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    M.P.E.C. 2017-W08                                Issued 2017 Nov. 16, 15:57 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 VF14
    
    Observations:
         K17V14F* C2017 11 15.33557 04 29 50.58 +13 50 04.4          19.5 GUEW008G96
         K17V14F  C2017 11 15.34223 04 29 42.92 +13 51 56.1          19.2 GUEW008G96
         K17V14F  C2017 11 15.35552 04 29 27.77 +13 55 38.4          18.9 GUEW008G96
         K17V14F  C2017 11 15.38880104 28 48.63 +14 04 12.7          19.2 GUEW008H01
         K17V14F  C2017 11 15.39422004 28 42.86 +14 05 37.3          19.0 GUEW008H01
         K17V14F  C2017 11 15.40227804 28 34.36 +14 07 41.6          19.6 GUEW008H01
         K17V14F  C2017 11 15.40995304 28 26.38 +14 09 38.7          19.2 GUEW008H01
         K17V14F KC2017 11 15.98390604 23 06.428+16 03 28.11         19.9 GUEW008J04
         K17V14F KC2017 11 15.98826204 23 03.542+16 04 08.70         19.8 GUEW008J04
         K17V14F  C2017 11 16.03404 04 22 19.33 +16 07 51.5          20.2 VSEW008033
         K17V14F  C2017 11 16.04101 04 22 15.15 +16 08 50.4          20.6 VSEW008033
         K17V14F KC2017 11 16.07597 04 21 54.80 +16 14 18.7                UEW008204
         K17V14F KC2017 11 16.08864 04 21 47.44 +16 15 59.9          20.1 GUEW008204
         K17V14F  C2017 11 16.28965104 20 44.38 +16 43 12.8          20.1 GUEW008H01
         K17V14F  C2017 11 16.29862704 20 39.43 +16 44 16.6          20.8 GUEW008H01
         K17V14F  C2017 11 16.30509304 20 35.86 +16 45 02.2          20.4 GUEW008H01
         K17V14F  C2017 11 16.31181904 20 32.17 +16 45 49.1          20.5 GUEW008H01
         K17V14F  C2017 11 16.36432 04 20 05.51 +16 51 53.9          20.7 GUEW008I52
         K17V14F  C2017 11 16.36473 04 20 05.32 +16 51 56.5          20.4 GUEW008I52
         K17V14F  C2017 11 16.36792 04 20 03.62 +16 52 16.8          19.7 GUEW008I52
         K17V14F  C2017 11 16.36857 04 20 03.28 +16 52 20.7          19.5 GUEW008I52
         K17V14F  C2017 11 16.41238 04 19 40.74 +16 57 02.8          20.1 RoEW008926
         K17V14F  C2017 11 16.41512 04 19 39.37 +16 57 18.7          20.5 RoEW008926
         K17V14F  C2017 11 16.41782 04 19 38.04 +16 57 35.5          20.3 RoEW008926
    
    Observer details:
    033 Karl Schwarzschild Observatory, Tautenburg.  Observers F. Ludwig,
        B. Stecklum.  Measurer B. Stecklum.  1.34-m f/3 Schmidt + CCD.
    204 Schiaparelli Observatory.  Observer L. Buzzi.  0.60-m f/4.64 reflector
        + CCD.
    926 Tenagra II Observatory.  Observers M. Schwartz, P. R. Holvorcem.  Measurer
        M. Schwartz.  0.81-m f/7 Ritchey-Chretien + CCD.
    G96 Mt. Lemmon Survey.  Observer A. D. Grauer.  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 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.  1.0-m reflector + CCD.
    J04 ESA Optical Ground Station, Tenerife.  Observer D. Abreu.  Measurers
        M. Micheli, D. Koschny, A. Knoefel, E. Schwab, M. Busch.  1.0-m f/4.4
        reflector + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2017 VF14                                                Earth MOID = 0.0003 AU
    Epoch 2017 Sept. 4.0 TT = JDT 2458000.5                 MPC
    M 346.50064              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.55276473     Peri.  243.40791     +0.97049845     +0.24109596
    a   1.4704237      Node   102.64079     -0.22034799     +0.89084493
    e   0.4481436      Incl.    0.13771     -0.09787504     +0.38505591
    P   1.78           H   28.4           G   0.15           U   6
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    171115 G96  0.3-  0.4+    171115 J04  0.0   0.1+    171116 H01  0.1+  0.0
    171115 G96  0.0   0.7-    171116 033  0.0   0.0     171116 I52  0.1-  0.0
    171115 G96  0.1+  0.0     171116 033  0.1-  0.0     171116 I52  0.3+  0.0
    171115 H01  0.1-  0.0     171116 204  0.2+  0.2-    171116 I52  0.1+  0.4-
    171115 H01  0.0   0.1+    171116 204  0.0   0.0     171116 I52  0.1+  0.6-
    171115 H01  0.1-  0.0     171116 H01  0.1-  0.0     171116 926  0.1-  0.5+
    171115 H01  0.1-  0.0     171116 H01  0.0   0.1-    171116 926  0.3-  0.2-
    171115 J04  0.1-  0.3+    171116 H01  0.0   0.0     171116 926  0.3-  0.4+
    
    Ephemeris:
    2017 VF14                a,e,i = 1.47, 0.45, 0                   q = 0.8115
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2017 10 17    15 52 42.9 -20 48 36   0.2005  0.8450    36.9   134.9    30.8
    ...
    2017 11 01    16 01 12.1 -21 57 31   0.08766 0.9133    24.2   153.6    32.1
    ...
    2017 11 09    15 56 12.9 -23 52 47   0.03186 0.9599    15.7   163.8    33.3
    ...
    2017 11 15    04 35 51.0 +11 57 19   0.0094880.9982   160.8    19.1    19.3
    2017 11 16    04 22 40.9 +16 07 57   0.01623 1.0047   166.0    13.8    20.3
    2017 11 17    04 17 03.9 +17 50 18   0.02303 1.0114   168.5    11.2    20.9
    ...
    2017 11 23    04 07 59.5 +20 24 26   0.06445 1.0519   176.7     3.1    22.9
    ...
    2017 12 01    04 05 34.2 +21 03 27   0.1219  1.1075   174.7     4.7    24.5
    ...
    2017 12 16    04 06 52.5 +21 28 58   0.2412  1.2135   159.9    16.2    26.6
    
    A. U. Tomatic                (C) Copyright 2017 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2017-W08
    

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