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    M.P.E.C. 2015-Q63                                Issued 2015 Aug. 24, 16:42 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.
    
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                                  MPC@CFA.HARVARD.EDU
                URL https://www.minorplanetcenter.net/    ISSN 1523-6714
    
                                       2015 QF9
    
    Observations:
         K15Q09F* C2015 08 21.51366 23 30 01.151+07 03 31.02         21.6 wLEQ063F51
         K15Q09F  C2015 08 21.52630 23 30 00.178+07 03 25.51         21.6 wLEQ063F51
         K15Q09F  C2015 08 21.55155 23 29 58.286+07 03 14.30         22.2 wLEQ063F51
         K15Q09F KC2015 08 22.14985723 29 17.05 +06 59 02.9          21.5 RtEQ063W86
         K15Q09F KC2015 08 22.15492923 29 16.71 +06 59 00.6          21.5 RtEQ063W86
         K15Q09F KC2015 08 22.15746423 29 16.53 +06 58 59.8          21.4 RtEQ063W86
         K15Q09F KC2015 08 22.27062 23 29 08.42 +06 57 51.6          20.3 RoEQ063291
         K15Q09F KC2015 08 22.27495 23 29 08.08 +06 57 50.0          21.1 RoEQ063291
         K15Q09F KC2015 08 22.27928 23 29 07.77 +06 57 47.6          20.5 RoEQ063291
         K15Q09F KC2015 08 22.31809523 29 04.40 +06 57 28.6          22.0 VuEQ063H21
         K15Q09F KC2015 08 22.32601923 29 03.80 +06 57 25.0          22.2 VuEQ063H21
         K15Q09F KC2015 08 22.33231823 29 03.32 +06 57 21.7          22.0 VuEQ063H21
         K15Q09F KC2015 08 23.35545 23 27 50.57 +06 49 30.6          21.5 RoEQ063291
         K15Q09F KC2015 08 23.36483 23 27 49.88 +06 49 26.1          21.5 RoEQ063291
         K15Q09F KC2015 08 24.30423623 26 42.15 +06 41 53.2          21.5 VuEQ063H21
         K15Q09F KC2015 08 24.32031923 26 40.87 +06 41 45.0          21.7 VuEQ063H21
         K15Q09F KC2015 08 24.33702123 26 39.61 +06 41 37.1          21.5 VuEQ063H21
    
    Observer details:
    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.
    H21 Astronomical Research Observatory, Westfield.  Observer R. Holmes.
        Measurers S. Foglia, L. Buzzi, T. Linder, R. Holmes.  0.81-m f/4.0
        astrograph + CCD, 1.3-m f/4.0 astrograph + CCD.
    W86 Cerro Tololo-LCOGT B.  Observer T. Lister.  1.0-m f/8 Ritchey-Chretien
        + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2015 QF9                                                 Earth MOID = 0.1071 AU
    Epoch 2015 June 27.0 TT = JDT 2457200.5                 MPC
    M   8.18364              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.26264376     Peri.    3.08766     -0.09409683     +0.99383393
    a   2.4148565      Node   261.51839     -0.91467707     -0.10956197
    e   0.5350054      Incl.    3.39959     -0.39307969     +0.01703777
    P   3.75           H   21.3           G   0.15           U   8
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    150821 F51  0.2-  0.1-    150822 291  0.4-  0.2+    150823 291  0.3-  0.2-
    150821 F51  0.3-  0.1-    150822 291  0.5-  0.5+    150823 291  0.3+  0.2-
    150821 F51  0.4+  0.2-    150822 291  0.3-  0.0     150824 H21  0.0   0.0
    150822 W86  0.0   0.0     150822 H21  0.6-  0.2+    150824 H21  0.4-  0.3-
    150822 W86  0.7+  0.1-    150822 H21  0.6-  0.2+    150824 H21  0.1+  0.0
    150822 W86  0.9+  0.2+    150822 H21  0.5-  0.2-
    
    Ephemeris:
    2015 QF9                 a,e,i = 2.41, 0.54, 3                   q = 1.1229
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2015 07 25    23 48 44.0 +07 40 02   0.4635  1.3144   120.7    41.6    21.9
    ...
    2015 08 09    23 42 36.0 +08 03 58   0.4870  1.4052   135.9    30.1    21.8
    ...
    2015 08 17    23 35 05.9 +07 32 49   0.5062  1.4570   145.1    23.4    21.7
    ...
    2015 08 23    23 28 16.0 +06 52 25   0.5255  1.4969   152.4    18.3    21.7
    2015 08 24    23 27 04.2 +06 44 30   0.5293  1.5036   153.6    17.4    21.7
    2015 08 25    23 25 51.8 +06 36 18   0.5331  1.5104   154.8    16.6    21.7
    ...
    2015 08 31    23 18 32.8 +05 42 03   0.5598  1.5513   161.8    11.7    21.7
    ...
    2015 09 08    23 09 11.6 +04 21 21   0.6051  1.6065   169.6     6.5    21.7
    ...
    2015 09 23    22 55 51.9 +01 53 50   0.7233  1.7113   164.3     9.1    22.4
    
    A. U. Tomatic                (C) Copyright 2015 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2015-Q63
    

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