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    M.P.E.C. 2024-D68                             Issued 2024 February 19, 14:32 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
        on behalf of Division F of the International Astronomical Union by the
              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
    
                                   2023 RT156                                
    
    
    Observations:
         K23RF6T* C2023 09 08.41836200 41 53.075+28 55 13.71         22.09wXED068F52
         K23RF6T  C2023 09 08.42980000 41 51.785+28 55 37.71         22.09wXED068F52
         K23RF6T  C2023 09 08.44125700 41 50.516+28 56 01.34         22.67wXED068F52
         K23RF6T  C2023 09 08.45273100 41 49.233+28 56 25.37         22.31wXED068F52
         K23RF6T  C2024 02 14.65050816 23 40.857-13 05 57.79         20.84wXED068F51
         K23RF6T  C2024 02 14.65441616 23 40.177-13 06 29.55         21.03wXED068F51
         K23RF6T  C2024 02 14.65830916 23 39.516-13 07 00.92         20.97wXED068F51
         K23RF6T KC2024 02 15.14497116 22 22.50 -14 12 42.9          20.9 GVED068L01
         K23RF6T pC2024 02 15.14750116 22 22.06 -14 13 02.7          21.0 GVED068L01
         K23RF6T KC2024 02 15.15002916 22 21.63 -14 13 24.2          20.9 GVED068L01
         K23RF6T KC2024 02 15.15339916 22 21.06 -14 13 51.0          21.1 GVED068L01
         K23RF6T KC2024 02 15.51003216 21 23.990-15 01 56.82         20.64GVED068I52
         K23RF6T KC2024 02 15.51246816 21 23.591-15 02 16.94         20.20GVED068I52
         K23RF6T KC2024 02 15.51489816 21 23.177-15 02 36.56         20.52GVED068I52
         K23RF6T KC2024 02 15.51732116 21 22.691-15 02 56.00         20.51GVED068I52
         K23RF6T  C2024 02 15.61332216 21 07.731-15 15 49.84         20.09GVED068F52
         K23RF6T  C2024 02 15.61414116 21 07.585-15 15 56.14         20.61GVED068F52
         K23RF6T  C2024 02 16.51374716 18 40.301-17 17 56.32         21.1 GVED068H01
         K23RF6T  C2024 02 16.51869016 18 39.428-17 18 36.71         20.8 GVED068H01
         K23RF6T  C2024 02 16.53445416 18 36.657-17 20 45.42         20.9 GVED068H01
         K23RF6T  C2024 02 16.54008316 18 35.643-17 21 31.14         21.0 GVED068H01
         K23RF6T  C2024 02 19.46770116 10 11.687-23 58 10.61         20.3 GVED068H01
         K23RF6T  C2024 02 19.47222716 10 10.831-23 58 47.51         20.1 GVED068H01
         K23RF6T  C2024 02 19.48343016 10 08.682-24 00 18.42         20.0 GVED068H01
         K23RF6T  C2024 02 19.49077516 10 07.288-24 01 18.05         20.2 GVED068H01
    
    Observer details:
    F51 Pan-STARRS 1, Haleakala.  Observers J. Herman, T. Lowe, P. Minguez, A.
        Schultz, I. Smith.  Measurers K. Chambers, T. de Boer, J. Fairlamb, H.
        Gao, M. Huber, C.-C. Lin, E. Magnier, Y. Ramanjooloo, R. Wainscoat, R.
        Weryk.  1.8-m Ritchey-Chretien + CCD.
    F52 Pan-STARRS 2, Haleakala.  Observers J. Bulger, T. Lowe, P. Minguez, A.
        Schultz, I. Smith, J. Herman.  Measurers K. Chambers, T. de Boer, J.
        Bulger, J. Fairlamb, H. Gao, M. Huber, C.-C. Lin, T. Lowe, E. Magnier, P.
        Minguez, Y. Ramanjooloo, A. Schultz, I. Smith, R. Wainscoat, R. Weryk.
        1.8-m Ritchey-Chretien + CCD.
    H01 Magdalena Ridge Observatory, Socorro.  Observers W. H. Ryan, E. V. Ryan.
        Measurer W. H. Ryan.  2.4-m f/8.9 Ritchey-Chretien + CCD.
    I52 Steward Observatory, Mt. Lemmon Station.  Observer J. B. Fazekas.
        Measurers E. C. Beshore, D. Fay, J. B. Fazekas, D. C. Fuls, A. R. Gibbs,
        A. D. Grauer, H. Groeller, J. K. Hogan, R. A. Kowalski, S. M. Larson, G.
        J. Leonard, D. Rankin, R. L. Seaman, F. C. Shelly, K. W. Wierzchos.  1.0-m
        prime focus + CCD.
    L01 Visnjan Observatory, Tican.  Observer K. Korlevic.  1.0-m f/2.9 reflector
        + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2023 RT156                                          PHA, Earth MOID = 0.0029 AU
    Epoch 2024 Mar. 31.0 TT = JDT 2460400.5                 Bell                    
    M  27.01784              (2000.0)            P               Q                  
    n   0.34954362     Peri.  130.84053     -0.46648911     -0.87215898             
    a   1.9958832      Node   344.77021     +0.54311560     -0.15089839             
    e   0.5637021      Incl.   34.13288     +0.69814995     -0.46536908             
    P   2.82           H   20.73          G   0.15           U   5                  
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    230908 F52  0.0   0.1-    240215 L01  0.3-  0.4-    240216 H01  0.0   0.1-
    230908 F52  0.2-  0.1+    240215 L01  0.4-  0.2+    240216 H01  0.1+  0.3-
    230908 F52  0.0   0.1-    240215 I52  0.3-  0.2+    240216 H01  0.1-  0.1-
    230908 F52  0.1+  0.1+    240215 I52  0.0   0.1-    240219 H01  0.0   0.2+
    240214 F51  0.3+  0.2+    240215 I52  0.0   0.0     240219 H01  0.1+  0.0
    240214 F51  0.1+  0.1+    240215 I52  1.0-  0.3+    240219 H01  0.1-  0.0
    240214 F51  0.0   0.2+    240215 F52  0.2+  0.3-    240219 H01  0.1+  0.0
    240215 L01  0.0   0.2-    240215 F52  0.2+  0.1+
    240215 L01  0.2-  0.6+    240216 H01  0.1+  0.0
    
    Ephemeris:
    2023 RT156               a,e,i = 2.00, 0.56, 34                  q = 0.8708
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r    Elong.  Phase     V
    2024 01 20    17 26 18.1 +29 11 52   0.3961  0.8751    62.6    93.7    21.8
    ...
    2024 02 04    16 49 37.2 +08 45 34   0.3098  0.9185    68.5    93.2    21.3
    ...
    2024 02 12    16 30 26.9 -07 14 00   0.2828  0.9580    75.9    87.5    21.0
    ...
    2024 02 18    16 14 29.3 -20 39 09   0.2768  0.9934    83.1    80.9    20.8
    2024 02 19    16 11 34.5 -22 54 33   0.2772  0.9997    84.3    79.7    20.7
    2024 02 20    16 08 33.9 -25 09 13   0.2779  1.0062    85.6    78.4    20.7
    ...
    2024 02 26    15 47 55.6 -37 59 49   0.2901  1.0467    93.2    70.8    20.6
    ...
    2024 03 05    15 10 07.0 -52 06 10   0.3246  1.1053   101.9    61.4    20.7
    ...
    2024 03 20    13 14 37.2 -66 04 29   0.4271  1.2238   112.4    48.8    21.1
    
    M. P. C. Staff               (C) Copyright 2024 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2024-D68
    


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