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    M.P.E.C. 2018-R62                                Issued 2018 Sept. 8, 21:38 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 RP1
    
    Observations:
         K18R01P* C2018 09 07.35875 02 11 46.53 -01 28 02.3          20.7 GVER062703
         K18R01P  C2018 09 07.36405 02 11 52.00 -01 28 34.8          20.1 GVER062703
         K18R01P  C2018 09 07.36936 02 11 57.47 -01 29 07.7          20.0 GVER062703
         K18R01P  C2018 09 07.37467 02 12 02.92 -01 29 41.5          20.4 GVER062703
         K18R01P  C2018 09 07.42019 02 12 49.49 -01 34 28.0          18.4 GVER062I52
         K18R01P  C2018 09 07.42116 02 12 50.49 -01 34 34.1          18.8 GVER062I52
         K18R01P  C2018 09 07.42213 02 12 51.49 -01 34 41.1          19.1 GVER062I52
         K18R01P  C2018 09 07.42310 02 12 52.47 -01 34 46.3          18.6 GVER062I52
         K18R01P  C2018 09 08.32136 02 29 19.50 -03 10 51.5          19.9 GVER062I52
         K18R01P  C2018 09 08.32172 02 29 19.80 -03 10 53.8          19.7 GVER062I52
         K18R01P  C2018 09 08.32208 02 29 20.20 -03 10 56.2          19.6 GVER062I52
         K18R01P  C2018 09 08.32244 02 29 20.61 -03 10 58.5          19.6 GVER062I52
         K18R01P  C2018 09 08.32924 02 29 27.88 -03 11 43.4          20.1 GVER062I52
         K18R01P  C2018 09 08.33175 02 29 30.61 -03 11 59.4          19.4 GVER062I52
         K18R01P  C2018 09 08.33463 02 29 33.70 -03 12 18.4                VER062I52
         K18R01P KC2018 09 08.63249 02 35 03.32 -03 41 51.6          20.2 GVER062474
         K18R01P KC2018 09 08.63372 02 35 04.65 -03 41 59.9          20.0 GVER062474
         K18R01P KC2018 09 08.63558 02 35 06.63 -03 42 12.1          20.0 GVER062474
    
    Observer details:
    474 Mount John Observatory, Lake Tekapo.  Observers A. C. Gilmore,
        P. M. Kilmartin.  Measurer P. M. Kilmartin.  1.0-m f/7.7 reflector + CCD.
    703 Catalina Sky Survey.  Observer J. A. Johnson.  Measurers B. M. Africano,
        E. J. Christensen, G. A. Farneth, D. C. Fuls, A. R. Gibbs, A. D. Grauer,
        H. Groeller, J. A. Johnson, R. A. Kowalski, S. M. Larson, G. J. Leonard,
        R. L. Seaman, F. C. Shelly.  0.68-m Schmidt + 10K CCD.
    I52 Steward Observatory, Mt. Lemmon Station.  Observers J. A. Johnson,
        G. J. Leonard.  Measurers B. M. Africano, E. J. Christensen, G. A. Farneth,
        D. C. Fuls, A. R. Gibbs, A. D. Grauer, H. Groeller, 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 RP1                                                 Earth MOID = 0.0394 AU
    Epoch 2018 Mar. 23.0 TT = JDT 2458200.5                 MPC
    M 240.25490              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.56550398     Peri.  234.44756     +0.80184692     -0.59534378
    a   1.4482569      Node   161.91446     +0.58752817     +0.76997221
    e   0.3384114      Incl.    9.46724     +0.10886764     +0.22958348
    P   1.74           H   24.1           G   0.15           U   6
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    180907 703  0.2-  0.9-    180907 I52  0.7+  0.3-    180908 I52  0.2-  0.1-
    180907 703  0.3+  0.0     180907 I52  0.5+  0.6+    180908 I52  0.3+  0.3+
    180907 703  0.7+  0.5+    180908 I52  1.4+  0.2+    180908 I52  0.2+  0.1+
    180907 703  0.8+  0.2+    180908 I52  0.1+  0.2+    180908 474  0.7+  0.3+
    180907 I52  0.5+  0.6+    180908 I52  0.2+  0.2+    180908 474  0.7+  0.1+
    180907 I52  0.6+  0.6+    180908 I52  0.6+  0.2+    180908 474  0.2+  0.1+
    
    Ephemeris:
    2018 RP1                 a,e,i = 1.45, 0.34, 9                   q = 0.9582
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2018 08 09    22 35 55.1 +13 23 17   0.2030  1.1848   144.4    29.9    22.3
    ...
    2018 08 24    23 31 46.4 +12 02 45   0.1164  1.1126   149.1    27.8    20.9
    ...
    2018 09 01    00 38 29.6 +07 15 49   0.08033 1.0772   146.5    31.2    20.1
    ...
    2018 09 07    02 05 21.7 -00 49 26   0.06319 1.0526   133.8    43.7    19.9
    2018 09 08    02 23 17.3 -02 34 42   0.06166 1.0487   130.5    47.0    19.9
    2018 09 09    02 41 56.4 -04 23 40   0.06059 1.0448   126.9    50.5    20.0
    ...
    2018 09 15    04 35 43.6 -14 20 30   0.06402 1.0231   104.0    72.6    20.7
    ...
    2018 09 23    06 24 32.4 -20 23 23   0.08773 0.9982    84.0    91.0    22.0
    ...
    2018 10 08    07 56 30.1 -22 01 56   0.1503  0.9666    73.2    98.3    23.5
    
    A. U. Tomatic                (C) Copyright 2018 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2018-R62
    

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