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    M.P.E.C. 2017-C44                                Issued 2017 Feb. 4, 01:32 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
    
                                        2017 CT
    
    Observations:
         K17C00T* C2017 02 03.39516 09 26 43.85 +13 46 47.5          19.4 VqEC044G96
         K17C00T  C2017 02 03.40117 09 26 52.58 +13 50 37.4          19.4 VqEC044G96
         K17C00T  C2017 02 03.40712 09 27 01.16 +13 54 20.7          19.6 VqEC044G96
         K17C00T  C2017 02 03.42662 09 27 29.42 +14 06 35.8          19.2 VqEC044G96
         K17C00T  C2017 02 03.42691 09 27 29.84 +14 06 47.0          19.1 VqEC044G96
         K17C00T  C2017 02 03.42721 09 27 30.28 +14 06 58.1          19.4 VqEC044G96
         K17C00T  C2017 02 03.42750 09 27 30.75 +14 07 09.7          19.1 VqEC044G96
         K17C00T  C2017 02 03.45766 09 28 14.74 +14 26 03.2          19.4 VqEC044I52
         K17C00T  C2017 02 03.45807 09 28 15.42 +14 26 19.8          19.5 VqEC044I52
         K17C00T  C2017 02 03.45849 09 28 16.01 +14 26 34.4          19.2 VqEC044I52
         K17C00T  C2017 02 03.48113 09 28 49.48 +14 40 43.8          19.4 VqEC044G96
         K17C00T  C2017 02 03.48157 09 28 50.09 +14 41 00.4          20.1 VqEC044G96
         K17C00T  C2017 02 03.48186 09 28 50.59 +14 41 10.9          19.2 VqEC044G96
         K17C00T  C2017 02 03.48216 09 28 51.01 +14 41 22.8          19.3 VqEC044G96
         K17C00T  C2017 02 03.51045 09 29 43.100+15 00 35.76               LEC044F51
         K17C00T  C2017 02 03.52347 09 30 01.807+15 08 44.87         19.4 wLEC044F51
         K17C00T  C2017 02 03.53589 09 30 19.771+15 16 31.35               LEC044F51
         K17C00T  C2017 02 03.65956 09 33 41.47 +16 32 44.1          20.0 RoEC044300
         K17C00T  C2017 02 03.66158 09 33 44.43 +16 33 59.2          19.9 RoEC044300
         K17C00T  C2017 02 03.66355 09 33 47.35 +16 35 12.7          20.0 RoEC044300
         K17C00T  C2017 02 03.66551 09 33 50.19 +16 36 26.6          19.9 RoEC044300
         K17C00T KC2017 02 03.99193009 42 29.34 +19 54 58.6                qEC044J95
         K17C00T KC2017 02 03.99436409 42 32.97 +19 56 27.6                qEC044J95
         K17C00T KC2017 02 03.99766309 42 37.98 +19 58 26.0          19.4 RqEC044J95
    
    Observer details:
    300 Bisei Spaceguard Center--BATTeRS.  Observers S. Okumura, T. Nimura,
        T. Fujiwara.  1.0-m f/3.0 reflector + CCD.
    F51 Pan-STARRS 1, Haleakala.  Observers B. Gibson, T. Goggia, S. Kahale,
        T. Lowe, A. Schultz, M. Willman.  Measurers K. Chambers, S. Chastel,
        L. Denneau, H. Flewelling, M. Huber, E. Lilly, E. Magnier, R. Wainscoat,
        C. Waters, R. Weryk.  1.8-m Ritchey-Chretien + CCD.
    G96 Mt. Lemmon Survey.  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.
        1.5-m reflector + 10K CCD.
    I52 Steward Observatory, Mt. Lemmon Station.  Observer A. R. Gibbs.  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.
    J95 Great Shefford.  Observer P. Birtwhistle.  0.40-m f/6.0 Schmidt-Cassegrain
        + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2017 CT                                                  Earth MOID = 0.0283 AU
    Epoch 2017 Feb. 16.0 TT = JDT 2457800.5                 MPC
    M  10.44461              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.52448885     Peri.  351.71798     -0.59923822     -0.77171883
    a   1.5228082      Node   134.76104     +0.75062595     -0.63410320
    e   0.3358221      Incl.   17.45527     +0.27834194     +0.04861251
    P   1.88           H   26.8           G   0.15           U   7
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    170203 G96  0.4-  0.7-    170203 I52  0.2+  0.5+    170203 F51  0.4+  0.8+
    170203 G96  0.4+  1.9+    170203 I52  0.2-  0.7-    170203 300  0.8-  0.1+
    170203 G96  0.2+  0.3+    170203 G96  0.1+  0.3-    170203 300  0.5-  0.2-
    170203 G96  0.0   0.4-    170203 G96  0.6-  0.2-    170203 300  0.3+  0.1-
    170203 G96  0.0   0.1-    170203 G96  0.4+  0.5-    170203 300  0.1+  0.7+
    170203 G96  0.0   0.3-    170203 G96  0.1+  0.1+    170203 J95  0.2+  0.2-
    170203 G96  0.7+  0.4+    170203 F51  0.0   0.5-    170203 J95  0.3-  0.6+
    170203 I52  0.9-  0.7-    170203 F51  0.3-  0.2-    170203 J95  0.2+  0.5-
    
    Ephemeris:
    2017 CT                  a,e,i = 1.52, 0.34, 17                  q = 1.0114
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2017 01 05    05 32 18.8 -52 22 36   0.1729  1.0343   102.4    68.2    25.5
    ...
    2017 01 20    06 13 42.7 -48 13 20   0.08945 1.0137   107.0    68.2    24.0
    ...
    2017 01 28    07 21 46.9 -34 34 25   0.04632 1.0114   123.8    54.0    22.1
    ...
    2017 02 03    09 16 46.5 +09 36 18   0.02830 1.0137   172.6     7.2    19.6
    2017 02 04    09 42 37.2 +20 02 02   0.02895 1.0144   171.5     8.3    19.7
    2017 02 05    10 09 26.1 +29 21 28   0.03084 1.0153   161.6    17.8    20.2
    ...
    2017 02 11    12 32 01.0 +54 56 39   0.05657 1.0221   127.2    50.3    22.5
    ...
    2017 02 19    14 02 36.7 +59 36 57   0.1015  1.0363   115.5    59.4    24.0
    ...
    2017 03 06    14 44 23.1 +59 43 09   0.1873  1.0768   112.2    58.5    25.4
    
    A. U. Tomatic                (C) Copyright 2017 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2017-C44
    

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