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    M.P.E.C. 2015-N17                                Issued 2015 July 8, 18:48 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 NT2
    
    Observations:
         K15N02T  C2015 07 06.31448 16 36 18.654-04 39 23.86         21.7 wLEN017F51
         K15N02T  C2015 07 06.32491 16 36 19.618-04 39 38.41         22.2 wLEN017F51
         K15N02T* C2015 07 07.27370 16 38 08.319-05 01 48.45         22.2 wLEN017F51
         K15N02T  C2015 07 07.28437 16 38 09.394-05 02 03.78         21.7 wLEN017F51
         K15N02T  C2015 07 07.30575 16 38 11.495-05 02 34.80         21.7 wLEN017F51
         K15N02T KC2015 07 08.28101 16 40 07.22 -05 26 38.1          21.5 RoEN017291
         K15N02T KC2015 07 08.29015 16 40 08.26 -05 26 51.4          21.3 RoEN017291
         K15N02T KC2015 07 08.29932 16 40 09.25 -05 27 05.6                oEN017291
    
    Observer details:
    291 LPL/Spacewatch II.  Observer T. H. Bressi.  1.8-m f/2.7 reflector + CCD.
    F51 Pan-STARRS 1, Haleakala.  Observers B. Gibson, T. Goggia, N. Primak,
        A. Schultz, M. Willman.  Measurers K. Chambers, S. Chastel, L. Denneau,
        H. Flewelling, M. Huber, E. Lilly, E. Magnier, R. Wainscoat, C. Waters,
        R. Weryk.  1.8-m Ritchey-Chretien + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2015 NT2                                                 Earth MOID = 0.1153 AU
    Epoch 2015 June 27.0 TT = JDT 2457200.5                 MPC
    M 350.15505              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.31555079     Peri.  171.11904     +0.50523235     +0.86031302
    a   2.1367639      Node   129.19725     -0.79705009     +0.49532276
    e   0.4710865      Incl.    5.02174     -0.33083446     +0.12048600
    P   3.12           H   23.9           G   0.15           U   6
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    150706 F51  0.2+  0.3+    150707 F51  0.2-  0.1-    150708 291  0.8+  0.6+
    150706 F51  0.5+  0.0     150707 F51  0.1+  0.3-    150708 291  0.8+  0.1+
    150707 F51  0.7-  0.2-    150708 291  0.1-  0.2+
    
    Ephemeris:
    2015 NT2                 a,e,i = 2.14, 0.47, 5                   q = 1.1302
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2015 06 08    16 16 54.0 -00 37 20   0.2595  1.2553   155.3    19.8    22.5
    ...
    2015 06 23    16 20 32.2 -01 13 13   0.2073  1.1946   146.4    28.1    22.1
    ...
    2015 07 01    16 28 02.8 -02 54 04   0.1853  1.1694   142.7    31.8    21.9
    ...
    2015 07 07    16 37 35.3 -04 54 55   0.1710  1.1542   140.8    33.8    21.8
    2015 07 08    16 39 33.8 -05 19 06   0.1688  1.1521   140.6    34.1    21.8
    2015 07 09    16 41 39.5 -05 44 27   0.1667  1.1500   140.4    34.3    21.7
    ...
    2015 07 15    16 56 58.7 -08 41 16   0.1553  1.1396   139.9    35.1    21.6
    ...
    2015 07 23    17 25 46.0 -13 36 23   0.1443  1.1316   140.9    34.5    21.4
    ...
    2015 08 07    18 46 01.8 -23 37 11   0.1420  1.1354   146.5    29.5    21.2
    
    A. U. Tomatic                (C) Copyright 2015 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2015-N17
    

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