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    M.P.E.C. 2018-Q54                                Issued 2018 Aug. 22, 15:13 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 QU
    
    Observations:
         K18Q00U* C2018 08 18.56490 00 31 53.923+01 34 14.58         21.6 wUEQ054F51
         K18Q00U  C2018 08 18.57486 00 31 53.608+01 35 11.80         21.8 wUEQ054F51
         K18Q00U  C2018 08 18.58475 00 31 53.285+01 36 09.06         21.3 wUEQ054F51
         K18Q00U  C2018 08 18.59458 00 31 52.952+01 37 06.37         21.9 wUEQ054F51
         K18Q00U KC2018 08 19.06348100 31 45.94 +02 22 10.8          21.5 GVEQ054L01
         K18Q00U KC2018 08 19.06969100 31 45.74 +02 22 46.3          21.4 GVEQ054L01
         K18Q00U KC2018 08 21.00946500 31 02.98 +05 31 58.9          21.6 GVEQ054L01
         K18Q00U KC2018 08 21.01491600 31 02.78 +05 32 31.5          22.0 GVEQ054L01
         K18Q00U KC2018 08 22.30563200 30 24.34 +07 39 25.1          22.1 VuEQ054H21
         K18Q00U KC2018 08 22.31171200 30 24.06 +07 40 01.3          21.8 VuEQ054H21
         K18Q00U KC2018 08 22.31799500 30 23.75 +07 40 38.3          21.9 VuEQ054H21
    
    Observer details:
    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.
    H21 Astronomical Research Observatory, Westfield.  Observer R. Holmes.
        Measurers S. Foglia, L. Buzzi, T. Linder, R. Holmes.  1.3-m f/4.0
        astrograph + CCD.
    L01 Visnjan Observatory, Tican.  Observers K. Korlevic, A. Radica, E. Pettarin.
        1.0-m f/2.9 reflector + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2018 QU                                                  Earth MOID = 0.1573 AU
    Epoch 2018 Mar. 23.0 TT = JDT 2458200.5                 MPC
    M 299.37636              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.39395879     Peri.    3.81826     +0.91815138     +0.37425366
    a   1.8429018      Node   333.02330     -0.37070937     +0.69541682
    e   0.3664238      Incl.   16.66957     -0.13990216     +0.61345713
    P   2.50           H   23.3           G   0.15           U   6
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    180818 F51  0.1-  0.2+    180819 L01  0.0   0.3+    180822 H21  0.0   0.2-
    180818 F51  0.1+  0.2-    180819 L01  0.2-  0.3-    180822 H21  0.1+  0.1+
    180818 F51  0.1+  0.2-    180821 L01  0.2-  0.3-    180822 H21  0.2-  0.0
    180818 F51  0.1-  0.2+    180821 L01  0.0   0.1+
    
    Ephemeris:
    2018 QU                  a,e,i = 1.84, 0.37, 17                  q = 1.1676
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2018 07 23    00 13 30.8 -30 49 00   0.2947  1.2068   124.3    44.1    22.7
    ...
    2018 08 07    00 29 55.7 -15 21 25   0.2302  1.1788   131.3    40.3    22.1
    ...
    2018 08 15    00 32 21.6 -04 02 13   0.2081  1.1707   135.6    37.2    21.7
    ...
    2018 08 21    00 31 02.5 +05 31 27   0.1991  1.1679   138.3    35.2    21.6
    2018 08 22    00 30 33.5 +07 09 40   0.1983  1.1677   138.7    34.9    21.6
    2018 08 23    00 30 00.0 +08 48 03   0.1977  1.1676   139.0    34.7    21.5
    ...
    2018 08 29    00 25 05.5 +18 28 58   0.1982  1.1686   139.9    33.8    21.5
    ...
    2018 09 06    00 14 36.7 +29 58 38   0.2095  1.1743   139.0    34.3    21.7
    ...
    2018 09 21    23 47 35.3 +44 06 45   0.2552  1.1982   135.0    36.4    22.2
    
    A. U. Tomatic                (C) Copyright 2018 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2018-Q54
    

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