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    M.P.E.C. 2015-P17                                Issued 2015 Aug.  9, 14:09 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 PQ
    
    Observations:
         K15P00Q* C2015 08 06.31052 22 12 22.22 -25 56 58.0          20.1 rREP017G45
         K15P00Q  C2015 08 06.31604 22 12 23.25 -25 56 39.2          19.9 rREP017G45
         K15P00Q  C2015 08 06.32458 22 12 25.00 -25 56 08.4          20.1 rREP017G45
         K15P00Q  C2015 08 06.33556 22 12 27.12 -25 55 30.0          19.6 rREP017G45
         K15P00Q KC2015 08 08.30836722 19 47.06 -23 53 35.5          20.0 VuEP017H21
         K15P00Q KC2015 08 08.31396422 19 48.20 -23 53 13.5          20.0 VuEP017H21
         K15P00Q KC2015 08 08.31999222 19 49.40 -23 52 50.6          20.0 VuEP017H21
         K15P00Q KC2015 08 09.29363222 23 28.82 -22 48 38.3          19.0 VuEP017H21
         K15P00Q KC2015 08 09.29686922 23 29.48 -22 48 25.2          19.6 VuEP017H21
         K15P00Q KC2015 08 09.29966722 23 30.05 -22 48 13.9          19.3 VuEP017H21
         K15P00Q KC2015 08 09.30255322 23 30.64 -22 48 02.3          19.7 VuEP017H21
         K15P00Q KC2015 08 09.30587722 23 31.32 -22 47 48.6          19.1 VuEP017H21
    
    Observer details:
    G45 Space Surveillance Telescope, Atom Site.  Observers L. Banks, M. Blythe,
        R. Brungard, P. Festler, T. McVey, J. Paige, W. Robertson, G. Spitz.
        Measurers C. Byun, M. Cornell, M. Goldberg, A. Klein, J. Ruprecht,
        G. Ushomirsky, J. Varey, H. Viggh, D. Woods.  3.5-m f/1 reflector + CCD.
    H21 Astronomical Research Observatory, Westfield.  Observer R. Holmes.
        Measurers S. Foglia, L. Buzzi, T. Linder, R. Holmes.  0.61-m f/4.5
        astrograph + CCD, 1.3-m f/4.0 astrograph + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2015 PQ                                                  Earth MOID = 0.1075 AU
    Epoch 2015 June 27.0 TT = JDT 2457200.5                 MPC
    M 339.67088              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.32922700     Peri.    5.51470     +0.91306479     +0.40466384
    a   2.0771718      Node   330.45284     -0.37797514     +0.79313526
    e   0.4622594      Incl.    5.88880     -0.15312571     +0.45517430
    P   2.99           H   23.0           G   0.15           U   9
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    150806 G45  0.2+  0.1+    150808 H21  0.0   0.1-    150809 H21  0.2-  0.0
    150806 G45  0.6-  0.4-    150808 H21  0.2+  0.2+    150809 H21  0.1-  0.0
    150806 G45  0.4+  0.3+    150808 H21  0.1+  0.4-    150809 H21  0.1+  0.1-
    150806 G45  0.2-  0.0     150809 H21  0.3-  0.0     150809 H21  0.3+  0.2+
    
    Ephemeris:
    2015 PQ                  a,e,i = 2.08, 0.46, 6                   q = 1.1170
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2015 07 10    20 47 57.3 -38 48 04   0.2387  1.2359   154.2    21.0    21.4
    ...
    2015 07 25    21 29 40.9 -34 43 54   0.1718  1.1766   157.8    19.0    20.5
    ...
    2015 08 02    21 56 40.3 -29 44 46   0.1450  1.1523   160.1    17.4    20.0
    ...
    2015 08 08    22 18 38.0 -24 12 25   0.1295  1.1380   162.0    16.0    19.7
    2015 08 09    22 22 22.5 -23 07 19   0.1274  1.1360   162.3    15.7    19.7
    2015 08 10    22 26 07.7 -21 59 28   0.1253  1.1340   162.6    15.5    19.6
    ...
    2015 08 16    22 48 38.5 -14 19 55   0.1161  1.1245   163.3    15.0    19.4
    ...
    2015 08 24    23 17 21.2 -02 39 33   0.1120  1.1177   161.1    17.1    19.4
    ...
    2015 09 08    00 00 39.0 +16 33 59   0.1282  1.1238   153.5    23.6    19.9
    
    A. U. Tomatic                (C) Copyright 2015 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2015-P17
    

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