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    M.P.E.C. 2015-V52                                Issued 2015 Nov. 5, 14:20 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 VC2
    
    Observations:
         K15V02C* C2015 11 03.26648 02 15 33.83 +11 50 46.7          21.4 VqEV052G96
         K15V02C  C2015 11 03.27155 02 15 32.97 +11 50 38.5          22.1 VqEV052G96
         K15V02C  C2015 11 03.27661 02 15 32.06 +11 50 30.3          21.3 VqEV052G96
         K15V02C  C2015 11 03.28168 02 15 31.19 +11 50 21.1          22.1 VqEV052G96
         K15V02C KC2015 11 04.20864102 13 53.42 +11 23 20.0          21.7 VuEV052H21
         K15V02C KC2015 11 04.22535502 13 50.60 +11 22 50.2          22.2 VuEV052H21
         K15V02C KC2015 11 04.24170002 13 47.82 +11 22 21.3          21.8 VuEV052H21
         K15V02C |C2015 11 05.17555 02 12 07.06 +10 58 12.3          21.4 VuEV052807
         K15V02C |C2015 11 05.18281 02 12 05.73 +10 57 59.0          21.3 VuEV052807
         K15V02C |C2015 11 05.18981 02 12 04.49 +10 57 46.3          21.3 VuEV052807
    
    Observer details:
    807 Cerro Tololo.  Observers T. Linder, R. Holmes.  0.61-m f/6.5 astrograph
        + CCD.
    G96 Mt. Lemmon Survey.  Observer E. J. Christensen.  Measurers
        E. J. Christensen, D. C. Fuls, A. R. Gibbs, A. D. Grauer, R. E. Hill,
        J. A. Johnson, R. A. Kowalski, S. M. Larson, R. G. Matheny, F. C. Shelly.
        1.5-m reflector + 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.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2015 VC2                                                 Earth MOID = 0.0095 AU
    Epoch 2016 Jan. 13.0 TT = JDT 2457400.5                 MPC
    M 351.85923              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.89933813     Peri.  273.33209     -0.51442978     -0.85751190
    a   1.0629693      Node   207.62980     +0.79177315     -0.47230746
    e   0.0822251      Incl.    0.73443     +0.32932852     -0.20395832
    P   1.10           H   27.7           G   0.15           U   7
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    151103 G96  0.3+  0.3-    151104 H21  0.1-  0.3+    151105 807  0.2-  0.1-
    151103 G96  0.4+  0.1+    151104 H21  0.1+  0.2-    151105 807  0.2+  0.1+
    151103 G96  0.3-  0.4+    151104 H21  0.1-  0.1-
    151103 G96  0.3-  0.2-    151105 807  0.1+  0.0
    
    Ephemeris:
    2015 VC2                 a,e,i = 1.06, 0.08, 1                   q = 0.9756
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2015 10 06    02 37 48.9 +18 53 57   0.08621 1.0748   149.1    28.6    23.8
    ...
    2015 10 21    02 33 04.0 +16 39 00   0.06251 1.0564   165.8    13.4    22.6
    ...
    2015 10 29    02 23 52.5 +14 06 45   0.05291 1.0463   176.7     3.1    21.7
    ...
    2015 11 04    02 14 15.2 +11 30 53   0.04705 1.0387   173.9     5.8    21.6
    2015 11 05    02 12 27.1 +11 01 25   0.04618 1.0375   172.3     7.4    21.6
    2015 11 06    02 10 36.1 +10 31 00   0.04535 1.0362   170.7     8.9    21.7
    ...
    2015 11 12    01 58 50.4 +07 10 50   0.04101 1.0288   160.6    18.7    21.8
    ...
    2015 11 20    01 43 14.4 +02 12 22   0.03673 1.0191   146.8    32.1    21.9
    ...
    2015 12 05    01 20 41.9 -07 33 24   0.03130 1.0026   122.1    56.3    22.2
    
    A. U. Tomatic                (C) Copyright 2015 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2015-V52
    

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