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    M.P.E.C. 2017-M38                                Issued 2017 June 21, 10:43 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
    
                          COMET P/2010 A2 = 2017 B5 (LINEAR)
    
    Observations:
        PK17B050 GC2017 01 26.42602 08 03 07.82 +23 39 55.6                QEM038568
        PK17B050 GC2017 01 26.42985 08 03 07.55 +23 39 55.4                QEM038568
        PK17B050 GC2017 01 27.44496 08 01 58.88 +23 39 04.4                QEM038568
        PK17B050 GC2017 01 27.44881 08 01 58.61 +23 39 04.1                QEM038568
        PK17B050 GC2017 01 27.45267 08 01 58.32 +23 39 03.8                QEM038568
        PK17B050 GC2017 01 27.45651 08 01 58.06 +23 39 03.7                QEM038568
        PK17B050 GC2017 01 27.46037 08 01 57.79 +23 39 03.4                QEM038568
        PK17B050 GC2017 01 27.46422 08 01 57.52 +23 39 03.1                QEM038568
        PK17B050 GC2017 01 27.46807 08 01 57.25 +23 39 02.9                QEM038568
        PK17B050 GC2017 01 27.47192 08 01 56.97 +23 39 02.6                QEM038568
        PK17B050 GC2017 01 27.47577 08 01 56.70 +23 39 02.4                QEM038568
        PK17B050 GC2017 01 27.47963 08 01 56.44 +23 39 02.3                QEM038568
        PK17B050 GC2017 01 27.48349 08 01 56.16 +23 39 02.1                QEM038568
        PK17B050 GC2017 01 27.48734 08 01 55.89 +23 39 01.9                QEM038568
        PK17B050 GC2017 01 27.49119 08 01 55.62 +23 39 01.6                QEM038568
        PK17B050 GC2017 01 27.49505 08 01 55.35 +23 39 01.2                QEM038568
        PK17B050 GC2017 01 27.49890 08 01 55.08 +23 39 00.9                QEM038568
        PK17B050 GC2017 01 27.50275 08 01 54.82 +23 39 00.7                QEM038568
        PK17B050 GC2017 01 27.50661 08 01 54.55 +23 39 00.3                QEM038568
        PK17B050 GC2017 01 27.51046 08 01 54.28 +23 39 00.2                QEM038568
        PK17B050 GC2017 01 27.51431 08 01 54.01 +23 39 00.0                QEM038568
        PK17B050 GC2017 01 27.51817 08 01 53.74 +23 38 59.7                QEM038568
        PK17B050 GC2017 01 27.52203 08 01 53.47 +23 38 59.5                QEM038568
        PK17B050 GC2017 01 27.52588 08 01 53.20 +23 38 59.2                QEM038568
        PK17B050 GC2017 01 27.52973 08 01 52.93 +23 38 59.0                QEM038568
        PK17B050 GC2017 01 27.53359 08 01 52.65 +23 38 58.7                QEM038568
        PK17B050 GC2017 01 27.53744 08 01 52.39 +23 38 58.4                QEM038568
        PK17B050 GC2017 01 27.54130 08 01 52.12 +23 38 58.0                QEM038568
        PK17B050 GC2017 01 27.54515 08 01 51.85 +23 38 57.8                QEM038568
        PK17B050 GC2017 01 27.54900 08 01 51.58 +23 38 57.7                QEM038568
        PK17B050 GC2017 01 27.55286 08 01 51.32 +23 38 57.3                QEM038568
        PK17B050 GC2017 01 27.55674 08 01 51.05 +23 38 57.2                QEM038568
        PK17B050 GC2017 01 28.25903 08 01 05.11 +23 38 17.6                QEM038568
        PK17B050 GC2017 01 28.26379 08 01 04.79 +23 38 17.4                QEM038568
        PK17B050 GC2017 01 28.26764 08 01 04.52 +23 38 17.2                QEM038568
        PK17B050 GC2017 01 28.27150 08 01 04.25 +23 38 17.0                QEM038568
        PK17B050 GC2017 01 28.27537 08 01 03.97 +23 38 16.7                QEM038568
        PK17B050 GC2017 01 28.27922 08 01 03.72 +23 38 16.7                QEM038568
        PK17B050 GC2017 01 28.28308 08 01 03.45 +23 38 16.4                QEM038568
        PK17B050 GC2017 01 28.28693 08 01 03.19 +23 38 16.2                QEM038568
        PK17B050 GC2017 01 28.29079 08 01 02.92 +23 38 16.0                QEM038568
        PK17B050 GC2017 01 28.29464 08 01 02.66 +23 38 15.9                QEM038568
        PK17B050 GC2017 01 28.29849 08 01 02.39 +23 38 15.6                QEM038568
        PK17B050 GC2017 01 28.30235 08 01 02.12 +23 38 15.4                QEM038568
        PK17B050 GC2017 01 28.30620 08 01 01.85 +23 38 15.2                QEM038568
        PK17B050 GC2017 01 28.31006 08 01 01.61 +23 38 15.3                QEM038568
        PK17B050 GC2017 01 28.31392 08 01 01.35 +23 38 15.1                QEM038568
        PK17B050 GC2017 01 28.31776 08 01 01.08 +23 38 14.7                QEM038568
        PK17B050 GC2017 01 28.32162 08 01 00.81 +23 38 14.8                QEM038568
        PK17B050 GC2017 01 28.32547 08 01 00.54 +23 38 14.6                QEM038568
        PK17B050 GC2017 01 28.32933 08 01 00.26 +23 38 14.4                QEM038568
        PK17B050 GC2017 01 28.33318 08 01 00.00 +23 38 14.1                QEM038568
        PK17B050 GC2017 01 28.33704 08 00 59.75 +23 38 14.1                QEM038568
        PK17B050 GC2017 01 28.34089 08 00 59.48 +23 38 13.9                QEM038568
        PK17B050 GC2017 01 28.34474 08 00 59.21 +23 38 13.7                QEM038568
        PK17B050 GC2017 01 28.34860 08 00 58.95 +23 38 13.5                QEM038568
        PK17B050 GC2017 01 28.35248 08 00 58.68 +23 38 13.3                QEM038568
        PK17B050 GC2017 01 28.35633 08 00 58.41 +23 38 13.1                QEM038568
        PK17B050 GC2017 01 28.36019 08 00 58.14 +23 38 12.8                QEM038568
        PK17B050 GC2017 01 28.36404 08 00 57.87 +23 38 12.6                QEM038568
        PK17B050 GC2017 01 28.36789 08 00 57.60 +23 38 12.4                QEM038568
        PK17B050 GC2017 01 28.37175 08 00 57.34 +23 38 12.0                QEM038568
        PK17B050 GC2017 01 28.37560 08 00 57.08 +23 38 11.8                QEM038568
        PK17B050 GC2017 01 28.37945 08 00 56.81 +23 38 11.8                QEM038568
        PK17B050 GC2017 01 28.38330 08 00 56.54 +23 38 11.7                QEM038568
        PK17B050 GC2017 01 28.38718 08 00 56.27 +23 38 11.4                QEM038568
        PK17B050 GC2017 01 28.39106 08 00 56.00 +23 38 11.2                QEM038568
        PK17B050 GC2017 01 28.39491 08 00 55.74 +23 38 10.9                QEM038568
        PK17B050 GC2017 01 28.40196 08 00 55.23 +23 38 10.6                QEM038568
        PK17B050 GC2017 01 28.40584 08 00 54.96 +23 38 10.4                QEM038568
        PK17B050 GC2017 01 28.40969 08 00 54.70 +23 38 10.2                QEM038568
        PK17B050 GC2017 01 28.41357 08 00 54.43 +23 38 09.9                QEM038568
        PK17B050 GC2017 01 28.41742 08 00 54.15 +23 38 09.6                QEM038568
        PK17B050 GC2017 01 28.42130 08 00 53.87 +23 38 09.2                QEM038568
        PK17B050 GC2017 01 28.42515 08 00 53.61 +23 38 09.1                QEM038568
        PK17B050 GC2017 01 28.42900 08 00 53.35 +23 38 09.2                QEM038568
        PK17B050 GC2017 01 28.43286 08 00 53.08 +23 38 08.9                QEM038568
        PK17B050 GC2017 01 28.43671 08 00 52.81 +23 38 08.6                QEM038568
        PK17B050 GC2017 01 28.44057 08 00 52.54 +23 38 08.5                QEM038568
        PK17B050 GC2017 01 28.44443 08 00 52.26 +23 38 08.3                QEM038568
        PK17B050 GC2017 01 28.44827 08 00 52.00 +23 38 08.0                QEM038568
        PK17B050 GC2017 01 28.45216 08 00 51.72 +23 38 07.7                QEM038568
        PK17B050 GC2017 01 28.51422 08 00 47.42 +23 38 03.4                QEM038568
        PK17B050 GC2017 01 28.51869 08 00 47.10 +23 38 03.2                QEM038568
        PK17B050 GC2017 01 28.52255 08 00 46.83 +23 38 03.1                QEM038568
        PK17B050 GC2017 01 28.52640 08 00 46.58 +23 38 02.6                QEM038568
        PK17B050 GC2017 01 28.53026 08 00 46.30 +23 38 02.3                QEM038568
        PK17B050 GC2017 01 28.53411 08 00 46.06 +23 38 02.1                QEM038568
        PK17B050 GC2017 01 28.53796 08 00 45.79 +23 38 01.7                QEM038568
        PK17B050 GC2017 01 28.54181 08 00 45.52 +23 38 01.4                QEM038568
        PK17B050 GC2017 01 28.54568 08 00 45.27 +23 38 01.1                QEM038568
        PK17B050 GC2017 01 28.54952 08 00 45.02 +23 38 00.9                QEM038568
    
    Observer details:
    568 Mauna Kea.  Observer Y. Kim.
    
    Orbital elements:
        P/2010 A2 (LINEAR)
    Epoch 2009 Nov. 25.0 TT = JDT 2455160.5
    T 2009 Dec. 4.20596 TT                                  MPCW
    q   2.0052214            (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.28439929     Peri.  133.03439     -0.05993133     -0.99648600
    a   2.2900786      Node   320.28883     +0.88714315     -0.02630012
    e   0.1243875      Incl.    5.25468     +0.45758635     -0.07952327
    P   3.47
    From 135 observations 2010 Jan. 6-2017 Jan. 28, mean residual 0".3.
    
        P/2010 A2 (LINEAR)
    Epoch 2013 May 28.0 TT = JDT 2456440.5
    T 2013 May 22.23087 TT                                  MPCW
    q   2.0035690            (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.28431857     Peri.  132.82619     -0.05548135     -0.99674010
    a   2.2905120      Node   320.24117     +0.88727438     -0.02231446
    e   0.1252746      Incl.    5.25487     +0.45789299     -0.07753218
    P   3.47
    From 135 observations 2010 Jan. 6-2017 Jan. 28, mean residual 0".3.
    
        P/2010 A2 (LINEAR)
    Epoch 2016 Nov. 28.0 TT = JDT 2457720.5
    T 2016 Nov. 8.12340 TT                                  MPCW
    q   2.0048522            (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.28442972     Peri.  132.84528     -0.05556188     -0.99673414
    a   2.2899152      Node   320.22668     +0.88727600     -0.02237516
    e   0.1244863      Incl.    5.25552     +0.45788008     -0.07759123
    P   3.47
    From 135 observations 2010 Jan. 6-2017 Jan. 28, mean residual 0".3.
    
        P/2010 A2 (LINEAR)
    Epoch 2017 Sept. 4.0 TT = JDT 2458000.5
    T 2016 Nov. 8.49268 TT                                  MPCW
    q   2.0051413            (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.28430873     Peri.  132.98519     -0.05783763     -0.99660487
    a   2.2905648      Node   320.21764     +0.88723467     -0.02440462
    e   0.1246084      Incl.    5.25423     +0.45767833     -0.07863302
    P   3.47
    From 135 observations 2010 Jan. 6-2017 Jan. 28, mean residual 0".3.
    
    Ephemeris:
        P/2010 A2 (LINEAR)
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase   m1    m2
    2017 05 22    09 05 14.6 +14 45 08   2.2105  2.1547    73.5    26.8  20.6
    ...
    2017 06 06    09 29 56.0 +12 35 58   2.3894  2.1749    65.5    25.1  20.8
    ...
    2017 06 14    09 43 26.5 +11 21 17   2.4816  2.1859    61.4    24.1  20.9
    ...
    2017 06 20    09 53 41.0 +10 22 49   2.5489  2.1942    58.4    23.2  20.9
    2017 06 21    09 55 23.9 +10 12 53   2.5600  2.1956    57.9    23.1  21.0
    2017 06 22    09 57 06.9 +10 02 53   2.5710  2.1970    57.4    22.9  21.0
    ...
    2017 06 28    10 07 27.3 +09 01 46   2.6361  2.2054    54.4    22.0  21.0
    ...
    2017 07 06    10 21 19.2 +07 37 30   2.7197  2.2166    50.5    20.7  21.1
    ...
    2017 07 21    10 47 28.9 +04 52 06   2.8664  2.2379    43.3    18.1  21.3
    
    Gareth V. Williams           (C) Copyright 2017 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2017-M38
    

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