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    M.P.E.C. 2006-K16                                Issued 2006 May 19, 18:52 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 G1 (McNAUGHT)
    
    Observations:
        PK06G010  C2006 05 13.50991 14 06 20.61 -42 09 20.0          18.6 N EK016415
        PK06G010  C2006 05 13.55999 14 06 18.49 -42 09 01.4          19.2 N EK016415
        PK06G010  C2006 05 15.41584 14 05 09.37 -41 57 01.5          19.0 N EK016415
        PK06G010  C2006 05 15.42428 14 05 09.00 -41 56 57.9          18.9 N EK016415
        PK06G010  C2006 05 17.48654 14 03 55.97 -41 42 50.3          17.8 T EK016423
        PK06G010  C2006 05 17.53728 14 03 54.11 -41 42 29.1          17.9 T EK016423
        PK06G010  C2006 05 18.55863 14 03 19.80 -41 35 11.5          18.1 T EK016423
        PK06G010  C2006 05 18.59328 14 03 18.61 -41 34 56.1          18.0 T EK016423
    
    Observer details:
    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:
        P/2006 G1 (McNaught)
    T 2006 Aug. 18.5625 TT                                  MPC
    q   2.631838             (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.0931585      Peri.  313.9461      -0.2561452      +0.9259252
    a   4.819340       Node   299.2683      -0.7704706      -0.3689815
    e   0.453901       Incl.   18.5544      -0.5837505      +0.0807161
    P  10.6
    From 81 observations 2006 Apr. 5-May 18.
    
    Brian G. Marsden             (C) Copyright 2006 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2006-K16
    

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