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    M.P.E.C. 2017-V18                                Issued 2017 Nov. 6, 22:45 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 VB
    
    Observations:
         K17V00B* C2017 11 02.60874 05 24 07.259+60 50 14.01         20.6 iLEV018F51
         K17V00B  C2017 11 02.61935 05 24 06.151+60 50 21.24         20.1 iLEV018F51
         K17V00B  C2017 11 02.62996 05 24 05.033+60 50 28.89         20.4 iLEV018F51
         K17V00B  C2017 11 03.38211 05 22 47.76 +60 59 20.9          20.5 RoEV018926
         K17V00B  C2017 11 03.39491 05 22 46.29 +60 59 29.4          19.7 RoEV018926
         K17V00B  C2017 11 03.40963 05 22 44.67 +60 59 40.2          20.1 RoEV018926
         K17V00B  C2017 11 05.44667 05 18 59.07 +61 22 48.5          19.1 RoEV018926
         K17V00B  C2017 11 05.45972 05 18 57.48 +61 22 57.5          19.4 RoEV018926
         K17V00B  C2017 11 05.47275 05 18 55.90 +61 23 05.9          19.0 RoEV018926
         K17V00B KC2017 11 06.29926 05 17 18.89 +61 32 04.8          19.9 RoEV018291
         K17V00B KC2017 11 06.32773 05 17 15.37 +61 32 23.3          20.2 RoEV018291
    
    Observer details:
    291 LPL/Spacewatch II.  Observer T. H. Bressi.  1.8-m f/2.7 reflector + CCD.
    926 Tenagra II Observatory.  Observers M. Schwartz, P. R. Holvorcem.  Measurer
        M. Schwartz.  0.81-m f/7 Ritchey-Chretien + 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 VB                                                  Earth MOID = 0.1101 AU
    Epoch 2017 Sept. 4.0 TT = JDT 2458000.5                 MPC
    M 121.41987              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.49175794     Peri.  270.18948     -0.18849322     +0.97773218
    a   1.5896510      Node   347.71558     -0.63600226     -0.19310551
    e   0.5054337      Incl.   25.69487     -0.74831239     -0.08215866
    P   2.00           H   16.5           G   0.15           U   8
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    171102 F51  0.0   0.1+    171103 926  0.3-  0.4-    171105 926  0.0   0.3+
    171102 F51  0.0   0.1-    171103 926  0.3-  0.1+    171106 291  0.1-  0.1+
    171102 F51  0.0   0.1+    171105 926  0.3+  0.1-    171106 291  0.0   0.1-
    171103 926  0.2+  0.1+    171105 926  0.1+  0.4+
    
    Ephemeris:
    2017 VB                  a,e,i = 1.59, 0.51, 26                  q = 0.7862
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2017 10 07    05 41 47.6 +54 44 39   1.8352  2.2956   104.2    25.0    20.8
    ...
    2017 10 22    05 38 08.8 +58 17 51   1.7143  2.3267   115.8    22.7    20.6
    ...
    2017 10 30    05 29 40.3 +60 05 32   1.6594  2.3409   121.9    21.1    20.5
    ...
    2017 11 05    05 19 50.5 +61 17 48   1.6243  2.3504   126.2    19.9    20.4
    2017 11 06    05 17 54.4 +61 28 49   1.6190  2.3519   126.9    19.7    20.4
    2017 11 07    05 15 53.1 +61 39 28   1.6139  2.3533   127.6    19.5    20.4
    ...
    2017 11 13    05 02 01.8 +62 34 53   1.5871  2.3615   131.4    18.3    20.3
    ...
    2017 11 21    04 39 36.9 +63 19 54   1.5625  2.3710   135.6    17.0    20.2
    ...
    2017 12 06    03 53 17.3 +62 53 11   1.5554  2.3842   138.5    15.9    20.2
    
    A. U. Tomatic                (C) Copyright 2017 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2017-V18
    

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