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    M.P.E.C. 2006-C65                                Issued 2006 Feb. 11, 16:13 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 11 30.87308 02 52 06.50 +16 35 18.7          19.4 N EC065213
        PK05U010  C2005 11 30.87659 02 52 06.36 +16 35 18.1          19.4 N EC065213
        PK05U010  C2005 11 30.87775 02 52 06.32 +16 35 18.1          19.4 N EC065213
        PK05U010  C2006 01 05.17720 02 47 31.99 +16 31 41.7          21.2 T EC065G96
        PK05U010  C2006 01 05.18590 02 47 32.24 +16 31 43.2          21.7 T EC065G96
        PK05U010  C2006 01 05.19459 02 47 32.31 +16 31 44.2          20.8 T EC065G96
        PK05U010  C2006 01 05.20328 02 47 32.49 +16 31 44.0          20.3 T EC065G96
    
    Observer details:
    213 Observatorio Montcabre.  Observer R. Naves.  Measurer M. Campas.  0.30-m
        f/10 Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    G96 Mt. Lemmon Survey.  Observer R. A. Kowalski.  Measurers E. C. Beshore,
        E. J. Christensen, G. J. Garradd, A. D. Grauer, R. E. Hill, R. A. Kowalski,
        S. M. Larson, R. H. McNaught.  1.5-m reflector + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
        P/2005 U1 (Read)
    Epoch 2005 July 9.0 TT = JDT 2453560.5
    T 2005 July 27.92466 TT                                 MPC
    q   2.3648739            (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.17505822     Peri.  325.79300     +0.95392822     -0.29953418
    a   3.1648105      Node    51.64614     +0.27998167     +0.86792723
    e   0.2527597      Incl.    1.26607     +0.10784810     +0.39620902
    P   5.63
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    051023 703 (0.1+  2.7+)   051028 G96  0.3+  0.4-    051108 372  0.0   1.2+
    051023 703  1.0+  0.8+    051028 G96  0.3+  0.2-    051109 J77  0.3-  0.2-
    051023 703  0.7-  1.1-    051028 G96  1.5-  0.8-    051109 J77  1.2-  1.5+
    051023 703  0.6+  0.4-    051028 G96  1.5-  0.6-    051109 J77  1.1-  0.2+
    051024 691  0.3+  0.1-    051028 691  0.1-  0.2+    051109 J77 (2.1-  1.0+)
    051024 691  0.2-  0.3-    051028 691  1.8-  0.2+    051109 J77  1.3-  1.1-
    051024 691  0.4+  0.3-    051028 691  0.3-  0.3-    051109 J77  1.6+  0.1-
    051024 291  0.8+  0.3+    051028 G96  0.5+  0.2-    051110 349  1.5+  1.5+
    051024 291  0.3+  0.1+    051028 G96  0.3+  0.2+    051110 349  0.5+  1.7+
    051024 291  0.1-  0.2-    051028 G96  0.1+  0.3+    051110 349  0.5+  1.9+
    051025 291  0.1-  0.2+    051028 291  0.1-  0.2+    051112 691  0.7-  0.1+
    051025 291  0.1-  0.1+    051028 291  0.1+  0.3+    051112 691  0.1-  0.2+
    051025 291  0.2+  0.4+    051028 291  0.5-  0.0     051112 691  0.3-  0.4+
    051025 G96  0.5+  0.3-    051029 691  0.1+  0.2+    051112 673  0.0   0.1+
    051025 G96  0.3-  0.6-    051029 691  0.2+  0.1+    051112 673  1.1+  0.6+
    051025 G96  0.0   0.5-    051029 691  0.3-  0.0     051112 673  0.2+  0.5+
    051025 G96  0.3+  0.2-    051029 673  0.1+  0.5+    051112 673  0.5+  0.6+
    051026 J95  0.4-  0.4-    051029 673  0.1-  0.6+    051119 147  0.5+  0.2-
    051026 J95  0.7-  0.2+    051029 673  0.7+  0.6+    051119 147  0.4-  1.0+
    051026 J95  0.1-  0.2-    051029 673  0.2+  0.2+    051122 701  0.6-  0.1-
    051026 734  0.1+  0.1-    051029 213  0.7+  0.3+    051122 701  0.4-  0.1-
    051026 291  0.7+  0.6+    051029 213  0.7+  0.4+    051122 701  0.7-  0.3-
    051026 734  0.6+  0.2-    051029 213  0.6+  0.5+    051125 G96  0.1-  0.2+
    051026 291  0.3+  0.1+    051029 213  0.6+  0.5+    051125 G96  0.1+  0.2-
    051026 734  1.0-  1.8-    051029 213  0.6+  0.4+    051125 G96  0.1-  0.1+
    051026 291  0.1+  0.2+    051030 204  0.7-  0.2-    051125 G96  0.0   0.2+
    051027 291  0.2-  0.2+    051030 204  0.0   0.0     051126 G96  0.2-  0.2-
    051027 291  0.1-  0.3+    051030 A79  0.6+  0.2+    051126 G96  0.1+  0.2-
    051027 291  0.1+  0.2+    051030 A79  1.5+  0.3+    051126 G96  0.3+  0.5-
    051027 734  0.4+  0.0     051101 691  0.4+  0.0     051126 G96  0.5-  0.2-
    051027 734  0.1-  0.3-    051101 691  0.2+  0.2+    051130 213  0.4+  0.1+
    051027 734  0.8+  0.3-    051101 691  0.7-  0.6+    051130 213  0.3+  0.1-
    051027 734  0.3+  1.0-    051102 213  0.0   0.1-    051130 213  0.3+  0.0
    051027 734  0.4+  0.1+    051102 213  0.3+  0.1-    060105 G96  0.1-  0.5-
    051027 854  0.3-  0.3+    051104 691  0.5-  0.1+    060105 G96  1.1+  0.0
    051027 854  0.7-  0.0     051104 691  0.1-  0.3-    060105 G96  0.3-  0.0
    051027 696  0.4+  0.1+    051104 691  0.2-  0.4-    060105 G96  0.2-  1.1-
    051027 696  0.4+  0.1-    051107 372  0.7+  1.0+
    
    Ephemeris:
        P/2005 U1 (Read)
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase   m1    m2
    2006 02 04    03 08.04   +18 06.4    2.310    2.584    94.7    22.4  20.4
    2006 02 14    03 18.66   +18 49.6    2.460    2.605    87.2    22.3  20.6
    2006 02 24    03 30.71   +19 35.1    2.610    2.626    80.0    21.8  20.8
    2006 03 06    03 43.99   +20 21.0    2.759    2.648    73.2    21.0  20.9
    2006 03 16    03 58.27   +21 05.6    2.904    2.671    66.6    20.0  21.1
    2006 03 26    04 13.40   +21 47.5    3.045    2.694    60.3    18.8  21.2
    2006 04 05    04 29.23   +22 25.6    3.180    2.717    54.1    17.4  21.4
    2006 04 15    04 45.62   +22 58.6    3.307    2.741    48.1    15.8  21.5
    2006 04 25    05 02.45   +23 25.9    3.425    2.765    42.3    14.2  21.6
    2006 05 05    05 19.60   +23 46.7    3.535    2.789    36.5    12.4  21.7
    2006 05 15    05 36.98   +24 00.7    3.634    2.814    30.8    10.6  21.8
    
    Brian G. Marsden             (C) Copyright 2006 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2006-C65
    

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