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    M.P.E.C. 2021-V259                            Issued 2021 November 11, 16:19 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
    
                                    2021 VG8                                 
    
    
    Observations:
         K21V08G* C2021 11 05.34289204 18 16.55 +30 27 18.5          20.81GVEV259G96
         K21V08G  C2021 11 05.34807104 18 15.19 +30 27 14.3          20.89GVEV259G96
         K21V08G  C2021 11 05.35321904 18 13.77 +30 27 09.5          20.99GVEV259G96
         K21V08G  C2021 11 05.35836504 18 12.42 +30 27 05.2          20.98GVEV259G96
         K21V08G KC2021 11 05.42604104 17 54.27 +30 26 04.8          20.55GVEV259I52
         K21V08G KC2021 11 05.42856904 17 53.88 +30 26 03.3                VEV259I52
         K21V08G KC2021 11 05.43109504 17 53.20 +30 26 01.0                VEV259I52
         K21V08G KC2021 11 07.30593104 10 22.80 +29 58 21.5          20.5 VuEV259H21
         K21V08G KC2021 11 07.31516204 10 20.49 +29 58 13.0          20.4 VuEV259H21
         K21V08G mC2021 11 09.20902804 03 20.22 +29 29 51.7          20.99GVEV259I52
         K21V08G mC2021 11 09.21502904 03 18.95 +29 29 47.0          20.32GVEV259I52
         K21V08G mC2021 11 09.21859904 03 18.18 +29 29 43.5          21.02GVEV259I52
         K21V08G mC2021 11 09.22217204 03 17.33 +29 29 40.0          20.78GVEV259I52
         K21V08G 1C2021 11 11.15861 03 56 35.01 +29 00 17.6          21.1 VVEV259033
         K21V08G 1C2021 11 11.16005 03 56 34.74 +29 00 16.5          21.0 VVEV259033
         K21V08G 1C2021 11 11.16150 03 56 34.44 +29 00 14.8          21.1 VVEV259033
         K21V08G mC2021 11 11.19256903 56 31.76 +28 59 58.5                VEV259I52
         K21V08G mC2021 11 11.19333603 56 31.78 +28 59 59.0          20.48GVEV259I52
         K21V08G mC2021 11 11.19957303 56 30.47 +28 59 54.0                VEV259I52
    
    Observer details:
    033 Karl Schwarzschild Observatory, Tautenburg.  Observers S. Melnikov, C.
        Hoegner, U. Laux, F. Ludwig, B. Stecklum.  Measurer B. Stecklum.  1.34-m
        f/3 Schmidt + CCD.
    G96 Mt. Lemmon Survey.  Observer D. Rankin.  Measurers E. J. Christensen, G.
        A. Farneth, D. C. Fuls, A. R. Gibbs, A. D. Grauer, H. Groeller, R. A.
        Kowalski, S. M. Larson, G. J. Leonard, D. Rankin, R. L. Seaman, F. C.
        Shelly, K. W. Wierzchos.  1.5-m reflector + 10K CCD.
    H21 Astronomical Research Observatory, Westfield.  Observer R. Holmes.
        Measurers T. Linder, R. Holmes, L. Horn.  0.81-m f/4.0 astrograph + CCD.
    I52 Steward Observatory, Mt. Lemmon Station.  Observers R. A. Kowalski, K. W.
        Wierzchos.  Measurers E. J. Christensen, G. A. Farneth, D. C. Fuls, A. R.
        Gibbs, A. D. Grauer, H. Groeller, R. A. Kowalski, S. M. Larson, G. J.
        Leonard, D. Rankin, R. L. Seaman, F. C. Shelly, K. W. Wierzchos.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2021 VG8                                                 Earth MOID = 0.0154 AU
    Epoch 2022 Jan. 21.0 TT = JDT 2459600.5                 Veres                   
    M  86.13281              (2000.0)            P               Q                  
    n   0.57397192     Peri.  328.61485     +0.76528848     +0.64367021             
    a   1.4339773      Node   351.31441     -0.58392022     +0.69113165             
    e   0.4094254      Incl.    1.78791     -0.27087030     +0.32867263             
    P   1.72           H   23.12          G   0.15           U   8                  
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    211105 G96  0.2-  0.1-    211107 H21  0.2+  0.2-    211111 033  0.0   0.2+
    211105 G96  0.2+  0.2+    211107 H21  0.1-  0.3-    211111 033  0.0   0.1-
    211105 G96  0.3-  0.1-    211109 I52  0.7-  0.1+    211111 I52 (2.2-  1.1-)
    211105 G96  0.2+  0.0     211109 I52  0.5+  0.3+    211111 I52  0.2+  0.0
    211105 I52  0.1+  0.1+    211109 I52  1.0+  0.2-    211111 I52  0.0   0.1+
    211105 I52 (3.7+  0.9+)   211109 I52  0.4+  0.8-
    211105 I52 (3.7+  0.9+)   211111 033  0.3-  0.1-
    
    Ephemeris:
    2021 VG8                 a,e,i = 1.43, 0.41, 2                   q = 0.8469
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r    Elong.  Phase     V
    2021 10 12    06 56 41.9 +31 58 34   0.1100  1.0162    96.4    77.5    21.1
    ...
    2021 10 27    05 04 29.4 +32 23 39   0.1548  1.1080   134.5    39.7    20.9
    ...
    2021 11 04    04 24 01.0 +30 46 34   0.1874  1.1592   150.9    24.6    20.9
    ...
    2021 11 10    04 00 31.5 +29 18 06   0.2166  1.1978   161.5    15.2    21.0
    2021 11 11    03 57 08.3 +29 03 02   0.2219  1.2043   163.1    13.8    21.0
    2021 11 12    03 53 53.7 +28 48 01   0.2274  1.2107   164.7    12.5    21.1
    ...
    2021 11 18    03 37 17.7 +27 20 33   0.2629  1.2493   171.7     6.5    21.2
    ...
    2021 11 26    03 21 53.7 +25 37 40   0.3179  1.3002   168.7     8.5    21.8
    ...
    2021 12 11    03 09 08.4 +23 23 37   0.4448  1.3930   151.9    19.4    23.1
    
    M. P. C. Staff               (C) Copyright 2021 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2021-V259
    


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