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    M.P.E.C. 2017-W59                                Issued 2017 Nov. 19, 18:22 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 WQ
    
    Observations:
         K17W00Q* C2017 11 16.24117 02 23 53.08 +08 28 39.5          21.6 GUEW059G96
         K17W00Q  C2017 11 16.24638 02 23 51.97 +08 28 52.6          20.5 GUEW059G96
         K17W00Q  C2017 11 16.25163 02 23 50.92 +08 29 06.3          21.0 GUEW059G96
         K17W00Q  C2017 11 16.25682 02 23 49.85 +08 29 19.5          21.0 GUEW059G96
         K17W00Q  C2017 11 16.32538 02 23 35.88 +08 32 12.5          20.5 GUEW059I52
         K17W00Q  C2017 11 16.32614 02 23 35.71 +08 32 14.2          20.4 GUEW059I52
         K17W00Q  C2017 11 16.32690 02 23 35.58 +08 32 15.6          20.4 GUEW059I52
         K17W00Q  C2017 11 17.15722 02 20 55.12 +09 07 12.8          21.5 GUEW059I52
         K17W00Q  C2017 11 17.15890 02 20 54.83 +09 07 17.2          21.2 GUEW059I52
         K17W00Q  C2017 11 17.16056 02 20 54.45 +09 07 22.0          21.1 GUEW059I52
         K17W00Q  C2017 11 17.16224 02 20 54.11 +09 07 25.5          21.4 GUEW059I52
         K17W00Q  C2017 11 18.21516 02 17 31.43 +09 51 33.7          21.7 GUEW059I52
         K17W00Q  C2017 11 18.21765 02 17 30.92 +09 51 39.9          21.3 GUEW059I52
         K17W00Q  C2017 11 18.22017 02 17 30.45 +09 51 46.0          20.7 GUEW059I52
         K17W00Q  C2017 11 18.22266 02 17 30.00 +09 51 52.8          20.9 GUEW059I52
         K17W00Q  C2017 11 18.32799 02 17 09.05 +09 56 16.7          20.6 RoEW059926
         K17W00Q  C2017 11 18.33655 02 17 07.33 +09 56 38.6          20.5 RoEW059926
         K17W00Q  C2017 11 19.12995 02 14 39.33 +10 29 39.8          21.0 GUEW059I52
         K17W00Q  C2017 11 19.13581 02 14 38.26 +10 29 56.0          20.4 GUEW059I52
         K17W00Q  C2017 11 19.13876 02 14 37.68 +10 30 04.0          22.1 GUEW059I52
    
    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.
    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 WQ                                                  Earth MOID = 0.2734 AU
    Epoch 2017 Sept. 4.0 TT = JDT 2458000.5                 MPC
    M 199.28320              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.65725406     Peri.  113.43559     -0.91536004     -0.26220633
    a   1.3101284      Node    52.79768     +0.03938447     -0.81355533
    e   0.0456035      Incl.   22.55806     +0.40070546     -0.51901403
    P   1.50           H   22.0           G   0.15           U   8
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    171116 G96  0.1+  0.1-    171117 I52  0.4-  0.1-    171118 I52  0.6+  0.2-
    171116 G96  0.6-  0.2-    171117 I52  0.3+  0.1+    171118 926  0.2+  0.2-
    171116 G96  0.2-  0.2+    171117 I52  0.4-  0.7+    171118 926  0.2-  0.3+
    171116 G96  0.3-  0.3+    171117 I52  0.4-  0.1-    171119 I52  0.5-  0.9-
    171116 I52  0.5+  0.2+    171118 I52  0.3-  0.4-    171119 I52  0.5+  0.6+
    171116 I52  0.3+  0.0     171118 I52  0.6-  0.5-    171119 I52  0.4+  1.2+
    171116 I52  0.7+  0.5-    171118 I52  0.1-  0.7-
    
    Ephemeris:
    2017 WQ                  a,e,i = 1.31, 0.05, 23                  q = 1.2504
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2017 10 20    03 45 41.2 -07 27 49   0.4123  1.3504   143.7    25.9    21.9
    ...
    2017 11 04    03 04 50.3 +00 08 20   0.3620  1.3425   163.3    12.3    21.2
    ...
    2017 11 12    02 38 02.4 +05 29 58   0.3560  1.3379   165.8    10.5    21.1
    ...
    2017 11 18    02 18 12.4 +09 42 42   0.3624  1.3342   159.6    15.0    21.3
    2017 11 19    02 15 03.0 +10 24 24   0.3644  1.3336   158.2    15.9    21.3
    2017 11 20    02 11 57.2 +11 05 49   0.3666  1.3330   156.9    16.9    21.3
    ...
    2017 11 26    01 54 55.2 +15 05 04   0.3844  1.3292   148.2    23.0    21.6
    ...
    2017 12 04    01 37 15.0 +19 50 48   0.4190  1.3240   137.2    30.4    22.0
    ...
    2017 12 19    01 20 45.3 +27 01 31   0.5054  1.3139   120.4    40.2    22.7
    
    A. U. Tomatic                (C) Copyright 2017 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2017-W59
    

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