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    M.P.E.C. 2017-O18                                Issued 2017 July 19, 10:59 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.
    
                 Prepared using the Tamkin Foundation Computer Network
    
                                  MPC@CFA.HARVARD.EDU
                URL https://www.minorplanetcenter.net/    ISSN 1523-6714
    
                                       2017 NT6
    
    Observations:
         K17N06T  C2017 06 25.44813 19 22 33.189-38 45 57.23         21.2 wLEO018F51
         K17N06T  C2017 06 25.45833 19 22 36.813-38 45 07.22         20.2 wLEO018F51
         K17N06T* C2017 07 15.51775 20 57 06.899-07 05 54.46         20.0 iLEO018F51
         K17N06T  C2017 07 15.54260 20 57 10.285-07 03 54.45         20.3 iLEO018F51
         K17N06T  C2017 07 15.55507 20 57 11.997-07 02 54.55         20.2 iLEO018F51
         K17N06T _C2017 07 16.39880020 59 35.083-05 56 34.37         20.5 GUEO018568
         K17N06T _C2017 07 16.39978920 59 35.216-05 56 29.80         20.5 GUEO018568
         K17N06T _C2017 07 16.40078220 59 35.345-05 56 25.28         20.5 GUEO018568
         K17N06T KC2017 07 16.96459 21 01 03.42 -05 13 52.0          19.6 VqEO018I93
         K17N06T KC2017 07 16.97228 21 01 04.49 -05 13 17.5          20.4 VqEO018I93
         K17N06T KC2017 07 18.03479 21 03 41.61 -03 55 06.4          20.5  UEO018104
         K17N06T KC2017 07 18.06607 21 03 45.47 -03 52 51.7          20.5  UEO018104
         K17N06T KC2017 07 18.07033 21 03 45.91 -03 52 33.6                UEO018104
         K17N06T KC2017 07 18.26369621 04 15.74 -03 38 40.6          21.0 VuEO018H21
         K17N06T KC2017 07 18.26958621 04 16.43 -03 38 15.4          20.9 VuEO018H21
         K17N06T KC2017 07 18.27510621 04 17.09 -03 37 52.0          21.0 VuEO018H21
         K17N06T |C2017 07 19.19178 21 06 25.81 -02 32 39.7          21.4 VuEO018807
         K17N06T |C2017 07 19.19523 21 06 26.15 -02 32 25.6          21.6 VuEO018807
         K17N06T KC2017 07 19.22591 21 06 31.07 -02 31 47.8          20.6 RqEO018H36
         K17N06T KC2017 07 19.27410 21 06 36.56 -02 28 33.0          20.1 RqEO018H36
    
    Observer details:
    104 San Marcello Pistoiese.  Observers P. Bacci, M. Maestripieri, L. Nesti,
        M. Carotta.  Measurers P. Bacci, L. Tesi, G. Fagioli.  0.60-m f/4
        reflector + CCD.
    568 Mauna Kea.  Observers R. J. Wainscoat, C. Wipper.  Measurers M. Micheli,
        R. J. Wainscoat.  3.6-m Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope + CCD.
    807 Cerro Tololo.  Observers T. Linder, R. Holmes.  0.61-m f/6.5 astrograph
        + CCD.
    F51 Pan-STARRS 1, Haleakala.  Observers J. Bulger, T. Lowe, A. Schultz,
        M. Willman, T. Goggia.  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.
    H21 Astronomical Research Observatory, Westfield.  Observer R. Holmes.
        Measurers S. Foglia, L. Buzzi, T. Linder, R. Holmes.  0.76-m f/3.0
        astrograph + CCD.
    H36 Sandlot Observatory, Scranton.  Observer G. Hug.  0.56-m reflector + CCD.
    I93 St Pardon de Conques.  Observer F. Losse.  0.40-m f/3.7 reflector + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2017 NT6                                                 Earth MOID = 0.0903 AU
    Epoch 2017 Sept. 4.0 TT = JDT 2458000.5                 MPC
    M  23.67580              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.37493187     Peri.  355.16215     +0.21350710     +0.97041829
    a   1.9047346      Node   287.13282     -0.89232327     +0.14674585
    e   0.4191725      Incl.    6.77332     -0.39771082     +0.19171332
    P   2.63           H   24.3           G   0.15           U   7
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    170625 F51  0.0   0.0     170716 568  0.0   0.1-    170718 H21  0.4-  0.1-
    170625 F51  0.1+  0.0     170716 I93  0.4-  0.1+    170718 H21  0.2-  0.2-
    170715 F51  0.0   0.1-    170716 I93  0.2+  0.1-    170719 807  0.2-  0.7+
    170715 F51  0.1-  0.2+    170718 104  0.2+  0.1-    170719 807  0.8-  0.8+
    170715 F51  0.1-  0.0     170718 104  1.1+  0.2-    170719 H36  0.1+  0.0
    170716 568  0.1+  0.0     170718 104  0.1-  0.5-    170719 H36  1.4+  1.0-
    170716 568  0.1+  0.0     170718 H21  0.3-  0.2-
    
    Ephemeris:
    2017 NT6                 a,e,i = 1.90, 0.42, 7                   q = 1.1063
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2017 06 19    18 37 22.9 -46 07 15   0.1088  1.1159   155.4    22.3    20.8
    ...
    2017 07 04    20 12 43.4 -25 12 36   0.09414 1.1063   161.5    17.0    20.3
    ...
    2017 07 12    20 46 13.3 -12 06 00   0.1005  1.1105   158.2    19.9    20.5
    ...
    2017 07 18    21 03 36.6 -03 56 41   0.1108  1.1178   155.1    22.5    20.8
    2017 07 19    21 05 57.9 -02 46 26   0.1130  1.1194   154.7    22.9    20.9
    2017 07 20    21 08 11.0 -01 39 28   0.1152  1.1210   154.3    23.2    21.0
    ...
    2017 07 26    21 18 57.9 +03 55 34   0.1302  1.1329   152.6    24.4    21.3
    ...
    2017 08 03    21 28 19.0 +08 47 33   0.1545  1.1536   152.2    24.2    21.7
    ...
    2017 08 18    21 37 28.2 +12 28 08   0.2111  1.2058   154.2    21.4    22.4
    
    A. U. Tomatic                (C) Copyright 2017 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2017-O18
    

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