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    M.P.E.C. 2010-P50                                Issued 2010 Aug. 12, 00:00 UT
    
         The Minor Planet Electronic Circulars contain information on unusual
             minor planets and routine data on comets.  They are published
       on behalf of Commission 20 of the International Astronomical Union by the
              Minor Planet Center, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory,
                              Cambridge, MA 02138, U.S.A.
    
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                                       2008 LC18
    
    Additional Observations:
         K08L18C .C2008 07 09.22847 17 28 10.106-20 26 01.25                EP050807
         K08L18C  C2008 08 21.99305 17 25 09.236-20 32 36.35                EP050304
         K08L18C  C2008 08 22.00368 17 25 09.160-20 32 36.77                EP050304
         K08L18C  C2008 08 23.03750 17 25 07.412-20 32 48.62                EP050304
         K08L18C  C2009 05 23.39131 17 40 27.382-21 20 08.58                EP050304
         K08L18C 5C2009 06 22.31597 17 37 10.257-21 22 32.51                EP050568
         K08L18C 5C2009 06 22.45555 17 37 09.276-21 22 33.64                EP050568
    
    Observer details:
    304 Las Campanas Observatory.  Observers S. S. Sheppard, C. A. Trujillo.
        Measurer S. S. Sheppard.  6.5-m reflector + CCD.
    568 Mauna Kea.  Observers S. S. Sheppard, C. A. Trujillo.  Measurer
        S. S. Sheppard.  8.3-m reflector + CCD.
    807 Cerro Tololo.  Observers S. S. Sheppard, C. A. Trujillo.  Measurer
        S. S. Sheppard.  4.1-m reflector + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2008 LC18
    Epoch 2010 July 23.0 TT = JDT 2455400.5                 MPC
    M 168.90351              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.00599597     Peri.    7.37337     -0.08819400     -0.88243527
    a  30.0074799      Node    88.52262     +0.88868775     -0.27925380
    e   0.0820038      Incl.   27.53217     +0.44995100     +0.37858329
    P 164.38           H    8.4           G   0.15           U   6
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    080607 568  0.1-  0.2-    080704 304  0.2-  0.1+    080823 304  0.1+  0.2+
    080607 568  0.1+  0.1-    080709 807  0.0   0.0     090523 304  0.1-  0.1+
    080607 568  0.0   0.1-    080821 304  0.3+  0.1+    090622 568  0.2+  0.1+
    080703 304  0.1+  0.2+    080822 304  0.5-  0.2-    090622 568  0.2-  0.2-
    
    Ephemeris:
    2008 LC18                a,e,i = 30.01, 0.08, 28                 q = 27.547
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2010 08 12    17 39.76   -22 25.5   31.820   32.430   126.3     1.4    23.7
    2010 08 22    17 39.28   -22 27.0   31.966   32.430   116.5     1.6    23.7
    2010 09 01    17 39.01   -22 28.5   32.124   32.431   106.8     1.7    23.7
    2010 09 11    17 38.95   -22 30.2   32.291   32.431    97.1     1.8    23.7
    2010 09 21    17 39.11   -22 31.9   32.461   32.431    87.4     1.8    23.7
    2010 10 01    17 39.49   -22 33.8   32.630   32.432    77.7     1.7    23.7
    2010 10 11    17 40.09   -22 35.7   32.793   32.432    68.0     1.6    23.7
    
    Gareth V. Williams           (C) Copyright 2010 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2010-P50
    

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