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    M.P.E.C. 2005-S59                                Issued 2005 Sept. 26, 22:40 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 09 19.03585 05 20 07.23 +68 49 17.3          18.5 N ES059118
        CK05Q010  C2005 09 19.04490 05 20 06.97 +68 49 24.6          18.6 N ES059118
        CK05Q010  C2005 09 25.37861 05 16 10.60 +70 02 49.6          19.3 T ES059704
        CK05Q010  C2005 09 25.38919 05 16 10.38 +70 02 58.6          19.4 T ES059704
        CK05Q010  C2005 09 25.39977 05 16 09.60 +70 03 04.4          19.8 T ES059704
        CK05Q010  C2005 09 25.41038 05 16 09.32 +70 03 13.3          19.5 T ES059704
        CK05Q010  C2005 09 26.42915 05 15 21.21 +70 15 02.8          19.3 T ES059704
        CK05Q010  C2005 09 26.43995 05 15 20.45 +70 15 11.0          19.8 T ES059704
        CK05Q010  C2005 09 26.45073 05 15 20.19 +70 15 18.9          19.6 T ES059704
        CK05Q010  C2005 09 26.46151 05 15 19.51 +70 15 26.0          19.4 T ES059704
    
    Observer details:
    118 Modra.  Observers S. Gajdos, J. Vilagi.  0.6-m f/5.5 reflector + CCD.
    704 Lincoln Laboratory ETS, New Mexico.  Observers M. Bezpalko, L. Manguso,
        D. Torres, R. Kracke, A. Milner, H. Love.  Measurers J. Stuart, R. Sayer,
        J. Evans, J. Kommers.  1.0-m f/2.15 reflector + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
        C/2005 Q1 (LINEAR)
    T 2005 Aug. 26.7566 TT                                  MPC
    q   6.405954             (2000.0)            P               Q
                       Peri.   44.8024      +0.2126479      +0.1581864
                       Node    87.7411      +0.3733163      -0.9251019
    e   1.0            Incl.  105.2059      +0.9030038      +0.3452008
    From 51 observations 2005 Aug. 27-Sept. 26.
    
    Ephemeris:
        C/2005 Q1 (LINEAR)
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase   m1    m2
    2005 09 17    05 21.03   +68 25.8    6.338    6.408    89.4     9.0  18.1
    2005 09 27    05 14.88   +70 21.7    6.220    6.409    96.4     8.9  18.0
    2005 10 07    05 03.68   +72 16.4    6.111    6.412   103.1     8.7  18.0
    2005 10 17    04 45.86   +74 04.2    6.018    6.415   109.2     8.4  18.0
    2005 10 27    04 19.92   +75 36.8    5.943    6.419   114.5     8.1  17.9
    2005 11 06    03 45.42   +76 44.2    5.889    6.424   118.7     7.8  17.9
    2005 11 16    03 04.55   +77 16.5    5.859    6.430   121.4     7.5  17.9
    2005 11 26    02 22.56   +77 09.3    5.854    6.436   122.3     7.4  17.9
    
    Brian G. Marsden             (C) Copyright 2005 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2005-S59
    

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