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  • MPEC 2015-X114: 2015 XV168

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    M.P.E.C. 2015-X114                               Issued 2015 Dec.  9, 14:37 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 XV168
    
    Observations:
         K15XG8V* C2015 12 07.41805904 54 24.651-00 49 04.30         20.9 wLEX114F51
         K15XG8V  C2015 12 07.43021904 54 32.288-00 51 15.40         20.8 wLEX114F51
         K15XG8V  C2015 12 07.44237604 54 39.905-00 53 26.58         21.0 wLEX114F51
         K15XG8V  C2015 12 07.45449904 54 47.454-00 55 36.92         20.8 wLEX114F51
         K15XG8V _C2015 12 08.50812105 06 49.286-03 49 59.46         20.6 RtEX114568
         K15XG8V _C2015 12 08.50917005 06 49.856-03 50 09.00         20.6 RtEX114568
         K15XG8V _C2015 12 08.51024605 06 50.439-03 50 18.75         20.6 RtEX114568
         K15XG8V |C2015 12 09.22407 05 14 11.90 -05 29 31.1          21.1 VuEX114807
         K15XG8V |C2015 12 09.23140 05 14 15.44 -05 30 31.2          21.2 VuEX114807
         K15XG8V |C2015 12 09.23843 05 14 18.83 -05 31 28.3          21.0 VuEX114807
    
    Observer details:
    568 Mauna Kea.  Observers R. J. Wainscoat, L. Wells.  Measurers M. Micheli,
        R. J. Wainscoat.  3.6-m Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope + CCD.
    807 Cerro Tololo.  Observers T. Linder, R. Holmes.  0.61-m f/6.5 astrograph
        + CCD.
    F51 Pan-STARRS 1, Haleakala.  Observers B. Gibson, T. Goggia, N. Primak,
        A. Schultz, M. Willman.  Measurer P. Veres.  1.8-m Ritchey-Chretien + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2015 XV168                                               Earth MOID = 0.0189 AU
    Epoch 2016 Jan. 13.0 TT = JDT 2457400.5                 MPC
    M  35.48654              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.66281468     Peri.  166.82658     +0.55266983     -0.82547379
    a   1.3027907      Node   249.51260     +0.75310427     +0.55359761
    e   0.2311577      Incl.    7.03133     +0.35691738     +0.11010317
    P   1.49           H   27.4           G   0.15           U   7
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    151207 F51  0.7-  0.2-    151208 568  0.4-  0.3-    151209 807  0.2+  0.0
    151207 F51  0.1-  0.1+    151208 568  0.3-  0.3-    151209 807  0.1+  0.3+
    151207 F51  0.5+  0.0     151208 568  0.3-  0.3-
    151207 F51  0.4+  0.2+    151209 807  0.2+  0.2+
    
    Ephemeris:
    2015 XV168               a,e,i = 1.30, 0.23, 7                   q = 1.0016
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2015 11 09    20 55 53.3 +41 06 23   0.06521 1.0054   101.1    75.2    24.1
    ...
    2015 11 24    23 20 21.5 +44 20 45   0.02899 1.0018   119.0    59.6    21.9
    ...
    2015 12 02    03 13 03.1 +22 04 09   0.02101 1.0060   162.1    17.5    19.9
    ...
    2015 12 08    05 01 19.9 -02 27 23   0.02947 1.0119   154.9    24.4    20.9
    2015 12 09    05 12 01.8 -05 00 12   0.03166 1.0131   152.1    27.0    21.1
    2015 12 10    05 21 21.6 -07 11 01   0.03398 1.0144   149.7    29.3    21.4
    ...
    2015 12 16    05 58 16.2 -15 05 02   0.04954 1.0233   141.1    37.2    22.4
    ...
    2015 12 24    06 21 59.3 -18 50 18   0.07253 1.0383   137.6    39.7    23.4
    ...
    2016 01 08    06 40 37.4 -18 54 14   0.1193  1.0749   138.0    37.8    24.5
    
    A. U. Tomatic                (C) Copyright 2015 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2015-X114
    

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