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    M.P.E.C. 2017-T03                                Issued 2017 Oct. 1, 14:21 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 SU20
    
    Observations:
         K17S20U  C2017 09 16.32235 20 09 01.571-03 32 17.14         21.6 wLET003F51
         K17S20U  C2017 09 16.33500 20 09 02.224-03 31 48.94         21.4 wLET003F51
         K17S20U  C2017 09 16.34767 20 09 02.876-03 31 20.73         21.5 wLET003F51
         K17S20U* C2017 09 25.23990 20 19 58.788+01 35 51.72         21.5 wLET003F51
         K17S20U  C2017 09 25.25198 20 19 59.730+01 36 15.02         22.4 wLET003F51
         K17S20U  C2017 09 25.26408 20 20 00.681+01 36 38.09         21.9 wLET003F51
         K17S20U KC2017 09 28.21948 20 24 28.24 +03 08 45.8          21.2 RoET003291
         K17S20U KC2017 09 28.24231 20 24 30.25 +03 09 27.1          21.0 RoET003291
         K17S20U KC2017 09 28.26438 20 24 32.27 +03 10 07.2                oET003291
         K17S20U ^C2017 10 01.11567 20 29 13.49 +04 34 28.9          21.1 RoET003695
         K17S20U ^C2017 10 01.12718 20 29 14.59 +04 34 48.8                oET003695
         K17S20U ^C2017 10 01.13870 20 29 15.68 +04 35 08.8          21.5 RoET003695
    
    Observer details:
    291 LPL/Spacewatch II.  Observer R. A. Mastaler.  1.8-m f/2.7 reflector + CCD.
    695 Kitt Peak.  Observer R. A. Mastaler.  2.3-m f/9 reflector + 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 SU20                                                Earth MOID = 0.2962 AU
    Epoch 2017 Sept. 4.0 TT = JDT 2458000.5                 MPC
    M 354.15269              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.27080275     Peri.   26.61221     +0.97001622     +0.18054797
    a   2.3661049      Node   321.84805     -0.24187979     +0.78249668
    e   0.4559488      Incl.   15.27035     +0.02372141     +0.59590383
    P   3.64           H   21.4           G   0.15           U   5
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    170916 F51  0.0   0.0     170925 F51  0.0   0.1+    170928 291  0.4+  0.0
    170916 F51  0.0   0.0     170925 F51  0.1-  0.1-    171001 695  0.1-  0.1-
    170916 F51  0.0   0.0     170928 291  0.1-  0.3+    171001 695  0.1+  0.1-
    170925 F51  0.1+  0.0     170928 291  0.3-  0.0     171001 695  0.0   0.1-
    
    Ephemeris:
    2017 SU20                a,e,i = 2.37, 0.46, 15                  q = 1.2873
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2017 09 01    20 00 27.9 -13 57 57   0.3654  1.3115   140.4    29.4    21.1
    ...
    2017 09 16    20 08 42.7 -03 44 09   0.3970  1.2910   128.6    37.5    21.5
    ...
    2017 09 24    20 18 13.1 +00 55 49   0.4234  1.2874   123.7    40.4    21.7
    ...
    2017 09 30    20 27 21.2 +04 02 07   0.4466  1.2881   120.7    42.0    21.8
    2017 10 01    20 29 01.5 +04 31 16   0.4507  1.2885   120.3    42.2    21.9
    2017 10 02    20 30 44.2 +04 59 54   0.4549  1.2889   119.8    42.4    21.9
    ...
    2017 10 08    20 41 47.5 +07 40 56   0.4815  1.2935   117.4    43.3    22.0
    ...
    2017 10 16    20 58 23.5 +10 49 05   0.5209  1.3040   114.8    44.0    22.3
    ...
    2017 10 31    21 34 10.5 +15 34 02   0.6064  1.3366   111.1    43.9    22.6
    
    A. U. Tomatic                (C) Copyright 2017 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2017-T03
    

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