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    M.P.E.C. 2018-R154                               Issued 2018 Sept. 14, 18:19 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 RS5
    
    Observations:
         K18R05S* C2018 09 13.28035 00 24 42.27 -16 32 55.7          20.1 GUER154703
         K18R05S  C2018 09 13.29113 00 24 36.18 -16 30 56.6          19.8 GUER154703
         K18R05S  C2018 09 13.29651 00 24 33.21 -16 29 57.7          19.7 GUER154703
         K18R05S  C2018 09 13.40361 00 23 34.41 -16 10 23.6          19.2 GUER154I52
         K18R05S  C2018 09 13.40403 00 23 34.17 -16 10 18.8          19.2 GUER154I52
         K18R05S  C2018 09 13.40444 00 23 33.96 -16 10 14.3          19.3 GUER154I52
         K18R05S  C2018 09 13.40486 00 23 33.73 -16 10 09.9          19.0 GUER154I52
         K18R05S  C2018 09 14.21126 00 17 42.25 -13 57 38.6          20.7 GVER154I52
         K18R05S  C2018 09 14.21168 00 17 42.11 -13 57 35.4          19.2 GVER154I52
         K18R05S  C2018 09 14.21209 00 17 41.89 -13 57 31.5          19.4 GVER154I52
         K18R05S  C2018 09 14.21251 00 17 41.74 -13 57 27.9          19.4 GVER154I52
         K18R05S KC2018 09 14.55187 00 15 26.78 -13 06 32.2          19.9 GVER154474
         K18R05S KC2018 09 14.55307 00 15 26.31 -13 06 21.4          19.9 GVER154474
         K18R05S KC2018 09 14.55427 00 15 25.80 -13 06 11.6          19.9 GVER154474
         K18R05S KC2018 09 14.55547 00 15 25.35 -13 06 02.1          20.1 GVER154474
    
    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 H. Groeller.  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 E. J. Christensen,
        H. Groeller.  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 RS5                                                 Earth MOID = 0.0304 AU
    Epoch 2018 Mar. 23.0 TT = JDT 2458200.5                 MPC
    M 318.52577              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.33674026     Peri.  272.89924     +0.08499844     +0.99637528
    a   2.0461589      Node     1.98630     -0.87073669     +0.07593930
    e   0.6291458      Incl.    5.63247     -0.48434789     +0.03833445
    P   2.93           H   24.6           G   0.15           U   6
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    180913 703  0.9+  0.9+    180913 I52  0.1-  0.4-    180914 I52  0.1+  0.1+
    180913 703  0.4-  0.7+    180913 I52  0.1-  0.5-    180914 474  0.0   0.5-
    180913 703  0.1-  0.1+    180914 I52  0.3-  0.5+    180914 474  0.2+  0.3+
    180913 I52  0.0   0.6-    180914 I52  0.3+  0.1-    180914 474  0.2-  0.2+
    180913 I52  0.2-  0.4-    180914 I52  0.3-  0.2+    180914 474  0.3+  0.3-
    
    Ephemeris:
    2018 RS5                 a,e,i = 2.05, 0.63, 6                   q = 0.7588
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2018 08 15    11 07 02.4 -10 53 30   0.2307  0.8306    33.6   137.6    27.6
    ...
    2018 08 30    10 37 15.3 -24 19 23   0.08264 0.9420    33.5   143.7    26.4
    ...
    2018 09 07    04 43 43.5 -57 22 46   0.03093 1.0125    97.6    80.6    19.9
    ...
    2018 09 13    00 27 09.1 -17 25 24   0.06580 1.0681   159.3    19.4    19.8
    2018 09 14    00 19 04.7 -14 28 48   0.07453 1.0776   163.1    15.8    20.0
    2018 09 15    00 12 50.3 -12 08 31   0.08352 1.0871   166.2    12.8    20.1
    ...
    2018 09 21    23 53 14.7 -04 32 20   0.1407  1.1446   176.3     3.2    21.0
    ...
    2018 09 29    23 43 47.1 -00 38 06   0.2229  1.2222   170.4     7.8    22.3
    ...
    2018 10 14    23 40 16.9 +02 11 44   0.3953  1.3676   155.7    17.5    24.2
    
    A. U. Tomatic                (C) Copyright 2018 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2018-R154
    

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