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    M.P.E.C. 2023-V260                            Issued 2023 November 15, 15:53 UT
    
         The Minor Planet Electronic Circulars contain information on unusual
             minor planets, routine data on comets and natural satellites,
             and occasional editorial announcements.  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
    
                                    2023 VK9                                 
    
    
    Observations:
         K23V09K*1C2023 11 14.12489123 33 24.770+41 15 45.50         19.59GVEV260G96
         K23V09K 1C2023 11 14.13021123 33 41.830+41 18 25.30               VEV260G96
         K23V09K 1C2023 11 14.13560423 33 58.990+41 21 04.70               VEV260G96
         K23V09K 1C2023 11 14.14106323 34 16.430+41 23 46.20         19.84GVEV260G96
         K23V09K KB2023 11 14.19880 23 37 14.92 +41 50 27.2          19.8 GVEV260734
         K23V09K 1C2023 11 14.19967723 37 22.670+41 51 51.60               VEV260G96
         K23V09K 1C2023 11 14.20023023 37 24.410+41 52 08.30               VEV260G96
         K23V09K 1C2023 11 14.20078223 37 26.200+41 52 23.10         20.05GVEV260G96
         K23V09K 1C2023 11 14.20133323 37 27.920+41 52 39.50         19.60GVEV260G96
         K23V09K KB2023 11 14.20707 23 37 41.26 +41 54 15.7          19.6 GVEV260734
         K23V09K KB2023 11 14.21534 23 38 07.76 +41 58 03.8          19.8 GVEV260734
         K23V09K KC2023 11 14.78674100 08 41.047+45 42 57.78         20.0 GVEV260J95
         K23V09K KC2023 11 14.79234200 08 57.163+45 44 49.88         19.9 GVEV260J95
         K23V09K KC2023 11 14.79867300 09 15.463+45 46 55.74         19.9 GVEV260J95
         K23V09K KC2023 11 14.81783 00 10 12.47 +45 54 10.6                XEV260Z41
         K23V09K KC2023 11 14.82421 00 10 30.68 +45 56 13.6          20.1 GXEV260Z41
         K23V09K KC2023 11 15.04397500 21 13.64 +47 01 33.4          20.6 GVEV260H21
         K23V09K KC2023 11 15.04634800 21 20.07 +47 02 13.7          20.4 GVEV260H21
         K23V09K KC2023 11 15.04713900 21 22.21 +47 02 27.2          20.4 GVEV260H21
         K23V09K mC2023 11 15.10245800 24 00.641+47 17 56.54               VEV260I52
         K23V09K mC2023 11 15.10274300 24 01.501+47 18 00.72               VEV260I52
         K23V09K mC2023 11 15.10302800 24 02.264+47 18 05.94         20.86GVEV260I52
    
    Observer details:
    734 Farpoint Observatory, Eskridge.  Observers D. Cromer, G. Hug, D. Goodin,
        R. Valentine.  Measurer D. Cromer.  0.69-m f/3.54 reflector + CMO.
    G96 Mt. Lemmon Survey.  Observer H. Groeller.  Measurers E. C. Beshore, D.
        Fay, J. B. Fazekas, D. C. Fuls, A. R. Gibbs, A. D. Grauer, H. Groeller, J.
        K. Hogan, R. A. Kowalski, S. M. Larson, G. J. Leonard, D. Rankin, R. L.
        Seaman, F. C. Shelly, K. W. Wierzchos.  1.5-m reflector + 10K CCD.
    H21 Astronomical Research Observatory, Westfield.  Observer R. Holmes.
        Measurers T. Linder, R. Holmes, L. Horn.  0.76-m f/3.0 astrograph + CCD.
    I52 Steward Observatory, Mt. Lemmon Station.  Observer D. Rankin.  Measurers
        E. C. Beshore, D. Fay, J. B. Fazekas, D. C. Fuls, A. R. Gibbs, A. D.
        Grauer, H. Groeller, J. K. Hogan, R. A. Kowalski, S. M. Larson, G. J.
        Leonard, D. Rankin, R. L. Seaman, F. C. Shelly, K. W. Wierzchos.  1.0-m
        prime focus + CCD.
    J95 Great Shefford.  Observer P. Birtwhistle.  0.41-m f/6.3 Schmidt-Cassegrain
        + CCD.
    Z41 Irydeo Observatory, Camarma de Esteruelas.  Observer F. Calvo.  0.28-m
        f/2.2 reflector + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2023 VK9                                                 Earth MOID = 0.0053 AU
    Epoch 2023 Sept. 13.0 TT = JDT 2460200.5                Bell                    
    M 349.81164              (2000.0)            P               Q                  
    n   0.35487245     Peri.  320.78235     +0.98717545     -0.10137317             
    a   1.9758525      Node    45.51529     +0.15023364     +0.85117796             
    e   0.5424609      Incl.    9.95385     -0.05398592     +0.51499473             
    P   2.78           H   26.39          G   0.15           U   8                  
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    231114 G96  0.7-  1.1-    231114 G96  0.1-  1.2+    231115 H21  0.1-  0.2-
    231114 G96  0.0   0.0     231114 734  0.1-  0.1+    231115 H21  0.2-  0.2-
    231114 G96  0.6-  0.7-    231114 734  0.2+  0.4+    231115 H21  0.3-  0.1-
    231114 G96  0.2-  0.5-    231114 J95  1.0+  0.3-    231115 I52  0.9-  0.1+
    231114 734  1.4+  0.9+    231114 J95  0.1-  0.2-    231115 I52  0.1+  0.4-
    231114 G96  0.1-  0.3-    231114 J95  0.0   0.2-    231115 I52  0.2+  0.2+
    231114 G96 (0.2-  0.9+)   231114 Z41  0.6-  0.2+
    231114 G96  0.2+  0.2+    231114 Z41  0.0   1.2-
    
    Ephemeris:
    2023 VK9                 a,e,i = 1.98, 0.54, 10                  q = 0.9040
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r    Elong.  Phase     V
    2023 10 16    16 41 40.6 -47 51 03   0.1995  0.9058    57.5   111.8    27.0
    ...
    2023 10 31    17 29 46.9 -46 09 30   0.08996 0.9394    51.4   124.3    26.2
    ...
    2023 11 08    18 56 16.3 -33 43 44   0.03461 0.9729    57.6   120.7    23.9
    ...
    2023 11 14    23 26 15.7 +40 10 12   0.02344 1.0037   126.5    52.4    20.2
    2023 11 15    00 18 56.3 +46 48 34   0.02859 1.0093   133.6    45.3    20.4
    2023 11 16    01 01 41.0 +50 15 59   0.03454 1.0149   137.7    41.0    20.7
    ...
    2023 11 22    02 58 41.4 +53 21 36   0.07590 1.0511   145.3    32.3    22.3
    ...
    2023 11 30    03 40 24.3 +52 00 49   0.1355  1.1042   148.5    27.8    23.5
    ...
    2023 12 15    04 06 00.3 +49 05 25   0.2577  1.2137   149.6    24.2    25.0
    
    M. P. C. Staff               (C) Copyright 2023 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2023-V260
    


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