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    M.P.E.C. 2017-M58                                Issued 2017 June 25, 14:26 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 MX2
    
    Observations:
         K17M02X* C2017 06 21.51779 19 59 44.843-21 16 44.37         21.1 wLEM058F51
         K17M02X  C2017 06 21.52856 19 59 45.610-21 16 17.28         21.4 wLEM058F51
         K17M02X  C2017 06 21.53935 19 59 46.373-21 15 50.36         21.4 wLEM058F51
         K17M02X  C2017 06 21.55014 19 59 47.137-21 15 23.28         21.3 wLEM058F51
         K17M02X KC2017 06 22.33970 20 00 54.19 -20 42 27.4                oEM058291
         K17M02X KC2017 06 22.34414 20 00 54.46 -20 42 16.5          20.9 RoEM058291
         K17M02X KC2017 06 22.34859 20 00 54.78 -20 42 05.1                oEM058291
         K17M02X  C2017 06 22.38490 20 00 57.32 -20 40 34.0          21.8 VqEM058I52
         K17M02X  C2017 06 22.38697 20 00 57.46 -20 40 28.6                qEM058I52
         K17M02X  C2017 06 22.38904 20 00 57.55 -20 40 23.4                qEM058I52
         K17M02X _C2017 06 22.52008820 01 08.238-20 34 47.90         20.9 GUEM058568
         K17M02X _C2017 06 22.52107520 01 08.304-20 34 45.44         20.8 GUEM058568
         K17M02X  C2017 06 23.35717 20 02 16.07 -19 59 27.8                qEM058I52
         K17M02X  C2017 06 23.37375 20 02 17.20 -19 58 46.7          21.7 VqEM058I52
         K17M02X  C2017 06 24.51390 20 03 45.346-19 09 59.28         21.1 wLEM058F51
         K17M02X  C2017 06 24.52492 20 03 46.041-19 09 30.52         21.0 wLEM058F51
         K17M02X  C2017 06 24.53594 20 03 46.717-19 09 02.07         21.2 wLEM058F51
    
    Observer details:
    291 LPL/Spacewatch II.  Observer T. H. Bressi.  1.8-m f/2.7 reflector + CCD.
    568 Mauna Kea.  Observers R. J. Wainscoat, D. Woodworth.  Measurers M. Micheli,
        R. J. Wainscoat.  3.6-m Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope + CCD.
    F51 Pan-STARRS 1, Haleakala.  Observers J. Bulger, T. Goggia, 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.
    I52 Steward Observatory, Mt. Lemmon Station.  Observer E. J. Christensen.
        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 MX2                                                 Earth MOID = 0.2370 AU
    Epoch 2017 Sept. 4.0 TT = JDT 2458000.5                 MPC
    M  19.07159              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.30345322     Peri.    8.86969     +0.26447702     +0.95174899
    a   2.1931831      Node   276.57861     -0.89414412     +0.18152829
    e   0.4290418      Incl.    9.01412     -0.36132837     +0.24742946
    P   3.25           H   22.5           G   0.15           U   7
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    170621 F51  0.0   0.1-    170622 291  0.2-  0.1-    170623 I52  0.3-  1.0+
    170621 F51  0.0   0.1+    170622 I52  0.4+  0.0     170623 I52  0.1+  0.0
    170621 F51  0.0   0.0     170622 I52  0.3+  0.2+    170624 F51  0.1-  0.2-
    170621 F51  0.0   0.1+    170622 I52  0.4-  0.1+    170624 F51  0.1+  0.1+
    170622 291  0.3+  0.2-    170622 568  0.2+  0.1-    170624 F51  0.0   0.1+
    170622 291  0.3-  0.4-    170622 568  0.2+  0.1-
    
    Ephemeris:
    2017 MX2                 a,e,i = 2.19, 0.43, 9                   q = 1.2522
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2017 05 26    19 06 32.0 -35 02 27   0.3621  1.3088   139.2    30.4    22.2
    ...
    2017 06 10    19 40 12.5 -28 29 56   0.2973  1.2736   146.4    26.2    21.6
    ...
    2017 06 18    19 54 27.8 -23 39 01   0.2736  1.2614   150.6    23.3    21.3
    ...
    2017 06 24    20 03 06.0 -19 31 41   0.2610  1.2556   153.6    21.1    21.1
    2017 06 25    20 04 21.8 -18 48 44   0.2593  1.2549   154.1    20.7    21.1
    2017 06 26    20 05 34.7 -18 05 26   0.2578  1.2543   154.6    20.4    21.1
    ...
    2017 07 02    20 11 53.7 -13 41 31   0.2515  1.2522   157.2    18.4    20.9
    ...
    2017 07 10    20 17 58.5 -07 56 24   0.2503  1.2541   159.5    16.5    20.9
    ...
    2017 07 25    20 24 10.1 +00 54 57   0.2693  1.2713   159.3    16.4    21.1
    
    A. U. Tomatic                (C) Copyright 2017 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2017-M58
    

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