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    M.P.E.C. 2017-T68                                Issued 2017 Oct. 15, 13:10 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 TS3
    
    Observations:
         K17T03S* C2017 10 10.29099 20 56 53.180-02 08 33.61         22.1 wLET068F51
         K17T03S  C2017 10 10.30367 20 56 52.489-02 08 41.15         22.2 wLET068F51
         K17T03S  C2017 10 10.31640 20 56 51.746-02 08 48.54         21.8 wLET068F51
         K17T03S  C2017 10 10.32918 20 56 51.034-02 08 56.07         21.9 wLET068F51
         K17T03S KC2017 10 11.13973 20 56 14.70 -02 16 53.7                oET068291
         K17T03S KC2017 10 11.14892 20 56 14.21 -02 16 59.7                oET068291
         K17T03S KC2017 10 11.15814 20 56 13.77 -02 17 04.5          22.3 RoET068291
         K17T03S KC2017 10 12.13486 20 55 32.52 -02 26 36.1                oET068291
         K17T03S KC2017 10 12.13994 20 55 32.19 -02 26 39.1                oET068291
         K17T03S KC2017 10 12.14500 20 55 32.02 -02 26 42.2                oET068291
         K17T03S KC2017 10 14.14481 20 54 17.82 -02 46 12.3          21.1 RoET068291
         K17T03S KC2017 10 14.15348 20 54 17.43 -02 46 17.0          21.4 RoET068291
         K17T03S KC2017 10 14.16214 20 54 17.08 -02 46 21.9          21.5 RoET068291
         K17T03S KC2017 10 15.18319 20 53 44.60 -02 56 20.1                oET068291
         K17T03S KC2017 10 15.19330 20 53 44.23 -02 56 25.8          22.0 RoET068291
    
    Observer details:
    291 LPL/Spacewatch II.  Observers A. F. Tubbiolo, T. H. Bressi.  1.8-m f/2.7
        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 TS3                                            PHA, Earth MOID = 0.0251 AU
    Epoch 2017 Sept. 4.0 TT = JDT 2458000.5                 MPC
    M 336.62667              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.25724540     Peri.  185.13515     +0.42005082     -0.90450871
    a   2.4485236      Node   240.04477     +0.83561187     +0.41714921
    e   0.6100609      Incl.    4.87497     +0.35399167     +0.08860320
    P   3.83           H   22.0           G   0.15           U   8
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    171010 F51  0.3-  0.1+    171011 291  0.2-  0.3-    171014 291  0.1+  0.1-
    171010 F51  0.2+  0.1-    171011 291  0.6+  0.2+    171014 291  0.2-  0.2+
    171010 F51  0.1-  0.1-    171012 291  0.1+  0.2-    171014 291  0.1+  0.4+
    171010 F51  0.0   0.2-    171012 291  1.0-  0.2-    171015 291  0.2-  0.3-
    171011 291  0.2-  0.3+    171012 291  0.2+  0.3-    171015 291  0.1+  0.1-
    
    Ephemeris:
    2017 TS3                 a,e,i = 2.45, 0.61, 5                   q = 0.9548
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2017 09 15    21 31 47.6 +01 31 28   0.4369  1.4007   149.8    21.1    22.0
    ...
    2017 09 30    21 07 52.1 -00 30 05   0.3749  1.2778   130.6    36.5    21.9
    ...
    2017 10 08    20 58 50.5 -01 46 09   0.3487  1.2153   120.8    44.9    21.9
    ...
    2017 10 14    20 54 23.0 -02 44 32   0.3300  1.1706   113.9    51.2    21.8
    2017 10 15    20 53 50.8 -02 54 17   0.3268  1.1633   112.8    52.2    21.8
    2017 10 16    20 53 22.2 -03 04 02   0.3237  1.1562   111.6    53.3    21.8
    ...
    2017 10 22    20 51 47.8 -04 02 25   0.3043  1.1149   105.3    59.4    21.8
    ...
    2017 10 30    20 53 03.5 -05 21 04   0.2762  1.0649    97.5    67.6    21.7
    ...
    2017 11 14    21 04 51.6 -08 15 59   0.2135  0.9927    84.7    83.0    21.5
    
    A. U. Tomatic                (C) Copyright 2017 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2017-T68
    

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