 703  0.0   1.4+    150523 H01  0.1-  0.1+    150524 G96  0.2-  0.2+
    150522 703  0.9+  0.0     150523 H01  0.0   0.2+    150524 G96  1.0+  0.3+
    150522 703  0.8+  0.5-    150523 H01  0.0   0.1+    150524 595  0.1+  0.5-
    150522 703  0.1-  0.2-    150524 H01  0.0   0.1-    150524 595  0.2+  0.4+
    150522 703  0.9-  1.6-    150524 H01  0.1-  0.1-    150525 I52  0.3-  0.1-
    150522 I52  0.3-  0.6+    150524 H01  0.1+  0.0     150525 I52  0.1-  0.3-
    150522 I52  0.6-  0.6+    150524 H01  0.1+  0.1+    150525 I52  0.6+  0.6+
    150523 I93  0.1+  0.1-    150524 926  0.4-  0.0     150525 I52  0.2-  0.2-
    
    Ephemeris:
    2015 KN120               a,e,i = 1.61, 0.39, 19                  q = 0.9753
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2015 04 25    16 25 05.0 +10 41 45   0.4654  1.3894   138.6    28.6    20.5
    ...
    2015 05 10    16 35 08.8 +25 30 09   0.3900  1.3026   131.9    35.3    20.2
    ...
    2015 05 18    16 38 45.4 +34 00 34   0.3671  1.2568   124.6    41.5    20.1
    ...
    2015 05 24    16 40 56.1 +40 14 11   0.3564  1.2231   118.4    46.7    20.2
    2015 05 25    16 41 16.7 +41 14 43   0.3551  1.2175   117.4    47.6    20.2
    2015 05 26    16 41 37.3 +42 14 38   0.3538  1.2120   116.3    48.5    20.2
    ...
    2015 06 01    16 43 44.8 +47 59 58   0.3482  1.1794   110.0    53.9    20.2
    ...
    2015 06 09    16 47 17.5 +54 59 22   0.3442  1.1378   102.0    60.8    20.3
    ...
    2015 06 24    17 00 33.8 +66 13 24   0.3385  1.0681    89.4    72.1    20.5
    
    A. U. Tomatic                (C) Copyright 2015 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2015-K91
    

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