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    M.P.E.C. 2017-S30                                Issued 2017 Sept. 18, 14:24 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 RF15
    
    Observations:
         K17R15F* C2017 09 14.31481 20 30 24.539-14 29 54.94         21.6 wLES030F51
         K17R15F  C2017 09 14.33993 20 30 29.256-14 29 06.22         21.4 wLES030F51
         K17R15F  C2017 09 14.35250 20 30 31.623-14 28 41.82         21.2 wLES030F51
         K17R15F KC2017 09 15.15122920 33 10.23 -14 03 16.8          21.5 VuES030H21
         K17R15F KC2017 09 15.16971220 33 13.75 -14 02 42.4          21.1 VuES030H21
         K17R15F _C2017 09 15.30959220 33 41.717-13 58 10.36         21.3 GUES030568
         K17R15F _C2017 09 15.31053720 33 41.893-13 58 08.56         21.2 GUES030568
         K17R15F _C2017 09 15.31148020 33 42.068-13 58 06.76         21.2 GUES030568
         K17R15F _C2017 09 15.34074820 33 47.490-13 57 11.19         21.8 GUES030568
         K17R15F _C2017 09 15.34396720 33 48.085-13 57 05.07         21.8 GUES030568
         K17R15F |C2017 09 17.04682 20 39 18.92 -13 04 02.6          21.4 VuES030807
         K17R15F |C2017 09 17.04875 20 39 19.30 -13 03 58.6          21.4 VuES030807
         K17R15F |C2017 09 17.05113 20 39 19.72 -13 03 54.4          21.4 VuES030807
         K17R15F KC2017 09 18.23923 20 43 04.22 -12 28 51.1          20.9 RoES030291
         K17R15F KC2017 09 18.24847 20 43 05.88 -12 28 34.4                oES030291
         K17R15F KC2017 09 18.25771 20 43 07.53 -12 28 18.2          20.5 RoES030291
    
    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. Crowder.  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.
    H21 Astronomical Research Observatory, Westfield.  Observer R. Holmes.
        Measurers S. Foglia, L. Buzzi, T. Linder, R. Holmes.  0.81-m f/4.0
        astrograph + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2017 RF15                                                Earth MOID = 0.1536 AU
    Epoch 2017 Sept. 4.0 TT = JDT 2458000.5                 MPC
    M   9.83139              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.32159002     Peri.  332.12932     +0.56584221     +0.82280464
    a   2.1099282      Node   332.23306     -0.73371997     +0.47313327
    e   0.4505421      Incl.    6.53950     -0.37613509     +0.31486099
    P   3.06           H   22.2           G   0.15           U   8
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    170914 F51  0.1+  0.1+    170915 568  0.1+  0.3-    170917 807  0.2+  0.3+
    170914 F51  0.0   0.1+    170915 568  0.1+  0.3-    170918 291  0.1-  0.1-
    170914 F51  0.0   0.0     170915 568  0.2+  0.3-    170918 291  0.0   0.2+
    170915 H21  0.6-  0.5+    170915 568  0.2+  0.3-    170918 291  0.1-  0.1-
    170915 H21  0.1+  0.4-    170917 807  0.1-  0.1-
    170915 568  0.1+  0.4-    170917 807  0.4+  0.4+
    
    Ephemeris:
    2017 RF15                a,e,i = 2.11, 0.45, 7                   q = 1.1593
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2017 08 19    18 41 18.0 -31 41 57   0.2177  1.1698   132.3    39.8    20.8
    ...
    2017 09 03    19 48 55.4 -21 18 44   0.2541  1.2013   134.8    36.6    21.1
    ...
    2017 09 11    20 19 03.9 -16 20 32   0.2864  1.2259   134.9    35.5    21.4
    ...
    2017 09 17    20 39 09.6 -13 05 37   0.3165  1.2474   134.5    35.1    21.6
    2017 09 18    20 42 19.6 -12 35 38   0.3220  1.2513   134.3    35.1    21.7
    2017 09 19    20 45 26.8 -12 06 21   0.3276  1.2552   134.2    35.0    21.7
    ...
    2017 09 25    21 03 15.5 -09 24 46   0.3640  1.2798   133.2    34.9    22.0
    ...
    2017 10 03    21 24 58.0 -06 23 08   0.4196  1.3158   131.3    34.9    22.3
    ...
    2017 10 18    22 01 07.1 -02 00 58   0.5448  1.3911   126.5    35.2    23.0
    
    A. U. Tomatic                (C) Copyright 2017 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2017-S30
    

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