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    M.P.E.C. 2018-N76                                Issued 2018 July 14, 15:42 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 NM3
    
    Observations:
         K18N03M* C2018 07 10.39590 20 02 27.731-26 58 37.41         21.3 wUEN076F51
         K18N03M  C2018 07 10.40713 20 02 28.099-26 58 14.94         21.8 wUEN076F51
         K18N03M  C2018 07 10.41838 20 02 28.410-26 57 52.56         22.0 wUEN076F51
         K18N03M  C2018 07 10.42959 20 02 28.724-26 57 30.11         22.5 wUEN076F51
         K18N03M |C2018 07 11.20981 20 03 02.05 -26 30 45.8          21.6 GUEN076807
         K18N03M |C2018 07 11.21580 20 03 02.22 -26 30 33.9          21.6 GUEN076807
         K18N03M |C2018 07 11.22218 20 03 02.34 -26 30 21.3          21.6 GUEN076807
         K18N03M |C2018 07 13.12670 20 04 20.22 -25 26 20.8          21.8 GUEN076807
         K18N03M |C2018 07 13.13142 20 04 20.35 -25 26 11.6          21.7 GUEN076807
         K18N03M |C2018 07 13.13592 20 04 20.47 -25 26 02.6          21.4 GUEN076807
         K18N03M  C2018 07 13.41430 20 04 30.564-25 17 14.29         21.6 wUEN076F51
         K18N03M  C2018 07 13.42424 20 04 30.782-25 16 54.78         22.0 wUEN076F51
         K18N03M  C2018 07 13.43413 20 04 30.992-25 16 34.90         21.7 wUEN076F51
    
    Observer details:
    807 Cerro Tololo Observatory, La Serena.  Observers T. Linder, R. Holmes.
        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. Magnier, Y. Ramanjooloo, R. Wainscoat, C. Waters, R. Weryk.
        1.8-m Ritchey-Chretien + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2018 NM3                                                 Earth MOID = 0.2326 AU
    Epoch 2018 Mar. 23.0 TT = JDT 2458200.5                 MPC
    M 330.26836              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.31088771     Peri.  337.95516     +0.14030958     +0.98490987
    a   2.1580774      Node   299.98147     -0.89004869     +0.08063923
    e   0.4231879      Incl.    6.71742     -0.43373558     +0.15313351
    P   3.17           H   23.8           G   0.15           U   8
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    180710 F51  0.1-  0.2-    180711 807  0.6+  0.1-    180713 F51  0.3+  0.1+
    180710 F51  0.4+  0.1+    180711 807  0.1-  0.3-    180713 F51  0.2+  0.1-
    180710 F51  0.2+  0.1+    180713 807  0.2+  0.2+    180713 F51  0.1+  0.1+
    180710 F51  0.2+  0.2+    180713 807  0.3+  0.1+
    180711 807  0.6+  0.1+    180713 807  0.3+  0.3+
    
    Ephemeris:
    2018 NM3                 a,e,i = 2.16, 0.42, 7                   q = 1.2448
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2018 06 14    19 25 49.4 -39 38 22   0.2635  1.2512   150.2    23.8    22.5
    ...
    2018 06 29    19 51 09.2 -33 10 43   0.2406  1.2450   159.7    16.5    22.1
    ...
    2018 07 07    19 59 42.9 -28 52 15   0.2383  1.2491   165.9    11.4    21.9
    ...
    2018 07 13    20 04 13.9 -25 30 43   0.2414  1.2555   170.9     7.3    21.7
    2018 07 14    20 04 51.6 -24 57 17   0.2423  1.2569   171.8     6.6    21.7
    2018 07 15    20 05 27.5 -24 24 01   0.2434  1.2583   172.7     5.9    21.7
    ...
    2018 07 21    20 08 34.5 -21 10 13   0.2524  1.2684   178.0     1.6    21.5
    ...
    2018 07 29    20 12 01.9 -17 16 55   0.2713  1.2859   175.0     3.9    21.9
    ...
    2018 08 13    20 18 53.8 -11 46 08   0.3282  1.3300   162.6    13.2    22.8
    
    Gareth V. Williams           (C) Copyright 2018 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2018-N76
    

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