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    M.P.E.C. 2006-B16                                Issued 2006 Jan. 21, 21:38 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 C/2005 X1 (BESHORE)
    
    Observations:
        CK05X010  C2006 01 03.68565 09 25 11.71 +37 28 02.5                 EB016349
        CK05X010  C2006 01 03.68925 09 25 11.25 +37 28 01.4                 EB016349
        CK05X010  C2006 01 03.69286 09 25 10.76 +37 28 00.6          18.1 T EB016349
        CK05X010  C2006 01 03.98725 09 24 32.23 +37 26 40.8          19.4 N EB016147
        CK05X010  C2006 01 03.99159 09 24 31.52 +37 26 38.2          19.4 N EB016147
        CK05X010  C2006 01 08.48715 09 14 29.99 +37 03 55.1          18.5 T EB016673
        CK05X010  C2006 01 08.49861 09 14 28.39 +37 03 50.4                 EB016673
        CK05X010  C2006 01 08.50787 09 14 27.14 +37 03 47.0                 EB016673
        CK05X010  C2006 01 08.85039 09 13 40.70 +37 01 50.5                 EB016118
        CK05X010  C2006 01 08.85865 09 13 39.21 +37 01 46.0                 EB016118
        CK05X010  C2006 01 10.10114 09 10 49.62 +36 54 32.3                 EB016204
        CK05X010  C2006 01 10.10662 09 10 48.76 +36 54 31.1          18.8 N EB016204
    
    Observer details:
    118 Modra.  Observers S. Gajdos, J. Vilagi.  0.6-m f/5.5 reflector + CCD.
    147 Osservatorio Astronomico di Suno.  Observers D. Crespi, S. Foglia,
        G. Galli, S. Minuto.  Measurer S. Foglia.  0.40-m f/4 reflector + CCD.
    204 Schiaparelli Observatory.  Observer L. Buzzi.  0.60-m f/4.64 Newtonian
        reflector + CCD.
    349 Ageo.  Observer K. Kadota.  0.25-m f/5.0 reflector + CCD.
    673 Table Mountain Observatory, Wrightwood.  Observer J. Young.  0.6-m f/16
        Cassegrain + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
        C/2005 X1 (Beshore)
    T 2005 July 6.9864 TT                                   MPC
    q   2.874715             (2000.0)            P               Q
                       Peri.  118.2421      -0.2832148      -0.4621824
                       Node   302.7639      -0.0011282      +0.8763787
    e   1.0            Incl.   92.0988      +0.9590558      -0.1354542
    From 60 observations 2005 Dec. 7-2006 Jan. 10.
    
    Ephemeris:
        C/2005 X1 (Beshore)        [Mag. = 10.5 + 5 log Delta + 10 log r]
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase  Mag.
    2006 01 15    08 59.55   +36 22.1    2.523    3.454   158.0     6.1  17.9
    2006 01 25    08 36.64   +34 56.9    2.552    3.509   164.0     4.4  18.0
    2006 02 04    08 15.37   +33 09.7    2.626    3.565   159.2     5.6  18.1
    2006 02 14    07 57.09   +31 08.5    2.743    3.622   148.6     8.2  18.3
    2006 02 24    07 42.45   +29 02.4    2.897    3.681   136.7    10.6  18.5
    2006 03 06    07 31.55   +26 58.8    3.082    3.741   125.0    12.5  18.7
    2006 03 16    07 24.10   +25 02.5    3.290    3.802   113.8    13.9  18.9
    2006 03 26    07 19.64   +23 15.2    3.513    3.864   103.1    14.6  19.1
    2006 04 05    07 17.67   +21 37.1    3.745    3.927    93.0    14.7  19.3
    2006 04 15    07 17.74   +20 07.1    3.979    3.991    83.4    14.5  19.5
    2006 04 25    07 19.42   +18 43.9    4.211    4.056    74.3    13.8  19.7
    2006 05 05    07 22.39   +17 25.8    4.436    4.121    65.5    12.9  19.9
    
    Daniel W. E. Green           (C) Copyright 2006 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2006-B16
    

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