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    M.P.E.C. 2015-X66                                Issued 2015 Dec. 6, 14:33 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 XK55
    
    Observations:
         K15X55K* C2015 12 03.45932 05 28 23.449+05 49 51.03         20.5 rLEX066F51
         K15X55K  C2015 12 03.47201 05 28 18.319+05 48 22.11         20.5 rLEX066F51
         K15X55K  C2015 12 03.48479 05 28 13.181+05 46 53.10         20.4 rLEX066F51
         K15X55K  C2015 12 03.49746 05 28 08.086+05 45 24.67         20.4 rLEX066F51
         K15X55K KC2015 12 04.14120 05 24 12.00 +04 29 20.6                qEX066J95
         K15X55K KC2015 12 04.14693 05 24 09.74 +04 28 40.5                qEX066J95
         K15X55K KC2015 12 04.15200 05 24 07.78 +04 28 04.5          20.0 RqEX066J95
         K15X55K  C2015 12 04.29735 05 23 18.77 +04 11 29.9          19.6 RoEX066926
         K15X55K  C2015 12 04.30071 05 23 17.38 +04 11 06.8          19.5 RoEX066926
         K15X55K  C2015 12 04.30406 05 23 16.00 +04 10 42.9          19.7 RoEX066926
         K15X55K  C2015 12 06.20063 05 11 32.10 +00 26 08.2          19.5 VqEX066I52
         K15X55K  C2015 12 06.20291 05 11 31.12 +00 25 52.8          19.9 VqEX066I52
         K15X55K  C2015 12 06.20501 05 11 30.30 +00 25 36.9          19.8 VqEX066I52
         K15X55K  C2015 12 06.20730 05 11 29.37 +00 25 21.2          19.9 VqEX066I52
    
    Observer details:
    926 Tenagra II Observatory.  Observers M. Schwartz, P. R. Holvorcem.  Measurer
        M. Schwartz.  0.81-m f/7 Ritchey-Chretien + 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.
    I52 Steward Observatory, Mt. Lemmon Station.  Observer R. A. Kowalski.
        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.  1.0-m reflector + CCD.
    J95 Great Shefford.  Observer P. Birtwhistle.  0.40-m f/6.0 Schmidt-Cassegrain
        + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2015 XK55                                                Earth MOID = 0.0825 AU
    Epoch 2016 Jan. 13.0 TT = JDT 2457400.5                 MPC
    M 250.29070              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   1.15572839     Peri.  352.38105     -0.56478378     +0.81278753
    a   0.8992881      Node   243.12568     -0.74844762     -0.57739970
    e   0.1962740      Incl.    9.21298     -0.34762832     -0.07736935
    P   0.85           H   24.6           G   0.15           U   8
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    151203 F51  0.1-  0.1+    151204 J95  0.1-  0.1+    151206 I52  0.2+  0.2-
    151203 F51  0.3-  0.2-    151204 J95  0.1-  0.1-    151206 I52  0.6-  0.7+
    151203 F51  0.1-  0.1+    151204 926  0.6+  0.3-    151206 I52  0.1-  0.3-
    151203 F51  0.1+  0.3+    151204 926  0.2+  0.2+    151206 I52  0.1-  0.3+
    151204 J95  0.5+  0.3-    151204 926  0.2-  0.0
    
    Ephemeris:
    2015 XK55                a,e,i = 0.90, 0.20, 9                   q = 0.7228
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2015 11 06    07 04 59.7 +37 33 39   0.1548  1.0743   118.7    54.1    22.7
    ...
    2015 11 21    06 30 24.1 +25 34 40   0.1078  1.0742   141.2    35.2    21.4
    ...
    2015 11 29    05 53 53.4 +14 02 30   0.09020 1.0695   155.9    22.1    20.6
    ...
    2015 12 05    05 18 58.0 +02 49 32   0.08356 1.0639   158.7    19.7    20.3
    2015 12 06    05 12 43.9 +00 50 59   0.08312 1.0628   157.6    20.7    20.4
    2015 12 07    05 06 25.9 -01 07 38   0.08288 1.0616   156.1    22.1    20.4
    ...
    2015 12 13    04 28 31.6 -12 21 28   0.08543 1.0536   142.5    34.7    20.8
    ...
    2015 12 21    03 43 16.4 -23 37 08   0.09725 1.0403   123.3    52.2    21.5
    ...
    2016 01 05    02 45 51.5 -34 07 06   0.1297  1.0076    97.1    75.6    22.8
    
    A. U. Tomatic                (C) Copyright 2015 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2015-X66
    

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