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    M.P.E.C. 2016-E08                                Issued 2016 Mar. 1, 16:42 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
    
                                       2016 DR2
    
    Observations:
         K16D02R* C2016 02 28.33134 09 46 07.269+14 39 14.61         22.0 wLEE008F51
         K16D02R  C2016 02 28.34256 09 46 08.010+14 39 42.87         21.8 wLEE008F51
         K16D02R  C2016 02 28.35382 09 46 08.757+14 40 11.94         21.9 wLEE008F51
         K16D02R KC2016 02 29.32476 09 47 39.56 +15 19 47.0                oEE008291
         K16D02R KC2016 02 29.33817 09 47 40.49 +15 20 18.9          22.0 RoEE008291
         K16D02R KC2016 03 01.44667 09 49 26.08 +16 04 12.1          22.2 RoEE008291
         K16D02R KC2016 03 01.45591 09 49 26.84 +16 04 32.4          23.1 RoEE008291
    
    Observer details:
    291 LPL/Spacewatch II.  Observer T. H. Bressi.  1.8-m f/2.7 reflector + 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.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2016 DR2                                                 Earth MOID = 0.1018 AU
    Epoch 2016 Jan. 13.0 TT = JDT 2457400.5                 MPC
    M 348.24609              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.69635279     Peri.  334.04090     -0.64598696     -0.76250582
    a   1.2606170      Node   156.14650     +0.71489127     -0.62078153
    e   0.1405783      Incl.    5.08694     +0.26764028     -0.18225031
    P   1.42           H   25.6           G   0.15           U   8
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    160228 F51  0.1+  0.0     160229 291  0.1+  0.0     160301 291  0.2-  0.2-
    160228 F51  0.1-  0.3-    160229 291  0.1+  0.1-
    160228 F51  0.0   0.2+    160301 291  0.1+  0.2+
    
    Ephemeris:
    2016 DR2                 a,e,i = 1.26, 0.14, 5                   q = 1.0834
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2016 01 31    09 07 09.5 -06 41 05   0.1072  1.0834   155.3    22.3    22.0
    ...
    2016 02 15    09 26 09.1 +04 12 25   0.1020  1.0879   169.3     9.7    21.5
    ...
    2016 02 23    09 37 44.9 +10 42 23   0.1060  1.0935   169.1     9.8    21.6
    ...
    2016 02 29    09 47 09.4 +15 06 57   0.1122  1.0990   164.2    14.2    21.9
    2016 03 01    09 48 46.4 +15 47 08   0.1135  1.1000   163.3    15.0    21.9
    2016 03 02    09 50 24.2 +16 26 02   0.1149  1.1011   162.3    15.9    22.0
    ...
    2016 03 08    10 00 26.7 +19 50 08   0.1246  1.1081   156.6    20.9    22.3
    ...
    2016 03 16    10 14 33.4 +22 59 31   0.1412  1.1189   149.7    26.7    22.8
    ...
    2016 03 31    10 42 25.5 +25 08 53   0.1820  1.1433   139.3    34.7    23.6
    
    A. U. Tomatic                (C) Copyright 2016 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2016-E08
    

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