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    M.P.E.C. 2015-Q01                                Issued 2015 Aug. 16, 01:20 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 OC79
    
    Observations:
         K15O79C* C2015 07 25.50724 23 21 47.115+02 45 24.62         22.3 wLEQ001F51
         K15O79C  C2015 07 25.51977 23 21 48.658+02 46 01.66         21.3 wLEQ001F51
         K15O79C  C2015 07 25.53229 23 21 50.195+02 46 38.69         21.1 wLEQ001F51
         K15O79C  C2015 07 28.56903 23 28 28.529+05 17 42.73         21.6 wLEQ001F51
         K15O79C  C2015 07 28.58174 23 28 30.024+05 18 20.87         21.0 wLEQ001F51
         K15O79C  C2015 07 28.59445 23 28 31.516+05 18 59.19         21.8 wLEQ001F51
         K15O79C  C2015 07 28.60688 23 28 33.022+05 19 37.22         21.3 wLEQ001F51
         K15O79C KC2015 08 13.33032023 58 30.17 +18 13 29.0          21.1 VuEQ001H21
         K15O79C KC2015 08 13.33813123 58 30.82 +18 13 50.7          20.8 VuEQ001H21
         K15O79C KC2015 08 13.34593823 58 31.48 +18 14 12.9          20.8 VuEQ001H21
         K15O79C KC2015 08 15.98952 00 02 38.98 +20 14 13.6          20.9 RqEQ001J95
         K15O79C AC2015 08 16.00665 00 02 40.41 +20 14 59.5          20.6 RqEQ001J95
         K15O79C KC2015 08 16.02457 00 02 41.86 +20 15 48.9          20.7 RqEQ001J95
    
    Observer details:
    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.
    H21 Astronomical Research Observatory, Westfield.  Observer R. Holmes.
        Measurers S. Foglia, L. Buzzi, T. Linder, R. Holmes.  0.76-m f/3.0
        astrograph + CCD.
    J95 Great Shefford.  Observer P. Birtwhistle.  0.40-m f/6.0 Schmidt-Cassegrain
        + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2015 OC79                                                Earth MOID = 0.2122 AU
    Epoch 2015 June 27.0 TT = JDT 2457200.5                 MPC
    M 344.68961              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.30717888     Peri.   29.64470     +0.87680079     +0.46515180
    a   2.1754135      Node   302.13814     -0.46463127     +0.75427411
    e   0.4426985      Incl.    8.27548     -0.12384729     +0.46336203
    P   3.21           H   21.9           G   0.15           U   6
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    150725 F51  0.1-  0.1+    150728 F51  0.1-  0.1-    150815 J95  0.1+  0.2-
    150725 F51  0.0   0.0     150728 F51  0.5+  0.6+    150816 J95  0.2+  0.5-
    150725 F51  0.0   0.1-    150813 H21  0.0   0.1-    150816 J95  0.1-  0.6+
    150728 F51  0.1-  0.3-    150813 H21  0.3-  0.2-
    150728 F51  0.1-  0.3-    150813 H21  0.5-  0.3+
    
    Ephemeris:
    2015 OC79                a,e,i = 2.18, 0.44, 8                   q = 1.2124
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2015 07 17    23 02 04.0 -03 59 59   0.3314  1.2510   128.8    39.3    21.6
    ...
    2015 08 01    23 35 42.0 +08 10 07   0.2911  1.2221   129.8    39.6    21.2
    ...
    2015 08 09    23 51 08.0 +14 47 50   0.2805  1.2144   130.3    39.5    21.1
    ...
    2015 08 15    00 01 07.8 +19 30 05   0.2769  1.2124   130.9    39.2    21.1
    2015 08 16    00 02 38.9 +20 14 58   0.2767  1.2124   131.0    39.1    21.1
    2015 08 17    00 04 07.4 +20 59 06   0.2765  1.2124   131.1    39.0    21.1
    ...
    2015 08 23    00 12 01.3 +25 06 39   0.2772  1.2146   132.0    38.2    21.1
    ...
    2015 08 31    00 19 55.7 +29 42 54   0.2825  1.2225   133.9    36.5    21.1
    ...
    2015 09 15    00 26 38.0 +35 09 49   0.3037  1.2517   139.2    31.6    21.1
    
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    A. U. Tomatic                (C) Copyright 2015 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2015-Q01
    

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