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    M.P.E.C. 2005-P59                                Issued 2005 Aug. 15, 16:23 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 P/2005 M1 (CHRISTENSEN)
    
    Observations:
        PK05M010  C2005 08 05.44231 22 44 31.24 -10 04 04.1          19.6 T EP059644
        PK05M010  C2005 08 05.45241 22 44 31.00 -10 04 07.7          19.4 T EP059644
        PK05M010  C2005 08 05.46421 22 44 30.74 -10 04 12.2          19.5 T EP059644
        PK05M010  C2005 08 08.67098 22 43 16.14 -10 23 28.0          18.3 T EP059D74
        PK05M010  C2005 08 08.67792 22 43 15.91 -10 23 30.1          18.3 T EP059D74
        PK05M010  C2005 08 08.68485 22 43 15.76 -10 23 32.4          18.5 T EP059D74
        PK05M010  C2005 08 11.43519 22 42 04.74 -10 40 47.5          18.2 T EP059673
        PK05M010  C2005 08 11.44097 22 42 04.61 -10 40 49.6                 EP059673
        PK05M010  C2005 08 11.44907 22 42 04.39 -10 40 52.5                 EP059673
        PK05M010  C2005 08 11.45660 22 42 04.17 -10 40 55.5                 EP059673
    
    Observer details:
    644 Palomar Mountain/NEAT.  Observers R. Bambery, M. Hicks, K. Lawrence,
        E. Helin, R. Thicksten.  1.2-m Schmidt + CCD.
    673 Table Mountain Observatory, Wrightwood.  Observer J. Young.  0.6-m f/16
        Cassegrain + CCD.
    D74 Nakagawa.  Observers H. Hori, H. Maeno.  1.13-m f/6.75 reflector + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
        P/2005 M1 (Christensen)
    Epoch 2006 Jan. 25.0 TT = JDT 2453760.5
    T 2006 Jan. 26.76941 TT                                 MPC
    q   2.9297591            (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.11417224     Peri.  225.45323     +0.98237206     -0.15417065
    a   4.2081936      Node   143.03466     +0.17712280     +0.94848041
    e   0.3037965      Incl.   10.12570     -0.05977157     +0.27679653
    P   8.63
    From 41 observations 1997 Oct. 31-2005 Aug. 11, mean residual 0".55.
    
    Brian G. Marsden             (C) Copyright 2005 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2005-P59
    

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