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    M.P.E.C. 2005-W26                                Issued 2005 Nov. 21, 21:37 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
                      Supported in part by the TABASGO 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 U1 (READ)
    
    Observations:
        PK05U010  C2005 10 30.03464 03 17 00.42 +17 56 56.2                 EW026204
        PK05U010  C2005 10 30.03973 03 17 00.22 +17 56 55.6          19.3 N EW026204
        PK05U010  C2005 11 07.62708 03 09 57.61 +17 34 58.5          18.0 T EW026372
        PK05U010  C2005 11 08.63750 03 09 06.13 +17 32 13.3          18.1 T EW026372
        PK05U010  C2005 11 12.19928 03 06 05.11 +17 22 22.0          19.9 T EW026691
        PK05U010  C2005 11 12.21660 03 06 04.24 +17 22 19.4          20.1 T EW026691
        PK05U010  C2005 11 12.23394 03 06 03.31 +17 22 16.7          19.9 T EW026691
        PK05U010  C2005 11 19.04085 03 00 26.59 +17 03 33.9          18.7 N EW026147
        PK05U010  C2005 11 19.05948 03 00 25.61 +17 03 32.0          18.8 N EW026147
    
    Observer details:
    147 Osservatorio Astronomico di Suno.  Observers L. Buzzi, D. Crespi,
        S. Foglia, G. Galli, S. Minuto.  Measurers L. Buzzi, S. Foglia, G. Galli.
        0.40-m f/4 reflector + CCD.
    204 Schiaparelli Observatory.  Observer L. Buzzi.  0.60-m f/4.64 Newtonian
        reflector + CCD.
    372 Geisei.  Observer T. Seki.  0.60-m f/3.5 reflector.
    691 Steward Observatory, Kitt Peak.  Observer R. S. McMillan.  0.9-m f/3
        reflector + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
        P/2005 U1 (Read)
    T 2005 July 27.854 TT                                   MPC
    q   2.36517              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.175035       Peri.  325.784       +0.954003       -0.299295
    a   3.16509        Node    51.640       +0.279770       +0.867988
    e   0.25273        Incl.    1.268       +0.107737       +0.396257
    P   5.63
    From 92 observations 2005 Oct. 23-Nov. 19.
    
    Ephemeris:
        P/2005 U1 (Read)
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase   m1    m2
    2005 11 16    03 02.91   +17 11.9    1.458    2.445   174.5     2.2  19.2
    2005 11 26    02 55.25   +16 46.0    1.499    2.459   162.5     6.9  19.3
    2005 12 06    02 49.37   +16 26.3    1.566    2.474   151.0    11.1  19.4
    2005 12 16    02 45.99   +16 16.5    1.655    2.490   140.0    14.7  19.6
    2005 12 26    02 45.35   +16 18.2    1.763    2.507   129.7    17.6  19.7
    2006 01 05    02 47.47   +16 31.4    1.886    2.525   120.0    19.7  19.9
    2006 01 15    02 52.15   +16 55.2    2.020    2.544   111.0    21.2  20.1
    2006 01 25    02 59.10   +17 27.5    2.162    2.564   102.6    22.0  20.3
    
    Brian G. Marsden             (C) Copyright 2005 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2005-W26
    

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