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    M.P.E.C. 2008-E25                                Issued 2008 Mar. 3, 13:05 UT
    
         The Minor Planet Electronic Circulars contain information on unusual
             minor planets and routine data on comets.  They are published
       on behalf of Commission 20 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 http://www.cfa.harvard.edu/iau/mpc.html  ISSN 1523-6714
    
                                        2008 EJ
    
    Observations:
         K08E00J  C2008 03 01.33613 10 55 28.91 -04 55 19.4          19.6   EE025704
         K08E00J  C2008 03 01.34757 10 55 26.83 -04 54 23.7          19.8   EE025704
         K08E00J  C2008 03 01.35901 10 55 24.79 -04 53 26.2          20.2   EE025704
         K08E00J  C2008 03 01.37045 10 55 22.73 -04 52 30.0          19.7   EE025704
         K08E00J  C2008 03 01.38189 10 55 20.63 -04 51 32.8          19.9   EE025704
         K08E00J* C2008 03 01.40837 10 55 15.88 -04 49 22.5          19.3 V EE025703
         K08E00J  C2008 03 01.41140 10 55 15.45 -04 49 06.8          19.2 V EE025703
         K08E00J  C2008 03 01.41441 10 55 14.77 -04 48 51.9          19.7 V EE025703
         K08E00J  C2008 03 01.41743 10 55 14.30 -04 48 36.2          19.8 V EE025703
         K08E00J  C2008 03 01.94731 10 53 43.99 -04 05 02.3          19.4 V EE025595
         K08E00J  C2008 03 01.95738 10 53 42.17 -04 04 13.3          19.6 V EE025595
         K08E00J  C2008 03 02.25404 10 52 51.81 -03 39 49.5          19.4 V EE025703
         K08E00J  C2008 03 02.26224 10 52 50.35 -03 39 11.3                 EE025703
         K08E00J  C2008 03 02.26942810 52 48.72 -03 38 34.9          20.2 V EE025H55
         K08E00J  C2008 03 02.27048 10 52 48.88 -03 38 26.5          19.4 V EE025703
         K08E00J  C2008 03 02.27327310 52 47.99 -03 38 16.1          20.2 V EE025H55
         K08E00J  C2008 03 02.27721910 52 47.33 -03 37 56.3          20.1 V EE025H55
         K08E00J  C2008 03 02.27738 10 52 47.70 -03 37 54.1          19.8 R EE025854
         K08E00J  C2008 03 02.27870 10 52 47.48 -03 37 47.3          19.4 V EE025703
         K08E00J  C2008 03 02.28217 10 52 46.94 -03 37 30.5          19.5 R EE025854
         K08E00J  C2008 03 02.28693 10 52 46.09 -03 37 06.8          19.3 R EE025854
         K08E00J 1C2008 03 02.31758 10 52 40.77 -03 34 40.9                 EE025658
         K08E00J 1C2008 03 02.31993 10 52 40.36 -03 34 29.3                 EE025658
         K08E00J 1C2008 03 02.32226 10 52 39.94 -03 34 17.3                 EE025658
         K08E00J  C2008 03 02.93467 10 50 56.35 -02 44 17.4          19.4 R EE025143
         K08E00J  C2008 03 02.97173 10 50 49.87 -02 41 16.8          19.3 R EE025143
         K08E00J  C2008 03 03.13263 10 50 22.13 -02 28 13.6                 EE025J95
         K08E00J  C2008 03 03.13442 10 50 21.85 -02 28 04.8          19.6 R EE025J95
         K08E00J  C2008 03 03.20880 10 50 10.67 -02 21 56.9          20.0 V EE025291
         K08E00J  C2008 03 03.21296 10 50 09.95 -02 21 36.9          20.1 V EE025291
         K08E00J  C2008 03 03.21667 10 50 09.30 -02 21 18.5          20.1 V EE025291
         K08E00J  C2008 03 03.27693 10 49 58.85 -02 16 26.2          19.6 V EE025703
         K08E00J  C2008 03 03.28742 10 49 57.09 -02 15 35.0                 EE025703
         K08E00J  C2008 03 03.29792 10 49 55.15 -02 14 44.0          19.0 V EE025703
         K08E00J  C2008 03 03.30843 10 49 53.35 -02 13 52.8          19.2 V EE025703
    
    Observer details:
    143 Gnosca.  Observer S. Sposetti.  0.40-m f/4 reflector + CCD.
    291 LPL/Spacewatch II.  Observer J. V. Scotti.  1.8-m f/2.7 reflector + CCD.
    595 Farra d'Isonzo.  Observers E. Pettarin, F. Piani.  Measurer E. Pettarin.
        0.40-m f/4.5 reflector + CCD.
    658 National Research Council of Canada.  Observer R. M. Robb.  Measurer
        D. D. Balam.  1.82-m Plaskett telescope + CCD.
    703 Catalina Sky Survey.  Observer R. E. Hill.  Measurers E. C. Beshore,
        A. Boattini, G. J. Garradd, A. R. Gibbs, A. D. Grauer, R. E. Hill,
        R. A. Kowalski, S. M. Larson, R. H. McNaught.  0.68-m Schmidt + CCD.
    704 Lincoln Laboratory ETS, New Mexico.  Observers M. Bezpalko, D. Torres,
        R. Kracke, G. Spitz, J. Kistler.  Measurers J. Stuart, S. Scruggs.  1.0-m
        f/2.15 reflector + CCD.
    854 Sabino Canyon Observatory, Tucson.  Observer J. E. McGaha.  0.36-m f/10.0
        Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    H55 Astronomical Research Observatory, Charleston.  Observer R. Holmes.
        0.81-m f/4.0 astrograph + CCD.
    J95 Great Shefford.  Observer P. Birtwhistle.  0.40-m f/6.0 Schmidt-Cassegrain
        + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2008 EJ                                                  Earth MOID = 0.3445 AU
    Epoch 2008 May 14.0 TT = JDT 2454600.5                  MPC
    M 169.42947              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.86534052     Peri.  207.69742     +0.94518059     -0.29512160
    a   1.0906315      Node   166.91868     +0.25702394     +0.93637660
    e   0.4744235      Incl.   38.13811     -0.20142580     -0.19000551
    P   1.14           H   20.2           G   0.15           U   9
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    080301 704  0.8+  0.6+    080302 703 (0.9-  3.0-)   080302 143  0.5+  0.0
    080301 704  0.5+  0.4-    080302 H55  0.5+  0.1+    080302 143  0.2+  0.3-
    080301 704  0.8+  0.4+    080302 703  1.0-  1.3+    080303 J95  0.2-  0.5-
    080301 704  0.7+  0.1-    080302 H55  0.3-  0.0     080303 J95  0.2+  0.4-
    080301 704  0.0   0.4+    080302 H55  0.3+  0.4+    080303 291  0.3-  0.4+
    080301 703  1.0-  0.9-    080302 854  0.4-  0.2-    080303 291  0.2-  0.1+
    080301 703  0.7+  0.2-    080302 703  0.1-  0.1+    080303 291  0.3-  0.5+
    080301 703  1.4-  0.2-    080302 854  1.0+  0.2-    080303 703  0.7+  0.1-
    080301 703  0.4-  0.5+    080302 854  0.9+  0.1+    080303 703  1.8+  0.2+
    080301 595  0.1-  0.1+    080302 658  0.2-  0.4-    080303 703  0.2+  0.1+
    080301 595  0.6-  0.5-    080302 658  0.2-  0.3-    080303 703  0.8+  0.2+
    080302 703  0.8-  0.9-    080302 658  0.3-  0.2+
    
    Ephemeris:
    2008 EJ                  a,e,i = 1.09, 0.47, 38                  q = 0.5732
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2008 02 24    11 14.37   -13 39.8    0.414    1.372   153.6    18.7    19.9
    2008 03 05    10 45.25   +00 01.7    0.432    1.422   172.5     5.3    19.6
    2008 03 15    10 21.79   +11 42.8    0.494    1.465   158.3    14.6    20.3
    2008 03 25    10 06.37   +19 53.3    0.588    1.502   141.3    24.5    21.1
    2008 04 04    09 58.70   +25 02.7    0.703    1.534   127.6    31.1    21.7
    
    Timothy B. Spahr             (C) Copyright 2008 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2008-E25
    

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