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    M.P.E.C. 2017-S07                                Issued 2017 Sept. 17, 15:33 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 RM2
    
    Observations:
         K17R02M* C2017 09 13.38371 22 59 33.546+05 45 41.93         22.3 wLES007F51
         K17R02M  C2017 09 13.41034 22 59 39.102+05 45 46.98         22.0 wLES007F51
         K17R02M  C2017 09 13.42363 22 59 41.888+05 45 49.36         22.3 wLES007F51
         K17R02M _C2017 09 14.36937623 03 24.291+05 48 19.37         21.5 GUES007568
         K17R02M _C2017 09 14.37055323 03 24.537+05 48 19.54         21.6 GUES007568
         K17R02M _C2017 09 14.37173423 03 24.795+05 48 19.73         21.6 GUES007568
         K17R02M KC2017 09 17.26765 23 15 01.39 +05 53 20.0          21.8 RoES007291
         K17R02M KC2017 09 17.27124 23 15 02.22 +05 53 20.1          21.9 RoES007291
         K17R02M KC2017 09 17.27486 23 15 03.02 +05 53 20.2          21.5 RoES007291
    
    Observer details:
    291 LPL/Spacewatch II.  Observer M. J. Brucker.  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.
    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 RM2                                                 Earth MOID = 0.1492 AU
    Epoch 2017 Sept. 4.0 TT = JDT 2458000.5                 MPC
    M 354.60263              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.27708787     Peri.  163.98965     +0.99986403     -0.00053336
    a   2.3301884      Node   196.06796     -0.00517910     +0.93874590
    e   0.5058151      Incl.    3.41388     +0.01565581     +0.34460971
    P   3.56           H   25.1           G   0.15           U   8
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    170913 F51  0.2+  0.2-    170914 568  0.1+  0.4-    170917 291  0.2-  0.2+
    170913 F51  0.1-  0.1+    170914 568  0.0   0.4-    170917 291  0.2+  0.0
    170913 F51  0.1-  0.3+    170914 568  0.1+  0.4-    170917 291  0.0   0.1-
    
    Ephemeris:
    2017 RM2                 a,e,i = 2.33, 0.51, 3                   q = 1.1515
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2017 08 18    21 46 40.9 +02 27 35   0.2173  1.2229   164.3    12.9    23.0
    ...
    2017 09 02    22 20 43.5 +04 46 52   0.1726  1.1771   165.9    12.0    22.4
    ...
    2017 09 10    22 46 52.6 +05 33 44   0.1580  1.1617   167.5    10.8    22.1
    ...
    2017 09 16    23 09 52.3 +05 51 56   0.1515  1.1547   169.4     9.2    21.9
    2017 09 17    23 13 55.2 +05 53 26   0.1508  1.1539   169.8     8.9    21.9
    2017 09 18    23 18 01.1 +05 54 29   0.1503  1.1532   170.1     8.6    21.9
    ...
    2017 09 24    23 43 16.3 +05 52 13   0.1494  1.1516   172.6     6.5    21.8
    ...
    2017 10 02    00 16 47.8 +05 31 50   0.1551  1.1556   175.7     3.8    21.7
    ...
    2017 10 17    01 09 33.4 +04 41 41   0.1863  1.1821   173.7     5.3    22.2
    
    A. U. Tomatic                (C) Copyright 2017 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2017-S07
    

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