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    M.P.E.C. 2016-W115                               Issued 2016 Nov. 28, 17:31 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 WQ8
    
    Observations:
         K16W08Q* C2016 11 25.33011 03 48 25.78 +20 28 56.4          20.4 VqEW115G96
         K16W08Q  C2016 11 25.33636 03 48 25.45 +20 29 06.9          20.5 VqEW115G96
         K16W08Q  C2016 11 25.34086 03 48 25.22 +20 29 14.7          20.1 VqEW115G96
         K16W08Q  C2016 11 25.43292 03 48 20.91 +20 31 49.8          20.6 VqEW115G96
         K16W08Q  C2016 11 25.43660 03 48 20.76 +20 31 55.7          20.6 VqEW115G96
         K16W08Q  C2016 11 25.44038 03 48 20.61 +20 32 02.2          20.7 VqEW115G96
         K16W08Q  C2016 11 25.44466 03 48 20.46 +20 32 09.6          20.6 VqEW115G96
         K16W08Q  C2016 11 25.47143 03 48 19.44 +20 32 54.1          20.4 VqEW115I52
         K16W08Q  C2016 11 25.47479 03 48 19.30 +20 32 59.5          20.3 VqEW115I52
         K16W08Q  C2016 11 25.47726 03 48 19.18 +20 33 03.6                qEW115I52
         K16W08Q  C2016 11 25.47997 03 48 19.13 +20 33 08.8          20.3 VqEW115I52
         K16W08Q  C2016 11 26.21186 03 48 08.22 +20 56 35.7          20.9 VqEW115G96
         K16W08Q  C2016 11 26.21863 03 48 07.85 +20 56 49.4          20.8 VqEW115G96
         K16W08Q  C2016 11 26.22291 03 48 07.67 +20 56 57.5          20.0 VqEW115G96
         K16W08Q  C2016 11 26.22742 03 48 07.45 +20 57 06.9                qEW115G96
         K16W08Q  C2016 11 26.25984 03 48 05.48 +20 58 13.2          20.4 VqEW115I52
         K16W08Q  C2016 11 26.26488 03 48 05.21 +20 58 23.7          20.5 VqEW115I52
         K16W08Q  C2016 11 26.26733 03 48 05.08 +20 58 29.8          20.2 VqEW115I52
         K16W08Q  C2016 11 26.27276 03 48 04.78 +20 58 40.8          20.3 VqEW115I52
         K16W08Q  C2016 11 26.29009 03 48 03.80 +20 59 16.6          20.6 VqEW115G96
         K16W08Q  C2016 11 26.29439 03 48 03.55 +20 59 25.7          20.4 VqEW115G96
         K16W08Q  C2016 11 26.30347 03 48 03.04 +20 59 43.7          20.1 VqEW115G96
         K16W08Q  C2016 11 26.30781 03 48 02.76 +20 59 53.0          20.3 VqEW115G96
         K16W08Q  C2016 11 26.45484 03 47 58.132+21 05 13.68         20.3 wLEW115F51
         K16W08Q  C2016 11 26.46750 03 47 57.366+21 05 39.68         20.2 wLEW115F51
         K16W08Q  C2016 11 26.48014 03 47 56.601+21 06 05.24         20.3 wLEW115F51
         K16W08Q  C2016 11 26.49280 03 47 55.855+21 06 30.96         20.6 wLEW115F51
         K16W08Q KC2016 11 27.91397 03 47 19.08 +22 02 26.9          20.2 VqEW115I93
         K16W08Q KC2016 11 27.92379 03 47 18.51 +22 02 53.7          19.8 VqEW115I93
         K16W08Q KC2016 11 27.93035 03 47 18.08 +22 03 11.4          20.0 VqEW115I93
    
    Observer details:
    F51 Pan-STARRS 1, Haleakala.  Observers B. Gibson, T. Goggia, S. Kahale,
        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.
    G96 Mt. Lemmon Survey.  Observer G. J. Leonard.  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 + 10K CCD.
    I52 Steward Observatory, Mt. Lemmon Station.  Observer J. A. Johnson.
        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.
    I93 St Pardon de Conques.  Observer F. Losse.  0.40-m f/3.7 reflector + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2016 WQ8                                                 Earth MOID = 0.0131 AU
    Epoch 2017 Feb. 16.0 TT = JDT 2457800.5                 MPC
    M   9.89045              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.31916705     Peri.   72.04279     -0.69024873     -0.72226486
    a   2.1205931      Node    61.68798     +0.64377715     -0.64044827
    e   0.6145997      Incl.    2.83061     +0.33031450     -0.26107373
    P   3.09           H   24.7           G   0.15           U   7
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    161125 G96  0.1+  0.2+    161125 I52  0.0   0.7+    161126 G96  0.0   0.6+
    161125 G96  0.1-  0.1-    161126 G96  0.1-  0.6+    161126 G96  0.2+  0.1+
    161125 G96  0.1-  0.0     161126 G96  0.1-  0.2+    161126 G96  0.2-  0.6+
    161125 G96  0.0   0.2-    161126 G96  0.6+  0.6-    161126 F51  0.1+  0.0
    161125 G96  0.0   0.4-    161126 G96  1.0+  0.6-    161126 F51  0.1+  0.1+
    161125 G96  0.1+  0.2-    161126 I52  0.9-  1.3-    161126 F51  0.0   0.0
    161125 G96  0.4+  0.1+    161126 I52  0.7-  1.2-    161126 F51  0.0   0.1+
    161125 I52  0.2+  0.2+    161126 I52  0.5-  0.1-    161127 I93  0.3-  0.2+
    161125 I52  0.1-  0.0     161126 I52  0.3-  0.2-    161127 I93  0.2+  0.0
    161125 I52  0.6-  0.0     161126 G96  0.0   0.2+    161127 I93  0.0   0.3-
    
    Ephemeris:
    2016 WQ8                 a,e,i = 2.12, 0.61, 3                   q = 0.8173
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2016 10 29    03 48 05.2 +16 21 26   0.3745  1.3461   157.1    16.7    24.1
    ...
    2016 11 13    03 50 32.5 +17 26 00   0.2211  1.2085   171.2     7.2    22.4
    ...
    2016 11 21    03 49 41.7 +18 53 54   0.1486  1.1365   178.8     1.1    21.0
    ...
    2016 11 27    03 47 44.9 +21 25 09   0.09761 1.0839   174.3     5.1    20.3
    2016 11 28    03 47 14.5 +22 06 57   0.08934 1.0753   173.2     6.2    20.1
    2016 11 29    03 46 39.0 +22 57 11   0.08114 1.0668   172.0     7.4    19.9
    ...
    2016 12 05    03 37 29.0 +36 18 53   0.03372 1.0171   159.5    19.8    18.4
    ...
    2016 12 13    16 00 41.3 +07 15 15   0.03583 0.9558    36.3   142.5    24.6
    ...
    2016 12 28    15 58 12.1 -10 04 26   0.1583  0.8644    38.1   135.4    26.7
    
    A. U. Tomatic                (C) Copyright 2016 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2016-W115
    

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