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    M.P.E.C. 2005-L58                                Issued 2005 June 13, 15:34 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
                 Prepared using the Tamkin Foundation Computer Network
    
                                  MPC@CFA.HARVARD.EDU
              URL http://cfa-www.harvard.edu/iau/mpc.html  ISSN 1523-6714
    
                               COMET C/2005 K2 (LINEAR)
    
    Observations:
        CK05K020  C2005 06 05.47730 08 23 57.85 +71 01 04.1          12.5 T EL058360
        CK05K020  C2005 06 05.47990 08 23 58.92 +71 00 39.1                 EL058360
        CK05K020  C2005 06 05.48183 08 23 59.58 +71 00 20.0                 EL058360
        CK05K020  C2005 06 07.88561 08 35 33.43 +64 17 58.1          14.4 N EL058213
        CK05K020  C2005 06 07.88638 08 35 33.59 +64 17 50.0          14.4 N EL058213
        CK05K020  C2005 06 07.88755 08 35 33.83 +64 17 37.6          14.4 N EL058213
        CK05K020  C2005 06 08.92966 08 38 52.19 +61 14 19.7          14.1 N EL058213
        CK05K020  C2005 06 08.93070 08 38 52.38 +61 14 08.1          14.2 N EL058213
        CK05K020  C2005 06 08.93216 08 38 52.72 +61 13 52.6          14.2 N EL058213
        CK05K020  C2005 06 09.04522 08 39 11.77 +60 53 37.6          14.4 N EL058J76
        CK05K020  C2005 06 09.04622 08 39 12.06 +60 53 27.7          14.5 N EL058J76
        CK05K020  C2005 06 09.04697 08 39 12.07 +60 53 20.4          14.5 N EL058J76
        CK05K020  C2005 06 09.89288 08 41 17.86 +58 21 18.6          14.3 N EL058J76
        CK05K020  C2005 06 09.89516 08 41 18.18 +58 20 54.0          14.3 N EL058J76
        CK05K020  C2005 06 09.89595 08 41 18.20 +58 20 45.0          14.3 N EL058J76
        CK05K020  C2005 06 09.90178 08 41 19.18 +58 19 37.9          14.2 N EL058J97
        CK05K020  C2005 06 10.85829 08 43 15.02 +55 25 10.7          14.7 N EL058442
        CK05K020  C2005 06 10.86590 08 43 15.93 +55 23 45.2          14.5 N EL058213
        CK05K020  C2005 06 10.86765 08 43 16.24 +55 23 26.4          14.5 N EL058213
        CK05K020  C2005 06 10.86867 08 43 16.22 +55 23 14.9          14.5 N EL058213
        CK05K020  C2005 06 12.85957 08 46 05.32 +49 15 02.5          14.3 N EL058J78
        CK05K020  C2005 06 12.86105 08 46 05.63 +49 14 46.6          14.3 N EL058J78
        CK05K020  C2005 06 12.86179 08 46 05.60 +49 14 37.1          14.3 N EL058J78
        CK05K020  C2005 06 12.86869 08 46 06.13 +49 13 20.3          14.2 N EL058213
        CK05K020  C2005 06 12.87003 08 46 06.22 +49 13 05.2          14.2 N EL058213
        CK05K020  C2005 06 12.87016 08 46 06.21 +49 13 03.5          14.2 N EL058213
        CK05K020  C2005 06 12.87708 08 46 06.49 +49 11 47.5          14.3 N EL058J76
        CK05K020  C2005 06 12.87829 08 46 06.59 +49 11 33.6          14.2 N EL058J76
        CK05K020  C2005 06 12.87889 08 46 06.67 +49 11 27.0          14.1 N EL058J76
    
    Observer details:
    213 Observatorio Montcabre.  Observer R. Naves.  Measurer M. Campas.  0.30-m
        f/5.9 Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    360 Kuma Kogen.  Observer A. Nakamura.  0.60-m f/5.8 Ritchey-Chretien + CCD.
    442 Gualba Observatory.  Observer A. Sanchez C.  0.31-m f/3.3
        Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    J76 La Murta.  Observers S. Pastor, J. A. Reyes.  0.40-m f/10
        Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    J78 Murcia.  Observer J. Sanchez.  0.25-m f/8.9 Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    J97 Alginet.  Observer T. Climent G.  0.25-m f/7 Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
        C/2005 K2 (LINEAR)
    T 2005 July 5.394 TT                                    MPC
    q   0.54458              (2000.0)            P               Q
                       Peri.  216.580       -0.649750       +0.296165
                       Node    45.712       -0.215900       +0.811148
    e   1.0            Incl.  102.045       -0.728843       -0.504306
    From 74 observations 2005 May 19-June 12.
    
    Ephemeris:
        C/2005 K2 (LINEAR)
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase   m1    m2
    2005 06 09    08 39.09   +61 02.0    0.647    0.804    52.3    88.1  12.1
    2005 06 14    08 47.14   +45 43.9    0.640    0.729    45.6    95.6  11.7
    2005 06 19    08 48.10   +30 54.4    0.675    0.661    40.0    99.0  11.4
    2005 06 24    08 44.80   +18 15.1    0.746    0.605    36.2    97.0  11.2
    2005 06 29    08 38.35   +08 26.6    0.843    0.565    33.7    90.2  11.1
    2005 07 04    08 29.62   +01 21.3    0.954    0.546    31.9    80.4  11.3
    2005 07 09    08 19.64   -03 29.0    1.066    0.551    30.6    69.8  11.6
    2005 07 14    08 09.50   -06 37.6    1.171    0.580    29.7    60.2  12.0
    2005 07 19    07 59.99   -08 36.1    1.263    0.628    29.5    52.9  12.5
    2005 07 24    07 51.48   -09 49.7    1.341    0.690    30.2    47.8  13.0
    2005 07 29    07 44.00   -10 35.9    1.405    0.761    31.8    44.6  13.6
    2005 08 03    07 37.38   -11 06.6    1.454    0.838    34.2    42.8  14.0
    2005 08 08    07 31.39   -11 28.9    1.491    0.918    37.2    41.9  14.5
    2005 08 13    07 25.79   -11 47.3    1.517    0.999    40.7    41.4  14.9
    2005 08 18    07 20.33   -12 04.4    1.532    1.082    44.8    41.2  15.3
    2005 08 23    07 14.83   -12 21.8    1.539    1.164    49.1    41.1  15.6
    2005 08 28    07 09.09   -12 40.7    1.537    1.246    53.9    40.9  15.9
    
    Brian G. Marsden             (C) Copyright 2005 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2005-L58
    

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