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    M.P.E.C. 2005-Q39                                Issued 2005 Aug. 29, 00:20 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 N5 (CATALINA)
    
    Observations:
        CK05N050  C2005 08 19.72895 02 38 15.25 -00 31 34.6                 EQ039349
        CK05N050  C2005 08 19.73047 02 38 15.48 -00 31 36.1                 EQ039349
        CK05N050  C2005 08 19.73200 02 38 15.69 -00 31 37.4          16.5 T EQ039349
        CK05N050  C2005 08 25.03561 02 51 32.69 -01 55 11.6          16.7 N EQ039213
        CK05N050  C2005 08 25.03643 02 51 32.79 -01 55 12.6          16.7 N EQ039213
        CK05N050  C2005 08 25.04051 02 51 33.28 -01 55 16.1          16.7 N EQ039213
    
    Observer details:
    213 Observatorio Montcabre.  Observer R. Naves.  Measurer M. Campas.  0.30-m
        f/10 Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    349 Ageo.  Observer K. Kadota.  0.25-m f/5.0 reflector + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
        C/2005 N5 (Catalina)
    T 2005 Aug. 22.6828 TT                                  MPC
    q   1.627438             (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.0063956      Peri.  207.7654      +0.9845144      -0.0972287
    a  28.744202       Node   156.4131      +0.1074485      +0.9921562
    e   0.943382       Incl.   21.3797      -0.1385142      +0.0785665
    P 154
    From 91 observations 2005 July 12-Aug. 25.
    
    Brian G. Marsden             (C) Copyright 2005 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2005-Q39
    

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