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    M.P.E.C. 2017-Q112                               Issued 2017 Aug. 24, 15:22 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 QE17
    
    Observations:
         K17Q17E* C2017 08 20.54197 00 55 40.785-05 13 45.44         19.9 wLEQ112F51
         K17Q17E  C2017 08 20.56714 00 55 43.681-05 14 12.07         20.1 wLEQ112F51
         K17Q17E  C2017 08 20.57976 00 55 45.138-05 14 25.51         20.1 wLEQ112F51
         K17Q17E _C2017 08 21.58181700 57 45.947-05 32 23.02         20.0 GUEQ112568
         K17Q17E _C2017 08 21.58277800 57 46.054-05 32 24.06         20.0 GUEQ112568
         K17Q17E _C2017 08 21.58373500 57 46.167-05 32 25.09         20.0 GUEQ112568
         K17Q17E  C2017 08 22.48800 00 59 35.349-05 49 03.93         20.7 wLEQ112F51
         K17Q17E  C2017 08 22.49917 00 59 36.637-05 49 16.50         20.3 wLEQ112F51
         K17Q17E  C2017 08 22.51038 00 59 37.927-05 49 29.03         20.6 wLEQ112F51
         K17Q17E  C2017 08 23.96669 01 02 32.31 -06 17 16.3          19.7 RqEQ112246
         K17Q17E  C2017 08 23.96692 01 02 32.38 -06 17 17.1          19.7 RqEQ112246
         K17Q17E  C2017 08 23.96787 01 02 32.49 -06 17 17.1          19.9 RqEQ112246
         K17Q17E  C2017 08 23.96825 01 02 32.64 -06 17 17.9                qEQ112246
         K17Q17E  C2017 08 23.96925 01 02 32.67 -06 17 19.6                qEQ112246
         K17Q17E KC2017 08 24.01787 01 02 38.19 -06 18 16.0          20.0 RoEQ112K88
         K17Q17E KC2017 08 24.02596 01 02 39.14 -06 18 25.6          20.5 RoEQ112K88
    
    Observer details:
    246 Klet Observatory-KLENOT.  Observers M. Tichy, J. Ticha.  Measurer M. Tichy.
        1.06-m KLENOT Telescope + CCD.
    568 Mauna Kea.  Observers R. J. Wainscoat, C. Wipper.  Measurers M. Micheli,
        R. J. Wainscoat.  3.6-m Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope + 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.
    K88 GINOP-KHK, Piszkesteto.  Observers B. Cseh, K. Sarneczky.  Measurer
        K. Sarneczky.  0.60-m Schmidt + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2017 QE17
    Epoch 2017 Sept. 4.0 TT = JDT 2458000.5                 MPC
    M 354.51408              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.15534436     Peri.  230.80985     +0.93410643     -0.32892907
    a   3.4271969      Node   147.69291     +0.35059303     +0.91850869
    e   0.5795209      Incl.   15.04659     -0.06730307     +0.21942527
    P   6.34           H   19.1           G   0.15           U   7
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    170820 F51  0.1+  0.0     170822 F51  0.1-  0.0     170823 246  1.6+  0.3+
    170820 F51  0.1-  0.1+    170822 F51  0.0   0.0     170823 246  0.3+  0.3-
    170820 F51  0.0   0.0     170822 F51  0.0   0.0     170824 K88  0.6-  0.0
    170821 568  0.2+  0.3-    170823 246  0.6-  0.0     170824 K88  0.4-  0.2-
    170821 568  0.2+  0.3-    170823 246  0.0   0.5-
    170821 568  0.2+  0.2-    170823 246  0.0   0.6+
    
    Ephemeris:
    2017 QE17                a,e,i = 3.43, 0.58, 15                  q = 1.4411
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2017 07 25    00 01 48.3 -00 25 09   0.8773  1.6553   121.8    31.4    21.3
    ...
    2017 08 09    00 32 11.7 -02 25 12   0.7316  1.5847   129.7    29.5    20.7
    ...
    2017 08 17    00 48 30.8 -04 14 28   0.6672  1.5516   133.9    28.0    20.4
    ...
    2017 08 23    01 00 36.3 -05 58 34   0.6254  1.5292   137.0    26.8    20.2
    2017 08 24    01 02 35.8 -06 17 43   0.6190  1.5257   137.4    26.6    20.2
    2017 08 25    01 04 34.9 -06 37 22   0.6128  1.5222   137.9    26.4    20.1
    ...
    2017 08 31    01 16 16.7 -08 45 02   0.5790  1.5028   140.7    25.2    20.0
    ...
    2017 09 08    01 31 06.4 -11 56 48   0.5436  1.4807   143.6    23.8    19.7
    ...
    2017 09 23    01 55 00.5 -18 21 04   0.5062  1.4520   146.3    22.6    19.5
    
    A. U. Tomatic                (C) Copyright 2017 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2017-Q112
    

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