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    M.P.E.C. 2017-D28                                Issued 2017 Feb. 22, 00:54 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
    
                                       2017 DP15
    
    Observations:
         K17D15P* C2017 02 16.11351 04 30 23.50 +54 52 18.1          20.3 VqED028G96
         K17D15P  C2017 02 16.11785 04 30 23.84 +54 52 18.7          20.3 VqED028G96
         K17D15P  C2017 02 16.12210 04 30 24.04 +54 52 18.9          20.5 VqED028G96
         K17D15P  C2017 02 16.12639 04 30 24.36 +54 52 18.9          20.6 VqED028G96
         K17D15P  C2017 02 16.14703 04 30 25.62 +54 52 18.8          21.2 VqED028G96
         K17D15P  C2017 02 16.16133 04 30 26.54 +54 52 19.4          20.9 VqED028G96
         K17D15P  C2017 02 16.17615 04 30 27.49 +54 52 19.9          20.9 VqED028G96
         K17D15P  C2017 02 16.19116 04 30 28.49 +54 52 20.5          21.1 VqED028G96
         K17D15P  C2017 02 17.08935 04 31 30.09 +54 52 48.5          21.1 VqED028G96
         K17D15P  C2017 02 17.10374 04 31 31.05 +54 52 49.2          21.2 VqED028G96
         K17D15P  C2017 02 17.11818 04 31 32.16 +54 52 48.7                qED028G96
         K17D15P KC2017 02 19.06747004 33 54.07 +54 53 41.6          21.0 VuED028H21
         K17D15P KC2017 02 19.07575304 33 54.65 +54 53 41.9          21.3 VuED028H21
         K17D15P KC2017 02 19.08403104 33 55.27 +54 53 42.0          21.0 VuED028H21
         K17D15P  C2017 02 21.14868 04 36 38.43 +54 54 29.2          20.8 VqED028I52
         K17D15P  C2017 02 21.15521 04 36 38.96 +54 54 29.2          20.9 VqED028I52
         K17D15P  C2017 02 21.16273 04 36 39.56 +54 54 29.2          21.0 VqED028I52
    
    Observer details:
    G96 Mt. Lemmon Survey.  Observer R. G. Matheny.  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.
    H21 Astronomical Research Observatory, Westfield.  Observer R. Holmes.
        Measurers S. Foglia, L. Buzzi, T. Linder, R. Holmes.  0.76-m f/3.0
        astrograph + CCD.
    I52 Steward Observatory, Mt. Lemmon Station.  Observer A. R. Gibbs.  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:
    2017 DP15
    Epoch 2017 Feb. 16.0 TT = JDT 2457800.5                 MPC
    M 357.76330              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.03445944     Peri.   82.78632     -0.57495653     -0.71706713
    a   9.3525621      Node    50.26825     +0.38607007     -0.66234926
    e   0.7711720      Incl.   30.81912     +0.72137015     -0.21704420
    P  28.60           H   16.7           G   0.15           U   9
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    170216 G96  0.4-  0.4-    170216 G96  0.5-  0.2-    170219 H21  0.4-  0.1-
    170216 G96  0.2+  0.0     170216 G96  0.2-  0.1+    170219 H21  0.2-  0.2-
    170216 G96  0.4-  0.1+    170217 G96  0.8-  0.0     170221 I52  0.4-  0.0
    170216 G96  0.0   0.0     170217 G96  0.8-  0.3+    170221 I52  0.3-  0.1-
    170216 G96  0.5-  0.6-    170217 G96  0.4+  0.6-    170221 I52  0.3-  0.2-
    170216 G96  0.5-  0.3-    170219 H21  0.1-  0.3-
    
    Ephemeris:
    2017 DP15                a,e,i = 9.35, 0.77, 31                  q = 2.1401
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2017 01 23    04 19 40.6 +54 25 22   1.6389  2.3254   122.9    20.8    20.6
    ...
    2017 02 07    04 22 29.3 +54 45 53   1.7199  2.2705   111.2    23.9    20.8
    ...
    2017 02 15    04 29 11.3 +54 51 40   1.7695  2.2447   105.5    25.1    20.9
    ...
    2017 02 21    04 36 26.4 +54 54 25   1.8085  2.2270   101.5    25.8    20.9
    2017 02 22    04 37 49.6 +54 54 44   1.8151  2.2242   100.8    25.9    20.9
    2017 02 23    04 39 15.8 +54 55 00   1.8217  2.2215   100.2    26.0    20.9
    ...
    2017 03 01    04 48 53.8 +54 55 42   1.8620  2.2058    96.5    26.5    21.0
    ...
    2017 03 09    05 04 16.5 +54 53 19   1.9165  2.1874    91.9    27.0    21.0
    ...
    2017 03 24    05 39 44.6 +54 32 28   2.0197  2.1608    84.2    27.3    21.1
    
    A. U. Tomatic                (C) Copyright 2017 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2017-D28
    

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