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    M.P.E.C. 2018-C13                                Issued 2018 Feb. 4, 20:38 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
    
                                        2018 CC
    
    Observations:
         K18C00C* C2018 02 04.24215 09 06 15.69 +43 52 35.4          18.2 GUEC013703
         K18C00C  C2018 02 04.24760 09 06 11.17 +43 52 39.5          18.6 GUEC013703
         K18C00C  C2018 02 04.25305 09 06 06.55 +43 52 43.8          18.3 GUEC013703
         K18C00C  C2018 02 04.25850 09 06 01.86 +43 52 47.9          18.5 GUEC013703
         K18C00C  C2018 02 04.34909 09 04 40.27 +43 52 50.7          18.1 GUEC013I52
         K18C00C  C2018 02 04.35067 09 04 38.80 +43 52 50.1          18.2 GUEC013I52
         K18C00C  C2018 02 04.35213 09 04 37.40 +43 52 48.9          18.6 GUEC013I52
         K18C00C  C2018 02 04.45625 09 03 00.84 +43 50 30.1          18.0 GUEC013I52
         K18C00C  C2018 02 04.45787 09 02 59.37 +43 50 27.3          17.7 GUEC013I52
         K18C00C  C2018 02 04.45800 09 02 59.27 +43 50 26.8          18.0 GUEC013I52
         K18C00C  C2018 02 04.46005 09 02 57.39 +43 50 23.3          18.2 GUEC013I52
         K18C00C KC2018 02 04.46292 09 02 54.69 +43 50 24.0          18.1 RoEC013291
         K18C00C KC2018 02 04.46608 09 02 51.83 +43 50 17.4          18.1 RoEC013291
         K18C00C KC2018 02 04.46919 09 02 49.04 +43 50 10.7          18.2 RoEC013291
         K18C00C  C2018 02 04.78286 08 58 28.29 +43 48 10.7          17.9 RrEC013P93
         K18C00C  C2018 02 04.78456 08 58 26.38 +43 48 06.8          18.4 RrEC013P93
         K18C00C  C2018 02 04.78617 08 58 24.49 +43 48 02.7          18.3 RrEC013P93
         K18C00C  C2018 02 04.78778 08 58 22.66 +43 47 57.7          18.3 RrEC013P93
         K18C00C  C2018 02 04.78940 08 58 20.80 +43 47 53.8          18.2 RrEC013P93
         K18C00C KC2018 02 04.81350 08 59 21.30 +43 44 07.6                UEC013J95
         K18C00C KC2018 02 04.81452 08 59 20.28 +43 44 09.4                UEC013J95
         K18C00C KC2018 02 04.81525 08 59 19.47 +43 44 10.5          18.0 GUEC013J95
    
    Observer details:
    291 LPL/Spacewatch II.  Observer T. H. Bressi.  1.8-m f/2.7 reflector + CCD.
    703 Catalina Sky 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.
        0.68-m Schmidt + 10K CCD.
    I52 Steward Observatory, Mt. Lemmon Station.  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.  1.0-m reflector + CCD.
    J95 Great Shefford.  Observer P. Birtwhistle.  0.40-m f/6 Schmidt-Cassegrain
        + CCD.
    P93 Space Tracking and Communications Center, JAXA.  Observers K. Nishiyama,
        T. Fujiwara.  1.0-m f/3.0 reflector + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2018 CC                                                  Earth MOID = 0.0002 AU
    Epoch 2018 Mar. 23.0 TT = JDT 2458200.5                 MPC
    M 356.34975              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.68311066     Peri.  245.92964     -0.91085340     +0.40087331
    a   1.2768562      Node   317.52011     -0.30571767     -0.81517731
    e   0.3442538      Incl.    8.36252     -0.27727744     -0.41807480
    P   1.44           H   26.6           G   0.15           U   7
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    180204 703  1.0-  0.5+    180204 I52 (2.8+  1.0+)   180204 P93  0.1-  1.0+
    180204 703  0.3-  0.2+    180204 I52 (3.0+  0.7+)   180204 P93  0.1+  0.1+
    180204 703  0.3-  0.5+    180204 I52 (2.7+  1.4+)   180204 P93  0.2+  0.5+
    180204 703  0.6-  0.9+    180204 291  0.6-  0.4-    180204 J95  0.3-  0.4-
    180204 I52  1.4+  0.2+    180204 291  0.7-  0.5-    180204 J95  0.2+  0.2+
    180204 I52  1.5+  0.5+    180204 291  0.5-  0.7-    180204 J95  0.3-  0.4+
    180204 I52  1.1+  0.3+    180204 P93  0.3-  0.5+
    180204 I52 (2.9+  0.6+)   180204 P93  0.3+  0.9+
    
    Ephemeris:
    2018 CC                  a,e,i = 1.28, 0.34, 8                   q = 0.8373
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2018 01 05    09 19 31.2 +41 17 37   0.2092  1.1623   145.8    28.4    24.8
    ...
    2018 01 20    09 26 20.8 +42 54 55   0.1087  1.0811   151.9    25.4    23.1
    ...
    2018 01 28    09 24 46.1 +43 33 53   0.05920 1.0379   153.1    25.4    21.7
    ...
    2018 02 03    09 14 19.1 +43 50 53   0.02315 1.0062   152.8    26.6    19.6
    2018 02 04    09 08 09.0 +43 51 32   0.01719 1.0010   152.5    27.0    19.0
    2018 02 05    08 55 25.9 +43 47 15   0.01125 0.9959   152.0    27.7    18.1
    ...
    2018 02 11    21 37 00.1 -43 40 42   0.02472 0.9655    29.5   149.8    26.9
    ...
    2018 02 19    21 26 36.9 -43 16 17   0.07295 0.9283    33.1   144.5    28.2
    ...
    2018 03 06    21 29 17.0 -40 51 12   0.1682  0.8721    41.0   131.7    28.3
    
    A. U. Tomatic                (C) Copyright 2018 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2018-C13
    

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