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    M.P.E.C. 2006-F14                                Issued 2006 Mar. 20, 22:18 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 B1 (McNAUGHT)
    
    Observations:
        CK06B010  C2006 03 12.00853 11 37 47.12 -28 39 36.4          17.5 N EF014204
        CK06B010  C2006 03 12.01416 11 37 46.31 -28 39 26.9                 EF014204
        CK06B010  C2006 03 12.52818 11 36 32.89 -28 25 44.5          18.9 N EF014415
        CK06B010  C2006 03 12.53524 11 36 31.89 -28 25 33.4          18.7 N EF014415
        CK06B010  C2006 03 12.53553 11 36 31.81 -28 25 33.0          17.7 T EF014423
        CK06B010  C2006 03 12.56713 11 36 27.27 -28 24 42.3          17.5 T EF014423
        CK06B010  C2006 03 16.54771 11 27 06.07 -26 35 14.5          18.4 N EF014415
        CK06B010  C2006 03 19.91606 11 19 25.83 -24 58 11.0          17.3 T EF014215
        CK06B010  C2006 03 19.91677 11 19 25.75 -24 58 10.0          17.3 T EF014215
        CK06B010  C2006 03 19.91747 11 19 25.66 -24 58 09.0          17.3 T EF014215
    
    Observer details:
    204 Schiaparelli Observatory.  Observer L. Buzzi.  0.60-m f/4.64 reflector
        + CCD.
    215 Buchloe.  Observer W. Hasubick.  0.44-m f/4.6 reflector + CCD.
    415 Kambah, near Canberra.  Observer D. Herald.  0.36-m f/3.9
        Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    423 North Ryde.  Observer S. G. McAndrew.  0.20-m f/4 hyperbolic astrograph
        + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
        C/2006 B1 (McNaught)
    T 2005 Nov. 19.8485 TT                                  MPC
    q   2.999112             (2000.0)            P               Q
                       Peri.  302.5659      -0.6990579      -0.6769505
                       Node   161.2263      -0.1124170      +0.4221601
    e   1.0            Incl.  134.2982      -0.7061731      +0.6029253
    From 64 observations 2006 Jan. 27-Mar. 19.
    
    Brian G. Marsden             (C) Copyright 2006 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2006-F14
    

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