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    M.P.E.C. 2017-E72                                Issued 2017 Mar. 10, 02:41 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 EC3
    
    Observations:
         K17E03C* C2017 03 06.46874 14 30 33.51 +18 42 34.8          20.0 VqEE072G96
         K17E03C  C2017 03 06.48497 14 30 28.62 +18 42 40.2          19.9 VqEE072G96
         K17E03C  C2017 03 06.49060 14 30 26.90 +18 42 42.0          19.9 VqEE072G96
         K17E03C  C2017 03 06.51031 14 30 20.91 +18 42 48.4          20.1 VqEE072G96
         K17E03C  C2017 03 06.51431 14 30 19.70 +18 42 49.8          20.3 VqEE072G96
         K17E03C  C2017 03 06.51745 14 30 18.78 +18 42 50.8          20.4 VqEE072G96
         K17E03C  C2017 03 06.52055 14 30 17.85 +18 42 51.9          20.1 VqEE072G96
         K17E03C  C2017 03 07.40162 14 26 12.56 +18 47 34.5          21.5 VqEE072G96
         K17E03C  C2017 03 07.40413 14 26 11.79 +18 47 34.5          20.1 VqEE072G96
         K17E03C  C2017 03 07.40494614 26 11.33 +18 47 34.8          19.9 GUEE072H01
         K17E03C  C2017 03 07.40667 14 26 11.03 +18 47 36.7          20.2 VqEE072G96
         K17E03C  C2017 03 07.40915 14 26 10.30 +18 47 37.6          20.8 VqEE072G96
         K17E03C  C2017 03 07.41127214 26 09.43 +18 47 36.9          20.7 GUEE072H01
         K17E03C  C2017 03 07.42059914 26 06.62 +18 47 39.8          20.3 GUEE072H01
         K17E03C  C2017 03 07.42528514 26 05.21 +18 47 41.2          20.3 GUEE072H01
         K17E03C  C2017 03 08.45285014 21 17.01 +18 52 23.0          20.2 GUEE072H01
         K17E03C  C2017 03 08.45578014 21 16.13 +18 52 23.7          19.9 GUEE072H01
         K17E03C  C2017 03 08.46656314 21 12.91 +18 52 26.3          20.2 GUEE072H01
         K17E03C  C2017 03 08.47309714 21 10.95 +18 52 27.7          20.0 GUEE072H01
         K17E03C  C2017 03 08.49460 14 21 04.68 +18 52 34.2          19.8 VqEE072I52
         K17E03C  C2017 03 08.49713 14 21 03.97 +18 52 34.9          20.1 VqEE072I52
         K17E03C  C2017 03 08.49889 14 21 03.44 +18 52 34.9          20.3 VqEE072G96
         K17E03C  C2017 03 08.49965 14 21 03.21 +18 52 35.3          19.9 VqEE072I52
         K17E03C  C2017 03 08.50163 14 21 02.63 +18 52 35.4          20.2 VqEE072G96
         K17E03C  C2017 03 08.50217 14 21 02.46 +18 52 35.5          20.4 VqEE072I52
         K17E03C  C2017 03 08.50601 14 21 01.34 +18 52 36.6          20.2 VqEE072G96
         K17E03C  C2017 03 08.50930 14 21 00.31 +18 52 37.9          20.2 VqEE072G96
         K17E03C  C2017 03 09.44766 14 16 40.47 +18 56 08.3          20.4 VqEE072G96
         K17E03C  C2017 03 09.45078 14 16 39.51 +18 56 09.2                qEE072G96
         K17E03C  C2017 03 09.45515 14 16 38.20 +18 56 10.4          20.8 VqEE072G96
         K17E03C  C2017 03 09.45844 14 16 37.23 +18 56 10.2                qEE072G96
    
    Observer details:
    G96 Mt. Lemmon Survey.  Observers G. J. Leonard, D. C. Fuls.  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.
    H01 Magdalena Ridge Observatory, Socorro.  Observers W. H. Ryan, E. V. Ryan.
        Measurer W. H. Ryan.  2.4-m f/8.9 reflector + CCD.
    I52 Steward Observatory, Mt. Lemmon Station.  Observer R. A. Kowalski.
        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 EC3                                                 Earth MOID = 0.0706 AU
    Epoch 2017 Feb. 16.0 TT = JDT 2457800.5                 MPC
    M  45.32264              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.76940492     Peri.    1.58868     +0.23937542     -0.96829323
    a   1.1795040      Node    74.56598     +0.88998856     +0.18940301
    e   0.3039434      Incl.    4.25189     +0.38809764     +0.16289481
    P   1.28           H   22.5           G   0.15           U   7
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    170306 G96  0.0   0.0     170307 G96  0.1+  0.3+    170308 I52  0.0   0.1+
    170306 G96  0.4+  0.0     170307 H01  0.1-  0.1+    170308 G96  0.2+  0.2-
    170306 G96  0.1+  0.0     170307 H01  0.1-  0.1+    170308 I52  0.1+  0.2-
    170306 G96  0.3-  0.2+    170307 H01  0.1-  0.1+    170308 G96  0.4+  0.1+
    170306 G96  0.4-  0.3+    170308 H01  0.1-  0.1+    170308 G96  0.3-  0.7+
    170306 G96  0.0   0.4+    170308 H01  0.2-  0.1+    170309 G96  0.3+  0.1-
    170306 G96  0.0   0.5+    170308 H01  0.1-  0.2+    170309 G96  0.1-  0.2+
    170307 G96  0.0   0.4-    170308 H01  0.2-  0.1+    170309 G96  0.3-  0.6+
    170307 G96  0.2-  1.2-    170308 I52  0.5-  0.1+    170309 G96  0.1-  0.3-
    170307 H01  0.2-  0.1+    170308 I52  0.1+  0.3+
    170307 G96  0.1-  0.2+    170308 G96  0.1+  0.1-
    
    Ephemeris:
    2017 EC3                 a,e,i = 1.18, 0.30, 4                   q = 0.8210
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2017 02 08    16 40 28.2 +12 21 18   0.1199  0.9642    75.9    97.2    21.3
    ...
    2017 02 23    15 24 51.5 +16 50 17   0.1364  1.0377   107.1    65.7    20.6
    ...
    2017 03 03    14 46 55.7 +18 18 16   0.1480  1.0781   122.5    50.8    20.4
    ...
    2017 03 09    14 18 45.2 +18 54 46   0.1591  1.1083   133.5    40.5    20.3
    2017 03 10    14 14 08.0 +18 58 04   0.1612  1.1133   135.3    38.9    20.3
    2017 03 11    14 09 32.7 +19 00 33   0.1634  1.1183   137.0    37.3    20.3
    ...
    2017 03 17    13 42 59.7 +18 58 18   0.1785  1.1481   146.5    28.5    20.3
    ...
    2017 03 25    13 11 31.6 +18 12 27   0.2047  1.1870   155.8    20.1    20.4
    ...
    2017 04 09    12 30 14.6 +15 13 44   0.2746  1.2561   155.2    19.5    21.2
    
    A. U. Tomatic                (C) Copyright 2017 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2017-E72
    

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