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    M.P.E.C. 2023-S146                           Issued 2023 September 21, 14:06 UT
    
         The Minor Planet Electronic Circulars contain information on unusual
             minor planets, routine data on comets and natural satellites,
             and occasional editorial announcements.  They are published
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              Minor Planet Center, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory,
                              Cambridge, MA 02138, U.S.A.
    			  
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                                  MPC@CFA.HARVARD.EDU
                URL https://www.minorplanetcenter.net/    ISSN 1523-6714
    
                                    2016 VT2                                 
    
    
                               Revision to MPEC 2016-V77                            
    
    Additional Observations:
         K16V02T KC2021 08 09.28703119 40 01.118-36 15 50.39         23.14GVES146F51
         K16V02T  C2023 09 07.35964223 57 04.687+21 29 38.46         22.28GVES146F52
         K16V02T  C2023 09 07.37130723 57 03.833+21 29 39.34         22.68GVES146F52
         K16V02T  C2023 09 07.38287623 57 03.006+21 29 40.18         23.23GVES146F52
         K16V02T  C2023 09 07.39455723 57 02.181+21 29 40.67         22.75GVES146F52
         K16V02T  C2023 09 11.33330823 52 18.194+21 31 14.68         23.18GVES146F51
         K16V02T  C2023 09 11.34488923 52 17.324+21 31 14.98         22.67GVES146F51
         K16V02T  C2023 09 11.35646923 52 16.452+21 31 14.97         22.58GVES146F51
         K16V02T  C2023 09 20.38759723 40 30.284+21 20 24.94         22.87GVES146V00
         K16V02T  C2023 09 20.39311223 40 29.842+21 20 24.18         22.15GVES146V00
         K16V02T  C2023 09 20.39861323 40 29.392+21 20 23.64         22.42GVES146V00
         K16V02T  C2023 09 20.40411823 40 28.934+21 20 22.99         22.28GVES146V00
    
    Observer details:
    F51 Pan-STARRS 1, Haleakala.  Observers J. Bulger, K. Chambers, T. Lowe, P.
        Minguez, A. Schultz, I. Smith.  Measurers S. Chastel, J. Fairlamb, M.
        Huber, Y. Ramanjooloo, R. Wainscoat, R. Weryk.  1.8-m Ritchey-Chretien +
        CCD.
    F52 Pan-STARRS 2, Haleakala.  Observers J. Bulger, K. Chambers, T. Dukes, T.
        Lowe, P. Minguez, A. Schultz, I. Smith.  Measurers S. Chastel, J.
        Fairlamb, M. Huber, Y. Ramanjooloo, R. Wainscoat, R. Weryk.  1.8-m
        Ritchey-Chretien + CCD.
    V00 Kitt Peak-Bok.  Observer H. Groeller.  Measurers M. J. Brucker, C. E.
        Woodward, D. Fay, J. B. Fazekas, D. C. Fuls, A. R. Gibbs, H. Groeller, J.
        K. Hogan, R. A. Kowalski, S. M. Larson, C. Lejoly, G. J. Leonard, R. A.
        Mastaler, R. S. McMillan, D. Rankin, R. L. Seaman, A. Serrano, F. C.
        Shelly, K. W. Wierzchos.  2.25-m reflector + 4x4K mosaic CCD.
    
    First and last observations above in comparison with prediction:
    Residuals in seconds of arc, reference and Delta-T
    210809 F51  7.2-  4.1-    230920 V00 10.4- 11.3-    MPO750185   +0.04 days
    
    Orbital elements:
    2016 VT2                                                 Earth MOID = 0.2028 AU
    Epoch 2023 Sept. 13.0 TT = JDT 2460200.5                Veres                   
    M 284.89469              (2000.0)            P               Q                  
    n   0.26851867     Peri.  184.81817     -0.85437731     -0.46861595             
    a   2.3795037      Node   324.29153     +0.48870549     -0.57766271             
    e   0.6711818      Incl.   22.63051     +0.17665319     -0.66835985             
    P   3.67           H   18.45          G   0.15           U   0                  
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    161106 F51  0.0   0.1+    161121 246  0.2+  1.1+    161222 H45  0.0   0.5-
    161106 F51  0.0   0.2+    161121 246  0.4+  1.0+    161222 H45  0.1-  0.4-
    161106 F51  0.0   0.1+    161121 246  0.4-  0.3-    161222 H45  0.1+  0.1-
    161106 F51  0.1-  0.2+    161122 H21  0.1-  0.1-    161228 H45  0.3+  0.0
    161107 H21  0.3-  0.1+    161122 H21  0.3+  0.0     161228 H45  0.2+  0.1+
    161107 H21  0.0   0.1+    161122 H21  0.2+  0.5+    161228 H45  0.2+  0.1-
    161107 H21  0.4-  0.1+    161129 T12  0.0   0.0     161228 H45  0.2+  0.2+
    161107 568  0.0   0.0     161129 T12  0.0   0.0     161228 H45  0.2+  0.2+
    161107 568  0.1+  0.0     161129 T12  0.0   0.0     161228 H45  0.5+  0.1-
    161107 568  0.0   0.0     161129 204  0.1+  0.2-    161230 H45  0.0   0.3+
    161107 J95  0.1+  0.3+    161129 204  0.2-  0.2+    161230 H45  0.4+  0.3+
    161107 J95  0.4-  0.0     161201 H45  0.0   0.4-    161230 H45  0.3+  0.1-
    161107 J95  0.0   0.4+    161201 H45  0.3-  0.0     161230 H45  0.1+  0.1-
    161108 926  0.2-  0.1+    161201 H45  0.1-  0.2+    161230 H45  0.2+  0.1+
    161108 926  0.2-  0.0     161201 H45  0.1+  0.2+    161230 H45  0.0   0.1+
    161108 926  0.7-  0.4-    161201 H45  0.1-  0.4-    170105 H45  0.1+  0.1+
    161109 H36  0.9-  0.7+    161201 H45  0.1-  0.0     170105 H45  0.3-  0.4+
    161109 H36  0.3-  0.3-    161202 H45  0.0   0.6+    170105 H45  0.1+  0.4-
    161109 H36  0.5+  0.8-    161202 H45  0.1-  0.8+    170105 H45  0.8+  0.5+
    161109 H06  0.4+  0.2-    161202 H45  0.1-  0.7+    170105 H45  0.3+  0.5-
    161109 H06  1.0-  0.3-    161202 H45  0.4-  0.2+    170105 H45  0.1+  0.1-
    161109 U69  0.3-  0.2+    161202 H45  0.0   0.0     170119 703  0.5+  1.4+
    161109 U69  0.2+  0.2+    161202 H45  0.2-  0.3+    170119 703  0.2-  0.4+
    161110 H21  0.3+  0.0     161206 H21  0.3+  0.4-    170119 703  1.4+  1.2+
    161110 H21  0.1-  0.3+    161206 H21  0.3+  0.4-    170119 703  1.4+  0.7+
    161111 926  0.0   0.3+    161206 H21  0.5+  0.3-    170401 I47  0.8-  0.4-
    161111 926  0.1+  0.0     161215 C51  0.3+  1.6+    170401 I47  0.3-  0.2+
    161111 H21  0.0   0.1+    161219 U69  0.2+  0.3-    170417 C51  0.6+  0.4+
    161111 H21  0.1+  0.1+    161219 U69  0.2-  0.3-    170418 C51  0.2-  0.3-
    161111 926  0.5-  0.5-    161220 H45  0.0   0.3-    170418 C51  0.6-  1.5+
    161111 H21  0.0   0.0     161220 H45  0.0   0.2-    170419 C51  0.2+  0.3+
    161111 U69  0.2+  0.1+    161220 H45  0.0   0.0     170516 807  0.0   0.2-
    161111 U69  0.2+  0.5-    161220 H45  0.1+  0.1-    170516 807  0.0   0.1-
    161111 U69  0.0   0.2-    161220 H45  0.1+  0.5-    170516 807  0.3-  0.3+
    161117 H21  0.2+  0.4-    161220 H45  0.1+  0.8-    210809 F51  0.2-  0.2+
    161117 H21  0.1-  0.1-    161220 U69  0.1+  0.1-    230907 F52  0.1+  0.2-
    161119 H45  1.0+  0.6+    161220 U69  0.5-  1.5+    230907 F52  0.2-  0.0
    161119 H45  0.2-  0.2+    161220 291  0.3+  0.0     230907 F52  0.3-  0.2+
    161119 H45  1.1-  0.2-    161220 291  0.4+  0.3+    230907 F52  0.1-  0.0
    161119 H45  0.6+  0.7+    161221 H45  0.2+  0.2-    230911 F51  0.2-  0.4-
    161119 H45  0.1+  0.8+    161221 H45  0.1+  0.6-    230911 F51  0.1-  0.1-
    161119 H45  0.9-  0.1-    161221 H45  0.1+  0.0     230911 F51  0.1-  0.1-
    161119 I52  0.2-  0.2+    161221 H45  0.1+  0.2-    230920 V00  0.0   0.2-
    161119 I52  0.6-  0.1+    161221 H45  0.2+  0.5-    230920 V00  0.2+  0.2-
    161119 I52  0.2-  0.3+    161221 H45  0.1+  0.3-    230920 V00  0.3+  0.1+
    161121 H21  0.3+  0.0     161222 H45  0.1+  0.2+    230920 V00  0.2+  0.2+
    161121 H21  0.3+  0.1+    161222 H45  0.0   0.0
    161121 H21  0.2+  0.2+    161222 H45  0.0   0.0
    
    Ephemeris:
    2016 VT2                 a,e,i = 2.38, 0.67, 23                  q = 0.7824
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r    Elong.  Phase     V
    2023 08 22    00 13 00.8 +20 47 02   2.2810  3.0715   134.0    13.7    23.5
    ...
    2023 09 06    23 58 38.3 +21 28 15   2.0882  2.9910   148.0    10.3    23.1
    ...
    2023 09 14    23 48 56.5 +21 30 11   2.0082  2.9464   154.1     8.6    22.9
    ...
    2023 09 20    23 41 01.9 +21 21 19   1.9600  2.9122   157.2     7.7    22.8
    2023 09 21    23 39 40.7 +21 18 58   1.9530  2.9064   157.5     7.6    22.8
    2023 09 22    23 38 19.1 +21 16 23   1.9463  2.9006   157.8     7.5    22.8
    ...
    2023 09 28    23 30 04.9 +20 55 49   1.9124  2.8654   157.8     7.6    22.7
    ...
    2023 10 06    23 19 14.0 +20 16 07   1.8838  2.8174   154.1     8.9    22.7
    ...
    2023 10 21    23 01 18.1 +18 34 32   1.8790  2.7240   140.8    13.4    22.8
    
    A. U. Tomatic                (C) Copyright 2023 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2023-S146
    


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