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    M.P.E.C. 2017-M77                                Issued 2017 June 28, 02:19 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 MC4
    
    Observations:
         K17M04C* C2017 06 23.41912 19 57 00.42 -10 25 47.1          20.2 VqEM077G96
         K17M04C  C2017 06 23.42301 19 57 00.15 -10 25 45.4          20.0 VqEM077G96
         K17M04C  C2017 06 23.42688 19 56 59.90 -10 25 44.0          19.9 VqEM077G96
         K17M04C  C2017 06 23.43074 19 56 59.64 -10 25 42.5          20.0 VqEM077G96
         K17M04C  C2017 06 23.45036 19 56 58.32 -10 25 35.0          20.2 VqEM077I52
         K17M04C  C2017 06 23.45325 19 56 58.08 -10 25 33.2          20.0 VqEM077I52
         K17M04C  C2017 06 24.31871 19 56 09.61 -10 20 02.2          19.9 VqEM077I52
         K17M04C  C2017 06 24.32145 19 56 09.42 -10 20 00.6                qEM077I52
         K17M04C  C2017 06 26.35367 19 53 36.47 -10 05 55.1          19.5 VqEM077I52
         K17M04C  C2017 06 26.35970 19 53 35.83 -10 05 52.7          19.6 VqEM077I52
         K17M04C  C2017 06 26.36573 19 53 35.22 -10 05 49.7          19.7 VqEM077I52
         K17M04C KC2017 06 26.96367 19 52 39.84 -10 01 25.1          18.7 RoEM077K88
         K17M04C KC2017 06 26.96690 19 52 39.50 -10 01 23.7          19.1 RoEM077K88
         K17M04C KC2017 06 26.97175 19 52 38.97 -10 01 20.9          18.8 RoEM077K88
         K17M04C  C2017 06 27.31841 19 52 04.15 -09 58 27.4          19.5 VqEM077I52
         K17M04C  C2017 06 27.32255 19 52 03.61 -09 58 25.4          19.5 VqEM077I52
         K17M04C  C2017 06 27.33100 19 52 02.57 -09 58 21.3          19.4 VqEM077I52
         K17M04C KC2017 06 27.97314 19 50 51.18 -09 53 11.3          18.8 RoEM077K88
         K17M04C KC2017 06 27.97568 19 50 50.89 -09 53 09.6          18.5 RoEM077K88
         K17M04C KC2017 06 27.97821 19 50 50.55 -09 53 08.3          18.5 RoEM077K88
    
    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.
    I52 Steward Observatory, Mt. Lemmon Station.  Observers E. J. Christensen,
        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.
    K88 GINOP-KHK, Piszkesteto.  Observer K. Sarneczky.  0.60-m Schmidt + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2017 MC4                                            PHA, Earth MOID = 0.0070 AU
    Epoch 2017 Sept. 4.0 TT = JDT 2458000.5                 MPC
    M   0.75936              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.81103771     Peri.  300.22610     +0.61687555     -0.77864516
    a   1.1387857      Node   111.23791     +0.75781109     +0.54820980
    e   0.6560076      Incl.    7.07404     +0.21257214     +0.30525027
    P   1.22           H   21.8           G   0.15           U   9
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    170623 G96  0.0   0.2-    170624 I52  0.3+  0.5+    170627 I52  0.1-  0.0
    170623 G96  0.1-  0.0     170626 I52  0.5-  0.1-    170627 I52  0.6-  0.0
    170623 G96  0.1+  0.1-    170626 I52  0.5-  0.3-    170627 I52  0.6-  0.1+
    170623 G96  0.1+  0.1-    170626 I52  0.0   0.0     170627 K88  0.4-  0.3-
    170623 I52  0.2+  0.2-    170626 K88  0.4+  0.1-    170627 K88  0.3+  0.2+
    170623 I52  0.4-  0.4+    170626 K88  0.7+  0.2-    170627 K88  0.2+  0.2+
    170624 I52  0.0   0.0     170626 K88  0.9+  0.4+
    
    Ephemeris:
    2017 MC4                 a,e,i = 1.14, 0.66, 7                   q = 0.3917
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2017 05 29    19 54 59.5 -12 38 42   0.5610  1.4336   128.8    33.4    22.7
    ...
    2017 06 13    20 00 29.4 -11 22 34   0.3523  1.3088   141.2    29.1    21.4
    ...
    2017 06 21    19 58 45.9 -10 39 48   0.2476  1.2343   148.6    25.4    20.4
    ...
    2017 06 27    19 52 35.7 -10 00 25   0.1720  1.1746   154.8    21.6    19.4
    2017 06 28    19 50 47.7 -09 52 11   0.1597  1.1643   156.0    20.8    19.2
    2017 06 29    19 48 38.9 -09 43 05   0.1474  1.1539   157.1    20.0    19.0
    ...
    2017 07 05    19 20 08.8 -08 01 21   0.07554 1.0895   164.1    14.8    17.2
    ...
    2017 07 13    11 04 55.5 +14 46 06   0.03015 0.9980    51.5   127.1    19.6
    ...
    2017 07 28    08 39 30.2 +12 11 05   0.2089  0.8087     7.3   170.8
    
    A. U. Tomatic                (C) Copyright 2017 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2017-M77
    

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