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    M.P.E.C. 2017-K16                                Issued 2017 May 21, 02:59 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 KA3
    
    Observations:
         K17K03A* C2017 05 17.21698 13 23 13.87 +16 27 27.7          20.1 VqEK016G96
         K17K03A  C2017 05 17.22117 13 23 14.49 +16 27 13.1          20.1 VqEK016G96
         K17K03A  C2017 05 17.22533 13 23 15.16 +16 26 59.1          20.1 VqEK016G96
         K17K03A  C2017 05 17.22949 13 23 15.78 +16 26 44.8          20.2 VqEK016G96
         K17K03A HC2017 05 17.28737 13 23 24.65 +16 23 26.9                oEK016691
         K17K03A HC2017 05 17.30016 13 23 26.62 +16 22 42.6                oEK016691
         K17K03A  C2017 05 17.32661 13 23 30.70 +16 21 12.1          20.3 VqEK016G96
         K17K03A  C2017 05 17.32879 13 23 31.05 +16 21 04.0          20.9 VqEK016G96
         K17K03A  C2017 05 17.33095 13 23 31.34 +16 20 56.9          20.5 VqEK016G96
         K17K03A  C2017 05 17.33311 13 23 31.66 +16 20 49.9          20.5 VqEK016G96
         K17K03A  C2017 05 17.35078 13 23 34.44 +16 19 49.1          20.5 VqEK016G96
         K17K03A  C2017 05 17.35217 13 23 34.63 +16 19 44.3          20.4 VqEK016G96
         K17K03A  C2017 05 17.35354 13 23 34.86 +16 19 39.0          20.4 VqEK016G96
         K17K03A  C2017 05 17.35491 13 23 35.10 +16 19 34.3          19.6 VqEK016G96
         K17K03A KC2017 05 18.19256 13 25 47.60 +15 33 21.7          20.8 RqEK016734
         K17K03A KC2017 05 18.19693 13 25 48.24 +15 33 07.8          20.2 RqEK016734
         K17K03A  C2017 05 18.20126 13 25 49.22 +15 32 56.9          20.4 RoEK016926
         K17K03A  C2017 05 18.20396 13 25 49.60 +15 32 48.2          20.3 RoEK016926
         K17K03A  C2017 05 18.20793 13 25 50.18 +15 32 35.6          21.0 RoEK016926
         K17K03A KC2017 05 18.20994 13 25 50.07 +15 32 25.7          20.3 RqEK016734
         K17K03A  C2017 05 18.22966 13 25 53.28 +15 31 25.2          20.7 VqEK016G96
         K17K03A  C2017 05 18.23117 13 25 53.53 +15 31 21.0          21.0 VqEK016G96
         K17K03A  C2017 05 18.23277 13 25 53.74 +15 31 15.1          20.2 VqEK016G96
         K17K03A  C2017 05 18.23441 13 25 53.96 +15 31 09.7          20.5 VqEK016G96
         K17K03A  C2017 05 19.14225 13 28 09.03 +14 43 45.6          20.2 VqEK016G96
         K17K03A  C2017 05 19.14362 13 28 09.24 +14 43 41.4          20.7 VqEK016G96
         K17K03A  C2017 05 19.14559 13 28 09.52 +14 43 35.4          20.9 VqEK016G96
         K17K03A  C2017 05 19.14757 13 28 09.79 +14 43 29.0          20.6 VqEK016G96
         K17K03A  C2017 05 19.14912 13 28 09.98 +14 43 25.0          20.4 RoEK016926
         K17K03A  C2017 05 19.15664 13 28 10.99 +14 43 02.4          20.3 RoEK016926
         K17K03A  C2017 05 19.16418 13 28 12.03 +14 42 39.5          20.2 RoEK016926
         K17K03A  C2017 05 20.15804 13 30 30.56 +13 53 36.9          21.1 VqEK016I52
         K17K03A  C2017 05 20.15915 13 30 30.68 +13 53 34.2          21.2 VqEK016I52
         K17K03A  C2017 05 20.16027 13 30 30.82 +13 53 30.5          21.3 VqEK016I52
         K17K03A  C2017 05 20.16137 13 30 30.94 +13 53 27.7          20.8 VqEK016I52
         K17K03A  C2017 05 20.18274 13 30 33.63 +13 52 27.5          20.6 RoEK016926
         K17K03A  C2017 05 20.18601 13 30 34.06 +13 52 17.7          20.7 RoEK016926
         K17K03A  C2017 05 20.19053 13 30 34.61 +13 52 04.3          20.4 RoEK016926
    
    Observer details:
    691 Steward Observatory, Kitt Peak.  Observer A. F. Tubbiolo.  0.9-m f/3
        reflector + CCD.
    734 Farpoint Observatory.  Observer G. Hug.  0.69-m reflector + CCD.
    926 Tenagra II Observatory.  Observers M. Schwartz, P. R. Holvorcem.  Measurer
        M. Schwartz.  0.41-m f/3.75 astrograph + CCD, 0.81-m f/7 Ritchey-Chretien
        + CCD.
    G96 Mt. Lemmon Survey.  Observer 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.
    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.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2017 KA3                                                 Earth MOID = 0.0836 AU
    Epoch 2017 Sept. 4.0 TT = JDT 2458000.5                 MPC
    M  56.90429              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.32065913     Peri.  321.27963     -0.55689997     -0.82985944
    a   2.1140097      Node   162.47613     +0.78776108     -0.54092727
    e   0.7085227      Incl.    6.59452     +0.26323925     -0.13686123
    P   3.07           H   21.0           G   0.15           U   9
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    170517 G96  0.1+  0.1+    170517 G96  0.5+  0.5-    170519 G96  0.2+  0.1-
    170517 G96  0.2-  0.1-    170518 734  0.1-  0.2-    170519 G96  0.2+  0.5-
    170517 G96  0.2+  0.1+    170518 734  0.1+  0.0     170519 926  0.2-  0.2-
    170517 G96  0.0   0.1+    170518 926  0.1-  0.1-    170519 926  0.3-  0.0
    170517 691  0.2-  0.3+    170518 926  0.2-  0.1-    170519 926  0.1+  0.0
    170517 691  0.1-  0.1-    170518 926  0.0   0.1+    170520 I52  0.6+  0.3-
    170517 G96  0.2+  0.3+    170518 734  0.6-  0.1-    170520 I52  0.3+  0.2+
    170517 G96  0.4+  0.3-    170518 G96  0.1-  0.1+    170520 I52  0.3+  0.3-
    170517 G96  0.2-  0.0     170518 G96  0.4+  0.8+    170520 I52  0.0   0.0
    170517 G96  0.4-  0.4+    170518 G96  0.2+  0.0     170520 926  0.3-  0.7+
    170517 G96  0.2+  0.1+    170518 G96  0.0   0.1-    170520 926  0.1-  0.3+
    170517 G96  0.2-  0.1+    170519 G96  0.4-  0.0     170520 926  0.4-  0.1-
    170517 G96  0.1+  0.5-    170519 G96  0.0   0.1-
    
    Ephemeris:
    2017 KA3                 a,e,i = 2.11, 0.71, 7                   q = 0.6162
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2017 04 21    05 49 14.8 +52 44 05   0.1480  0.9442    61.9   110.2    20.9
    ...
    2017 05 06    12 30 15.7 +32 44 33   0.1982  1.1219   120.3    50.9    19.6
    ...
    2017 05 14    13 13 20.9 +19 51 53   0.2875  1.2159   130.1    39.5    20.3
    ...
    2017 05 20    13 30 08.5 +14 01 24   0.3643  1.2853   132.2    35.7    20.8
    2017 05 21    13 32 21.2 +13 14 21   0.3777  1.2968   132.3    35.2    20.9
    2017 05 22    13 34 26.9 +12 29 47   0.3913  1.3082   132.4    34.9    21.0
    ...
    2017 05 28    13 45 12.2 +08 43 58   0.4755  1.3761   131.7    33.4    21.5
    ...
    2017 06 05    13 56 41.6 +04 58 03   0.5948  1.4646   129.1    32.5    22.1
    ...
    2017 06 20    14 14 54.0 -00 04 01   0.8379  1.6237   122.0    32.1    23.0
    
    A. U. Tomatic                (C) Copyright 2017 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2017-K16
    

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