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    M.P.E.C. 2017-A26                                Issued 2017 Jan. 5, 23:35 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
    
                                       2017 AX3
    
    Observations:
         K17A03X* C2017 01 02.38940 05 31 40.369-22 48 54.70         21.0 wLEA026F51
         K17A03X  C2017 01 02.39976 05 31 39.742-22 49 35.72         21.4 wLEA026F51
         K17A03X  C2017 01 02.41013 05 31 39.138-22 50 16.72         21.0 wLEA026F51
         K17A03X  C2017 01 03.27161 05 31 06.92 -23 48 20.5          20.7 RoEA026926
         K17A03X  C2017 01 03.28029 05 31 06.40 -23 48 55.9          21.1 RoEA026926
         K17A03X  C2017 01 03.28644 05 31 06.02 -23 49 20.9          20.8 RoEA026926
         K17A03X _C2017 01 03.41657105 31 00.905-23 58 09.12         20.5 GUEA026568
         K17A03X _C2017 01 03.41768205 31 00.837-23 58 13.69         20.6 GUEA026568
         K17A03X _C2017 01 03.41871705 31 00.777-23 58 17.91         20.3 GUEA026568
         K17A03X KC2017 01 04.54498 05 30 17.82 -25 16 29.4          20.7 RtEA026474
         K17A03X KC2017 01 04.54792 05 30 17.72 -25 16 42.4          20.2 RtEA026474
         K17A03X KC2017 01 04.55085 05 30 17.51 -25 16 54.7          20.4 RtEA026474
         K17A03X |C2017 01 05.14736 05 29 56.11 -26 00 32.2          20.5 VuEA026807
         K17A03X |C2017 01 05.15115 05 29 55.89 -26 00 49.0          20.5 VuEA026807
         K17A03X  C2017 01 05.24344 05 29 52.80 -26 08 28.5          20.0 RoEA026926
         K17A03X  C2017 01 05.25671 05 29 52.03 -26 09 27.1          20.2 RoEA026926
    
    Observer details:
    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.
    568 Mauna Kea.  Observers R. J. Wainscoat, D. Woodworth.  Measurer M. Micheli.
        3.6-m Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope + CCD.
    807 Cerro Tololo.  Observers T. Linder, R. Holmes.  0.61-m f/6.5 astrograph
        + CCD.
    926 Tenagra II Observatory.  Observers M. Schwartz, P. R. Holvorcem.  Measurer
        M. Schwartz.  0.81-m f/7 Ritchey-Chretien + CCD.
    F51 Pan-STARRS 1, Haleakala.  Observers B. Gibson, T. Goggia, S. Kahale,
        T. Lowe, 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:
    2017 AX3                                                 Earth MOID = 0.0229 AU
    Epoch 2017 Feb. 16.0 TT = JDT 2457800.5                 MPC
    M 359.49680              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.34432986     Peri.  338.18251     -0.90757300     -0.41985070
    a   2.0159802      Node   176.97194     +0.40019706     -0.86927168
    e   0.5364168      Incl.    6.57887     +0.12709663     -0.26094470
    P   2.86           H   22.9           G   0.15           U   7
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    170102 F51  0.0   0.0     170103 568  0.0   0.0     170105 807  0.2-  0.2+
    170102 F51  0.1-  0.0     170103 568  0.0   0.0     170105 807  0.1-  0.1+
    170102 F51  0.0   0.0     170103 568  0.0   0.0     170105 926  0.4-  0.2-
    170103 926  0.2+  0.2-    170104 474  0.1+  0.3+    170105 926  0.1-  0.0
    170103 926  0.0   0.1-    170104 474  0.9+  0.2-
    170103 926  0.3-  0.0     170104 474  0.2+  0.0
    
    Ephemeris:
    2017 AX3                 a,e,i = 2.02, 0.54, 7                   q = 0.9346
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2016 12 06    05 43 34.4 -02 05 11   0.3394  1.2954   152.3    20.7    22.1
    ...
    2016 12 21    05 38 49.6 -11 33 34   0.2371  1.1853   144.7    28.6    21.4
    ...
    2016 12 29    05 34 23.3 -18 19 15   0.1928  1.1303   136.1    37.1    21.1
    ...
    2017 01 04    05 30 39.8 -24 38 03   0.1635  1.0916   128.0    45.2    20.9
    2017 01 05    05 30 02.0 -25 49 44   0.1589  1.0854   126.5    46.7    20.9
    2017 01 06    05 29 24.2 -27 04 24   0.1544  1.0793   125.0    48.3    20.8
    ...
    2017 01 12    05 25 34.0 -35 50 07   0.1291  1.0445   115.0    58.6    20.7
    ...
    2017 01 20    05 18 54.6 -52 38 18   0.1014  1.0039    98.5    75.8    20.6
    ...
    2017 02 04    18 12 48.2 -76 09 28   0.08761 0.9508    64.1   111.1    21.7
    
    A. U. Tomatic                (C) Copyright 2017 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2017-A26
    

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