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    M.P.E.C. 2017-W133                               Issued 2017 Nov. 24, 23:43 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 VG34
    
    Observations:
         K17V34G* C2017 11 15.29258 03 28 26.59 +19 35 41.7          22.1 GUEW133G96
         K17V34G  C2017 11 15.29775 03 28 28.21 +19 35 46.2          21.5 GUEW133G96
         K17V34G  C2017 11 15.30291 03 28 29.78 +19 35 50.6          21.9 GUEW133G96
         K17V34G  C2017 11 15.30809 03 28 31.45 +19 35 54.2          21.2 GUEW133G96
         K17V34G  C2017 11 15.46751 03 29 21.80 +19 37 55.1          21.5 GUEW133G96
         K17V34G  C2017 11 15.47319 03 29 23.60 +19 37 58.9          21.5 GUEW133G96
         K17V34G  C2017 11 15.47430 03 29 24.11 +19 37 59.8          21.5 GUEW133G96
         K17V34G  C2017 11 15.47540 03 29 24.29 +19 38 01.6          21.5 GUEW133G96
         K17V34G KC2017 11 16.19325203 33 29.15 +19 47 29.5          22.1 VuEW133H21
         K17V34G KC2017 11 16.20664403 33 33.25 +19 47 39.9          22.2 VuEW133H21
         K17V34G  C2017 11 16.21027403 33 35.80 +19 47 47.2          21.7 GUEW133H01
         K17V34G KC2017 11 16.21930403 33 37.10 +19 47 49.8          22.0 VuEW133H21
         K17V34G  C2017 11 16.22268503 33 39.59 +19 47 57.4          21.4 GUEW133H01
         K17V34G  C2017 11 16.23105703 33 42.14 +19 48 04.2          20.9 GUEW133H01
         K17V34G  C2017 11 16.27205 03 33 54.90 +19 48 38.6                UEW133I52
         K17V34G  C2017 11 16.28355 03 33 58.28 +19 48 47.1                UEW133I52
         K17V34G  C2017 11 16.29099 03 34 00.59 +19 48 53.1          21.8 GUEW133I52
         K17V34G  C2017 11 16.30239 03 34 04.01 +19 49 01.7          21.8 GUEW133I52
         K17V34G KC2017 11 23.41379 04 08 04.15 +20 53 55.6                oEW133291
         K17V34G KC2017 11 23.42312 04 08 06.27 +20 53 58.7                oEW133291
         K17V34G KC2017 11 23.43245 04 08 08.44 +20 54 01.7          22.0 RoEW133291
    
    Observer details:
    291 LPL/Spacewatch II.  Observer M. J. Brucker.  1.8-m f/2.7 reflector + 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.  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 VG34                                                Earth MOID = 0.1016 AU
    Epoch 2017 Sept. 4.0 TT = JDT 2458000.5                 MPC
    M 344.63155              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.26261170     Peri.  157.78817     +0.78360819     -0.62120055
    a   2.4150530      Node   240.61834     +0.56855726     +0.72242846
    e   0.5470250      Incl.    0.54256     +0.25040137     +0.30365605
    P   3.75           H   26.1           G   0.15           U   8
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    171115 G96  0.1+  0.1-    171115 G96  1.1-  1.1+    171116 I52  0.9+  0.1+
    171115 G96  0.2+  0.1+    171116 H21  0.6-  0.1+    171116 I52  0.4-  0.4-
    171115 G96  0.4-  0.2+    171116 H21  0.4-  0.2-    171116 I52  0.6+  0.1-
    171115 G96  0.4+  0.4-    171116 H01  0.0   0.1-    171116 I52  0.5+  0.2-
    171115 G96  0.1-  0.1+    171116 H21  0.5-  0.2-    171123 291  0.1-  0.3-
    171115 G96  0.7-  0.1-    171116 H01  0.0   0.1-    171123 291  0.2-  0.0
    171115 G96  1.4+  0.0     171116 H01  0.0   0.1-    171123 291  0.3+  0.3+
    
    Ephemeris:
    2017 VG34                a,e,i = 2.42, 0.55, 1                   q = 1.0940
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2017 10 25    01 07 08.7 +10 13 39   0.1056  1.0977   167.5    11.3    22.1
    ...
    2017 11 09    02 49 19.5 +17 43 10   0.1072  1.0977   178.1     1.7    21.7
    ...
    2017 11 17    03 37 50.1 +19 57 48   0.1212  1.1099   177.6     2.1    22.0
    ...
    2017 11 23    04 06 23.2 +20 51 34   0.1370  1.1244   177.0     2.6    22.3
    2017 11 24    04 10 29.2 +20 57 44   0.1400  1.1272   177.1     2.6    22.4
    2017 11 25    04 14 24.4 +21 03 17   0.1432  1.1302   177.2     2.5    22.4
    ...
    2017 12 01    04 34 30.9 +21 26 28   0.1642  1.1502   178.5     1.3    22.7
    ...
    2017 12 09    04 53 54.5 +21 41 19   0.1980  1.1828   177.7     2.0    23.2
    ...
    2017 12 24    05 16 45.4 +21 53 44   0.2803  1.2590   167.8     9.5    24.5
    
    A. U. Tomatic                (C) Copyright 2017 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2017-W133
    

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