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    M.P.E.C. 2017-W41                                Issued 2017 Nov. 17, 16:47 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 VG15
    
    Observations:
         K17V15G* C2017 11 15.33510 04 40 43.67 +15 16 15.3          20.7 GUEW041G96
         K17V15G  C2017 11 15.34173 04 40 40.85 +15 15 29.7          20.4 GUEW041G96
         K17V15G  C2017 11 15.34841 04 40 38.01 +15 14 43.5          20.2 GUEW041G96
         K17V15G  C2017 11 15.35505 04 40 35.22 +15 13 58.0          21.0 GUEW041G96
         K17V15G  C2017 11 15.40881504 40 12.16 +15 07 43.6          20.3 GUEW041H01
         K17V15G  C2017 11 15.41358504 40 10.16 +15 07 10.5          20.8 GUEW041H01
         K17V15G  C2017 11 15.42156204 40 06.80 +15 06 15.1          20.2 GUEW041H01
         K17V15G  C2017 11 15.43004104 40 03.24 +15 05 16.0          20.1 GUEW041H01
         K17V15G  C2017 11 16.29788804 34 22.84 +13 23 34.7          20.2 GUEW041H01
         K17V15G  C2017 11 16.30454704 34 19.96 +13 22 47.2          20.2 GUEW041H01
         K17V15G  C2017 11 16.31131604 34 17.02 +13 21 58.9          20.3 GUEW041H01
         K17V15G  C2017 11 16.31891704 34 13.70 +13 21 04.6          20.4 GUEW041H01
         K17V15G  C2017 11 16.34405 04 34 03.12 +13 18 06.8          20.4 GUEW041I52
         K17V15G  C2017 11 16.34501 04 34 02.69 +13 17 59.8          20.4 GUEW041I52
         K17V15G  C2017 11 16.34598 04 34 02.27 +13 17 52.7          19.9 GUEW041I52
         K17V15G  C2017 11 16.34694 04 34 01.85 +13 17 45.8          20.1 GUEW041I52
         K17V15G  C2017 11 17.27703 04 27 44.92 +11 24 28.2          20.7 GUEW041I52
         K17V15G  C2017 11 17.27799 04 27 44.50 +11 24 21.2          20.5 GUEW041I52
         K17V15G  C2017 11 17.27895 04 27 44.09 +11 24 14.4          20.4 GUEW041I52
         K17V15G  C2017 11 17.27991 04 27 43.65 +11 24 07.0          20.1 GUEW041I52
         K17V15G  C2017 11 17.43314 04 26 35.36 +11 05 04.8          20.4 RoEW041926
         K17V15G  C2017 11 17.43613 04 26 34.03 +11 04 42.2          20.5 RoEW041926
         K17V15G  C2017 11 17.43914 04 26 32.72 +11 04 19.8          20.4 RoEW041926
    
    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.
    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.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2017 VG15                                                Earth MOID = 0.0861 AU
    Epoch 2017 Sept. 4.0 TT = JDT 2458000.5                 MPC
    M 107.69432              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   1.26449745     Peri.  352.18139     -0.72459540     +0.67359818
    a   0.8469493      Node   231.22786     -0.62176270     -0.73013340
    e   0.2872933      Incl.   10.77041     -0.29727540     -0.11476373
    P   0.78           H   24.7           G   0.15           U   8
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    171115 G96  0.2+  0.2+    171116 H01  0.2-  0.1-    171117 I52  0.2-  0.2-
    171115 G96  0.0   0.1+    171116 H01  0.0   0.0     171117 I52  0.1-  0.1-
    171115 G96  0.1-  0.2-    171116 H01  0.0   0.0     171117 I52  0.2+  0.2+
    171115 G96  0.2+  0.0     171116 H01  0.2-  0.1+    171117 I52  0.0   0.1-
    171115 H01  0.1-  0.1-    171116 I52  0.2+  0.2+    171117 926  0.0   0.0
    171115 H01  0.0   0.1-    171116 I52  0.1+  0.1+    171117 926  0.1-  0.0
    171115 H01  0.1-  0.0     171116 I52  0.1+  0.0     171117 926  0.2+  0.2+
    171115 H01  0.1-  0.1-    171116 I52  0.1+  0.0
    
    Ephemeris:
    2017 VG15                a,e,i = 0.85, 0.29, 11                  q = 0.6036
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2017 10 18    06 13 54.8 +41 01 50   0.2012  1.0841   110.7    59.3    23.5
    ...
    2017 11 02    05 45 54.9 +32 55 07   0.1394  1.0901   131.8    42.7    22.3
    ...
    2017 11 10    05 12 08.5 +24 08 34   0.1114  1.0868   148.4    28.5    21.4
    ...
    2017 11 16    04 36 21.2 +13 59 32   0.09652 1.0813   162.2    16.2    20.7
    2017 11 17    04 29 37.1 +11 59 16   0.09479 1.0801   163.8    14.8    20.6
    2017 11 18    04 22 42.6 +09 54 33   0.09330 1.0789   164.8    13.9    20.5
    ...
    2017 11 24    03 39 04.7 -03 22 36   0.08996 1.0700   155.7    22.3    20.7
    ...
    2017 12 02    02 43 03.6 -18 58 55   0.09956 1.0541   131.1    44.8    21.5
    ...
    2017 12 17    01 29 22.7 -33 59 15   0.1398  1.0123    97.7    74.5    23.1
    
    A. U. Tomatic                (C) Copyright 2017 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2017-W41
    

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