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    M.P.E.C. 2006-D63                                Issued 2006 Feb. 28, 20:14 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/2006 A1 (POJMANSKI)
    
    Observations:
        CK06A010  C2006 02 24.74894 20 15 18.94 -19 57 16.7          12.5 N ED063415
        CK06A010  C2006 02 24.78612 20 15 21.93 -19 51 56.6          12.4 N ED063415
        CK06A010  C2006 02 24.83760 20 15 25.92 -19 44 40.6                 ED063349
        CK06A010  C2006 02 24.83832 20 15 26.06 -19 44 32.9                 ED063349
        CK06A010  C2006 02 24.83904 20 15 26.02 -19 44 25.5                 ED063349
        CK06A010  C2006 02 24.83976 20 15 26.17 -19 44 20.6           6.9 T ED063349
        CK06A010  C2006 02 27.79143 20 20 24.04 -12 18 27.2          11.2 N ED063415
        CK06A010  C2006 02 27.79196 20 20 24.12 -12 18 23.1          11.3 N ED063415
        CK06A010  C2006 02 27.79236 20 20 24.14 -12 18 18.8          11.3 N ED063415
        CK06A010  C2006 02 28.76358 20 22 26.96 -09 45 01.4          12.0 N ED063415
        CK06A010  C2006 02 28.76416 20 22 27.05 -09 44 55.7          12.0 N ED063415
        CK06A010  C2006 02 28.78321 20 22 29.68 -09 41 54.2          11.0 N ED063415
    
    Observer details:
    349 Ageo.  Observer K. Kadota.  0.25-m f/5.0 reflector + CCD.
    415 Kambah, near Canberra.  Observer D. Herald.  0.36-m f/3.9
        Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
        C/2006 A1 (Pojmanski)
    Epoch 2006 Mar. 6.0 TT = JDT 2453800.5
    T 2006 Feb. 22.18158 TT                                 MPC
    q   0.5553967            (2000.0)            P               Q
    z  +0.0004316      Peri.  351.18784     -0.84018423     -0.15537382
     +/-0.0000222      Node   211.34295     -0.41646502     -0.42878476
    e   0.9997603      Incl.   92.73578     -0.34734326     +0.88994528
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    060104 844  0.1+  0.4-    060110 423  0.1-  0.8-    060122 415  0.6+  0.5-
    060105 844  0.3+  0.5-    060111 467  0.1+  0.3-    060123 415  0.7+  0.3+
    060105 844  0.0   0.3-    060111 467  0.1-  0.0     060123 415  1.3+  0.1+
    060105 844  0.4+  0.3-    060111 467  0.0   0.0     060123 415  0.1-  0.3+
    060105 844  0.2+  0.3-    060111 D87  0.2+  1.4+    060126 415  0.4+  0.4+
    060105 844  0.1+  0.3-    060111 D87  0.3+  0.7+    060126 415  0.6+  0.0
    060105 844  0.1+  0.4-    060111 D87  0.5-  0.2-    060126 415  0.1+  0.6-
    060105 844  0.6-  1.5-    060112 415  0.6+  0.2-    060127 834  0.6+  0.1-
    060105 844  0.0   0.3-    060112 415  0.1-  0.4-    060127 834  0.3+  0.4+
    060105 844  0.0   0.5-    060112 415  0.1-  0.5+    060129 415  0.8+  0.2+
    060106 415  0.2+  0.0     060113 834  0.2-  0.0     060129 415  0.5+  0.1-
    060106 415  0.0   0.7-    060113 834  0.2+  0.0     060205 844  0.1+  0.8+
    060106 415  0.5-  0.5+    060117 834  0.5-  0.2+    060205 844  1.0-  1.3-
    060106 415  0.2-  0.3-    060117 834  0.3-  0.1+    060205 844  0.3+  0.1+
    060106 415  0.0   0.1-    060117 467  0.0   0.0     060205 844  1.3-  1.8-
    060107 415  0.1+  0.4-    060117 467  0.6+  0.0     060207 427  1.0-  0.0
    060107 415  0.3-  0.5+    060117 467  0.5-  0.3+    060207 427  1.0-  0.0
    060107 D87  0.7+  0.0     060118 834  0.2-  0.1-    060207 427  1.0-  0.1-
    060107 415  0.2-  0.3+    060118 834  0.5-  0.0     060207 427  0.7-  1.1-
    060107 D87  0.1+  0.7-    060118 834  0.0   0.1-    060214 844 (1.8-  5.8-)
    060107 D87  0.5-  1.0-    060118 D87  1.4+  1.7+    060214 844  0.6-  1.5-
    060107 D87 (1.5-  2.0-)   060118 D87 (2.3+  1.1-)   060214 844 (3.0-  2.6-)
    060107 D87  0.5-  0.5-    060118 D87  0.7-  1.6+    060214 844 (1.7-  3.2-)
    060108 467  0.0   0.1-    060119 834  0.2-  0.2+    060214 844 (3.0-  4.6-)
    060108 467  0.1-  0.1-    060119 834  0.1-  0.1-    060214 844  0.4-  0.8-
    060108 467  0.0   0.1-    060119 834  0.1-  0.1+    060214 844  0.2-  0.6-
    060108 467  0.1+  0.1-    060120 834  0.3+  0.0     060214 844  0.1+  0.4-
    060108 467  0.3-  0.1-    060120 834  0.0   0.6+    060214 844  0.6-  0.5-
    060108 467  0.3-  0.1+    060120 834  0.5+  0.1-    060214 844  0.1-  0.7-
    060108 467  0.2-  0.1+    060120 423  0.0   0.2+    060217 415  0.7+  0.6+
    060108 467  0.1-  0.1+    060120 423  0.3+  0.4+    060217 415  0.1-  0.1+
    060108 415  0.2-  0.2-    060120 423  0.1+  0.1+    060217 415  0.9-  1.4+
    060108 415  0.1+  0.5+    060120 415  0.1+  0.4+    060224 415  0.0   0.5+
    060108 415  0.1-  0.4+    060120 423  0.1+  0.1+    060224 415  0.2+  0.8-
    060108 423  0.3+  0.2+    060120 415  0.5-  1.1+    060224 349  1.7-  0.7+
    060108 423  0.1-  0.2+    060120 415  0.1-  0.6+    060224 349 (0.6-  2.2+)
    060108 423  0.0   0.1-    060120 415  0.0   0.6+    060224 349 (1.9-  3.3+)
    060109 423  0.3-  0.2-    060120 415  0.3+  0.1-    060224 349  0.6-  2.0+
    060109 423  0.2-  0.2-    060121 467  0.1+  0.3+    060227 415  0.7+  0.2+
    060109 415  0.3-  0.7+    060121 467  0.2+  0.3+    060227 415  0.9+  0.7-
    060109 415  0.2+  0.7+    060121 467  0.1-  0.5+    060227 415  0.5+  0.1-
    060109 415  0.3-  0.4+    060122 423  0.1+  0.0     060228 415  0.4-  0.4-
    060109 415  0.2+  1.0-    060122 415  0.2-  0.9+    060228 415  0.2-  0.3-
    060109 423  0.4+  0.4-    060122 423  0.2+  0.3+    060228 415  1.5+  0.5-
    060110 423  0.1-  0.5-    060122 415  0.5+  0.0
    060110 423  0.2+  0.4-    060122 423  0.1+  0.2+
    
    Ephemeris:
        C/2006 A1 (Pojmanski)
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase   m1    m2
    2006 02 24    20 14.37   -21 44.2    0.824    0.557    34.2    89.4   6.5
    2006 02 25    20 15.65   -19 21.1    0.812    0.559    34.4    90.4   6.5
    2006 02 26    20 17.15   -16 53.4    0.802    0.562    34.6    91.3   6.5
    2006 02 27    20 18.87   -14 21.5    0.793    0.566    34.9    92.0   6.5
    2006 02 28    20 20.81   -11 46.0    0.786    0.571    35.2    92.4   6.5
    2006 03 01    20 22.97   -09 07.6    0.780    0.577    35.6    92.6   6.5
    2006 03 02    20 25.33   -06 27.0    0.775    0.584    36.0    92.6   6.6
    2006 03 03    20 27.90   -03 45.0    0.772    0.591    36.6    92.3   6.6
    2006 03 04    20 30.66   -01 02.4    0.771    0.599    37.2    91.9   6.7
    2006 03 05    20 33.60   +01 40.0    0.771    0.608    37.8    91.2   6.7
    2006 03 06    20 36.73   +04 21.2    0.773    0.618    38.5    90.3   6.8
    2006 03 07    20 40.02   +07 00.6    0.776    0.628    39.2    89.3   6.8
    2006 03 08    20 43.48   +09 37.4    0.782    0.638    40.0    88.1   6.9
    2006 03 09    20 47.08   +12 10.9    0.788    0.650    40.8    86.8   7.0
    2006 03 10    20 50.82   +14 40.5    0.796    0.661    41.6    85.3   7.1
    2006 03 11    20 54.69   +17 05.9    0.806    0.674    42.4    83.8   7.2
    2006 03 12    20 58.69   +19 26.5    0.817    0.686    43.2    82.3   7.3
    2006 03 13    21 02.79   +21 42.1    0.829    0.699    44.0    80.7   7.3
    2006 03 14    21 07.00   +23 52.4    0.842    0.713    44.7    79.0   7.4
    2006 03 15    21 11.30   +25 57.4    0.856    0.726    45.5    77.4   7.6
    2006 03 16    21 15.68   +27 56.9    0.871    0.740    46.2    75.7   7.7
    2006 03 17    21 20.14   +29 51.0    0.888    0.755    46.8    74.1   7.8
    2006 03 18    21 24.67   +31 39.7    0.905    0.769    47.5    72.5   7.9
    2006 03 19    21 29.25   +33 23.2    0.922    0.784    48.1    70.9   8.0
    2006 03 20    21 33.89   +35 01.5    0.941    0.799    48.6    69.3   8.1
    2006 03 21    21 38.57   +36 34.8    0.960    0.814    49.1    67.7   8.2
    2006 03 22    21 43.29   +38 03.3    0.980    0.829    49.6    66.2   8.3
    2006 03 23    21 48.04   +39 27.2    1.000    0.844    50.0    64.8   8.4
    2006 03 24    21 52.82   +40 46.7    1.021    0.860    50.4    63.3   8.5
    2006 03 25    21 57.61   +42 02.0    1.042    0.876    50.8    62.0   8.6
    2006 03 26    22 02.41   +43 13.3    1.063    0.891    51.1    60.6   8.7
    2006 03 27    22 07.23   +44 20.9    1.085    0.907    51.4    59.3   8.8
    2006 03 28    22 12.04   +45 24.9    1.107    0.923    51.7    58.0   8.9
    2006 03 29    22 16.85   +46 25.5    1.129    0.939    52.0    56.8   9.0
    2006 03 30    22 21.65   +47 22.9    1.152    0.955    52.2    55.6   9.1
    2006 03 31    22 26.44   +48 17.3    1.174    0.971    52.3    54.5   9.2
    2006 04 01    22 31.22   +49 08.8    1.197    0.988    52.5    53.4   9.3
    2006 04 02    22 35.98   +49 57.7    1.220    1.004    52.6    52.3   9.4
    2006 04 03    22 40.71   +50 44.1    1.243    1.020    52.8    51.3   9.5
    2006 04 04    22 45.41   +51 28.1    1.266    1.036    52.9    50.3   9.6
    2006 04 05    22 50.09   +52 09.9    1.289    1.053    52.9    49.3   9.7
    
    2006 04 10    23 12.97   +55 10.1    1.405    1.134    53.1    44.9  10.2
    2006 04 15    23 34.82   +57 31.9    1.519    1.216    53.0    41.2  10.6
    2006 04 20    23 55.53   +59 25.8    1.631    1.297    52.6    38.0  11.0
    2006 04 25    00 15.05   +60 59.3    1.740    1.377    52.2    35.3  11.3
    2006 04 30    00 33.37   +62 17.9    1.846    1.457    51.8    32.9  11.6
    2006 05 05    00 50.52   +63 25.6    1.946    1.536    51.4    30.9  11.9
    
         The "original" and "future" barycentric values of 1/a are +0.000813
    and +0.000815 (+/- 0.000022) AU^-1, respectively.
    
    Brian G. Marsden             (C) Copyright 2006 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2006-D63
    

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