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    M.P.E.C. 2017-W12                                Issued 2017 Nov. 16, 16:14 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.
    
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                                  MPC@CFA.HARVARD.EDU
                URL https://www.minorplanetcenter.net/    ISSN 1523-6714
    
                                       2017 VY13
    
    Observations:
         K17V13Y* C2017 11 14.27055 03 23 22.99 +23 26 02.0          21.1 GUEW012G96
         K17V13Y  C2017 11 14.27482 03 23 22.99 +23 25 57.7          21.9 GUEW012G96
         K17V13Y  C2017 11 14.27909 03 23 22.97 +23 25 53.3          21.1 GUEW012G96
         K17V13Y  C2017 11 14.28336 03 23 22.99 +23 25 48.7          20.6 GUEW012G96
         K17V13Y  C2017 11 14.31163 03 23 22.86 +23 25 17.3          22.1 GUEW012I52
         K17V13Y  C2017 11 14.33221 03 23 22.84 +23 24 54.4          20.2 GUEW012I52
         K17V13Y  C2017 11 14.33845 03 23 22.82 +23 24 46.5          21.7 GUEW012I52
         K17V13Y  C2017 11 14.34563 03 23 22.79 +23 24 38.7          20.5 GUEW012I52
         K17V13Y  C2017 11 15.31890 03 24 11.61 +23 04 57.5          20.3 GUEW012I52
         K17V13Y  C2017 11 15.32290 03 24 11.60 +23 04 52.6          20.7 GUEW012I52
         K17V13Y  C2017 11 15.32538 03 24 11.62 +23 04 48.2          20.4 GUEW012I52
         K17V13Y  C2017 11 15.32787 03 24 11.61 +23 04 45.4          21.1 GUEW012I52
         K17V13Y  C2017 11 15.39918 03 24 11.94 +23 03 04.0          21.1 RoEW012926
         K17V13Y  C2017 11 15.41398 03 24 12.12 +23 02 40.9          20.8 RoEW012926
         K17V13Y  C2017 11 15.42647 03 24 12.33 +23 02 21.0          20.3 RoEW012926
         K17V13Y KC2017 11 15.94002903 24 52.964+22 50 14.40         20.1 GUEW012J04
         K17V13Y KC2017 11 15.94443503 24 53.002+22 50 08.27         20.5 GUEW012J04
         K17V13Y KC2017 11 15.94884203 24 53.048+22 50 02.23         20.4 GUEW012J04
         K17V13Y  C2017 11 16.26735 03 25 09.67 +22 41 35.6          20.5 GUEW012I52
         K17V13Y  C2017 11 16.27068 03 25 09.71 +22 41 30.4          20.6 GUEW012I52
         K17V13Y  C2017 11 16.28171 03 25 09.76 +22 41 13.0          20.8 GUEW012I52
         K17V13Y  C2017 11 16.28970 03 25 09.82 +22 41 00.0          20.3 GUEW012I52
    
    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 A. D. Grauer.  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.
    I52 Steward Observatory, Mt. Lemmon Station.  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.  1.0-m reflector + CCD.
    J04 ESA Optical Ground Station, Tenerife.  Observer D. Abreu.  Measurers
        M. Micheli, D. Koschny, A. Knoefel, E. Schwab, M. Busch.  1.0-m f/4.4
        reflector + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2017 VY13                                                Earth MOID = 0.0052 AU
    Epoch 2017 Sept. 4.0 TT = JDT 2458000.5                 MPC
    M 276.39095              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.63197632     Peri.  254.24656     -0.67175789     -0.73946043
    a   1.3448345      Node   238.04153     +0.69796902     -0.61190766
    e   0.3983673      Incl.    2.97549     +0.24815435     -0.28065510
    P   1.56           H   26.5           G   0.15           U   8
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    171114 G96  0.1-  0.1+    171115 I52  0.1+  0.4-    171115 J04  0.1-  0.0
    171114 G96  0.0   0.3+    171115 I52  0.1-  0.2+    171115 J04  0.2-  0.0
    171114 G96  0.1-  0.4+    171115 I52  0.2+  0.7-    171116 I52  0.1+  0.2-
    171114 G96  0.3+  0.3+    171115 I52  0.0   0.1-    171116 I52  0.3+  0.1-
    171114 I52  0.3-  0.4-    171115 926  0.2-  0.6+    171116 I52  0.1-  0.1+
    171114 I52  0.2+  0.0     171115 926  0.2-  0.3+    171116 I52  0.0   0.1+
    171114 I52  0.1+  0.6-    171115 926  0.1+  0.0
    171114 I52  0.1-  0.0     171115 J04  0.1+  0.2+
    
    Ephemeris:
    2017 VY13                a,e,i = 1.34, 0.40, 3                   q = 0.8091
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2017 10 17    03 10 55.3 +24 33 06   0.2716  1.2410   150.9    23.0    25.2
    ...
    2017 11 01    03 17 37.8 +24 56 45   0.1584  1.1453   163.6    14.1    23.6
    ...
    2017 11 09    03 20 30.6 +24 27 51   0.1046  1.0938   170.4     8.6    22.4
    ...
    2017 11 15    03 23 56.1 +23 12 13   0.06655 1.0555   175.1     4.5    21.1
    2017 11 16    03 24 51.3 +22 49 06   0.06036 1.0492   175.8     3.9    20.9
    2017 11 17    03 25 58.5 +22 20 26   0.05422 1.0429   176.5     3.3    20.6
    ...
    2017 11 23    03 47 21.8 +12 34 34   0.01822 1.0056   172.1     7.7    18.4
    ...
    2017 12 01    14 51 45.4 -34 51 31   0.03116 0.9579    24.8   154.4    28.2
    ...
    2017 12 16    15 15 44.5 -28 28 25   0.1250  0.8799    31.4   144.4    29.2
    
    A. U. Tomatic                (C) Copyright 2017 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2017-W12
    

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