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    M.P.E.C. 2015-Q55                                Issued 2015 Aug. 23, 14:16 UT
    
         The Minor Planet Electronic Circulars contain information on unusual
             minor planets and routine data on comets.  They are published
        on behalf of Division F 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 QX8
    
    Observations:
         K15Q08X* C2015 08 21.51302 23 27 36.137+03 47 58.20         20.9 wLEQ055F51
         K15Q08X  C2015 08 21.52567 23 27 41.434+03 47 51.67         20.8 wLEQ055F51
         K15Q08X  C2015 08 21.55090 23 27 52.042+03 47 38.84         21.1 wLEQ055F51
         K15Q08X KC2015 08 22.03610 23 31 39.61 +03 42 51.9          20.6  tEQ055104
         K15Q08X KC2015 08 22.04163 23 31 42.10 +03 42 48.7          20.6  tEQ055104
         K15Q08X KC2015 08 22.04716 23 31 44.57 +03 42 45.8          20.6  tEQ055104
         K15Q08X KC2015 08 23.46019 23 43 51.30 +03 27 53.1          20.0 RoEQ055291
         K15Q08X KC2015 08 23.46139 23 43 51.94 +03 27 52.2          20.1 RoEQ055291
         K15Q08X KC2015 08 23.46261 23 43 52.59 +03 27 51.4          19.9 RoEQ055291
    
    Observer details:
    104 San Marcello Pistoiese.  Observer P. Bacci.  Measurers P. Bacci, L. Tesi,
        G. Fagioli.  0.60-m f/4 reflector + CCD.
    291 LPL/Spacewatch II.  Observer R. S. McMillan.  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 QX8                                                 Earth MOID = 0.0259 AU
    Epoch 2015 June 27.0 TT = JDT 2457200.5                 MPC
    M 301.93509              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.51732411     Peri.  241.56675     +0.79733185     -0.60141177
    a   1.5368362      Node   155.29918     +0.58743416     +0.75405504
    e   0.4076893      Incl.    6.96229     +0.13850280     +0.26401683
    P   1.91           H   24.4           G   0.15           U   7
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    150821 F51  0.0   0.1+    150822 104  0.1+  0.1-    150823 291  0.1-  0.0
    150821 F51  0.0   0.0     150822 104  0.1+  0.2-    150823 291  0.0   0.0
    150821 F51  0.1+  0.1-    150822 104  0.3-  0.0     150823 291  0.1+  0.1+
    
    Ephemeris:
    2015 QX8                 a,e,i = 1.54, 0.41, 7                   q = 0.9103
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2015 07 24    22 00 26.7 +02 30 21   0.3022  1.2753   145.0    27.2    23.5
    ...
    2015 08 08    22 28 21.2 +04 01 04   0.1878  1.1830   151.8    23.9    22.3
    ...
    2015 08 16    22 55 27.1 +04 12 38   0.1346  1.1351   153.9    23.1    21.4
    ...
    2015 08 22    23 31 22.1 +03 44 10   0.09888 1.1005   152.8    24.8    20.7
    2015 08 23    23 39 43.8 +03 34 02   0.09341 1.0948   152.1    25.6    20.6
    2015 08 24    23 49 03.1 +03 21 44   0.08811 1.0892   151.2    26.6    20.5
    ...
    2015 08 30    01 14 03.6 +01 00 38   0.06158 1.0565   138.3    39.5    20.0
    ...
    2015 09 07    04 33 11.9 -04 56 31   0.05422 1.0162    97.3    79.7    20.9
    ...
    2015 09 22    07 47 14.7 -07 26 01   0.1178  0.9545    62.1   111.6    23.9
    
    A. U. Tomatic                (C) Copyright 2015 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2015-Q55
    

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