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    M.P.E.C. 2017-S40                                Issued 2017 Sept. 18, 15:14 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 RQ15
    
    Observations:
         K17R15Q  C2017 09 14.41303 23 41 09.062-03 50 03.63               LES040F51
         K17R15Q* C2017 09 14.43721 23 40 59.554-03 49 08.60         21.2 wLES040F51
         K17R15Q  C2017 09 14.44913 23 40 54.824-03 48 41.28         21.6 wLES040F51
         K17R15Q _C2017 09 15.38843223 34 36.166-03 08 26.72         20.6 RtES040568
         K17R15Q _C2017 09 15.38937523 34 35.704-03 08 24.25         20.5 RtES040568
         K17R15Q  C2017 09 17.38022 23 14 35.121-01 00 32.60         20.8 wLES040F51
         K17R15Q  C2017 09 17.40366 23 14 15.145-00 58 31.78         20.9 wLES040F51
         K17R15Q  C2017 09 17.41537 23 14 05.103-00 57 31.21         20.7 wLES040F51
    
    Observer details:
    568 Mauna Kea.  Observers R. J. Wainscoat, C. Crowder.  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 RQ15                                                Earth MOID = 0.0187 AU
    Epoch 2017 Sept. 4.0 TT = JDT 2458000.5                 MPC
    M 332.10064              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.41298044     Peri.  104.30716     -0.12379364     -0.99207424
    a   1.7858695      Node   352.70107     +0.83252442     -0.09202517
    e   0.7012927      Incl.    9.75993     +0.53997984     -0.08555741
    P   2.39           H   25.7           G   0.15           U   7
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    170914 F51  0.4+  0.1-    170915 568  0.2-  0.2+    170917 F51  0.1-  0.1+
    170914 F51  0.0   0.0     170915 568  0.2-  0.0     170917 F51  0.4-  0.0
    170914 F51  0.5-  0.0     170917 F51  0.6+  0.1-
    
    Ephemeris:
    2017 RQ15                a,e,i = 1.79, 0.70, 10                  q = 0.5335
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2017 08 19    00 12 49.5 -07 53 12   0.4637  1.4179   145.3    24.0    25.9
    ...
    2017 09 03    00 09 19.7 -06 52 03   0.2527  1.2489   159.8    16.2    24.1
    ...
    2017 09 11    23 55 43.4 -05 21 43   0.1492  1.1540   170.2     8.5    22.5
    ...
    2017 09 17    23 19 20.3 -01 30 29   0.07591 1.0808   175.2     4.4    20.7
    2017 09 18    23 05 24.6 -00 00 58   0.06438 1.0685   170.7     8.7    20.5
    2017 09 19    22 45 34.5 +02 06 27   0.05328 1.0561   164.6    14.6    20.3
    ...
    2017 09 25    15 27 28.9 +21 22 22   0.03780 0.9810    53.7   124.5    23.8
    ...
    2017 10 03    13 16 52.2 +13 01 45   0.1294  0.8799    19.7   157.4    31.1
    ...
    2017 10 18    12 50 04.8 +08 55 40   0.3328  0.6962    21.1   149.0    30.8
    
    A. U. Tomatic                (C) Copyright 2017 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2017-S40
    

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