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    M.P.E.C. 2017-Q82                                Issued 2017 Aug. 22, 00:56 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 QA3
    
    Observations:
         K17Q03A* C2017 08 18.43989 22 07 28.520-19 14 01.17         20.7 wLEQ082F51
         K17Q03A  C2017 08 18.45102 22 07 27.688-19 15 00.63         21.0 wLEQ082F51
         K17Q03A  C2017 08 18.46226 22 07 26.839-19 16 00.57         20.8 wLEQ082F51
         K17Q03A _C2017 08 19.39723122 06 56.169-20 34 53.55         20.9 GUEQ082568
         K17Q03A _C2017 08 19.39819122 06 56.102-20 34 58.13         20.5 GUEQ082568
         K17Q03A _C2017 08 19.39914722 06 56.035-20 35 02.81         20.8 GUEQ082568
         K17Q03A KC2017 08 19.43197 22 06 49.88 -20 37 46.4                oEQ082291
         K17Q03A KC2017 08 19.43737 22 06 49.57 -20 38 10.9                oEQ082291
         K17Q03A KC2017 08 19.44278 22 06 49.26 -20 38 36.8                oEQ082291
         K17Q03A |C2017 08 21.16738 22 05 58.83 -22 42 36.4          20.9 VuEQ082807
         K17Q03A |C2017 08 21.17161 22 05 58.60 -22 42 53.4          21.1 VuEQ082807
         K17Q03A |C2017 08 21.17594 22 05 58.33 -22 43 10.7          21.1 VuEQ082807
    
    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, 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.  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.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2017 QA3                                                 Earth MOID = 0.0366 AU
    Epoch 2017 Sept. 4.0 TT = JDT 2458000.5                 MPC
    M  70.76280              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.74948464     Peri.   91.76925     -0.58071145     +0.80714651
    a   1.2003122      Node   142.07655     -0.79864505     -0.53949142
    e   0.2941950      Incl.    9.95484     -0.15792498     -0.23971549
    P   1.32           H   25.1           G   0.15           U   8
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    170818 F51  0.0   0.0     170819 568  0.3+  1.1-    170819 291  0.1+  0.4+
    170818 F51  0.0   0.0     170819 568  0.3+  1.1-    170821 807  0.3-  0.1+
    170818 F51  0.1-  0.0     170819 291  0.1-  0.3+    170821 807  0.1+  0.0
    170819 568  0.3+  1.2-    170819 291  0.0   1.0+    170821 807  0.0   0.0
    
    Ephemeris:
    2017 QA3                 a,e,i = 1.20, 0.29, 10                  q = 0.8472
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2017 07 23    08 52 44.6 +80 10 21   0.07305 0.9817    60.2   116.1    23.9
    ...
    2017 08 07    22 18 32.2 +17 48 42   0.04710 1.0514   141.5    36.9    20.1
    ...
    2017 08 15    22 09 48.6 -12 55 50   0.07777 1.0899   172.2     7.3    20.3
    ...
    2017 08 21    22 06 02.8 -22 31 35   0.1088  1.1189   169.6     9.4    21.2
    2017 08 22    22 05 33.6 -23 35 20   0.1144  1.1237   168.3    10.5    21.3
    2017 08 23    22 05 06.6 -24 32 40   0.1200  1.1285   167.0    11.7    21.5
    ...
    2017 08 29    22 03 11.3 -28 35 50   0.1556  1.1572   159.9    17.5    22.3
    ...
    2017 09 06    22 02 36.5 -31 13 04   0.2071  1.1949   152.1    23.3    23.2
    ...
    2017 09 21    22 06 59.8 -32 04 57   0.3155  1.2622   140.0    30.7    24.4
    
    A. U. Tomatic                (C) Copyright 2017 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2017-Q82
    

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