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    M.P.E.C. 2018-G101                               Issued 2018 Apr. 15, 15:08 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 GX3
    
    Observations:
         K18G03X* C2018 04 13.34940 12 13 56.191-00 24 48.37         21.9 wUEG101F51
         K18G03X  C2018 04 13.36191 12 13 59.887-00 24 38.37         21.7 wUEG101F51
         K18G03X  C2018 04 13.37449 12 14 03.615-00 24 27.81         21.6 wUEG101F51
         K18G03X  C2018 04 13.38708 12 14 07.299-00 24 17.68         21.5 wUEG101F51
         K18G03X |C2018 04 14.17169 12 18 18.43 -00 12 47.0          21.4 GUEG101807
         K18G03X |C2018 04 14.18045 12 18 20.97 -00 12 40.5          21.3 GUEG101807
         K18G03X  C2018 04 14.23741 12 18 40.55 -00 13 14.8          20.2 GUEG101I52
         K18G03X  C2018 04 14.24155 12 18 41.69 -00 13 12.1                UEG101I52
         K18G03X |C2018 04 15.09171 12 23 08.18 -00 01 15.5          21.8 VuEG101807
         K18G03X |C2018 04 15.09869 12 23 10.14 -00 01 10.5          21.7 VuEG101807
    
    Observer details:
    807 Cerro Tololo.  Observers T. Linder, R. Holmes.  0.61-m f/6.5 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. Magnier, Y. Ramanjooloo, R. Wainscoat, C. Waters, R. Weryk.
        1.8-m Ritchey-Chretien + CCD.
    I52 Steward Observatory, Mt. Lemmon Station.  Observer A. R. Gibbs.  Measurers
        B. M. Africano, 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. L. Seaman,
        F. C. Shelly.  1.0-m reflector + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2018 GX3                                                 Earth MOID = 0.0856 AU
    Epoch 2018 Mar. 23.0 TT = JDT 2458200.5                 MPC
    M   3.07892              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.45288077     Peri.  332.87470     -0.99144108     -0.12764853
    a   1.6793716      Node   199.84848     +0.12956114     -0.93615177
    e   0.3601015      Incl.    4.62772     +0.01607757     -0.32760605
    P   2.18           H   25.1           G   0.15           U   7
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    180413 F51  0.1-  0.1+    180414 807  0.3-  0.0     180415 807  0.1+  0.1+
    180413 F51  0.1-  0.1-    180414 807  0.3-  0.3-    180415 807  0.1-  0.0
    180413 F51  0.3+  0.1+    180414 I52  0.7+  0.2+
    180413 F51  0.1-  0.0     180414 I52  0.1-  0.3-
    
    Ephemeris:
    2018 GX3                 a,e,i = 1.68, 0.36, 5                   q = 1.0746
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2018 03 16    09 14 47.1 -08 48 35   0.09954 1.0746   141.8    34.9    21.7
    ...
    2018 03 31    10 49 39.4 -04 25 35   0.09510 1.0846   153.3    24.4    21.3
    ...
    2018 04 08    11 42 42.7 -01 48 50   0.1034  1.0981   158.6    19.4    21.4
    ...
    2018 04 14    12 17 24.3 -00 15 39   0.1148  1.1116   160.3    17.7    21.6
    2018 04 15    12 22 38.1 -00 03 01   0.1171  1.1141   160.4    17.6    21.6
    2018 04 16    12 27 42.2 +00 08 46   0.1195  1.1167   160.4    17.6    21.6
    ...
    2018 04 22    12 54 49.3 +01 01 01   0.1363  1.1338   159.7    17.9    22.0
    ...
    2018 04 30    13 23 11.7 +01 26 09   0.1641  1.1603   157.3    19.5    22.5
    ...
    2018 05 15    13 59 46.9 +00 35 50   0.2318  1.2193   151.3    23.4    23.5
    
    A. U. Tomatic                (C) Copyright 2018 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2018-G101
    

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