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    M.P.E.C. 2017-U277                               Issued 2017 Oct. 30, 02:49 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 UK8
    
    Observations:
         K17U08K* C2017 10 29.15425 01 30 15.12 +03 56 05.9          18.7 GUEU277703
         K17U08K  C2017 10 29.15967 01 30 20.53 +03 58 36.3          18.5 GUEU277703
         K17U08K  C2017 10 29.16700 01 30 27.80 +04 02 04.6          19.3 GUEU277703
         K17U08K  C2017 10 29.24841701 31 47.36 +04 42 52.3          19.0 GUEU277H01
         K17U08K  C2017 10 29.25263701 31 51.96 +04 45 11.0          18.4 GUEU277H01
         K17U08K  C2017 10 29.26198701 32 02.27 +04 50 22.3          18.3 GUEU277H01
         K17U08K  C2017 10 29.26880401 32 09.91 +04 54 12.7          17.7 GUEU277H01
         K17U08K KC2017 10 29.78899702 01 59.72 +14 53 36.4                UEU277J95
         K17U08K KC2017 10 29.78956902 02 03.72 +14 54 58.5                UEU277J95
         K17U08K KC2017 10 29.79024702 02 08.39 +14 56 36.7                UEU277J95
         K17U08K KC2017 10 29.79094702 02 13.28 +14 58 18.0          17.1 GUEU277J95
         K17U08K KC2017 10 29.96707002 34 01.57 +25 30 27.6                UEU277J95
         K17U08K KC2017 10 29.96988302 34 50.06 +25 45 12.0                UEU277J95
         K17U08K KC2017 10 29.97278802 35 41.07 +26 00 37.8          16.3 GUEU277J95
    
    Observer details:
    703 Catalina Sky Survey.  Observer J. A. Johnson.  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.
        0.68-m Schmidt + 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.
    J95 Great Shefford.  Observer P. Birtwhistle.  0.40-m f/6.0 Schmidt-Cassegrain
        + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2017 UK8                                                 Earth MOID = 0.0010 AU
    Epoch 2017 Sept. 4.0 TT = JDT 2458000.5                 MPC
    M 336.57318              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.25538909     Peri.   52.60857     +0.02254539     -0.99881981
    a   2.4603741      Node    36.17105     +0.89267270     +0.00073734
    e   0.6576588      Incl.    4.18001     +0.45014127     +0.04856382
    P   3.86           H   28.5           G   0.15           U   4
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    171029 703  0.7-  0.4-    171029 H01  0.1-  0.3+    171029 J95  0.0   0.1-
    171029 703  0.5+  0.1-    171029 H01  0.2-  0.2+    171029 J95  0.4-  0.1+
    171029 703 (1.1+  2.8+)   171029 J95  0.4-  0.2+    171029 J95  0.1-  0.2+
    171029 H01  0.1-  0.3+    171029 J95  0.2+  0.2-    171029 J95  0.2-  0.3+
    171029 H01  0.0   0.3+    171029 J95  0.3-  0.0
    
    Ephemeris:
    2017 UK8                 a,e,i = 2.46, 0.66, 4                   q = 0.8423
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2017 09 30    01 09 44.7 -02 46 19   0.2613  1.2579   167.5     9.9    26.7
    ...
    2017 10 15    01 10 26.1 -03 16 57   0.1250  1.1199   168.1    10.6    24.9
    ...
    2017 10 23    01 11 19.4 -02 57 07   0.05848 1.0510   162.8    16.2    23.3
    ...
    2017 10 29    01 26 53.1 +03 01 34   0.0099751.0030   164.6    15.2    19.3
    2017 10 30    02 44 00.4 +28 55 15   0.0023380.9953   163.5    16.5    16.2
    2017 10 31    12 39 07.7 +14 44 37   0.0064760.9877    38.2   141.6    24.6
    ...
    2017 11 06    13 06 49.3 +04 39 34   0.05488 0.9450    31.7   146.6    29.9
    ...
    2017 11 14    13 11 09.3 +03 26 58   0.1208  0.8969    37.7   137.6    30.2
    ...
    2017 11 29    13 22 53.0 +01 14 44   0.2496  0.8429    48.7   118.4    29.8
    
    A. U. Tomatic                (C) Copyright 2017 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2017-U277
    

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