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    M.P.E.C. 2017-X128                               Issued 2017 Dec. 14, 16:40 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 XV2
    
    Observations:
         K17X02V* C2017 12 12.43175 07 19 33.118+24 42 27.37         19.6 wUEX128F51
         K17X02V  C2017 12 12.44213 07 19 34.417+24 42 34.14         19.6 wUEX128F51
         K17X02V  C2017 12 12.45257 07 19 35.719+24 42 40.93         19.7 wUEX128F51
         K17X02V  C2017 12 12.46305 07 19 37.025+24 42 47.61         19.8 wUEX128F51
         K17X02V  C2017 12 13.19558 07 21 14.45 +24 50 07.6          19.1 VSEX128033
         K17X02V  C2017 12 13.19788 07 21 14.75 +24 50 08.9          19.0 VSEX128033
         K17X02V  C2017 12 13.20017 07 21 15.02 +24 50 10.0          19.3 VSEX128033
         K17X02V  C2017 12 13.22015 07 21 17.64 +24 50 21.8          19.3 VSEX128033
         K17X02V  C2017 12 13.22245 07 21 17.94 +24 50 23.2          19.4 VSEX128033
         K17X02V  C2017 12 13.22475 07 21 18.25 +24 50 24.4          19.3 VSEX128033
         K17X02V  C2017 12 13.39232 07 21 41.93 +24 52 22.4          19.1 GUEX128I52
         K17X02V  C2017 12 13.39820 07 21 42.62 +24 52 25.9          19.1 GUEX128I52
         K17X02V  C2017 12 13.40415 07 21 43.36 +24 52 29.2                UEX128I52
         K17X02V  C2017 12 13.41020 07 21 44.09 +24 52 33.4                UEX128I52
         K17X02V  C2017 12 13.44644 07 21 48.59 +24 52 55.5          19.6 VoEX128691
         K17X02V  C2017 12 13.46223 07 21 50.55 +24 53 05.0          19.6 VoEX128691
         K17X02V  C2017 12 13.47802 07 21 52.49 +24 53 14.7          19.6 VoEX128691
         K17X02V  C2017 12 14.27569 07 23 41.10 +25 01 33.0          19.6 GUEX128I52
         K17X02V  C2017 12 14.27746 07 23 41.34 +25 01 34.5          19.6 GUEX128I52
         K17X02V  C2017 12 14.27975 07 23 41.60 +25 01 35.8          19.4 GUEX128I52
         K17X02V  C2017 12 14.28435 07 23 42.21 +25 01 39.8                UEX128I52
         K17X02V  C2017 12 14.30337 07 23 44.53 +25 01 51.6          19.2 RoEX128926
         K17X02V  C2017 12 14.31800 07 23 46.32 +25 02 01.7          19.0 RoEX128926
         K17X02V  C2017 12 14.32802 07 23 47.56 +25 02 08.2          19.1 RoEX128926
         K17X02V  C2017 12 14.34525 07 23 49.71 +25 02 18.6          19.1 GUEX128703
         K17X02V  C2017 12 14.35050 07 23 50.32 +25 02 22.0          19.0 GUEX128703
         K17X02V  C2017 12 14.35574 07 23 50.96 +25 02 25.5          18.7 GUEX128703
         K17X02V HC2017 12 14.36212 07 23 51.73 +25 02 30.1                oEX128691
         K17X02V HC2017 12 14.37461 07 23 53.27 +25 02 37.6                oEX128691
         K17X02V HC2017 12 14.38835 07 23 54.93 +25 02 46.6                oEX128691
    
    Observer details:
    033 Karl Schwarzschild Observatory, Tautenburg.  Observers C. Hoegner,
        B. Stecklum.  Measurer B. Stecklum.  1.34-m f/3 Schmidt + CCD.
    691 Steward Observatory, Kitt Peak.  Observer M. T. Read.  0.9-m f/3 reflector
        + CCD.
    703 Catalina Sky Survey.  Observer E. J. Christensen.  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.  0.68-m Schmidt + 10K CCD.
    926 Tenagra II Observatory.  Observers M. Schwartz, P. R. Holvorcem.  Measurer
        M. Schwartz.  0.81-m f/7 Ritchey-Chretien + 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.
    I52 Steward Observatory, Mt. Lemmon Station.  Observer E. J. Christensen.
        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 XV2                                                 Earth MOID = 0.2826 AU
    Epoch 2017 Sept. 4.0 TT = JDT 2458000.5                 MPC
    M 338.83518              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.19357621     Peri.   18.02948     -0.09531937     -0.99340237
    a   2.9596116      Node    77.47736     +0.90507448     -0.11315627
    e   0.5729153      Incl.    3.74515     +0.41443264     +0.01863842
    P   5.09           H   20.5           G   0.15           U   7
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    171212 F51  0.1-  0.0     171213 I52  0.4+  0.2+    171214 I52  0.2+  0.8+
    171212 F51  0.1-  0.0     171213 I52  0.0   0.0     171214 926  0.3-  0.4-
    171212 F51  0.1-  0.0     171213 I52  0.1+  0.3-    171214 926  0.4-  0.1+
    171212 F51  0.1-  0.1-    171213 I52  0.2-  0.1+    171214 926  0.2-  0.0
    171213 033  0.1+  0.1+    171213 691  0.2-  0.1-    171214 703  0.5+  0.3-
    171213 033  0.1+  0.1+    171213 691  0.1-  0.1-    171214 703  0.1+  0.2-
    171213 033  0.3-  0.2-    171213 691  0.5-  0.2+    171214 703  0.2+  0.1-
    171213 033  0.0   0.1-    171214 I52  0.2-  0.2-    171214 691  0.3-  0.2+
    171213 033  0.1-  0.0     171214 I52  0.0   0.1+    171214 691  0.0   0.2-
    171213 033  0.1+  0.1-    171214 I52  0.3-  0.1-    171214 691  0.1-  0.2+
    
    Ephemeris:
    2017 XV2                 a,e,i = 2.96, 0.57, 4                   q = 1.2640
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2017 11 14    06 09 51.2 +20 32 56   0.4231  1.3385   139.2    28.9    20.5
    ...
    2017 11 29    06 47 22.5 +22 31 27   0.3516  1.2924   145.8    25.4    20.0
    ...
    2017 12 07    07 06 53.3 +23 47 11   0.3254  1.2764   149.5    23.0    19.7
    ...
    2017 12 13    07 20 49.0 +24 48 20   0.3111  1.2686   152.5    21.0    19.5
    2017 12 14    07 23 03.2 +24 58 46   0.3091  1.2677   153.0    20.6    19.5
    2017 12 15    07 25 15.7 +25 09 14   0.3073  1.2669   153.5    20.3    19.5
    ...
    2017 12 21    07 37 51.4 +26 12 08   0.2991  1.2641   156.7    17.9    19.3
    ...
    2017 12 29    07 52 40.3 +27 32 26   0.2952  1.2663   161.2    14.5    19.2
    ...
    2018 01 13    08 13 39.3 +29 28 18   0.3096  1.2885   168.6     8.7    19.1
    
    A. U. Tomatic                (C) Copyright 2017 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2017-X128
    

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