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    M.P.E.C. 2018-T121                               Issued 2018 Oct.  9, 14:49 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 TK3
    
    Observations:
         K18T03K  C2018 10 03.40480200 07 24.643-04 06 55.13         21.2 GVET121F52
         K18T03K  C2018 10 03.41650400 07 25.084-04 08 04.53         21.3 GVET121F52
         K18T03K  C2018 10 03.42821400 07 25.496-04 09 13.52               VET121F52
         K18T03K* C2018 10 06.26665 00 09 49.06 -08 39 23.9          21.4 GVET121G96
         K18T03K  C2018 10 06.27232 00 09 49.27 -08 39 54.5          20.9 GVET121G96
         K18T03K  C2018 10 06.27801 00 09 49.49 -08 40 26.0          21.1 GVET121G96
         K18T03K  C2018 10 06.28371 00 09 49.72 -08 40 57.1          21.6 GVET121G96
         K18T03K  C2018 10 06.35868 00 09 52.70 -08 47 47.4          21.1 GVET121I52
         K18T03K  C2018 10 06.36340 00 09 52.87 -08 48 12.9          20.9 GVET121I52
         K18T03K  C2018 10 06.36812 00 09 53.06 -08 48 39.0          21.5 GVET121I52
         K18T03K  C2018 10 06.37284 00 09 53.23 -08 49 04.9          21.0 GVET121I52
         K18T03K KC2018 10 06.40850 00 09 56.98 -08 51 39.1          21.1 GVET121474
         K18T03K KC2018 10 06.41321 00 09 57.19 -08 52 04.7          20.9 GVET121474
         K18T03K KC2018 10 06.41793 00 09 57.41 -08 52 30.9          20.9 GVET121474
         K18T03K KC2018 10 07.45491 00 10 49.93 -10 25 24.2          21.6 GVET121474
         K18T03K KC2018 10 07.45962 00 10 50.13 -10 25 48.5          21.2 GVET121474
         K18T03K KC2018 10 07.46434 00 10 50.30 -10 26 14.6          21.2 GVET121474
         K18T03K KC2018 10 07.46906 00 10 50.54 -10 26 39.5          21.5 GVET121474
         K18T03K KC2018 10 08.50120 00 11 43.28 -11 55 56.1          21.4 GVET121474
         K18T03K KC2018 10 08.50591 00 11 43.50 -11 56 20.2          21.2 GVET121474
         K18T03K KC2018 10 08.51063 00 11 43.73 -11 56 43.3          20.9 GVET121474
    
    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.
    F52 Pan-STARRS 2, Haleakala.  Observers J. Bulger, T. Dukes, T. Lowe,
        A. Schultz, M. Willman.  Measurers K. Chambers, S. Chastel, L. Denneau,
        H. Flewelling, M. Huber, E. Magnier, Y. Ramanjooloo, R. Wainscoat,
        R. Weryk.  1.8-m Ritchey-Chretien + CCD.
    G96 Mt. Lemmon Survey.  Observer R. A. Kowalski.  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.  1.5-m reflector + 10K CCD.
    I52 Steward Observatory, Mt. Lemmon Station.  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.  1.0-m reflector + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2018 TK3                                                 Earth MOID = 0.2446 AU
    Epoch 2019 Apr. 27.0 TT = JDT 2458600.5                 MPC
    M 126.41261              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.54404565     Peri.  161.59047     +0.97335896     +0.22468897
    a   1.4860924      Node   186.00970     -0.22294775     +0.97399924
    e   0.1657769      Incl.   25.87205     +0.05354092     -0.02898880
    P   1.81           H   23.1           G   0.15           U   7
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    181003 F52  0.0   0.0     181006 I52  0.3+  0.1+    181007 474  0.2-  0.1+
    181003 F52  0.2+  0.1-    181006 I52  0.0   0.3+    181007 474  0.1-  0.8+
    181003 F52  0.1-  0.1+    181006 I52  0.1-  0.0     181007 474  0.5-  0.4-
    181006 G96  0.0   0.2-    181006 I52  0.4-  0.2-    181007 474  0.2+  0.3-
    181006 G96  0.2-  0.3+    181006 474  0.3-  0.3-    181008 474  0.1-  0.2-
    181006 G96  0.2-  0.0     181006 474  0.1-  0.1-    181008 474  0.3+  0.3-
    181006 G96  0.0   0.2+    181006 474  0.2+  0.4-    181008 474  0.8+  0.6+
    
    Ephemeris:
    2018 TK3                 a,e,i = 1.49, 0.17, 26                  q = 1.2397
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2018 09 09    23 45 52.4 +34 14 44   0.2879  1.2399   139.3    32.0    22.2
    ...
    2018 09 24    23 59 31.9 +12 13 41   0.2456  1.2446   168.0     9.6    21.2
    ...
    2018 10 02    00 06 14.2 -01 46 05   0.2509  1.2500   171.9     6.5    21.1
    ...
    2018 10 08    00 11 17.5 -11 13 12   0.2685  1.2552   160.2    15.7    21.6
    2018 10 09    00 12 09.2 -12 38 08   0.2724  1.2562   158.3    17.1    21.7
    2018 10 10    00 13 01.4 -13 59 57   0.2767  1.2572   156.4    18.5    21.8
    ...
    2018 10 16    00 18 27.4 -21 03 56   0.3067  1.2638   146.3    25.9    22.2
    ...
    2018 10 24    00 26 24.2 -27 40 54   0.3568  1.2741   135.5    33.2    22.8
    ...
    2018 11 08    00 43 35.7 -33 41 47   0.4678  1.2975   121.4    40.7    23.6
    
    A. U. Tomatic                (C) Copyright 2018 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2018-T121
    

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