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    M.P.E.C. 2016-O295                               Issued 2016 July 24, 15:16 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 NU55
    
    Observations:
         K16N55U* C2016 07 09.27320 14 57 25.149-26 43 47.01         20.4 wLEO295F51
         K16N55U  C2016 07 09.28305 14 57 26.292-26 43 36.95         20.6 wLEO295F51
         K16N55U  C2016 07 09.29291 14 57 27.424-26 43 26.75         20.6 wLEO295F51
         K16N55U KC2016 07 10.17800 14 59 12.31 -26 28 37.1                oEO295291
         K16N55U KC2016 07 10.18142 14 59 12.65 -26 28 34.0                oEO295291
         K16N55U KC2016 07 10.18485 14 59 13.09 -26 28 30.3                oEO295291
         K16N55U KC2016 07 10.33335 14 59 30.82 -26 25 53.5          20.1 RtEO295474
         K16N55U KC2016 07 10.33687 14 59 31.24 -26 25 49.9          20.7 RtEO295474
         K16N55U KC2016 07 10.34039 14 59 31.67 -26 25 46.3          20.2 RtEO295474
         K16N55U KC2016 07 11.15634 15 01 08.09 -26 12 36.5                oEO295291
         K16N55U KC2016 07 11.15980 15 01 08.50 -26 12 32.8                oEO295291
         K16N55U KC2016 07 11.16326 15 01 08.89 -26 12 29.1                oEO295291
         K16N55U KC2016 07 24.16142 15 26 28.48 -23 13 41.6          20.0 RoEO295291
         K16N55U KC2016 07 24.16514 15 26 28.80 -23 13 39.5          19.6 RoEO295291
    
    Observer details:
    291 LPL/Spacewatch II.  Observers M. T. Read, T. H. Bressi.  1.8-m f/2.7
        reflector + CCD.
    474 Mount John Observatory, Lake Tekapo.  Observers A. C. Gilmore,
        P. M. Kilmartin.  Measurer P. M. Kilmartin.  1.0-m f/7.7 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 NU55
    Epoch 2016 July 31.0 TT = JDT 2457600.5                 MPC
    M  20.12792              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.18283555     Peri.  292.12559     -0.84093621     +0.40505770
    a   3.0744136      Node   273.35377     -0.25891687     -0.88344959
    e   0.5150408      Incl.   21.06577     -0.47517192     -0.23546780
    P   5.39           H   18.1           G   0.15           U   6
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    160709 F51  0.1-  0.1-    160710 291  0.4+  0.5+    160711 291  0.1+  0.1-
    160709 F51  0.1+  0.1-    160710 474  0.7-  0.4-    160711 291  0.0   0.2+
    160709 F51  0.1+  0.0     160710 474  0.6-  0.3-    160724 291  0.7+  0.2+
    160710 291  0.5+  0.5+    160710 474  0.2-  0.2-    160724 291  0.7-  0.2-
    160710 291  0.2-  0.2+    160711 291  0.0   0.4-
    
    Ephemeris:
    2016 NU55                a,e,i = 3.07, 0.52, 21                  q = 1.4910
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2016 06 24    14 26 50.0 -31 52 38   0.8103  1.6580   130.0    28.0    20.0
    ...
    2016 07 09    14 56 52.7 -26 48 20   0.9547  1.7249   122.1    30.0    20.5
    ...
    2016 07 17    15 12 35.4 -24 44 35   1.0455  1.7635   117.6    30.7    20.7
    ...
    2016 07 23    15 24 14.1 -23 27 12   1.1191  1.7936   114.2    31.1    20.9
    2016 07 24    15 26 09.8 -23 15 28   1.1318  1.7987   113.7    31.2    21.0
    2016 07 25    15 28 05.4 -23 04 03   1.1446  1.8039   113.1    31.2    21.0
    ...
    2016 07 31    15 39 35.5 -22 01 40   1.2239  1.8351   109.7    31.4    21.2
    ...
    2016 08 08    15 54 48.8 -20 53 02   1.3354  1.8779   105.3    31.4    21.4
    ...
    2016 08 23    16 23 04.1 -19 18 05   1.5594  1.9608    97.1    30.8    21.8
    
    A. U. Tomatic                (C) Copyright 2016 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2016-O295
    

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