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    M.P.E.C. 2006-E46                                Issued 2006 Mar. 11, 14:59 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/2006 D1 (HILL)
    
    Observations:
        PK06D010  C2006 02 27.41035 12 21 35.02 +02 11 01.8          18.7 N EE046850
        PK06D010  C2006 02 27.45548 12 21 32.56 +02 10 47.4          18.4 N EE046850
        PK06D010  C2006 03 04.04529 12 17 17.51 +01 48 48.8          19.6 N EE046213
        PK06D010  C2006 03 04.04932 12 17 17.25 +01 48 47.8          19.6 N EE046213
        PK06D010  C2006 03 04.05092 12 17 17.16 +01 48 47.5          19.6 N EE046213
        PK06D010  C2006 03 04.36257 12 16 59.05 +01 47 21.8          19.6 T EE046G96
        PK06D010  C2006 03 04.36909 12 16 58.65 +01 47 20.2          19.5 T EE046G96
        PK06D010  C2006 03 04.37567 12 16 58.22 +01 47 18.7          19.5 T EE046G96
        PK06D010  C2006 03 04.38222 12 16 57.82 +01 47 17.0          19.2 T EE046G96
        PK06D010  C2006 03 05.42650 12 15 56.60 +01 42 29.8          19.8 T EE046673
        PK06D010  C2006 03 05.43299 12 15 56.19 +01 42 28.3                 EE046673
        PK06D010  C2006 03 05.43947 12 15 55.84 +01 42 26.4                 EE046673
        PK06D010  C2006 03 05.44549 12 15 55.48 +01 42 24.8                 EE046673
    
    Observer details:
    213 Observatorio Montcabre.  Observer R. Naves.  Measurer M. Campas.  0.30-m
        f/10 Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    673 Table Mountain Observatory, Wrightwood.  Observer J. Young.  0.6-m f/16
        Cassegrain + CCD.
    850 Cordell-Lorenz Observatory, Sewanee.  Observer D. T. Durig.  0.30-m f/6.3
        Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    G96 Mt. Lemmon Survey.  Observer R. A. Kowalski.  Measurers E. C. Beshore,
        E. J. Christensen, G. J. Garradd, A. R. Gibbs, A. D. Grauer, R. E. Hill,
        R. A. Kowalski, S. M. Larson, R. H. McNaught.  1.5-m reflector + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
        P/2006 D1 (Hill)
    Epoch 2005 Nov. 6.0 TT = JDT 2453680.5
    T 2005 Oct. 25.99596 TT                                 MPC
    q   1.8921927            (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.07524606     Peri.  118.19430     -0.48637168     -0.87373779
    a   5.5566565      Node     0.95234     +0.65887145     -0.37050154
    e   0.6594728      Incl.   17.45963     +0.57387369     -0.31513629
    P  13.10
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    051205 703  0.1-  0.6-    060223 649  0.2-  0.4-    060224 701  0.3+  0.6+
    051205 703  1.2-  0.3+    060223 649  0.5+  0.4-    060224 G96  0.4+  0.3-
    051205 703  1.6+  1.6-    060223 673  1.1+  0.9-    060224 G96  0.5+  0.2-
    051205 703  1.8+  0.4+    060223 673  0.7+  0.1-    060224 G96  0.0   0.1-
    051205 703  1.0-  0.6+    060223 673  1.8+  0.3+    060224 G96  0.3+  0.4-
    051205 703  1.6-  1.2+    060224 651  1.1+  0.5+    060227 850  0.5-  1.1+
    051205 703  0.5+  0.3-    060224 651  0.8+  0.1-    060227 850  0.4-  0.2+
    060222 703  0.5+  0.4-    060224 651  1.1+  0.1+    060304 213  0.2+  0.4-
    060222 703  0.1-  1.5+    060224 734  0.7+  0.2+    060304 213  0.1-  0.3-
    060222 703  0.1+  0.3-    060224 734  0.1+  0.8-    060304 213  0.0   0.2-
    060222 703 (3.1-  1.1+)   060224 734  0.5+  0.2+    060304 G96  0.2-  0.4-
    060222 703  1.8-  1.3+    060224 682  0.1-  0.1+    060304 G96  0.3-  0.2-
    060222 703 (3.0-  1.8+)   060224 682  0.5-  0.2+    060304 G96  0.8-  0.2+
    060222 703  0.7-  0.2-    060224 682  0.4-  0.5+    060304 G96  0.8-  0.3+
    060222 703  1.9-  0.4-    060224 701  1.2+  0.3+    060305 673  0.6+  0.1-
    060223 734  0.0   0.2+    060224 H36  0.4-  0.2-    060305 673  0.4+  0.2+
    060223 734  0.0   0.3-    060224 H36  0.3+  0.2-    060305 673  1.1+  0.1+
    060223 734  0.6-  0.4-    060224 H36  0.3-  0.6-    060305 673  1.2+  0.1+
    060223 649  0.0   0.3-    060224 701  0.3+  0.8+
    
    Ephemeris:
        P/2006 D1 (Hill)
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase   m1    m2
    2006 03 06    12 15.38   +01 40.0    1.328    2.292   162.1     7.7  20.2
    2006 03 16    12 05.09   +00 57.4    1.355    2.346   174.2     2.4  20.4
    2006 03 26    11 54.95   +00 18.3    1.408    2.402   173.6     2.7  20.5
    2006 04 05    11 46.15   -00 19.9    1.489    2.460   161.9     7.3  20.8
    2006 04 15    11 39.56   -00 59.4    1.595    2.518   150.8    11.2  21.0
    
    Brian G. Marsden             (C) Copyright 2006 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2006-E46
    

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