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    M.P.E.C. 2015-V131                               Issued 2015 Nov. 12, 02:23 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 VP66
    
    Observations:
         K15V66P* C2015 11 09.16056 22 51 24.08 +07 50 21.1          21.6 VqEV131G96
         K15V66P  C2015 11 09.16685 22 51 23.36 +07 50 31.2          22.4 VqEV131G96
         K15V66P  C2015 11 09.17315 22 51 22.60 +07 50 40.6          21.5 VqEV131G96
         K15V66P  C2015 11 09.17945 22 51 21.93 +07 50 51.8          21.9 VqEV131G96
         K15V66P  C2015 11 09.23880 22 51 15.15 +07 52 28.7          22.2 VqEV131G96
         K15V66P KC2015 11 09.24309 22 51 14.69 +07 52 36.1          20.6 RoEV131291
         K15V66P KC2015 11 09.24610 22 51 14.38 +07 52 41.2          20.7 RoEV131291
         K15V66P  C2015 11 09.24614 22 51 14.33 +07 52 40.8          21.5 VqEV131G96
         K15V66P KC2015 11 09.24910 22 51 14.01 +07 52 45.9          20.9 RoEV131291
         K15V66P  C2015 11 09.25347 22 51 13.56 +07 52 52.1          21.7 VqEV131G96
         K15V66P  C2015 11 09.26082 22 51 12.70 +07 53 04.8          21.4 VqEV131G96
         K15V66P KC2015 11 10.06761 22 49 52.74 +08 14 59.7          20.9 RoEV131291
         K15V66P KC2015 11 10.07211 22 49 52.26 +08 15 07.0          21.0 RoEV131291
         K15V66P KC2015 11 10.07663 22 49 51.77 +08 15 14.5          20.7 RoEV131291
         K15V66P  C2015 11 10.10781 22 49 48.38 +08 16 04.5          21.6 VqEV131G96
         K15V66P  C2015 11 10.11290 22 49 47.81 +08 16 11.9          22.6 VqEV131G96
         K15V66P  C2015 11 10.11799 22 49 47.33 +08 16 21.0          21.5 VqEV131G96
         K15V66P  C2015 11 10.12308 22 49 46.73 +08 16 29.6          22.5 VqEV131G96
         K15V66P KC2015 11 11.13069 22 48 11.81 +08 43 15.9          20.5 RoEV131291
         K15V66P KC2015 11 11.13499 22 48 11.36 +08 43 22.6          20.9 RoEV131291
         K15V66P KC2015 11 11.13930 22 48 10.99 +08 43 29.1          20.5 RoEV131291
         K15V66P  C2015 11 12.07722 22 46 49.84 +09 07 53.4          21.5 VqEV131G96
         K15V66P  C2015 11 12.07891 22 46 49.70 +09 07 55.8          21.5 VqEV131G96
         K15V66P  C2015 11 12.07976 22 46 49.67 +09 07 57.3          22.2 VqEV131G96
    
    Observer details:
    291 LPL/Spacewatch II.  Observers R. S. McMillan, M. T. Read, T. H. Bressi.
        1.8-m f/2.7 reflector + CCD.
    G96 Mt. Lemmon Survey.  Observers D. C. Fuls, A. R. Gibbs.  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.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2015 VP66                                                Earth MOID = 0.1958 AU
    Epoch 2016 Jan. 13.0 TT = JDT 2457400.5                 MPC
    M 283.84462              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   1.04785564     Peri.  168.95192     -0.97462941     +0.18388994
    a   0.9599938      Node    22.87914     -0.22209897     -0.72390465
    e   0.2589831      Incl.   19.15964     -0.02774091     -0.66494101
    P   0.94           H   22.0           G   0.15           U   8
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    151109 G96  0.0   0.3+    151109 291  0.2-  0.1+    151110 G96  0.7+  0.1+
    151109 G96  0.1+  0.1+    151109 G96  0.5+  0.6-    151110 G96  0.1-  0.5+
    151109 G96  0.5-  0.8-    151109 G96  0.1-  0.1+    151111 291  0.1-  0.1+
    151109 G96  0.3+  0.0     151110 291  0.0   0.1+    151111 291  0.4-  0.0
    151109 G96  0.3-  0.1-    151110 291  0.1+  0.1+    151111 291  0.5+  0.3-
    151109 291  0.1-  0.0     151110 291  0.0   0.3+    151112 G96  0.4-  0.1+
    151109 291  0.3+  0.2+    151110 G96  0.0   0.0     151112 G96  0.2-  0.1-
    151109 G96  0.2-  0.0     151110 G96  0.3-  0.8-    151112 G96  0.5+  0.0
    
    Ephemeris:
    2015 VP66                a,e,i = 0.96, 0.26, 19                  q = 0.7114
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2015 10 13    00 38 58.3 -08 44 20   0.2181  1.2073   162.0    14.8    19.9
    ...
    2015 10 28    23 23 45.9 +01 23 21   0.2555  1.1958   138.0    33.8    20.8
    ...
    2015 11 05    22 59 53.0 +05 50 38   0.2909  1.1849   125.6    42.9    21.3
    ...
    2015 11 11    22 48 23.9 +08 39 59   0.3208  1.1746   117.8    48.2    21.7
    2015 11 12    22 46 56.1 +09 06 03   0.3259  1.1727   116.6    49.0    21.7
    2015 11 13    22 45 35.2 +09 31 35   0.3311  1.1707   115.4    49.8    21.8
    ...
    2015 11 19    22 39 41.0 +11 55 04   0.3622  1.1579   109.0    53.8    22.1
    ...
    2015 11 27    22 36 29.6 +14 46 52   0.4029  1.1381   101.5    58.2    22.4
    ...
    2015 12 12    22 40 04.0 +19 35 42   0.4700  1.0926    90.2    64.3    22.8
    
    A. U. Tomatic                (C) Copyright 2015 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2015-V131
    

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