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    M.P.E.C. 2017-W55                                Issued 2017 Nov. 19, 18:01 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 VL15
    
    Observations:
         K17V15L* C2017 11 13.38245 03 35 13.082-00 01 19.47         21.9 wLEW055F51
         K17V15L  C2017 11 13.39499 03 35 11.901-00 01 32.46         22.0 wLEW055F51
         K17V15L  C2017 11 13.40762 03 35 10.705-00 01 45.61         22.4 wLEW055F51
         K17V15L  C2017 11 13.42024 03 35 09.496-00 01 58.75         21.9 wLEW055F51
         K17V15L |C2017 11 15.20611 03 32 25.42 -00 32 38.9          21.9 VuEW055807
         K17V15L |C2017 11 15.21587 03 32 24.44 -00 32 49.7          22.0 VuEW055807
         K17V15L |C2017 11 15.22536 03 32 23.50 -00 32 59.6          21.9 VuEW055807
         K17V15L KC2017 11 15.27151 03 32 19.45 -00 34 00.9                oEW055291
         K17V15L KC2017 11 15.27788 03 32 18.83 -00 34 07.8                oEW055291
         K17V15L KC2017 11 15.28424 03 32 18.20 -00 34 14.2                oEW055291
         K17V15L _C2017 11 15.40798103 32 06.601-00 36 19.68         21.5 GUEW055568
         K17V15L _C2017 11 15.40892403 32 06.508-00 36 20.65         21.6 GUEW055568
         K17V15L _C2017 11 15.40986703 32 06.414-00 36 21.62         21.6 GUEW055568
         K17V15L KC2017 11 16.28807 03 30 42.83 -00 51 29.9          21.7 RoEW055291
         K17V15L KC2017 11 16.29851 03 30 41.80 -00 51 41.4          22.4 RoEW055291
         K17V15L KC2017 11 16.30896 03 30 40.73 -00 51 51.8          21.7 RoEW055291
         K17V15L KC2017 11 17.25270503 29 09.13 -01 08 03.5          22.5 VuEW055H21
         K17V15L KC2017 11 17.26031803 29 08.40 -01 08 10.2          22.5 VuEW055H21
         K17V15L KC2017 11 17.26788003 29 07.64 -01 08 18.5          22.4 VuEW055H21
    
    Observer details:
    291 LPL/Spacewatch II.  Observer A. F. Tubbiolo.  1.8-m f/2.7 reflector + CCD.
    568 Mauna Kea.  Observers R. J. Wainscoat, L. Wells.  Measurers M. Micheli,
        R. J. Wainscoat.  3.6-m Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope + CCD.
    807 Cerro Tololo.  Observers T. Linder, R. Holmes.  0.61-m f/6.5 astrograph
        + 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.
    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, 1.3-m f/4.0 astrograph + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2017 VL15                                                Earth MOID = 0.0733 AU
    Epoch 2017 Sept. 4.0 TT = JDT 2458000.5                 MPC
    M 287.41789              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.37952479     Peri.  351.66547     -0.93339939     -0.35740991
    a   1.8893364      Node   167.25170     +0.33702362     -0.90377707
    e   0.5228027      Incl.    8.33702     +0.12320985     -0.23546799
    P   2.60           H   21.1           G   0.15           U   8
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    171113 F51  0.1-  0.0     171115 291  0.4-  0.1+    171116 291  0.2+  0.2-
    171113 F51  0.0   0.0     171115 291  0.3-  0.3-    171116 291  0.0   0.2+
    171113 F51  0.1+  0.0     171115 291  0.3-  0.1-    171117 H21  0.6-  0.7-
    171113 F51  0.1-  0.0     171115 568  0.3+  0.1-    171117 H21  0.2+  0.4+
    171115 807  0.6+  0.5+    171115 568  0.3+  0.1-    171117 H21  0.4+  0.1-
    171115 807  0.3+  0.2-    171115 568  0.3+  0.1-
    171115 807  0.2+  0.3-    171116 291  0.2-  0.6+
    
    Ephemeris:
    2017 VL15                a,e,i = 1.89, 0.52, 8                   q = 0.9016
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2017 10 20    03 58 08.1 +06 23 55   0.8926  1.8026   145.3    18.3    23.1
    ...
    2017 11 04    03 47 21.3 +02 38 57   0.7359  1.6978   158.4    12.4    22.3
    ...
    2017 11 12    03 37 14.6 +00 22 42   0.6713  1.6400   161.4    11.1    22.0
    ...
    2017 11 18    03 27 55.7 -01 20 36   0.6321  1.5960   159.5    12.6    21.9
    2017 11 19    03 26 15.6 -01 37 31   0.6263  1.5886   158.8    13.0    21.9
    2017 11 20    03 24 33.9 -01 54 16   0.6208  1.5811   158.1    13.5    21.8
    ...
    2017 11 26    03 13 58.8 -03 30 02   0.5920  1.5363   152.4    17.3    21.8
    ...
    2017 12 04    02 59 33.5 -05 18 20   0.5644  1.4758   142.9    23.7    21.8
    ...
    2017 12 19    02 36 16.5 -07 13 30   0.5374  1.3610   124.3    36.7    21.9
    
    A. U. Tomatic                (C) Copyright 2017 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2017-W55
    

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