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    M.P.E.C. 2018-A37                                Issued 2018 Jan.  9, 18:32 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
    
                                        2018 AX
    
    Observations:
         K18A00X* C2018 01 05.40301 05 00 20.381+23 34 39.61         19.5 iUEA037F51
         K18A00X  C2018 01 05.41487 05 00 19.207+23 33 26.38         19.5 iUEA037F51
         K18A00X  C2018 01 05.42672 05 00 18.041+23 32 13.31         19.4 iUEA037F51
         K18A00X  C2018 01 05.43864 05 00 16.857+23 30 59.50         19.6 iUEA037F51
         K18A00X  C2018 01 06.10601 04 59 22.48 +22 23 10.0          19.1 GUEA037I52
         K18A00X  C2018 01 06.10978 04 59 22.13 +22 22 47.5          19.5 GUEA037I52
         K18A00X  C2018 01 06.11002 04 59 22.11 +22 22 46.0          19.3 GUEA037I52
         K18A00X  C2018 01 06.11379 04 59 21.78 +22 22 23.5          19.5 GUEA037I52
         K18A00X  C2018 01 06.21707404 59 12.20 +22 12 03.4          19.3 GUEA037H01
         K18A00X  C2018 01 06.22277704 59 11.67 +22 11 29.1          19.1 GUEA037H01
         K18A00X  C2018 01 06.23236904 59 10.79 +22 10 31.4          19.4 GUEA037H01
         K18A00X  C2018 01 06.23887804 59 10.19 +22 09 52.3          19.5 GUEA037H01
         K18A00X KC2018 01 06.27944 04 59 06.30 +22 05 45.3          20.1 RqEA037H36
         K18A00X KC2018 01 06.29484 04 59 04.94 +22 04 11.1          20.1 RqEA037H36
         K18A00X KC2018 01 06.30156 04 59 04.31 +22 03 31.4          19.5 RqEA037H36
         K18A00X KC2018 01 06.86846 04 58 21.46 +21 07 20.7                UEA037J95
         K18A00X KC2018 01 06.87532 04 58 20.90 +21 06 41.0                UEA037J95
         K18A00X KC2018 01 06.87956 04 58 20.52 +21 06 15.1          19.7 GUEA037J95
         K18A00X KC2018 01 07.15517304 57 59.62 +20 39 26.1          20.1 VuEA037H21
         K18A00X KC2018 01 07.15738104 57 59.43 +20 39 13.3          20.1 VuEA037H21
         K18A00X KC2018 01 07.16191104 57 59.05 +20 38 46.9          20.2 VuEA037H21
         K18A00X KC2018 01 07.80636 04 57 13.96 +19 36 41.5                UEA037J95
         K18A00X KC2018 01 07.81506 04 57 13.31 +19 35 53.3                UEA037J95
         K18A00X KC2018 01 07.82107 04 57 12.87 +19 35 18.3          20.1 GUEA037J95
         K18A00X KC2018 01 08.11474 04 56 52.90 +19 07 37.3          19.9 RqEA037H36
         K18A00X KC2018 01 08.12423 04 56 52.16 +19 06 43.3          20.2 RqEA037H36
         K18A00X KC2018 01 08.13293 04 56 51.49 +19 05 55.1          20.3 RqEA037H36
         K18A00X  C2018 01 08.13869 04 56 51.47 +19 05 24.8          19.4 GUEA037I52
         K18A00X  C2018 01 08.13911 04 56 51.46 +19 05 22.2          19.6 GUEA037I52
         K18A00X  C2018 01 08.13952 04 56 51.41 +19 05 20.1          19.6 GUEA037I52
         K18A00X  C2018 01 08.14159 04 56 51.31 +19 05 08.0          20.2 GUEA037I52
         K18A00X KC2018 01 08.21523 04 56 45.66 +18 58 14.5          20.2 RoEA037291
         K18A00X KC2018 01 08.21723 04 56 45.50 +18 58 03.4          20.3 RoEA037291
         K18A00X KC2018 01 08.21924 04 56 45.34 +18 57 52.0          20.5 RoEA037291
         K18A00X KC2018 01 08.84540 04 56 05.60 +17 59 40.6          20.0 RoEA037K88
         K18A00X KC2018 01 08.85345 04 56 05.05 +17 58 55.6          19.8 RoEA037K88
    
    Observer details:
    291 LPL/Spacewatch II.  Observer R. A. Mastaler.  1.8-m f/2.7 reflector + 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.
    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.
    H36 Sandlot Observatory, Scranton.  Observer G. Hug.  0.56-m reflector + CCD.
    I52 Steward Observatory, Mt. Lemmon Station.  Observers D. C. Fuls,
        R. A. Kowalski.  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.
    J95 Great Shefford.  Observer P. Birtwhistle.  0.40-m f/6.0 Schmidt-Cassegrain
        + CCD.
    K88 GINOP-KHK, Piszkesteto.  Observer K. Sarneczky.  0.60-m Schmidt + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2018 AX                                                  Earth MOID = 0.2760 AU
    Epoch 2017 Sept. 4.0 TT = JDT 2458000.5                 MPC
    M 320.16469              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.61535399     Peri.  135.74677     +0.46918133     -0.69199855
    a   1.3689451      Node   278.44389     +0.57430100     +0.71104102
    e   0.1036379      Incl.   33.68684     +0.67085560     -0.12473440
    P   1.60           H   20.9           G   0.15           U   8
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    180105 F51  0.1-  0.0     180106 H36  0.4+  0.2+    180108 H36  0.5+  0.1-
    180105 F51  0.0   0.0     180106 H36  0.4+  1.2-    180108 H36  0.2+  0.7-
    180105 F51  0.1+  0.1+    180106 H36  0.2-  0.4-    180108 H36  0.1+  0.1+
    180105 F51  0.1-  0.0     180106 J95  0.0   0.0     180108 I52  0.2-  0.1+
    180106 I52  0.1+  0.1-    180106 J95  0.2+  0.6+    180108 I52  0.1+  0.2-
    180106 I52  0.1-  0.1-    180106 J95  0.2-  0.4-    180108 I52  0.1-  0.0
    180106 I52  0.0   0.1-    180107 H21  0.1-  0.1-    180108 I52  0.7+  0.5-
    180106 I52  0.1+  0.0     180107 H21  0.2-  0.0     180108 291  0.3-  0.0
    180106 H01  0.0   0.1+    180107 H21  0.2-  0.0     180108 291  0.4-  0.1+
    180106 H01  0.1-  0.0     180107 J95  0.0   0.5-    180108 291  0.5-  0.1+
    180106 H01  0.1-  0.0     180107 J95  0.1+  0.8+    180108 K88  0.2-  0.3+
    180106 H01  0.1-  0.0     180107 J95  0.3+  0.1-    180108 K88  0.1-  0.4-
    
    Ephemeris:
    2018 AX                  a,e,i = 1.37, 0.10, 34                  q = 1.2271
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2017 12 10    06 57 25.7 +66 54 21   0.3359  1.2375   132.7    35.8    20.5
    ...
    2017 12 25    05 28 25.8 +44 54 19   0.2836  1.2490   156.6    18.2    19.6
    ...
    2018 01 02    05 06 11.9 +29 38 51   0.2929  1.2566   156.1    18.5    19.7
    ...
    2018 01 08    04 57 00.1 +19 18 41   0.3175  1.2629   147.6    24.7    20.1
    2018 01 09    04 55 56.2 +17 45 50   0.3229  1.2640   146.0    25.8    20.1
    2018 01 10    04 54 59.4 +16 16 19   0.3286  1.2651   144.4    26.9    20.2
    ...
    2018 01 16    04 51 26.9 +08 29 35   0.3686  1.2721   135.2    33.0    20.6
    ...
    2018 01 24    04 51 16.3 +00 56 49   0.4333  1.2820   124.8    39.1    21.2
    ...
    2018 02 08    05 00 10.7 -07 15 05   0.5713  1.3023   110.6    45.1    22.0
    
    A. U. Tomatic                (C) Copyright 2018 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2018-A37
    

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