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    M.P.E.C. 2017-W38                                Issued 2017 Nov. 17, 16:26 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 VD15
    
    Observations:
         K17V15D* C2017 11 15.28892 02 55 41.92 +02 57 24.7          20.1 GUEW038703
         K17V15D  C2017 11 15.29422 02 55 46.11 +02 58 01.6          19.8 GUEW038703
         K17V15D  C2017 11 15.29949 02 55 50.35 +02 58 36.2          20.0 GUEW038703
         K17V15D  C2017 11 15.30477 02 55 54.68 +02 59 11.9          20.1 GUEW038703
         K17V15D  C2017 11 15.35035 02 56 31.40 +03 04 14.4          19.2 GUEW038I52
         K17V15D  C2017 11 15.35094 02 56 31.88 +03 04 18.7          19.2 GUEW038I52
         K17V15D  C2017 11 15.35152 02 56 32.32 +03 04 22.4          19.2 GUEW038I52
         K17V15D  C2017 11 15.35211 02 56 32.84 +03 04 26.1          19.5 GUEW038I52
         K17V15D  C2017 11 15.35474202 56 34.41 +03 04 38.9          19.9 GUEW038H01
         K17V15D  C2017 11 15.36463402 56 42.46 +03 05 44.6          19.2 GUEW038H01
         K17V15D  C2017 11 15.36838802 56 45.52 +03 06 09.7          19.5 GUEW038H01
         K17V15D  C2017 11 15.37535402 56 51.20 +03 06 55.6          19.2 GUEW038H01
         K17V15D KC2017 11 15.50710402 58 51.71 +03 25 35.2          19.5 RUEW038474
         K17V15D KC2017 11 15.50819402 58 52.57 +03 25 42.8          20.3 RUEW038474
         K17V15D KC2017 11 15.50928302 58 53.48 +03 25 49.7          19.6 RUEW038474
         K17V15D KC2017 11 15.51037202 58 54.34 +03 25 56.8          19.8 RUEW038474
         K17V15D KC2017 11 15.91501 03 04 43.68 +04 05 29.4                UEW038587
         K17V15D KC2017 11 15.91645 03 04 44.81 +04 05 38.7                UEW038587
         K17V15D KC2017 11 15.91788 03 04 45.91 +04 05 47.9          19.5 RUEW038587
         K17V15D KC2017 11 15.96735 03 05 26.58 +04 11 11.2          19.7 VqEW038I93
         K17V15D KC2017 11 15.97038 03 05 28.95 +04 11 30.8          19.6 VqEW038I93
         K17V15D KC2017 11 15.97367 03 05 31.52 +04 11 52.4          19.7 VqEW038I93
         K17V15D KC2017 11 16.04099 03 06 23.43 +04 19 00.9                UEW038204
         K17V15D KC2017 11 16.05137 03 06 31.67 +04 20 07.4          19.8 GUEW038204
         K17V15D KC2017 11 16.06190 03 06 40.12 +04 21 14.2                UEW038204
         K17V15D KC2017 11 16.16346003 08 14.74 +04 32 22.7          20.0 VuEW038H21
         K17V15D KC2017 11 16.16944903 08 19.40 +04 33 01.2          20.0 VuEW038H21
         K17V15D KC2017 11 16.17734503 08 25.54 +04 33 51.6          20.0 VuEW038H21
         K17V15D  C2017 11 16.25072 03 09 26.51 +04 41 59.0          19.6 GUEW038I52
         K17V15D  C2017 11 16.25114 03 09 26.83 +04 42 01.6          19.4 GUEW038I52
         K17V15D  C2017 11 16.25226 03 09 27.69 +04 42 08.6          19.7 GUEW038I52
         K17V15D  C2017 11 16.25268 03 09 28.01 +04 42 11.3          19.6 GUEW038I52
         K17V15D KC2017 11 16.87300 03 18 01.78 +05 46 16.9          19.6 RtEW038Z84
         K17V15D KC2017 11 16.87589 03 18 03.94 +05 46 34.5          19.2 RtEW038Z84
         K17V15D KC2017 11 16.88307 03 18 06.98 +05 47 02.4          19.5  UEW038K63
         K17V15D KC2017 11 16.88359 03 18 09.79 +05 47 22.1          19.4 RtEW038Z84
         K17V15D KC2017 11 16.88838 03 18 11.03 +05 47 34.9          19.0  UEW038K63
         K17V15D KC2017 11 16.89225 03 18 13.94 +05 47 58.6          19.0  UEW038K63
         K17V15D KC2017 11 16.91994 03 18 34.70 +05 50 48.0          19.4 RUEW038104
         K17V15D KC2017 11 16.92461 03 18 38.22 +05 51 16.7          19.4 RUEW038104
         K17V15D KC2017 11 16.92877 03 18 41.33 +05 51 41.9          19.2 RUEW038104
         K17V15D KC2017 11 16.97623 03 19 16.45 +05 56 24.8          20.3 VqEW038595
         K17V15D KC2017 11 16.97713 03 19 17.12 +05 56 30.4          20.0 VqEW038595
         K17V15D KC2017 11 17.06154 03 20 22.85 +06 04 45.9                UEW038J95
         K17V15D KC2017 11 17.06564 03 20 25.99 +06 05 10.7                UEW038J95
         K17V15D KC2017 11 17.06968 03 20 29.07 +06 05 34.4          19.7 GUEW038J95
         K17V15D  C2017 11 17.20674 03 22 27.30 +06 20 05.2          19.4 GUEW038I52
         K17V15D  C2017 11 17.20716 03 22 27.65 +06 20 07.9          19.3 GUEW038I52
         K17V15D  C2017 11 17.20757 03 22 27.94 +06 20 10.2          19.3 GUEW038I52
         K17V15D  C2017 11 17.20799 03 22 28.24 +06 20 12.7          19.7 GUEW038I52
         K17V15D  C2017 11 17.38696 03 24 38.07 +06 37 55.9          19.7 RoEW038926
         K17V15D  C2017 11 17.38932 03 24 39.76 +06 38 09.5          19.9 RoEW038926
         K17V15D  C2017 11 17.39168 03 24 41.50 +06 38 23.0          19.8 RoEW038926
    
    Observer details:
    104 San Marcello Pistoiese.  Observers P. Bacci, M. Maestripieri.  Measurers
        P. Bacci, L. Tesi, G. Fagioli.  0.60-m f/4 reflector + CCD.
    204 Schiaparelli Observatory.  Observer L. Buzzi.  0.60-m f/4.64 reflector
        + CCD.
    474 Mount John Observatory, Lake Tekapo.  Observers A. C. Gilmore,
        P. M. Kilmartin.  Measurer P. M. Kilmartin.  1.0-m f/7.7 reflector + CCD.
    587 Sormano.  Observers A. Fumagalli, F. Manca, P. Sicoli, A. Testa.  Measurer
        P. Sicoli.  0.5-m f/6.8 reflector + CCD.
    595 Farra d'Isonzo.  Observers E. Pettarin, F. Piani.  Measurer E. Pettarin.
        0.61-m f/4.0 reflector + CCD.
    703 Catalina Sky Survey.  Observer R. A. Kowalski.  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.  0.68-m Schmidt + 10K CCD.
    926 Tenagra II Observatory.  Observers M. Schwartz, P. R. Holvorcem.  Measurer
        M. Schwartz.  0.81-m f/7 Ritchey-Chretien + 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.  0.76-m f/3.0
        astrograph + CCD.
    I52 Steward Observatory, Mt. Lemmon Station.  Observers G. J. Leonard,
        R. G. Matheny.  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.
    I93 St Pardon de Conques.  Observer F. Losse.  0.40-m f/3.7 reflector + CCD.
    J95 Great Shefford.  Observer P. Birtwhistle.  0.40-m f/6.0 Schmidt-Cassegrain
        + CCD.
    K63 G. Pascoli Observatory, Castelvecchio Pascoli.  Observer R. Bacci.  0.40-m
        f/3.2 Newtonian reflector + CCD.
    Z84 Calar Alto-Schmidt.  Observer E. Schwab.  Measurers E. Schwab, M. Micheli,
        D. Koschny.  0.8-m f/3 Schmidt + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2017 VD15                                                Earth MOID = 0.0353 AU
    Epoch 2017 Sept. 4.0 TT = JDT 2458000.5                 MPC
    M 335.68946              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.39578262     Peri.  313.97823     +0.76520109     -0.64354419
    a   1.8372358      Node    86.08667     +0.59566669     +0.69721832
    e   0.4422892      Incl.    1.02443     +0.24423039     +0.31581243
    P   2.49           H   25.7           G   0.15           U   6
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    171115 703  0.3+  0.8-    171115 587  0.1+  0.2-    171116 K63  0.0   0.0
    171115 703  0.8-  0.7+    171115 I93  0.6+  0.2-    171116 K63  0.1-  0.0
    171115 703  0.7-  0.1+    171115 I93  0.3+  0.1-    171116 104  0.1-  0.1+
    171115 703  0.5+  0.5+    171115 I93  0.1-  0.2+    171116 104  0.2+  0.3+
    171115 I52  0.3+  0.3-    171116 204  0.0   0.2+    171116 104  0.2+  0.2+
    171115 I52  0.3+  0.1+    171116 204  0.4-  0.4+    171116 595  0.6+  0.1-
    171115 I52  0.1-  0.0     171116 204  0.2+  0.0     171116 595  0.5+  0.0
    171115 I52  0.5+  0.2-    171116 H21  0.0   0.3-    171117 J95  0.6-  0.0
    171115 H01  0.2-  0.1-    171116 H21  0.1-  0.1-    171117 J95  0.0   0.2+
    171115 H01  0.1-  0.0     171116 H21  0.2-  0.3-    171117 J95  0.4+  0.2-
    171115 H01  0.0   0.2+    171116 I52  0.1-  0.0     171117 I52  0.6-  0.3-
    171115 H01  0.1-  0.0     171116 I52  0.2-  0.1-    171117 I52  0.1+  0.1-
    171115 474  0.2-  0.0     171116 I52  0.2-  0.2-    171117 I52  0.1-  0.3-
    171115 474  0.4-  0.4+    171116 I52  0.2-  0.2-    171117 I52  0.2-  0.3-
    171115 474  0.0   0.1+    171116 Z84  0.5+  0.1+    171117 926  0.4+  0.5+
    171115 474  0.2-  0.0     171116 Z84  0.1-  0.1-    171117 926  0.1-  0.4+
    171115 587  0.8+  0.1-    171116 K63  0.7-  0.1+    171117 926  0.2+  0.1+
    171115 587  0.6+  0.1-    171116 Z84  0.1+  0.0
    
    Ephemeris:
    2017 VD15                a,e,i = 1.84, 0.44, 1                   q = 1.0246
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2017 10 18    22 04 37.2 -23 34 21   0.08883 1.0433   119.7    56.1    22.6
    ...
    2017 11 02    23 42 10.4 -18 28 54   0.05256 1.0250   127.3    50.3    21.2
    ...
    2017 11 10    01 33 10.1 -07 20 24   0.04267 1.0265   147.5    31.3    20.2
    ...
    2017 11 16    03 05 52.9 +04 16 41   0.04541 1.0329   164.9    14.5    19.9
    2017 11 17    03 19 36.5 +06 00 44   0.04676 1.0344   166.9    12.5    19.9
    2017 11 18    03 32 35.2 +07 37 55   0.04834 1.0360   168.5    11.0    19.9
    ...
    2017 11 24    04 34 11.2 +14 52 31   0.06157 1.0480   169.8     9.7    20.4
    ...
    2017 12 02    05 21 43.1 +19 48 52   0.08588 1.0701   168.3    10.8    21.2
    ...
    2017 12 17    05 58 21.6 +23 25 50   0.1443  1.1280   175.4     4.0    22.1
    
    A. U. Tomatic                (C) Copyright 2017 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2017-W38
    

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