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    M.P.E.C. 2017-W56                                Issued 2017 Nov. 19, 18:05 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 VM15
    
    Observations:
         K17V15M* C2017 11 15.11249 23 04 49.77 +18 27 52.6          21.1 GUEW056G96
         K17V15M  C2017 11 15.11821 23 04 52.10 +18 27 55.4          21.7 GUEW056G96
         K17V15M  C2017 11 15.12390 23 04 54.34 +18 27 57.8          21.3 GUEW056G96
         K17V15M  C2017 11 15.12961 23 04 56.58 +18 28 00.6          21.8 GUEW056G96
         K17V15M  C2017 11 15.15483823 05 06.48 +18 28 11.2          21.5 GUEW056H01
         K17V15M  C2017 11 15.15928523 05 08.24 +18 28 13.0          21.5 GUEW056H01
         K17V15M  C2017 11 15.16928623 05 12.20 +18 28 17.4          21.2 GUEW056H01
         K17V15M  C2017 11 15.17612623 05 14.89 +18 28 20.4          21.9 GUEW056H01
         K17V15M  C2017 11 15.17713 23 05 15.31 +18 28 22.6          21.8 GUEW056I52
         K17V15M  C2017 11 15.17989 23 05 16.42 +18 28 22.9          21.8 GUEW056I52
         K17V15M  C2017 11 15.18205 23 05 17.37 +18 28 24.2                UEW056I52
         K17V15M KC2017 11 16.04902923 10 58.66 +18 34 25.8          22.0 VuEW056H21
         K17V15M KC2017 11 16.05840523 11 02.20 +18 34 30.0          22.4 VuEW056H21
         K17V15M  C2017 11 16.10397 23 11 19.76 +18 34 49.2          22.0 GUEW056I52
         K17V15M  C2017 11 16.11103 23 11 22.38 +18 34 51.9          21.1 GUEW056I52
         K17V15M  C2017 11 16.11819 23 11 25.07 +18 34 54.7          21.6 GUEW056I52
         K17V15M  C2017 11 16.12540 23 11 27.87 +18 34 58.3                UEW056I52
         K17V15M KC2017 11 16.99523023 16 52.63 +18 40 07.9          22.2 VuEW056H21
         K17V15M KC2017 11 17.00392423 16 55.74 +18 40 11.2          22.1 VuEW056H21
         K17V15M KC2017 11 17.01478823 16 59.61 +18 40 15.0          22.3 VuEW056H21
         K17V15M  C2017 11 19.10444823 28 58.79 +18 50 13.1          21.1 GUEW056H01
         K17V15M  C2017 11 19.10786423 28 59.87 +18 50 13.8          21.1 GUEW056H01
         K17V15M  C2017 11 19.11848423 29 03.26 +18 50 16.2          21.5 GUEW056H01
         K17V15M  C2017 11 19.12641623 29 05.78 +18 50 18.3          21.8 GUEW056H01
    
    Observer details:
    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, 1.3-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.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2017 VM15                                                Earth MOID = 0.1119 AU
    Epoch 2017 Sept. 4.0 TT = JDT 2458000.5                 MPC
    M 357.73234              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.21684537     Peri.  346.76240     +0.50470151     +0.85886238
    a   2.7439063      Node   313.46897     -0.78068846     +0.41086901
    e   0.7757505      Incl.    6.91362     -0.36851310     +0.30584649
    P   4.55           H   21.7           G   0.15           U   9
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    171115 G96  0.6-  0.3-    171115 I52  0.8-  0.9+    171116 I52  1.4+  0.6+
    171115 G96  0.3+  0.1-    171115 I52  0.5-  0.0     171116 H21  0.5-  0.6-
    171115 G96  0.2+  0.3-    171115 I52  0.9+  0.3+    171117 H21  0.5-  0.4-
    171115 G96  0.1-  0.1-    171116 H21  0.3+  0.3+    171117 H21  0.6-  0.3-
    171115 H01  0.0   0.0     171116 H21  0.5+  0.9+    171119 H01  0.1+  0.2+
    171115 H01  0.0   0.2-    171116 I52  0.1+  0.2-    171119 H01  0.0   0.1+
    171115 H01  0.1+  0.2-    171116 I52  0.2-  0.3-    171119 H01  0.1+  0.1-
    171115 H01  0.1-  0.2-    171116 I52  0.1-  0.2-    171119 H01  0.1+  0.1+
    
    Ephemeris:
    2017 VM15                a,e,i = 2.74, 0.78, 7                   q = 0.6153
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2017 10 20    17 37 51.1 -01 36 05   0.2536  0.8966    60.0   105.8    22.4
    ...
    2017 11 04    21 19 14.9 +14 48 01   0.2631  1.0856   103.9    62.5    21.2
    ...
    2017 11 12    22 41 50.7 +17 57 31   0.3464  1.1876   116.9    48.0    21.6
    ...
    2017 11 18    23 22 48.1 +18 45 28   0.4267  1.2634   121.2    42.0    22.0
    2017 11 19    23 28 24.3 +18 49 53   0.4412  1.2760   121.6    41.3    22.1
    2017 11 20    23 33 43.7 +18 53 38   0.4558  1.2885   121.9    40.6    22.1
    ...
    2017 11 26    00 00 52.2 +19 07 25   0.5484  1.3631   122.6    37.6    22.6
    ...
    2017 12 04    00 28 15.1 +19 16 11   0.6819  1.4608   121.3    35.2    23.1
    ...
    2017 12 19    01 05 41.7 +19 34 32   0.9569  1.6378   115.1    33.0    24.1
    
    A. U. Tomatic                (C) Copyright 2017 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2017-W56
    

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