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    M.P.E.C. 2017-W17                                Issued 2017 Nov. 16, 16:35 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 VD14
    
    Observations:
         K17V14D* C2017 11 15.28829 03 17 46.01 +17 20 09.0          21.2 GUEW017G96
         K17V14D  C2017 11 15.29353 03 17 46.29 +17 20 21.3                UEW017G96
         K17V14D  C2017 11 15.29869 03 17 46.45 +17 20 34.8          20.9 GUEW017G96
         K17V14D  C2017 11 15.30385 03 17 46.65 +17 20 47.6          21.4 GUEW017G96
         K17V14D KC2017 11 15.91792703 18 36.732+17 46 48.30         21.0 GUEW017J04
         K17V14D KC2017 11 15.92563603 18 37.079+17 47 09.40         20.9 GUEW017J04
         K17V14D KC2017 11 15.93334703 18 37.445+17 47 29.91         20.6 GUEW017J04
         K17V14D  C2017 11 16.20334203 18 57.42 +17 59 03.6          20.8 GUEW017H01
         K17V14D  C2017 11 16.20724803 18 57.60 +17 59 14.0          21.1 GUEW017H01
         K17V14D  C2017 11 16.22032503 18 58.20 +17 59 49.1          21.2 GUEW017H01
         K17V14D  C2017 11 16.22534503 18 58.42 +18 00 02.5          21.3 GUEW017H01
         K17V14D KC2017 11 16.23859203 18 57.17 +18 00 29.5          21.3 VuEW017H21
         K17V14D KC2017 11 16.24791503 18 57.59 +18 00 53.5          21.5 VuEW017H21
         K17V14D  C2017 11 16.25574 03 19 00.10 +18 01 25.0                UEW017I52
         K17V14D  C2017 11 16.25739 03 19 00.18 +18 01 30.2          21.2 GUEW017I52
         K17V14D KC2017 11 16.25917203 18 58.09 +18 01 22.6          21.6 VuEW017H21
         K17V14D  C2017 11 16.26366 03 19 00.46 +18 01 46.6          21.2 GUEW017I52
         K17V14D  C2017 11 16.35740 03 19 04.42 +18 05 52.8          21.0 RoEW017926
         K17V14D  C2017 11 16.36524 03 19 04.77 +18 06 13.0          21.3 RoEW017926
         K17V14D  C2017 11 16.37301 03 19 05.13 +18 06 32.6          21.1 RoEW017926
    
    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.
    H01 Magdalena Ridge Observatory, Socorro.  Observers W. H. Ryan, E. V. Ryan.
        Measurer W. H. Ryan.  2.4-m f/8.9 reflector + CCD.
    H21 Astronomical Research Observatory, Westfield.  Observer R. Holmes.
        Measurers S. Foglia, L. Buzzi, T. Linder, R. Holmes.  0.81-m f/4.0
        astrograph + 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 VD14                                                Earth MOID = 0.0598 AU
    Epoch 2017 Sept. 4.0 TT = JDT 2458000.5                 MPC
    M 296.31937              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.58440846     Peri.   36.13805     -0.00412436     -0.99900243
    a   1.4168538      Node    54.13950     +0.90412355     -0.02272333
    e   0.2695950      Incl.    3.14511     +0.42725120     +0.03844213
    P   1.69           H   26.2           G   0.15           U   8
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    171115 G96  0.6-  0.3+    171116 H01  0.1-  0.2+    171116 I52  0.1-  0.4+
    171115 G96  0.6+  0.5-    171116 H01  0.1-  0.1+    171116 H21  0.0   0.8-
    171115 G96  0.0   0.1+    171116 H01  0.0   0.1+    171116 I52  0.2+  0.2+
    171115 G96  0.0   0.0     171116 H01  0.1-  0.1+    171116 926  0.0   0.3+
    171115 J04  0.2+  0.1-    171116 H21  0.1+  0.3-    171116 926  0.0   0.4+
    171115 J04  0.1-  0.3+    171116 H21  0.1+  0.6-    171116 926  0.1+  0.1+
    171115 J04  0.0   0.2+    171116 I52  0.2-  0.4-
    
    Ephemeris:
    2017 VD14                a,e,i = 1.42, 0.27, 3                   q = 1.0349
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2017 10 17    02 53 45.1 +07 04 51   0.1881  1.1737   158.5    18.1    23.9
    ...
    2017 11 01    03 04 43.3 +10 19 11   0.1321  1.1227   169.4     9.4    22.7
    ...
    2017 11 09    03 11 10.6 +13 35 38   0.1087  1.0989   175.2     4.3    22.0
    ...
    2017 11 15    03 17 24.8 +17 08 35   0.09395 1.0831   178.5     1.4    21.4
    2017 11 16    03 18 39.1 +17 50 42   0.09171 1.0807   178.3     1.5    21.4
    2017 11 17    03 19 57.8 +18 34 52   0.08955 1.0783   177.9     2.0    21.4
    ...
    2017 11 23    03 29 52.8 +23 46 13   0.07799 1.0651   173.4     6.1    21.3
    ...
    2017 12 01    03 51 41.0 +32 48 34   0.06657 1.0509   166.3    12.8    21.2
    ...
    2017 12 16    05 24 20.8 +52 06 01   0.05872 1.0360   151.1    27.3    21.3
    
    A. U. Tomatic                (C) Copyright 2017 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2017-W17
    

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