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    M.P.E.C. 2005-R20                                Issued 2005 Sept. 3, 15:06 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 Q1 (LINEAR)
    
    Observations:
        CK05Q010  C2005 08 29.00620 05 23 15.83 +64 54 47.2          17.7 N ER020213
        CK05Q010  C2005 08 29.01888 05 23 15.90 +64 54 54.3          17.7 N ER020213
        CK05Q010  C2005 08 29.03062 05 23 15.97 +64 55 02.1          17.7 N ER020213
        CK05Q010  C2005 08 29.42035 05 23 18.80 +64 59 11.7          19.6 T ER020704
        CK05Q010  C2005 08 29.43157 05 23 18.84 +64 59 18.6          19.1 T ER020704
        CK05Q010  C2005 08 29.44277 05 23 18.70 +64 59 23.8          19.7 T ER020704
        CK05Q010  C2005 08 29.96087 05 23 22.33 +65 04 55.0          18.1 N ER020147
        CK05Q010  C2005 08 29.96448 05 23 22.15 +65 05 01.4          18.4 N ER020147
        CK05Q010  C2005 08 31.02247 05 23 28.24 +65 16 17.5                 ER020213
        CK05Q010  C2005 08 31.02512 05 23 28.27 +65 16 19.2                 ER020213
        CK05Q010  C2005 08 31.02647 05 23 28.27 +65 16 19.9                 ER020213
        CK05Q010  C2005 08 31.38762 05 23 29.88 +65 20 13.0          19.2 T ER020704
        CK05Q010  C2005 08 31.39873 05 23 30.01 +65 20 20.9          18.9 T ER020704
        CK05Q010  C2005 08 31.40988 05 23 30.11 +65 20 27.4          19.3 T ER020704
        CK05Q010  C2005 08 31.43213 05 23 30.17 +65 20 43.0          19.3 T ER020704
        CK05Q010  C2005 09 03.02217 05 23 36.80 +65 48 44.4          19.3 N ER020213
        CK05Q010  C2005 09 03.03134 05 23 36.79 +65 48 50.5          19.3 N ER020213
        CK05Q010  C2005 09 03.04852 05 23 36.75 +65 49 02.0          19.3 N ER020213
    
    Observer details:
    147 Osservatorio Astronomico di Suno.  Observers D. Crespi, S. Foglia,
        G. Galli, S. Minuto, V. Sacco.  Measurers S. Foglia, S. Minuto.  0.40-m
        f/4 reflector + CCD.
    213 Observatorio Montcabre.  Observer R. Naves.  Measurer M. Campas.  0.30-m
        f/10 Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    704 Lincoln Laboratory ETS, New Mexico.  Observers M. Bezpalko, L. Manguso,
        D. Torres, R. Kracke, A. Milner.  1.0-m f/2.15 reflector + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
        C/2005 Q1 (LINEAR)
    T 2005 Aug.  9.904 TT                                   MPC
    q   6.40608              (2000.0)            P               Q
                       Peri.   43.331       +0.208605       +0.161540
                       Node    87.657       +0.396598       -0.915504
    e   1.0            Incl.  105.122       +0.893977       +0.368453
    From 36 observations 2005 Aug. 27-Sept. 3.
    
    Ephemeris:
        C/2005 Q1 (LINEAR)
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase   m1    m2
    2005 08 28    05 23.12   +64 44.1    6.592    6.407    75.1     8.8  18.2
    2005 09 07    05 23.46   +66 32.5    6.466    6.409    82.3     9.0  18.1
    2005 09 17    05 21.03   +68 25.7    6.342    6.411    89.4     9.0  18.1
    2005 09 27    05 14.89   +70 21.5    6.225    6.414    96.4     8.9  18.0
    2005 10 07    05 03.71   +72 16.1    6.118    6.418   103.1     8.7  18.0
    2005 10 17    04 45.92   +74 03.7    6.025    6.423   109.2     8.4  18.0
    2005 10 27    04 20.07   +75 36.2    5.952    6.428   114.5     8.1  18.0
    
    Brian G. Marsden             (C) Copyright 2005 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2005-R20
    

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