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    M.P.E.C. 2017-Q120                               Issued 2017 Aug. 26, 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
    
                                       2017 QP17
    
    Observations:
         K17Q17P* S2017 08 20.93072 17 46 55.93 +57 48 06.0          19   RLEQ120C51
         K17Q17P  s2017 08 20.93072 1 - 1333.3507 - 3470.7365 + 5753.7608   EQ120C51
         K17Q17P  S2017 08 21.19252 17 45 14.63 +57 50 13.0                LEQ120C51
         K17Q17P  s2017 08 21.19252 1 - 1320.7557 - 3517.5057 + 5728.2496   EQ120C51
         K17Q17P  S2017 08 21.32342 17 44 23.98 +57 51 13.9                LEQ120C51
         K17Q17P  s2017 08 21.32342 1 - 1314.2864 - 3540.8340 + 5715.3730   EQ120C51
         K17Q17P  S2017 08 21.32355 17 44 23.89 +57 51 13.9                LEQ120C51
         K17Q17P  s2017 08 21.32355 1 - 1308.7312 - 3469.8742 + 5759.8784   EQ120C51
         K17Q17P  S2017 08 21.45446 17 43 33.16 +57 52 12.8                LEQ120C51
         K17Q17P  s2017 08 21.45446 1 - 1302.3594 - 3493.2188 + 5747.2205   EQ120C51
         K17Q17P  S2017 08 21.58536 17 42 42.51 +57 53 11.4                LEQ120C51
         K17Q17P  s2017 08 21.58536 1 - 1295.6824 - 3514.1699 + 5736.0910   EQ120C51
         K17Q17P  C2017 08 23.91587 17 27 37.26 +58 06 10.1          20.0 VSEQ120033
         K17Q17P  C2017 08 23.91817 17 27 36.29 +58 06 10.8          19.9 VSEQ120033
         K17Q17P  C2017 08 23.92046 17 27 35.43 +58 06 11.2          20.3 VSEQ120033
         K17Q17P KC2017 08 23.92962 17 27 32.09 +58 06 14.3                UEQ120J95
         K17Q17P KC2017 08 23.93995 17 27 28.03 +58 06 15.5                UEQ120J95
         K17Q17P  C2017 08 23.94345 17 27 26.27 +58 06 14.9                qEQ120246
         K17Q17P  C2017 08 23.94478 17 27 25.78 +58 06 16.4                qEQ120246
         K17Q17P  C2017 08 23.94642 17 27 25.16 +58 06 16.7                qEQ120246
         K17Q17P  C2017 08 23.94659 17 27 24.95 +58 06 16.8                qEQ120246
         K17Q17P KC2017 08 23.95004 17 27 24.00 +58 06 18.0          20.5 GUEQ120J95
         K17Q17P  C2017 08 23.99459 17 27 06.37 +58 06 23.6          20.4 VSEQ120033
         K17Q17P  C2017 08 23.99689 17 27 05.54 +58 06 23.8          20.4 VSEQ120033
         K17Q17P  C2017 08 23.99919 17 27 04.62 +58 06 24.3          20.3 VSEQ120033
         K17Q17P KC2017 08 24.07923317 26 34.72 +58 06 54.6          20.4 VuEQ120H21
         K17Q17P KC2017 08 24.09320917 26 29.14 +58 06 57.6          20.6 VuEQ120H21
         K17Q17P KC2017 08 24.10078 17 26 26.42 +58 06 59.0          19.7 RqEQ120H36
         K17Q17P KC2017 08 24.10672 17 26 23.99 +58 07 00.3          19.7 RqEQ120H36
         K17Q17P KC2017 08 24.10776917 26 23.33 +58 07 00.5          20.7 VuEQ120H21
         K17Q17P KC2017 08 24.11266 17 26 21.63 +58 07 01.6          20.0 RqEQ120H36
         K17Q17P KC2017 08 25.82796 17 15 17.21 +58 11 12.8          20.6 RUEQ120587
         K17Q17P KC2017 08 25.82954 17 15 16.56 +58 11 12.3          20.7 VqEQ120595
         K17Q17P KC2017 08 25.83998 17 15 12.40 +58 11 12.9                UEQ120587
         K17Q17P KC2017 08 25.85224 17 15 07.56 +58 11 13.1          21.0 VqEQ120595
         K17Q17P KC2017 08 25.87539 17 14 58.30 +58 11 13.9          20.7 VqEQ120595
         K17Q17P KC2017 08 26.14126 17 13 15.58 +58 11 33.0          20.0 RqEQ120H36
         K17Q17P KC2017 08 26.15402 17 13 10.66 +58 11 34.3          20.1 RqEQ120H36
         K17Q17P KC2017 08 26.16001 17 13 08.28 +58 11 35.3          19.8 RqEQ120H36
    
    Observer details:
    033 Karl Schwarzschild Observatory, Tautenburg.  Observer C. Hoegner.
        Measurer B. Stecklum.  1.34-m f/3 Schmidt + CCD.
    246 Klet Observatory-KLENOT.  Observers M. Tichy, J. Ticha.  Measurer M. Tichy.
        1.06-m KLENOT Telescope + CCD.
    587 Sormano.  Observers A. Fumagalli, I. Proserpio, P. Sicoli, A. Testa.
        Measurer P. Sicoli.  0.5-m f/6.8 reflector + CCD.
    595 Farra d'Isonzo.  Observers E. Pettarin, F. Piani.  Measurer E. Pettarin.
        0.61-m f/4.0 reflector + CCD.
    C51 WISE.  Measurers A. K. Mainzer, J. M. Bauer, T. Grav, J. R. Masiero,
        J. W. Dailey, R. M. Cutri, E. L. Wright, C. Nugent, S. Sonnett, E. Kramer.
    H21 Astronomical Research Observatory, Westfield.  Observer R. Holmes.
        Measurers S. Foglia, L. Buzzi, T. Linder, R. Holmes.  0.76-m f/3.0
        astrograph + CCD.
    H36 Sandlot Observatory, Scranton.  Observer G. Hug.  0.56-m reflector + CCD.
    J95 Great Shefford.  Observer P. Birtwhistle.  0.40-m f/6.0 Schmidt-Cassegrain
        + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2017 QP17                                                Earth MOID = 0.3591 AU
    Epoch 2017 Sept. 4.0 TT = JDT 2458000.5                 MPC
    M 309.93568              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.79633730     Peri.  188.66096     +0.16675521     -0.90367682
    a   1.1527576      Node   252.48618     +0.92760306     +0.27939775
    e   0.4612618      Incl.   24.43018     +0.33428320     -0.32450747
    P   1.24           H   19.6           G   0.15           U   9
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    170820 C51  0.1-  0.2-    170823 246  0.3-  0.1-    170824 H36  0.2-  0.7-
    170821 C51  0.1+  0.2+    170823 246  0.0   1.2+    170824 H21  0.2-  0.0
    170821 C51  0.3+  0.1+    170823 246  0.2+  1.2+    170824 H36  0.1-  0.6-
    170821 C51  0.0   0.3+    170823 246  1.0-  1.3+    170825 587  0.2+  0.3+
    170821 C51  0.3-  0.3-    170823 J95  0.1-  0.0     170825 595  0.9+  0.1+
    170821 C51  0.2+  0.3+    170823 033  0.3-  0.0     170825 587  0.1-  0.1-
    170823 033  0.1+  0.1+    170823 033  0.2+  0.1-    170825 595  0.9+  0.1+
    170823 033  0.4-  0.3+    170823 033  0.1+  0.0     170825 595  0.0   0.2+
    170823 033  0.0   0.3+    170824 H21  0.2-  0.3-    170826 H36  1.2-  1.1-
    170823 J95  0.1+  0.1+    170824 H21  0.2-  0.1-    170826 H36  0.1-  0.1+
    170823 J95  0.3+  0.7-    170824 H36  0.3+  0.8-    170826 H36  0.1-  1.1+
    
    Ephemeris:
    2017 QP17                a,e,i = 1.15, 0.46, 24                  q = 0.6210
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2017 07 27    20 02 40.5 +46 40 25   0.5037  1.3035   113.9    45.4    20.4
    ...
    2017 08 11    18 48 45.3 +55 10 03   0.4678  1.2036   102.3    55.3    20.4
    ...
    2017 08 19    17 59 20.2 +57 29 23   0.4560  1.1456    95.0    61.7    20.4
    ...
    2017 08 25    17 20 38.6 +58 09 37   0.4483  1.1002    89.2    66.7    20.4
    2017 08 26    17 14 11.6 +58 11 21   0.4471  1.0925    88.2    67.6    20.4
    2017 08 27    17 07 45.6 +58 11 45   0.4458  1.0847    87.3    68.5    20.4
    ...
    2017 09 02    16 29 37.3 +57 47 19   0.4380  1.0373    81.3    74.0    20.5
    ...
    2017 09 10    15 40 12.2 +56 06 08   0.4262  0.9722    73.0    82.2    20.6
    ...
    2017 09 25    14 11 03.3 +48 37 36   0.4026  0.8477    56.2   100.6    20.9
    
    A. U. Tomatic                (C) Copyright 2017 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2017-Q120
    

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