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    M.P.E.C. 2016-W78                                Issued 2016 Nov. 25, 16:01 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
    
                                       2016 WT3
    
    Observations:
         K16W03T* C2016 11 23.39432 04 31 01.35 +33 32 46.1          20.6 VqEW078G96
         K16W03T  C2016 11 23.39976 04 31 04.29 +33 31 24.7          20.6 VqEW078G96
         K16W03T  C2016 11 23.40520 04 31 07.30 +33 30 03.1          20.1 VqEW078G96
         K16W03T  C2016 11 23.41052 04 31 10.17 +33 28 43.6          20.1 VqEW078G96
         K16W03T  C2016 11 23.43800 04 31 25.14 +33 21 57.5          20.3 VqEW078G96
         K16W03T  C2016 11 23.43841 04 31 25.43 +33 21 51.9          20.2 VqEW078G96
         K16W03T  C2016 11 23.43882 04 31 25.61 +33 21 44.9          20.3 VqEW078G96
         K16W03T  C2016 11 23.43923 04 31 25.90 +33 21 38.6          20.0 VqEW078G96
         K16W03T  C2016 11 23.45648 04 31 35.49 +33 17 28.0          20.5 VqEW078I52
         K16W03T  C2016 11 23.45724 04 31 35.93 +33 17 16.2          20.7 VqEW078I52
         K16W03T  C2016 11 23.45800 04 31 36.34 +33 17 05.1          20.5 VqEW078I52
         K16W03T  C2016 11 23.45877 04 31 36.76 +33 16 54.0          20.8 VqEW078I52
         K16W03T KC2016 11 23.50367 04 32 02.50 +33 06 17.5          20.1 RoEW078291
         K16W03T KC2016 11 23.50405 04 32 02.81 +33 06 12.9          20.1 RoEW078291
         K16W03T KC2016 11 23.50440 04 32 02.91 +33 06 07.4          19.8 RoEW078291
         K16W03T  C2016 11 24.27436704 38 40.40 +31 08 52.1          21.0 GUEW078H01
         K16W03T  C2016 11 24.27807004 38 41.06 +31 08 27.9          21.3 GUEW078H01
         K16W03T  C2016 11 24.28859804 38 42.87 +31 07 19.5          21.3 GUEW078H01
         K16W03T  C2016 11 24.29887904 38 44.62 +31 06 12.7          21.2 GUEW078H01
         K16W03T  C2016 11 25.28941 04 42 37.08 +29 45 11.0          21.9 VqEW078G96
         K16W03T  C2016 11 25.29198 04 42 37.23 +29 45 01.9          22.2 VqEW078G96
         K16W03T  C2016 11 25.29472 04 42 37.44 +29 44 50.9                qEW078G96
         K16W03T  C2016 11 25.29658 04 42 37.52 +29 44 44.5                qEW078G96
    
    Observer details:
    291 LPL/Spacewatch II.  Observer R. A. Mastaler.  1.8-m f/2.7 reflector + CCD.
    G96 Mt. Lemmon Survey.  Observers R. G. Matheny, G. J. Leonard.  Measurers
        E. J. Christensen, D. C. Fuls, A. R. Gibbs, A. D. Grauer, J. A. Johnson,
        R. A. Kowalski, S. M. Larson, G. J. Leonard, R. G. Matheny, R. L. Seaman,
        F. C. Shelly.  1.5-m reflector + 10K CCD.
    H01 Magdalena Ridge Observatory, Socorro.  Observers W. H. Ryan, E. V. Ryan.
        Measurer W. H. Ryan.  2.4-m f/8.9 reflector + CCD.
    I52 Steward Observatory, Mt. Lemmon Station.  Observer D. C. Fuls.  Measurers
        E. J. Christensen, D. C. Fuls, A. R. Gibbs, A. D. Grauer, J. A. Johnson,
        R. A. Kowalski, S. M. Larson, G. J. Leonard, R. G. Matheny, R. L. Seaman,
        F. C. Shelly.  1.0-m reflector + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2016 WT3                                                 Earth MOID = 0.0021 AU
    Epoch 2017 Feb. 16.0 TT = JDT 2457800.5                 MPC
    M  45.52618              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.35880144     Peri.  304.79177     +0.99962606     +0.01887710
    a   1.9614019      Node    54.13448     -0.00908657     +0.91168860
    e   0.5910962      Incl.    1.39888     -0.02579112     +0.41044799
    P   2.75           H   28.6           G   0.15           U   6
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    161123 G96  0.3+  0.1+    161123 I52  0.1+  0.7+    161124 H01  0.2+  0.1-
    161123 G96  0.1+  0.2+    161123 I52  0.2+  0.1-    161124 H01  0.1+  0.0
    161123 G96  0.7+  0.1-    161123 I52  0.0   0.1-    161124 H01  0.2+  0.2+
    161123 G96  0.3+  0.3-    161123 I52  0.1-  0.0     161125 G96  0.3-  0.1-
    161123 G96  0.9-  0.0     161123 291  0.2-  0.2-    161125 G96  0.2-  0.3-
    161123 G96  0.1-  0.5+    161123 291  0.9+  0.5+    161125 G96 (0.5+  1.7-)
    161123 G96  0.7-  0.5-    161123 291  0.4-  0.0     161125 G96 (0.2+  1.6-)
    161123 G96  0.1+  0.8-    161124 H01  0.0   0.1+
    
    Ephemeris:
    2016 WT3                 a,e,i = 1.96, 0.59, 1                   q = 0.8020
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2016 10 26    16 40 09.7 -25 17 37   0.2335  0.8268    39.3   130.4    30.8
    ...
    2016 11 10    16 53 19.3 -25 09 36   0.09773 0.9045    27.3   149.9    31.7
    ...
    2016 11 18    17 02 13.7 -22 25 14   0.02975 0.9607    20.8   158.5    31.4
    ...
    2016 11 24    04 36 53.1 +31 43 30   0.02076 1.0074   166.0    13.7    21.0
    2016 11 25    04 41 39.9 +30 04 30   0.02910 1.0155   167.3    12.3    21.7
    2016 11 26    04 44 12.4 +29 09 01   0.03748 1.0237   168.4    11.2    22.2
    ...
    2016 12 02    04 48 45.3 +27 14 18   0.08845 1.0739   173.7     5.8    23.9
    ...
    2016 12 10    04 49 57.5 +26 30 27   0.1593  1.1434   174.5     4.8    25.3
    ...
    2016 12 25    04 52 50.2 +25 54 33   0.3066  1.2776   161.2    14.3    27.4
    
    A. U. Tomatic                (C) Copyright 2016 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2016-W78
    

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