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    M.P.E.C. 2016-A35                                Issued 2016 Jan. 4, 14:32 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,
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                                  MPC@CFA.HARVARD.EDU
                URL https://www.minorplanetcenter.net/    ISSN 1523-6714
    
                                       2016 AM2
    
    Observations:
         K16A02M* C2016 01 02.40451 07 31 21.51 +31 17 40.1                qEA035G96
         K16A02M  C2016 01 02.40910 07 31 22.95 +31 17 34.5          20.7 VqEA035G96
         K16A02M  C2016 01 02.41369 07 31 24.40 +31 17 28.3          20.7 VqEA035G96
         K16A02M  C2016 01 02.41827 07 31 25.81 +31 17 22.2          20.1 VqEA035G96
         K16A02M HC2016 01 02.43458 07 31 31.24 +31 17 02.2          20.9 VoEA035691
         K16A02M HC2016 01 02.43989 07 31 32.88 +31 16 54.6          20.6 VoEA035691
         K16A02M HC2016 01 02.44520 07 31 34.49 +31 16 47.4          20.8 VoEA035691
         K16A02M  C2016 01 03.16807 07 36 07.09 +31 04 39.5          20.8 VoEA035691
         K16A02M  C2016 01 03.17338 07 36 08.54 +31 04 37.4          20.9 VoEA035691
         K16A02M  C2016 01 03.17869 07 36 09.89 +31 04 35.5          21.0 VoEA035691
         K16A02M  C2016 01 03.33786 07 36 46.54 +31 03 01.4          21.1 RoEA035926
         K16A02M  C2016 01 03.34484 07 36 47.99 +31 02 55.8          21.1 RoEA035926
         K16A02M  C2016 01 03.35191 07 36 49.48 +31 02 49.0          20.8 RoEA035926
         K16A02M  C2016 01 03.37024 07 36 53.32 +31 02 29.1          20.9 VqEA035I52
         K16A02M  C2016 01 03.37263 07 36 53.83 +31 02 27.1          20.6 VqEA035I52
         K16A02M  C2016 01 03.37744 07 36 54.85 +31 02 21.7          20.1 VqEA035I52
         K16A02M KC2016 01 04.31956 07 40 53.32 +30 50 31.5                oEA035711
         K16A02M KC2016 01 04.32461 07 40 54.07 +30 50 27.9                oEA035711
         K16A02M KC2016 01 04.32788 07 40 54.54 +30 50 25.7                oEA035711
    
    Observer details:
    691 Steward Observatory, Kitt Peak.  Observer A. F. Tubbiolo.  0.9-m f/3
        reflector + CCD.
    711 McDonald Observatory.  Observer J. G. Ries.  2.1-m reflector + CCD + focal
        reducer.
    926 Tenagra II Observatory.  Observers M. Schwartz, P. R. Holvorcem.  Measurer
        M. Schwartz.  0.81-m f/7 Ritchey-Chretien + CCD.
    G96 Mt. Lemmon Survey.  Observer E. J. Christensen.  Measurers
        E. J. Christensen, D. C. Fuls, A. R. Gibbs, A. D. Grauer, J. A. Johnson,
        R. A. Kowalski, S. M. Larson, G. J. Leonard, R. G. Matheny, R. L. Seaman,
        F. C. Shelly.  1.5-m reflector + CCD.
    I52 Steward Observatory, Mt. Lemmon Station.  Observer R. A. Kowalski.
        Measurers E. J. Christensen, D. C. Fuls, A. R. Gibbs, A. D. Grauer,
        J. A. Johnson, R. A. Kowalski, S. M. Larson, G. J. Leonard, R. G. Matheny,
        R. L. Seaman, F. C. Shelly.  1.0-m reflector + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2016 AM2                                                 Earth MOID = 0.0000 AU
    Epoch 2016 Jan. 13.0 TT = JDT 2457400.5                 MPC
    M  19.34700              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.37525351     Peri.  311.08191     +0.69433963     -0.71766014
    a   1.9036461      Node    94.85733     +0.67530327     +0.62408895
    e   0.5457651      Incl.    3.07471     +0.24871265     +0.30899339
    P   2.63           H   26.9           G   0.15           U   7
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    160102 G96  0.4+  0.4-    160103 691  0.1-  0.2-    160103 I52  0.1+  0.4+
    160102 G96  0.3+  0.0     160103 691  0.3+  0.2-    160103 I52  0.2+  0.4-
    160102 G96  0.2+  0.0     160103 691  0.4-  0.1+    160104 711  0.1-  0.0
    160102 G96  0.3-  0.1+    160103 926  0.3+  0.2+    160104 711  0.0   0.2-
    160102 691  0.8+  0.0     160103 926  0.0   0.6+    160104 711  0.1-  0.1-
    160102 691  0.0   0.1-    160103 926  0.1+  0.0
    160102 691  1.2-  0.2+    160103 I52  0.0   0.1+
    
    Ephemeris:
    2016 AM2                 a,e,i = 1.90, 0.55, 3                   q = 0.8647
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2015 12 05    20 05 33.4 -28 56 09   0.1615  0.8805    45.8   126.7    28.1
    ...
    2015 12 20    20 32 39.0 -27 40 43   0.05455 0.9408    36.9   141.1    27.4
    ...
    2015 12 28    02 22 12.7 +19 45 05   0.0058080.9866   123.9    55.8    17.7
    ...
    2016 01 03    07 35 02.0 +31 08 02   0.04324 1.0255   167.3    12.2    20.9
    2016 01 04    07 39 40.3 +30 54 19   0.05018 1.0323   167.3    12.1    21.2
    2016 01 05    07 43 07.5 +30 43 12   0.05716 1.0392   167.5    11.8    21.5
    ...
    2016 01 11    07 52 56.2 +30 02 20   0.09992 1.0820   170.0     9.1    22.7
    ...
    2016 01 19    07 56 56.5 +29 28 11   0.1601  1.1423   171.0     7.7    23.8
    ...
    2016 02 03    08 00 51.3 +28 25 45   0.2871  1.2612   161.5    14.3    25.5
    
    A. U. Tomatic                (C) Copyright 2016 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2016-A35
    

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