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    M.P.E.C. 2018-X33                                Issued 2018 Dec. 4, 22:05 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 WA3
    
    Observations:
         K18W03A* C2018 11 29.26148 04 10 05.18 +22 26 36.3          18.2 GVEX033G96
         K18W03A  C2018 11 29.26715 04 10 13.31 +22 29 25.1          18.1 GVEX033G96
         K18W03A  C2018 11 29.27280 04 10 21.32 +22 32 11.3          18.2 GVEX033G96
         K18W03A  C2018 11 29.27844 04 10 29.24 +22 34 55.2          18.2 GVEX033G96
         K18W03A  C2018 11 29.38013 04 12 41.49 +23 19 00.6          18.4 GVEX033703
         K18W03A  C2018 11 29.38551 04 12 48.14 +23 21 06.4          18.4 GVEX033703
         K18W03A  C2018 11 29.39089 04 12 54.66 +23 23 08.9          18.0 GVEX033703
         K18W03A  C2018 11 29.39628 04 13 01.35 +23 25 12.1          18.8 GVEX033703
         K18W03A  C2018 11 29.40449 04 13 11.36 +23 28 16.8          17.9 GVEX033I52
         K18W03A  C2018 11 29.40637 04 13 13.64 +23 28 59.0          18.4 GVEX033I52
         K18W03A  C2018 11 29.40655 04 13 13.85 +23 29 02.9          18.3 GVEX033I52
         K18W03A  C2018 11 29.40674 04 13 14.03 +23 29 06.5          18.4 GVEX033I52
         K18W03A KC2018 11 29.88879 04 22 15.84 +25 41 53.3          18.8  VEX033104
         K18W03A KC2018 11 29.89178 04 22 17.62 +25 42 31.3          19.1  VEX033104
         K18W03A KC2018 11 29.89478 04 22 19.35 +25 43 08.6          19.1  VEX033104
         K18W03A KC2018 11 29.91102104 22 27.23 +25 46 18.9          19.6 GVEX033L01
         K18W03A pC2018 11 29.91179704 22 27.68 +25 46 28.2          19.8 GVEX033L01
         K18W03A KC2018 11 29.91785204 22 31.13 +25 47 40.1          19.5 GVEX033L01
         K18W03A KC2018 11 30.06125704 23 54.56 +26 12 26.1          19.5 GVEX033J95
         K18W03A KC2018 11 30.06504604 23 56.47 +26 13 02.2          19.3 GVEX033J95
         K18W03A KC2018 11 30.06918904 23 58.62 +26 13 42.1          19.3 GVEX033J95
         K18W03A KC2018 12 02.96430204 36 42.124+29 21 30.63         21.1 GVEX033J04
         K18W03A KC2018 12 02.98308304 36 42.659+29 22 02.18         21.3 GVEX033J04
         K18W03A KC2018 12 03.00179204 36 43.114+29 22 32.07         21.0 GVEX033J04
    
    Observer details:
    104 San Marcello Pistoiese.  Observers P. Bacci, M. Maestripieri.  Measurers
        P. Bacci, L. Tesi, G. Fagioli.  0.60-m 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.
    G96 Mt. Lemmon Survey.  Observer B. M. Africano.  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 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.
    J04 ESA Optical Ground Station, Tenerife.  Observer D. Abreu.  Measurers
        M. Micheli, D. Koschny, M. Busch, E. Schwab, A. Knoefel.  1.0-m f/4.4
        reflector + CCD.
    J95 Great Shefford.  Observer P. Birtwhistle.  0.41-m f/6.3
        Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    L01 Visnjan Observatory, Tican.  Observer K. Korlevic.  1.0-m f/2.9 reflector
        + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2018 WA3                                                 Earth MOID = 0.0014 AU
    Epoch 2019 Apr. 27.0 TT = JDT 2458600.5                 MPC
    M  78.16887              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.40159761     Peri.  287.16431     +0.99122608     +0.11073235
    a   1.8194577      Node    66.52654     -0.06983652     +0.90235390
    e   0.5970379      Incl.    4.51308     -0.11222177     +0.41652826
    P   2.45           H   28.0           G   0.15           U   6
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    181129 G96  0.2+  0.1+    181129 I52  0.5+  0.3+    181129 L01  0.2-  0.2+
    181129 G96  0.1+  0.0     181129 I52  0.5+  0.7+    181129 L01  0.3-  0.1-
    181129 G96  0.0   0.1-    181129 I52  0.4+  0.6+    181130 J95  0.1+  0.0
    181129 G96  0.0   0.2-    181129 I52  0.3-  0.0     181130 J95  0.3-  0.2-
    181129 703  0.7-  0.5-    181129 104  0.3+  0.5-    181130 J95  0.2+  0.2+
    181129 703  0.2-  0.3+    181129 104  0.4+  0.2+    181202 J04  0.1-  0.0
    181129 703  1.1-  0.9-    181129 104  0.2-  0.2+    181202 J04  0.1+  0.1+
    181129 703  0.5+  0.3-    181129 L01  0.3-  0.2+    181203 J04  0.1+  0.1-
    
    Ephemeris:
    2018 WA3                 a,e,i = 1.82, 0.60, 5                   q = 0.7332
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2018 11 04    16 36 37.5 -30 16 39   0.2404  0.7972    31.6   139.3    31.2
    ...
    2018 11 19    16 47 40.3 -31 52 36   0.08735 0.9070    20.4   157.7    32.7
    ...
    2018 11 27    17 22 41.3 -38 38 56   0.01130 0.9764    23.6   156.2    28.0
    ...
    2018 12 03    04 36 39.8 +29 22 26   0.04570 1.0312   172.6     7.0    21.9
    2018 12 04    04 38 05.2 +29 42 13   0.05520 1.0404   172.4     7.2    22.3
    2018 12 05    04 39 05.7 +29 55 47   0.06474 1.0497   172.3     7.2    22.7
    ...
    2018 12 11    04 41 58.6 +30 27 13   0.1229  1.1060   170.2     8.8    24.3
    ...
    2018 12 19    04 44 11.1 +30 29 36   0.2041  1.1819   164.5    12.8    25.7
    ...
    2019 01 03    04 50 29.7 +30 09 23   0.3721  1.3232   151.9    20.5    27.5
    
    A. U. Tomatic                (C) Copyright 2018 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2018-X33
    

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