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    M.P.E.C. 2005-S60                                Issued 2005 Sept. 26, 22:44 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 Q4 (LINEAR)
    
    Observations:
        PK05Q040  C2005 09 10.99843 05 45 01.04 +36 12 48.4          18.4 N ES060A79
        PK05Q040  C2005 09 11.00387 05 45 01.97 +36 12 52.8          18.0 N ES060A79
        PK05Q040  C2005 09 11.01011 05 45 02.99 +36 12 57.1          18.0 N ES060A79
        PK05Q040  C2005 09 11.01705 05 45 04.26 +36 13 02.1          19.1 N ES060213
        PK05Q040  C2005 09 11.01932 05 45 04.65 +36 13 03.8          19.1 N ES060213
        PK05Q040  C2005 09 11.02585 05 45 05.77 +36 13 09.0          19.1 N ES060213
        PK05Q040  C2005 09 13.05715 05 50 55.52 +36 38 33.8          18.9 N ES060204
        PK05Q040  C2005 09 13.05830 05 50 55.72 +36 38 34.7                 ES060204
        PK05Q040  C2005 09 19.11412 06 08 20.76 +37 51 15.6          19.1 N ES060118
        PK05Q040  C2005 09 19.11644 06 08 21.20 +37 51 16.9          19.3 N ES060118
        PK05Q040  C2005 09 19.11760 06 08 21.35 +37 51 17.5          19.3 N ES060118
        PK05Q040  C2005 09 19.12108 06 08 21.93 +37 51 20.4          19.2 N ES060118
        PK05Q040  C2005 09 23.00825 06 19 32.56 +38 35 31.4          17.8 N ES060213
        PK05Q040  C2005 09 23.00937 06 19 32.75 +38 35 32.2          17.8 N ES060213
    
    Observer details:
    118 Modra.  Observers S. Gajdos, J. Vilagi.  0.6-m f/5.5 reflector + CCD.
    204 Schiaparelli Observatory.  Observer L. Buzzi.  0.60-m f/4.64 Newtonian
        reflector + CCD.
    213 Observatorio Montcabre.  Observer R. Naves.  Measurer M. Campas.  0.30-m
        f/10 Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    A79 Zvezdno Obshtestvo Observatory, Plana.  Observers F. Fratev, E. Mihaylova.
        Measurer F. Fratev.  0.25-m f/4.7 reflector + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
        P/2005 Q4 (LINEAR)
    T 2005 Sept. 28.2793 TT                                 MPC
    q   1.751846             (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.1077533      Peri.   50.9421      +0.4724242      -0.8793595
    a   4.373701       Node    11.3311      +0.6857500      +0.3243094
    e   0.599459       Incl.   17.6328      +0.5536807      +0.3486406
    P   9.15
    From 49 observations 2005 Aug. 31-Sept. 23.
    
    Ephemeris:
        P/2005 Q4 (LINEAR)
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase   m1    m2
    2005 09 17    06 02.26   +37 26.4    1.551    1.756    83.9    34.7  18.4
    2005 09 27    06 30.96   +39 19.0    1.476    1.752    87.8    34.9  18.3
    2005 10 07    06 59.07   +40 59.7    1.408    1.754    92.0    34.7  18.2
    2005 10 17    07 25.88   +42 30.4    1.345    1.762    96.5    34.2  18.1
    2005 10 27    07 50.65   +43 53.8    1.288    1.775   101.4    33.3  18.0
    2005 11 06    08 12.51   +45 13.8    1.236    1.794   106.8    31.9  18.0
    2005 11 16    08 30.59   +46 33.4    1.191    1.818   112.7    30.1  18.0
    2005 11 26    08 44.05   +47 54.2    1.154    1.847   119.1    27.8  18.0
    
    Brian G. Marsden             (C) Copyright 2005 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2005-S60
    

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