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    M.P.E.C. 2017-W182                               Issued 2017 Nov. 27, 01:58 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 WP15
    
    Observations:
         K17W15P* C2017 11 24.44137 05 04 28.66 +02 04 30.0          20.5 GUEW182G96
         K17W15P  C2017 11 24.44795 05 04 27.22 +02 05 53.5          20.4 GUEW182G96
         K17W15P  C2017 11 24.45450 05 04 25.73 +02 07 16.4          20.5 GUEW182G96
         K17W15P  C2017 11 24.46111 05 04 24.30 +02 08 39.8          20.5 GUEW182G96
         K17W15P  C2017 11 24.47922 05 04 20.31 +02 12 29.8          21.7 GUEW182G96
         K17W15P  C2017 11 24.47964 05 04 20.18 +02 12 36.6          22.1 GUEW182G96
         K17W15P  C2017 11 24.48006 05 04 20.13 +02 12 40.5          22.1 GUEW182G96
         K17W15P  C2017 11 24.48415 05 04 19.23 +02 13 33.7          21.7 GUEW182G96
         K17W15P KC2017 11 25.20449 05 01 50.68 +04 54 47.9          21.0 RoEW182291
         K17W15P KC2017 11 25.21194 05 01 48.77 +04 56 34.8          21.3 RoEW182291
         K17W15P  C2017 11 25.33926 05 01 16.27 +05 26 59.2          21.0 RoEW182926
         K17W15P  C2017 11 25.34006 05 01 16.09 +05 27 09.2          20.4 GUEW182G96
         K17W15P  C2017 11 25.34081 05 01 15.91 +05 27 20.6          20.6 GUEW182G96
         K17W15P  C2017 11 25.34156 05 01 15.71 +05 27 30.8          20.4 GUEW182G96
         K17W15P  C2017 11 25.34413 05 01 15.02 +05 28 10.0          20.5 RoEW182926
         K17W15P  C2017 11 25.34900 05 01 13.77 +05 29 19.5          20.5 RoEW182926
         K17W15P KC2017 11 26.05619 04 58 17.81 +08 28 49.6          20.4 GUEW182J95
         K17W15P KC2017 11 26.06965 04 58 13.96 +08 32 27.0          21.1 GUEW182J95
         K17W15P KC2017 11 26.08030 04 58 10.89 +08 35 17.3          20.3 GUEW182J95
         K17W15P  C2017 11 26.30833 04 57 10.93 +09 37 58.9          20.6 GUEW182I52
         K17W15P  C2017 11 26.31043 04 57 10.28 +09 38 34.4          21.0 GUEW182I52
         K17W15P  C2017 11 26.31129 04 57 10.05 +09 38 48.6          20.6 GUEW182V06
         K17W15P  C2017 11 26.31232 04 57 09.75 +09 39 06.9                UEW182V06
         K17W15P  C2017 11 26.31335 04 57 09.41 +09 39 23.1          21.7 GUEW182V06
         K17W15P  C2017 11 26.31346 04 57 09.38 +09 39 24.9          20.8 GUEW182I52
         K17W15P  C2017 11 26.31438 04 57 09.11 +09 39 40.2          21.2 GUEW182V06
    
    Observer details:
    291 LPL/Spacewatch II.  Observer M. J. Brucker.  1.8-m f/2.7 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 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.
    V06 Catalina Sky Survey-Kuiper.  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.  1.55-m reflector + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2017 WP15                                                Earth MOID = 0.0837 AU
    Epoch 2017 Sept. 4.0 TT = JDT 2458000.5                 MPC
    M 305.46963              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.42048589     Peri.   52.03473     -0.35906568     -0.77863572
    a   1.7645546      Node    66.86042     +0.57909269     -0.61825531
    e   0.4629300      Incl.   34.02853     +0.73193135     +0.10717641
    P   2.34           H   24.7           G   0.15           U   8
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    171124 G96  0.0   0.6-    171125 291  0.5-  0.8+    171126 J95  0.3-  0.4-
    171124 G96  0.3+  0.3-    171125 926  0.5-  0.1-    171126 I52  0.4-  0.5-
    171124 G96  0.3-  0.2-    171125 G96  0.0   0.5-    171126 I52  0.5-  0.1-
    171124 G96  0.1+  0.5-    171125 G96  0.2+  0.1+    171126 V06  0.0   0.3-
    171124 G96  0.0   0.3-    171125 G96  0.1+  0.6-    171126 V06  0.3+  0.8+
    171124 G96  0.5-  1.2+    171125 926  0.3-  0.3+    171126 V06  0.1-  0.1-
    171124 G96  0.1+  0.2-    171125 926  0.1+  0.7-    171126 I52  0.1-  0.1-
    171124 G96  0.0   1.0+    171126 J95  0.3+  0.2-    171126 V06  0.1+  0.2-
    171125 291  0.7+  0.3-    171126 J95  0.2+  0.8+
    
    Ephemeris:
    2017 WP15                a,e,i = 1.76, 0.46, 34                  q = 0.9477
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2017 10 28    05 22 11.0 -23 54 30   0.4409  1.2731   120.1    42.5    25.1
    ...
    2017 11 12    05 23 12.4 -18 43 28   0.2596  1.1761   130.8    39.6    23.7
    ...
    2017 11 20    05 15 17.8 -09 23 17   0.1690  1.1276   142.9    31.9    22.5
    ...
    2017 11 26    04 58 33.3 +08 14 32   0.1112  1.0934   162.2    16.0    21.0
    2017 11 27    04 53 47.1 +13 00 18   0.1035  1.0879   167.0    11.8    20.7
    2017 11 28    04 48 02.1 +18 28 44   0.09678 1.0825   171.8     7.5    20.3
    ...
    2017 12 04    03 21 16.3 +61 12 30   0.08586 1.0516   138.6    38.3    21.0
    ...
    2017 12 12    20 05 04.9 +70 47 49   0.1425  1.0152    98.4    73.6    23.1
    ...
    2017 12 27    18 27 08.3 +54 39 42   0.2935  0.9661    78.0    84.7    24.9
    
    A. U. Tomatic                (C) Copyright 2017 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2017-W182
    

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