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    M.P.E.C. 2017-W36                                Issued 2017 Nov. 17, 16:18 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
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                                       2017 VB15
    
    Observations:
         K17V15B* C2017 11 15.24689 02 08 29.72 +17 13 20.0          20.4 GUEW036G96
         K17V15B  C2017 11 15.25211 02 08 33.64 +17 12 58.0          20.2 GUEW036G96
         K17V15B  C2017 11 15.25734 02 08 37.51 +17 12 36.6          20.1 GUEW036G96
         K17V15B  C2017 11 15.26253 02 08 41.37 +17 12 15.6          20.2 GUEW036G96
         K17V15B  C2017 11 15.29891302 09 07.97 +17 09 39.8          19.9 GUEW036H01
         K17V15B  C2017 11 15.30276502 09 10.83 +17 09 23.7          19.4 GUEW036H01
         K17V15B  C2017 11 15.31547602 09 20.32 +17 08 30.6          19.9 GUEW036H01
         K17V15B  C2017 11 15.32299602 09 25.93 +17 07 58.6          20.0 GUEW036H01
         K17V15B  C2017 11 15.35729 02 09 51.93 +17 05 39.9          20.0 GUEW036I52
         K17V15B  C2017 11 15.35812 02 09 52.54 +17 05 37.1          20.1 GUEW036I52
         K17V15B  C2017 11 15.36036 02 09 54.23 +17 05 27.2          20.3 GUEW036I52
         K17V15B  C2017 11 15.36118 02 09 54.89 +17 05 23.8          20.2 GUEW036I52
         K17V15B KC2017 11 15.84146 02 16 09.38 +16 33 23.7          20.2 RUEW036587
         K17V15B KC2017 11 15.84383 02 16 11.03 +16 33 14.9                UEW036587
         K17V15B KC2017 11 15.84620 02 16 12.67 +16 33 05.8                UEW036587
         K17V15B KC2017 11 15.93663 02 17 15.39 +16 27 27.3          19.8 VqEW036I93
         K17V15B KC2017 11 15.94035 02 17 17.92 +16 27 13.1          20.1 VqEW036I93
         K17V15B KC2017 11 15.94547 02 17 21.33 +16 26 54.0          20.1 VqEW036I93
         K17V15B KC2017 11 15.96113 02 17 30.73 +16 25 50.3                UEW036204
         K17V15B KC2017 11 15.97506 02 17 40.09 +16 24 56.4                UEW036204
         K17V15B KC2017 11 15.98982 02 17 50.04 +16 24 00.0          20.1 GUEW036204
         K17V15B KC2017 11 16.13051202 19 35.29 +16 15 30.0          20.8 VuEW036H21
         K17V15B KC2017 11 16.13496502 19 38.18 +16 15 13.7          20.6 VuEW036H21
         K17V15B KC2017 11 16.14154702 19 42.47 +16 14 49.9          20.4 VuEW036H21
         K17V15B KC2017 11 16.18159702 20 11.63 +16 12 25.1          20.2 GUEW036V03
         K17V15B KC2017 11 16.18550302 20 14.11 +16 12 11.4          20.5 GUEW036V03
         K17V15B KC2017 11 16.18936502 20 16.59 +16 11 57.4          20.5 GUEW036V03
         K17V15B  C2017 11 16.23272 02 20 44.25 +16 09 31.9          20.1 GUEW036I52
         K17V15B  C2017 11 16.23368 02 20 44.85 +16 09 28.4          20.1 GUEW036I52
         K17V15B  C2017 11 16.23464 02 20 45.47 +16 09 25.0          20.5 GUEW036I52
         K17V15B  C2017 11 16.23561 02 20 46.08 +16 09 21.4          20.4 GUEW036I52
         K17V15B  C2017 11 16.31405 02 21 35.36 +16 04 35.6          20.3 RoEW036926
         K17V15B  C2017 11 16.31692 02 21 37.17 +16 04 25.0          20.6 RoEW036926
         K17V15B  C2017 11 16.31978 02 21 38.98 +16 04 14.1          20.6 RoEW036926
         K17V15B KC2017 11 16.93899 02 28 21.13 +15 27 42.4          20.0 RUEW036104
         K17V15B KC2017 11 16.95457 02 28 30.07 +15 26 50.2          20.1 RUEW036104
         K17V15B KC2017 11 16.96703 02 28 37.15 +15 26 07.3          20.3 RUEW036104
         K17V15B KC2017 11 17.03611 02 29 18.29 +15 21 59.1                UEW036J95
         K17V15B KC2017 11 17.05159 02 29 27.15 +15 21 06.6          20.3 GUEW036J95
         K17V15B  C2017 11 17.17399 02 30 47.96 +15 15 04.4          20.0 GUEW036I52
         K17V15B  C2017 11 17.17495 02 30 48.48 +15 15 01.2          20.2 GUEW036I52
         K17V15B  C2017 11 17.17593 02 30 49.01 +15 14 58.1          20.3 GUEW036I52
         K17V15B  C2017 11 17.17690 02 30 49.56 +15 14 54.6          20.0 GUEW036I52
    
    Observer details:
    104 San Marcello Pistoiese.  Observers P. Bacci, M. Maestripieri.  Measurers
        P. Bacci, L. Tesi, G. Fagioli.  0.60-m f/4 reflector + CCD.
    204 Schiaparelli Observatory.  Observer L. Buzzi.  0.60-m f/4.64 reflector
        + CCD.
    587 Sormano.  Observers A. Fumagalli, F. Manca, P. Sicoli, A. Testa.  Measurer
        P. Sicoli.  0.5-m f/6.8 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.
    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.
    I52 Steward Observatory, Mt. Lemmon Station.  Observers G. J. Leonard,
        R. G. Matheny.  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.
    I93 St Pardon de Conques.  Observer F. Losse.  0.40-m f/3.7 reflector + CCD.
    J95 Great Shefford.  Observer P. Birtwhistle.  0.40-m f/6.0 Schmidt-Cassegrain
        + CCD.
    V03 Big Water.  Observer D. Rankin.  0.30-m reflector + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2017 VB15                                                Earth MOID = 0.0230 AU
    Epoch 2017 Sept. 4.0 TT = JDT 2458000.5                 MPC
    M 344.73156              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.54672433     Peri.  125.02601     +0.99688535     +0.01627748
    a   1.4812344      Node   234.16238     -0.04200452     +0.93772167
    e   0.3719227      Incl.    5.46210     +0.06674746     +0.34700592
    P   1.80           H   25.7           G   0.15           U   7
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    171115 G96  0.1-  0.3+    171115 I93  0.0   0.2+    171116 I52  0.2+  0.1-
    171115 G96  0.3+  0.2-    171115 I93  0.4+  0.1+    171116 926  0.2-  0.2+
    171115 G96  0.2-  0.1-    171115 I93  0.1-  0.4+    171116 926  0.1-  0.3+
    171115 G96  0.3-  0.3+    171115 204  0.1-  0.1+    171116 926  0.1+  0.0
    171115 H01  0.0   0.1+    171115 204  0.2-  0.4-    171116 104  0.1+  0.1-
    171115 H01  0.2-  0.1+    171115 204  0.1+  0.0     171116 104  0.7+  0.6+
    171115 H01  0.1-  0.1+    171116 H21  0.1-  0.1+    171116 104  0.2+  0.1+
    171115 H01  0.1-  0.4-    171116 H21  0.2-  0.0     171117 J95  0.0   0.1-
    171115 I52  0.1+  0.4-    171116 H21  0.1+  0.1+    171117 J95  0.3-  0.0
    171115 I52  0.0   0.3+    171116 V03  0.6+  0.4-    171117 I52  0.2+  0.2+
    171115 I52  0.2+  0.2-    171116 V03  0.0   0.1-    171117 I52  0.1+  0.0
    171115 I52  0.9+  0.1-    171116 V03  0.1-  0.2-    171117 I52  0.0   0.0
    171115 587  0.6-  0.1+    171116 I52  0.1+  0.1-    171117 I52  0.2+  0.4-
    171115 587  0.4-  0.2+    171116 I52  0.0   0.1-
    171115 587  0.2-  0.1-    171116 I52  0.2+  0.0
    
    Ephemeris:
    2017 VB15                a,e,i = 1.48, 0.37, 5                   q = 0.9303
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2017 10 18    17 24 35.3 +04 49 39   0.1090  0.9465    59.9   114.4    25.2
    ...
    2017 11 02    19 38 57.9 +18 27 38   0.04246 0.9882    83.3    94.2    22.2
    ...
    2017 11 10    00 14 18.6 +24 19 13   0.03677 1.0190   140.7    38.0    20.1
    ...
    2017 11 16    02 17 59.9 +16 24 41   0.05836 1.0452   163.9    15.2    20.5
    2017 11 17    02 28 58.9 +15 25 27   0.06295 1.0498   165.3    13.8    20.6
    2017 11 18    02 38 24.4 +14 32 56   0.06770 1.0544   166.1    13.0    20.7
    ...
    2017 11 24    03 14 41.0 +11 03 11   0.09873 1.0834   165.9    12.8    21.6
    ...
    2017 12 02    03 38 10.4 +09 02 02   0.1450  1.1245   161.7    16.0    22.6
    ...
    2017 12 17    04 00 12.5 +08 25 58   0.2451  1.2064   152.2    22.4    24.1
    
    A. U. Tomatic                (C) Copyright 2017 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2017-W36
    

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