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  • MPEC 2006-O54 : COMET 102P/SHOEMAKER

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    M.P.E.C. 2006-O54                                Issued 2006 July 28, 17:25 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.
    
                      Supported in part by the Brinson Foundation
                      Supported in part by the TABASGO Foundation
                 Prepared using the Tamkin Foundation Computer Network
    
                                  MPC@CFA.HARVARD.EDU
              URL http://cfa-www.harvard.edu/iau/mpc.html  ISSN 1523-6714
    
                                 COMET 102P/SHOEMAKER
    
    Observations:
    0102P         C1999 12 31.89346 05 52 15.29 +58 50 52.6          20.5 T EO054461
    0102P         C1999 12 31.89809 05 52 14.23 +58 50 48.8                 EO054461
    0102P         C1999 12 31.90208 05 52 13.83 +58 50 49.2                 EO054461
    0102P         C2000 01 01.91799 05 50 46.01 +58 43 41.9          20   T EO054461
    0102P         C2000 01 01.92253 05 50 45.36 +58 43 37.6                 EO054461
    0102P         C2006 07 24.06249 02 32 48.64 +31 56 10.5                 EO054J95
    0102P         C2006 07 24.07923 02 32 50.29 +31 56 30.9                 EO054J95
    0102P         C2006 07 24.08495 02 32 51.00 +31 56 37.8          20.4 N EO054J95
    0102P         C2006 07 25.07300 02 34 30.67 +32 17 57.8                 EO054J95
    0102P         C2006 07 25.08113 02 34 31.36 +32 18 08.4                 EO054J95
    0102P         C2006 07 25.08935 02 34 32.24 +32 18 17.4          19.9 T EO054J95
    0102P         C2006 07 28.07551 02 39 31.54 +33 22 34.4                 EO054J95
    0102P         C2006 07 28.08098 02 39 32.09 +33 22 42.0                 EO054J95
    0102P         C2006 07 28.08596 02 39 32.61 +33 22 48.3          20.4 N EO054J95
    
    Observer details:
    461 Szeged University, Piszkesteto Stn. (Konkoly).  Observers K. Sarneczky, L.
        Kiss.  Measurer K. Sarneczky.  0.60-m Schmidt + CCD.  These observations
        are somewhat questionable.
    J95 Great Shefford.  Observer P. Birtwhistle.  0.40-m f/6.0
        Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
     102P/Shoemaker
    Epoch 2006 May 25.0 TT = JDT 2453880.5
    T 2006 June 6.78287 TT                                  MPC
    q   1.9737575            (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.13630822     Peri.   18.53268     +0.98840654     -0.00699718
    a   3.7392804      Node   339.94674     -0.10852470     +0.66605234
    e   0.4721558      Incl.   26.25210     +0.10618333     +0.74587219
    P   7.23
    From 18 observations 1991-2006, mean residual 0".82.  Nongravitational
       parameters A1 = +2.32 +/- 0.53, A2 = -0.6508 +/- 0.0190.
    
    Ephemeris:
     102P/Shoemaker
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase   m1    m2
    2006 07 24    02 32.70   +31 54.8    2.011    2.013    75.5    29.2  14.1  21.3
    2006 08 03    02 49.23   +35 29.3    1.938    2.031    80.4    29.5  14.1  21.3
    2006 08 13    03 04.90   +39 00.3    1.867    2.052    85.4    29.5  14.1  21.2
    2006 08 23    03 19.34   +42 27.2    1.799    2.076    90.8    29.2  14.1  21.1
    2006 09 02    03 31.99   +45 48.9    1.736    2.103    96.4    28.5  14.2  21.1
    2006 09 12    03 42.21   +49 03.8    1.678    2.132   102.2    27.5  14.2  21.0
    2006 09 22    03 49.17   +52 09.4    1.627    2.164   108.3    26.1  14.3  20.9
    2006 10 02    03 51.90   +55 01.0    1.584    2.197   114.6    24.5  14.3  20.8
    2006 10 12    03 49.58   +57 31.7    1.551    2.233   120.8    22.6  14.4  20.8
    2006 10 22    03 41.74   +59 32.2    1.531    2.271   126.7    20.6  14.5  20.7
    2006 11 01    03 28.90   +60 51.8    1.525    2.310   131.9    18.6  14.7  20.7
    2006 11 11    03 13.07   +61 22.6    1.536    2.351   135.9    17.1  14.9  20.7
    2006 11 21    02 57.19   +61 03.3    1.566    2.393   137.9    16.1  15.1  20.7
    2006 12 01    02 44.27   +60 00.7    1.614    2.435   137.6    15.8  15.3  20.8
    2006 12 11    02 36.14   +58 28.3    1.682    2.479   135.1    16.3  15.5  21.0
    2006 12 21    02 33.24   +56 40.2    1.769    2.524   130.8    17.2  15.8  21.2
    2006 12 31    02 35.20   +54 48.7    1.873    2.570   125.3    18.2  16.1  21.4
    2007 01 10    02 41.23   +53 02.4    1.993    2.616   119.1    19.2  16.3  21.6
    2007 01 20    02 50.49   +51 25.8    2.126    2.662   112.5    20.0  16.6  21.8
    2007 01 30    03 02.31   +50 00.9    2.270    2.709   105.8    20.5  16.9  22.0
    2007 02 09    03 16.06   +48 47.6    2.422    2.756    99.1    20.7  17.2  22.1
    2007 02 19    03 31.31   +47 44.6    2.581    2.804    92.5    20.6  17.5  22.3
    2007 03 01    03 47.70   +46 50.4    2.745    2.851    86.0    20.3  17.8  22.5
    
         The observations on MPEC 2006-N36 should be deleted.
    
    Brian G. Marsden             (C) Copyright 2006 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2006-O54
    

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