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    M.P.E.C. 2017-W62                                Issued 2017 Nov. 19, 18:34 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 WU
    
    Observations:
         K17W00U* C2017 11 16.30405 04 00 50.83 +10 25 09.2          20.1 GUEW062G96
         K17W00U  C2017 11 16.30924 04 00 51.81 +10 24 50.1          21.1 GUEW062G96
         K17W00U  C2017 11 16.31447 04 00 52.74 +10 24 30.6          21.2 GUEW062G96
         K17W00U  C2017 11 16.32418 04 00 54.53 +10 23 54.4          20.9 GUEW062G96
         K17W00U  C2017 11 16.43120 04 01 14.08 +10 17 08.0                UEW062I52
         K17W00U  C2017 11 16.43196 04 01 14.22 +10 17 04.3          21.1 GUEW062I52
         K17W00U  C2017 11 16.43272 04 01 14.36 +10 17 02.3          21.1 GUEW062I52
         K17W00U  C2017 11 17.26048 04 04 01.20 +09 24 32.5          21.5 GUEW062I52
         K17W00U  C2017 11 17.26213 04 04 01.50 +09 24 26.1          21.2 GUEW062I52
         K17W00U  C2017 11 17.26379 04 04 01.80 +09 24 19.8          21.4 GUEW062I52
         K17W00U  C2017 11 17.26545 04 04 02.13 +09 24 13.8          20.9 GUEW062I52
         K17W00U KC2017 11 17.28326904 04 04.37 +09 23 00.6          21.4 VuEW062H21
         K17W00U KC2017 11 17.28829704 04 05.31 +09 22 41.2          21.8 VuEW062H21
         K17W00U KC2017 11 17.29736404 04 06.99 +09 22 06.3          21.6 VuEW062H21
         K17W00U  C2017 11 17.30668904 04 09.49 +09 21 34.4          20.9 GUEW062H01
         K17W00U  C2017 11 17.31251204 04 10.56 +09 21 12.2          21.0 GUEW062H01
         K17W00U  C2017 11 17.31745904 04 11.46 +09 20 53.2          20.8 GUEW062H01
         K17W00U  C2017 11 17.32805304 04 13.39 +09 20 12.6          20.9 GUEW062H01
         K17W00U  C2017 11 17.39560 04 04 25.93 +09 15 55.0          21.0 RoEW062926
         K17W00U  C2017 11 17.40375 04 04 27.40 +09 15 23.3          21.1 RoEW062926
         K17W00U  C2017 11 17.41191 04 04 28.91 +09 14 52.0          21.1 RoEW062926
         K17W00U  C2017 11 18.42081 04 07 50.18 +08 09 51.5          20.6 RoEW062926
         K17W00U  C2017 11 18.42894 04 07 51.73 +08 09 18.7          21.0 RoEW062926
         K17W00U  C2017 11 18.43708 04 07 53.23 +08 08 48.0          20.9 RoEW062926
    
    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.
    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.
    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 WU                                                  Earth MOID = 0.1836 AU
    Epoch 2017 Sept. 4.0 TT = JDT 2458000.5                 MPC
    M 336.76237              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.24326782     Peri.  210.31010     +0.23494486     -0.96206370
    a   2.5414385      Node   226.49929     +0.92577821     +0.26496066
    e   0.5478788      Incl.   11.02266     +0.29620200     -0.06503295
    P   4.05           H   23.9           G   0.15           U   8
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    171116 G96  0.6-  0.6-    171117 I52  0.0   0.0     171117 H01  0.1+  0.1-
    171116 G96  0.1-  0.1-    171117 I52  0.1-  0.0     171117 H01  0.0   0.1-
    171116 G96  0.3-  0.1+    171117 I52  0.3+  0.4+    171117 926  0.3+  0.3+
    171116 G96  0.1+  0.6+    171117 H21  0.0   0.2+    171117 926  0.2-  0.1+
    171116 I52  0.2+  0.0     171117 H21  0.2+  0.1+    171117 926  0.2-  0.3+
    171116 I52  0.1+  0.8-    171117 H21  0.3+  0.0     171118 926  0.3-  0.1+
    171116 I52  0.1+  0.1+    171117 H01  0.1+  0.2-    171118 926  0.1+  0.9-
    171117 I52  0.0   0.1+    171117 H01  0.2+  0.1-    171118 926  0.3-  0.3+
    
    Ephemeris:
    2017 WU                  a,e,i = 2.54, 0.55, 11                  q = 1.1490
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2017 10 20    02 45 25.7 +28 38 11   0.3111  1.2860   155.8    18.5    22.9
    ...
    2017 11 04    03 22 46.8 +21 22 44   0.2315  1.2187   167.4    10.2    21.8
    ...
    2017 11 12    03 46 54.7 +14 44 06   0.2035  1.1910   170.3     8.0    21.4
    ...
    2017 11 18    04 06 27.5 +08 37 26   0.1901  1.1744   166.7    11.2    21.3
    2017 11 19    04 09 47.7 +07 32 34   0.1886  1.1721   165.8    12.0    21.3
    2017 11 20    04 13 08.9 +06 27 03   0.1872  1.1698   164.7    12.9    21.4
    ...
    2017 11 26    04 33 24.5 -00 09 13   0.1830  1.1586   158.0    18.6    21.5
    ...
    2017 12 04    04 59 51.4 -08 14 45   0.1870  1.1503   149.2    26.0    21.7
    ...
    2017 12 19    05 42 52.0 -18 08 05   0.2174  1.1557   138.4    34.4    22.3
    
    A. U. Tomatic                (C) Copyright 2017 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2017-W62
    

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