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    M.P.E.C. 2015-K97                                Issued 2015 May 25, 21:42 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.
    
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                                  MPC@CFA.HARVARD.EDU
                URL https://www.minorplanetcenter.net/    ISSN 1523-6714
    
                                      2015 KU120
    
    Observations:
         K15KC0U* C2015 05 23.31566 17 04 12.18 +15 37 39.0          21.0 VqEK097G96
         K15KC0U  C2015 05 23.32183 17 04 11.74 +15 38 15.1          21.0 VqEK097G96
         K15KC0U  C2015 05 23.32799 17 04 11.32 +15 38 51.4          20.6 VqEK097G96
         K15KC0U  C2015 05 23.33415 17 04 10.86 +15 39 27.4          21.1 VqEK097G96
         K15KC0U  C2015 05 23.36812 17 04 08.46 +15 42 46.2          20.6 VqEK097G96
         K15KC0U  C2015 05 23.36896 17 04 08.39 +15 42 51.2          20.7 VqEK097G96
         K15KC0U  C2015 05 23.36981 17 04 08.36 +15 42 56.3          20.8 VqEK097G96
         K15KC0U  C2015 05 23.37065 17 04 08.30 +15 43 01.1          20.9 VqEK097G96
         K15KC0U  C2015 05 24.32078 17 03 17.56 +17 14 24.4          21.0 VqEK097G96
         K15KC0U  C2015 05 24.32323 17 03 17.37 +17 14 38.1          21.6 VqEK097G96
         K15KC0U  C2015 05 24.32572 17 03 17.19 +17 14 52.3          21.4 VqEK097G96
         K15KC0U  C2015 05 24.32822 17 03 17.00 +17 15 07.8          22.6 VqEK097G96
         K15KC0U  C2015 05 25.23865 17 02 27.62 +18 40 07.7          21.1 VqEK097I52
         K15KC0U  C2015 05 25.24010 17 02 27.55 +18 40 15.2          20.8 VqEK097I52
         K15KC0U  C2015 05 25.24156 17 02 27.45 +18 40 23.6          20.8 VqEK097I52
         K15KC0U  C2015 05 25.24301 17 02 27.33 +18 40 31.8          21.3 VqEK097I52
    
    Observer details:
    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.
    I52 Steward Observatory, Mt. Lemmon Station.  Observer 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.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2015 KU120                                               Earth MOID = 0.1622 AU
    Epoch 2015 June 27.0 TT = JDT 2457200.5                 MPC
    M 338.43625              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.75518990     Peri.   69.02267     +0.39413653     +0.88753819
    a   1.1942592      Node   226.55849     -0.91688464     +0.36190525
    e   0.0438214      Incl.   19.18518     -0.06307895     +0.28513253
    P   1.31           H   22.9           G   0.15           U   8
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    150523 G96  0.0   0.2+    150523 G96  0.3+  0.1+    150525 I52  0.2-  0.3+
    150523 G96  0.1-  0.0     150523 G96  0.2+  0.1-    150525 I52  0.2+  0.3-
    150523 G96  0.2+  0.1+    150524 G96  0.1+  0.1-    150525 I52  0.3+  0.0
    150523 G96  0.2-  0.0     150524 G96  0.1-  0.4-    150525 I52  0.0   0.1+
    150523 G96  0.0   0.2-    150524 G96  0.1-  0.4-
    150523 G96  0.2-  0.1-    150524 G96  0.2-  0.9+
    
    Ephemeris:
    2015 KU120               a,e,i = 1.19, 0.04, 19                  q = 1.1419
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2015 04 25    17 06 49.4 -31 17 39   0.2271  1.1776   135.1    37.1    21.5
    ...
    2015 05 10    17 12 00.3 -08 25 33   0.1823  1.1681   147.9    27.3    20.8
    ...
    2015 05 18    17 08 24.1 +06 24 27   0.1785  1.1633   145.8    29.3    20.8
    ...
    2015 05 24    17 03 34.7 +16 43 59   0.1854  1.1600   139.6    34.4    21.0
    2015 05 25    17 02 39.4 +18 18 14   0.1873  1.1595   138.4    35.4    21.0
    2015 05 26    17 01 42.6 +19 49 27   0.1893  1.1590   137.2    36.4    21.1
    ...
    2015 06 01    16 55 42.2 +27 49 06   0.2046  1.1559   129.9    42.3    21.4
    ...
    2015 06 09    16 47 37.7 +35 33 00   0.2308  1.1523   121.4    48.7    21.8
    ...
    2015 06 24    16 36 20.1 +43 09 26   0.2863  1.1468   110.1    56.3    22.5
    
    A. U. Tomatic                (C) Copyright 2015 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2015-K97
    

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