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    M.P.E.C. 2018-V117                               Issued 2018 Nov. 10, 03:44 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 VT5
    
    Observations:
         K18V05T* C2018 11 08.27373 03 46 58.56 +25 50 36.2          20.8 GVEV117G96
         K18V05T  C2018 11 08.27886 03 46 58.03 +25 50 59.9          20.0 GVEV117G96
         K18V05T  C2018 11 08.28398 03 46 57.53 +25 51 24.4          19.8 GVEV117G96
         K18V05T  C2018 11 08.44475 03 46 41.65 +26 01 54.6          19.9 GVEV117I52
         K18V05T  C2018 11 08.44600 03 46 41.56 +26 01 58.5          19.6 GVEV117I52
         K18V05T  C2018 11 08.44725 03 46 41.43 +26 02 03.0          20.0 GVEV117I52
         K18V05T  C2018 11 08.44850 03 46 41.38 +26 02 06.7          19.7 GVEV117I52
         K18V05T KC2018 11 09.04831003 47 41.731+26 36 26.58         20.6 GVEV117J04
         K18V05T KC2018 11 09.05028003 47 41.523+26 36 32.79         20.9 GVEV117J04
         K18V05T KC2018 11 09.05225103 47 41.304+26 36 37.90         20.3 GVEV117J04
         K18V05T  C2018 11 09.35816 03 47 49.19 +26 49 23.8          21.1 GVEV117I52
         K18V05T  C2018 11 09.35941 03 47 49.04 +26 49 26.5          21.6 GVEV117I52
         K18V05T  C2018 11 09.36066 03 47 48.90 +26 49 29.1          21.6 GVEV117I52
         K18V05T  C2018 11 09.36191 03 47 48.80 +26 49 32.0          21.4 GVEV117I52
    
    Observer details:
    G96 Mt. Lemmon Survey.  Observer G. J. Leonard.  Measurers B. M. Africano,
        E. J. Christensen, G. A. Farneth, D. C. Fuls, A. R. Gibbs, A. D. Grauer,
        H. Groeller, J. A. Johnson, R. A. Kowalski, S. M. Larson, G. J. Leonard,
        R. L. Seaman, F. C. Shelly.  1.5-m reflector + 10K CCD.
    I52 Steward Observatory, Mt. Lemmon Station.  Observer B. M. Africano.
        Measurers B. M. Africano, E. J. Christensen, G. A. Farneth, D. C. Fuls,
        A. R. Gibbs, A. D. Grauer, H. Groeller, J. A. Johnson, R. A. Kowalski,
        S. M. Larson, G. J. Leonard, 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, M. Busch, E. Schwab, A. Knoefel.  1.0-m f/4.4
        reflector + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2018 VT5                                                 Earth MOID = 0.0011 AU
    Epoch 2019 Apr. 27.0 TT = JDT 2458600.5                 MPC
    M 119.72593              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.56056919     Peri.  305.94505     +0.98297100     +0.18084683
    a   1.4567440      Node    43.66219     -0.14970622     +0.89097177
    e   0.3949422      Incl.    2.70603     -0.10656486     +0.41648977
    P   1.76           H   28.4           G   0.15           U   7
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    181108 G96  0.0   0.5+    181108 I52  0.3-  0.3+    181109 I52  0.2+  0.2+
    181108 G96  0.1-  0.2-    181108 I52  0.1+  0.0     181109 I52  0.2-  0.1+
    181108 G96  0.4+  0.1+    181109 J04  0.2+  0.2-    181109 I52  0.4-  0.1-
    181108 I52  0.6+  0.1-    181109 J04  0.4+  0.3+    181109 I52  0.1-  0.0
    181108 I52  0.5+  0.2-    181109 J04  0.4+  0.4-
    
    Ephemeris:
    2018 VT5                 a,e,i = 1.46, 0.39, 3                   q = 0.8814
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2018 10 11    15 38 50.6 -26 36 30   0.1442  0.8961    41.7   132.1    29.9
    ...
    2018 10 26    15 49 04.9 -28 19 23   0.05619 0.9460    30.0   148.3    30.1
    ...
    2018 11 03    15 56 27.3 -33 16 39   0.01155 0.9818    26.6   153.1    27.7
    ...
    2018 11 09    03 47 35.4 +26 34 20   0.02189 1.0118   164.4    15.3    21.0
    2018 11 10    03 48 17.4 +27 12 11   0.02745 1.0169   164.7    14.8    21.5
    2018 11 11    03 48 43.5 +27 36 50   0.03303 1.0222   165.3    14.3    21.8
    ...
    2018 11 17    03 49 27.0 +28 31 17   0.06699 1.0547   169.1    10.2    23.3
    ...
    2018 11 25    03 49 24.0 +28 37 46   0.1143  1.1004   171.6     7.6    24.4
    ...
    2018 12 10    03 51 12.5 +28 09 28   0.2139  1.1905   162.3    14.6    26.2
    
    A. U. Tomatic                (C) Copyright 2018 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2018-V117
    

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