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    M.P.E.C. 2017-N41                                Issued 2017 July 2, 21:47 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 MT8
    
    Observations:
         K17M08T* C2017 06 30.35767 21 05 26.73 +06 43 42.4          20.3 VqEN041G96
         K17M08T  C2017 06 30.36190 21 05 26.65 +06 43 28.8          20.3 VqEN041G96
         K17M08T  C2017 06 30.36615 21 05 26.59 +06 43 15.6          20.6 VqEN041G96
         K17M08T  C2017 06 30.37038 21 05 26.49 +06 43 02.3          19.9 VqEN041G96
         K17M08T  C2017 06 30.41801 21 05 25.59 +06 40 32.2          20.6 VqEN041I52
         K17M08T  C2017 06 30.42009 21 05 25.54 +06 40 25.5          20.9 VqEN041I52
         K17M08T  C2017 06 30.42241 21 05 25.51 +06 40 18.1          20.4 VqEN041I52
         K17M08T  C2017 06 30.42454 21 05 25.48 +06 40 11.4          19.9 VqEN041I52
         K17M08T KC2017 07 01.26200 21 05 30.22 +05 54 48.5          19.9 RqEN041H36
         K17M08T KC2017 07 01.27622 21 05 30.01 +05 54 01.1          20.2 RqEN041H36
         K17M08T KC2017 07 01.28820 21 05 29.81 +05 53 20.6          19.8 RqEN041H36
         K17M08T  C2017 07 01.39009 21 05 28.67 +05 47 48.6          20.4 VqEN041I52
         K17M08T  C2017 07 01.39108 21 05 28.64 +05 47 44.5          20.9 VqEN041I52
         K17M08T  C2017 07 01.39322 21 05 28.60 +05 47 37.8          20.4 VqEN041I52
         K17M08T  C2017 07 01.39398 21 05 28.57 +05 47 35.3          20.4 VqEN041I52
         K17M08T  C2017 07 01.43916 21 05 27.51 +05 45 03.7          20.8 VqEN041G96
         K17M08T  C2017 07 01.44091 21 05 27.50 +05 44 57.9          21.2 VqEN041G96
         K17M08T  C2017 07 01.44270 21 05 27.45 +05 44 52.5          21.1 VqEN041G96
         K17M08T  C2017 07 01.44448 21 05 27.41 +05 44 45.9          20.8 VqEN041G96
         K17M08T  C2017 07 02.25023 21 05 30.75 +04 58 39.0          21.4 VqEN041I52
         K17M08T  C2017 07 02.25099 21 05 30.71 +04 58 35.7          20.9 VqEN041I52
         K17M08T  C2017 07 02.25176 21 05 30.69 +04 58 33.0          20.2 VqEN041I52
    
    Observer details:
    G96 Mt. Lemmon Survey.  Observers R. G. Matheny, G. J. Leonard.  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.
    H36 Sandlot Observatory, Scranton.  Observer G. Hug.  0.56-m reflector + CCD.
    I52 Steward Observatory, Mt. Lemmon Station.  Observers R. A. Kowalski,
        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.  1.0-m reflector + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2017 MT8                                                 Earth MOID = 0.0552 AU
    Epoch 2017 Sept. 4.0 TT = JDT 2458000.5                 MPC
    M 238.77964              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.95833429     Peri.  349.51259     -0.27889758     -0.94533251
    a   1.0188839      Node   116.50702     +0.89418637     -0.31981676
    e   0.0913975      Incl.   10.88611     +0.35020976     +0.06374703
    P   1.03           H   23.1           G   0.15           U   8
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    170630 G96  0.1+  0.1+    170701 H36  0.4-  0.9+    170701 G96  0.2+  0.2-
    170630 G96  0.0   0.2-    170701 H36  0.0   0.4+    170701 G96  0.0   0.4+
    170630 G96  0.3+  0.1-    170701 H36  0.2+  0.5-    170701 G96  0.1+  0.2-
    170630 G96  0.1-  0.1-    170701 I52  0.1-  0.2+    170702 I52  0.4+  0.5+
    170630 I52  0.0   0.1+    170701 I52  0.2-  0.6-    170702 I52  0.0   0.2-
    170630 I52  0.2-  0.0     170701 I52  0.0   0.1-    170702 I52  0.1-  0.2-
    170630 I52  0.1+  0.0     170701 I52  0.2-  0.1-
    170630 I52  0.2+  0.0     170701 G96  0.3-  0.3-
    
    Ephemeris:
    2017 MT8                 a,e,i = 1.02, 0.09, 11                  q = 0.9258
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2017 06 02    20 44 32.8 +18 16 56   0.2178  1.1003   107.7    61.4    22.2
    ...
    2017 06 17    20 59 36.2 +14 46 01   0.1726  1.1084   118.4    53.7    21.5
    ...
    2017 06 25    21 04 11.8 +10 45 47   0.1484  1.1108   126.3    47.5    21.0
    ...
    2017 07 01    21 05 27.6 +06 09 51   0.1313  1.1117   133.9    41.2    20.5
    2017 07 02    21 05 28.0 +05 13 47   0.1286  1.1118   135.3    40.0    20.5
    2017 07 03    21 05 24.6 +04 14 30   0.1260  1.1119   136.8    38.7    20.4
    ...
    2017 07 09    21 03 38.0 -02 54 57   0.1116  1.1117   146.8    30.1    19.9
    ...
    2017 07 17    20 56 42.0 -15 57 06   0.09821 1.1103   162.3    16.2    19.2
    ...
    2017 08 01    20 26 14.7 -44 53 54   0.09885 1.1039   152.9    24.8    19.4
    
    A. U. Tomatic                (C) Copyright 2017 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2017-N41
    

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