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    M.P.E.C. 2017-U224                               Issued 2017 Oct. 27, 00:29 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 UF6
    
    Observations:
         K17U06F* C2017 10 24.36521 03 49 18.48 +02 27 49.2          20.3 GUEU224G96
         K17U06F  C2017 10 24.37042 03 49 14.68 +02 28 12.9          20.4 GUEU224G96
         K17U06F  C2017 10 24.37560 03 49 10.91 +02 28 36.2                UEU224G96
         K17U06F  C2017 10 24.38702 03 49 02.70 +02 29 27.7          20.5 GUEU224G96
         K17U06F  C2017 10 24.40897903 48 46.59 +02 31 05.6          20.5 GUEU224H01
         K17U06F  C2017 10 24.41215803 48 44.31 +02 31 19.8          20.4 GUEU224H01
         K17U06F  C2017 10 24.42212103 48 37.11 +02 32 04.6          20.2 GUEU224H01
         K17U06F  C2017 10 24.42996203 48 31.46 +02 32 39.8          19.8 GUEU224H01
         K17U06F  C2017 10 24.44948 03 48 17.46 +02 34 08.8          19.7 GUEU224I52
         K17U06F  C2017 10 24.45092 03 48 16.51 +02 34 15.6          20.2 GUEU224I52
         K17U06F  C2017 10 24.45236 03 48 15.52 +02 34 22.5          20.1 GUEU224I52
         K17U06F  C2017 10 24.45381 03 48 14.50 +02 34 27.8          20.1 GUEU224I52
         K17U06F  C2017 10 25.30194 03 38 41.02 +03 35 35.6          20.9 RoEU224926
         K17U06F  C2017 10 25.30494 03 38 38.97 +03 35 48.0          20.9 RoEU224926
         K17U06F  C2017 10 25.39418 03 37 39.07 +03 41 55.8          20.5 GUEU224I52
         K17U06F  C2017 10 25.39543 03 37 38.19 +03 42 01.9          20.5 GUEU224I52
         K17U06F  C2017 10 25.39667 03 37 37.39 +03 42 07.2          20.5 GUEU224I52
         K17U06F  C2017 10 25.39791 03 37 36.54 +03 42 10.2          20.5 GUEU224I52
         K17U06F  C2017 10 26.23086 03 28 54.16 +04 37 21.4                UEU224I52
         K17U06F  C2017 10 26.23211 03 28 53.36 +04 37 25.8                UEU224I52
         K17U06F  C2017 10 26.23336 03 28 52.58 +04 37 30.5          20.7 GUEU224I52
         K17U06F  C2017 10 26.23460 03 28 51.79 +04 37 35.7                UEU224I52
         K17U06F  C2017 10 26.46659 03 26 28.25 +04 52 13.7          20.8 RoEU224926
         K17U06F  C2017 10 26.46986 03 26 26.27 +04 52 25.9          20.8 RoEU224926
         K17U06F  C2017 10 26.47314 03 26 24.26 +04 52 38.2          20.7 RoEU224926
    
    Observer details:
    926 Tenagra II Observatory.  Observers M. Schwartz, P. R. Holvorcem.  Measurer
        M. Schwartz.  0.81-m f/7 Ritchey-Chretien + CCD.
    G96 Mt. Lemmon Survey.  Observer G. J. Leonard.  Measurers E. J. Christensen,
        D. C. Fuls, A. R. Gibbs, A. D. Grauer, J. A. Johnson, R. A. Kowalski,
        S. M. Larson, G. J. Leonard, R. G. Matheny, R. L. Seaman, F. C. Shelly.
        1.5-m reflector + 10K CCD.
    H01 Magdalena Ridge Observatory, Socorro.  Observers W. H. Ryan, E. V. Ryan.
        Measurer W. H. Ryan.  2.4-m f/8.9 reflector + CCD.
    I52 Steward Observatory, Mt. Lemmon Station.  Observer D. C. Fuls.  Measurers
        E. J. Christensen, D. C. Fuls, A. R. Gibbs, A. D. Grauer, J. A. Johnson,
        R. A. Kowalski, S. M. Larson, G. J. Leonard, R. G. Matheny, R. L. Seaman,
        F. C. Shelly.  1.0-m reflector + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2017 UF6                                                 Earth MOID = 0.0864 AU
    Epoch 2017 Sept. 4.0 TT = JDT 2458000.5                 MPC
    M   6.76441              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.54267508     Peri.  236.91801     +0.15388469     +0.97031426
    a   1.4885935      Node    43.19564     -0.79115821     +0.23411664
    e   0.6603595      Incl.   15.81741     -0.59193596     -0.06065992
    P   1.82           H   23.1           G   0.15           U   8
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    171024 G96  0.5+  0.2-    171024 I52  0.4-  0.5+    171026 I52  0.3+  0.2+
    171024 G96  0.2+  0.1-    171024 I52  0.3+  1.0+    171026 I52  0.1-  0.2-
    171024 G96  0.1-  0.1-    171024 I52  0.6+  0.2-    171026 I52  0.1-  0.3-
    171024 G96  0.9+  0.2-    171025 926  0.1+  0.6+    171026 I52  0.4-  0.2+
    171024 H01  0.1-  0.1+    171025 926  0.3-  0.5+    171026 926  0.1+  0.3+
    171024 H01  0.2+  0.0     171025 I52  0.3+  1.0-    171026 926  0.3+  0.3+
    171024 H01  0.1-  0.0     171025 I52  0.4-  0.0     171026 926  0.2+  0.4+
    171024 H01  0.1-  0.0     171025 I52  0.1+  0.2+
    171024 I52  1.7-  0.2+    171025 I52  0.2-  2.0-
    
    Ephemeris:
    2017 UF6                 a,e,i = 1.49, 0.66, 16                  q = 0.5056
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2017 09 27    10 13 53.2 -23 05 51   0.2471  0.8163    36.3   133.4    25.7
    ...
    2017 10 12    07 12 33.9 -17 03 00   0.1406  1.0005    86.9    85.0    21.8
    ...
    2017 10 20    04 49 43.3 -03 59 43   0.1447  1.0950   130.3    43.9    20.8
    ...
    2017 10 26    03 31 14.7 +04 22 49   0.1824  1.1635   156.4    20.0    20.7
    2017 10 27    03 21 18.5 +05 24 57   0.1907  1.1748   159.9    16.9    20.8
    2017 10 28    03 12 09.4 +06 21 29   0.1995  1.1859   163.1    14.1    20.8
    ...
    2017 11 03    02 30 40.0 +10 27 28   0.2601  1.2515   175.5     3.6    21.0
    ...
    2017 11 11    01 59 11.4 +13 24 51   0.3558  1.3355   163.8    11.9    22.2
    ...
    2017 11 26    01 35 37.3 +16 04 32   0.5659  1.4824   144.0    23.1    23.8
    
    A. U. Tomatic                (C) Copyright 2017 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2017-U224
    

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