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    M.P.E.C. 2017-X135                               Issued 2017 Dec. 15, 21:14 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 XJ60
    
    Observations:
         K17X60J* C2017 12 11.41077 05 35 32.139-34 22 28.77         21.2 wUEX135F51
         K17X60J  C2017 12 11.42101 05 35 31.891-34 23 39.66         20.7 wUEX135F51
         K17X60J  C2017 12 11.43118 05 35 31.668-34 24 50.22         21.3 wUEX135F51
         K17X60J |C2017 12 12.24889 05 35 27.74 -36 01 22.9          21.8 GUEX135807
         K17X60J |C2017 12 12.25149 05 35 27.75 -36 01 42.8          22.1 GUEX135807
         K17X60J |C2017 12 12.25397 05 35 27.66 -36 02 00.9          21.8 GUEX135807
         K17X60J _C2017 12 12.43658105 35 27.951-36 25 02.90         22.0 GUEX135568
         K17X60J _C2017 12 12.43781505 35 27.917-36 25 12.04         21.9 GUEX135568
         K17X60J _C2017 12 12.43982805 35 27.863-36 25 26.86         22.0 GUEX135568
         K17X60J |C2017 12 14.13014 05 35 20.74 -40 08 03.2          21.5 VuEX135807
         K17X60J |C2017 12 14.13757 05 35 20.53 -40 09 06.0          21.5 VuEX135807
         K17X60J |C2017 12 14.14476 05 35 20.31 -40 10 07.3          21.5 VuEX135807
    
    Observer details:
    568 Mauna Kea.  Observers R. J. Wainscoat, C. Wipper.  Measurers M. Micheli,
        R. J. Wainscoat.  3.6-m Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope + CCD.
    807 Cerro Tololo.  Observers T. Linder, R. Holmes.  0.61-m f/6.5 astrograph
        + CCD, 1.00-m f/10.0 astrograph + 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.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2017 XJ60                                                Earth MOID = 0.1237 AU
    Epoch 2017 Sept. 4.0 TT = JDT 2458000.5                 MPC
    M 313.09398              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.30605507     Peri.   29.16104     -0.95657799     -0.25932589
    a   2.1807355      Node   135.15153     +0.21719754     -0.93864774
    e   0.6809274      Incl.   10.87660     +0.19438049     -0.22735544
    P   3.22           H   23.1           G   0.15           U   8
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    171211 F51  0.1+  0.1-    171212 807  0.5+  0.3-    171212 568  0.1-  0.1+
    171211 F51  0.1-  0.1+    171212 807  0.1+  0.3-    171214 807  0.2+  0.2-
    171211 F51  0.0   0.0     171212 568  0.1-  0.1-    171214 807  0.1+  0.2+
    171212 807  0.4-  0.6+    171212 568  0.1-  0.1-    171214 807  0.2-  0.0
    
    Ephemeris:
    2017 XJ60                a,e,i = 2.18, 0.68, 11                  q = 0.6958
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2017 11 15    05 30 11.1 -08 03 12   0.4875  1.3924   138.5    28.1    23.5
    ...
    2017 11 30    05 34 52.7 -18 48 58   0.3146  1.2321   136.0    33.8    22.5
    ...
    2017 12 08    05 35 34.7 -28 31 52   0.2359  1.1455   128.0    42.7    21.9
    ...
    2017 12 14    05 35 20.0 -39 49 39   0.1848  1.0808   116.9    54.3    21.6
    2017 12 15    05 35 13.3 -42 14 09   0.1772  1.0700   114.5    56.8    21.5
    2017 12 16    05 35 05.0 -44 50 04   0.1699  1.0593   111.9    59.6    21.5
    ...
    2017 12 22    05 33 14.0 -65 15 01   0.1352  0.9957    91.2    81.0    21.6
    ...
    2017 12 30    17 43 25.4 -76 49 59   0.1280  0.9141    54.0   119.5    23.2
    ...
    2018 01 14    17 44 27.1 -32 02 10   0.2381  0.7817    28.1   143.7    26.8
    
    A. U. Tomatic                (C) Copyright 2017 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2017-X135
    

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