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    M.P.E.C. 2006-K50                                Issued 2006 May 26, 22:01 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 F4 (SPACEWATCH)
    
    Observations:
        PK06F040  C2006 05 05.40609 14 01 49.62 -00 26 30.0          18.7 T EK050G96
        PK06F040  C2006 05 05.41163 14 01 49.47 -00 26 27.7          18.7 T EK050G96
        PK06F040  C2006 05 05.41705 14 01 49.29 -00 26 25.4          18.6 T EK050G96
        PK06F040  C2006 05 05.42253 14 01 49.11 -00 26 22.9          18.5 T EK050G96
        PK06F040  C2006 05 19.94304 13 56 16.66 +00 58 06.9          18.9 N EK050213
        PK06F040  C2006 05 19.94705 13 56 16.29 +00 58 07.7          18.9 N EK050213
        PK06F040  C2006 05 21.93980 13 55 48.62 +01 05 34.5          19.3 T EK050215
    
    Observer details:
    213 Observatorio Montcabre.  Observer R. Naves.  Measurer M. Campas.  0.30-m
        f/10 Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    215 Buchloe.  Observer W. Hasubick.  0.44-m f/4.6 reflector + CCD.
    G96 Mt. Lemmon Survey.  Observer E. C. Beshore.  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 F4 (Spacewatch)
    T 2006 May 3.5705 TT                                    MPC
    q   2.339701             (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.1486523      Peri.   31.3745      -0.8152889      +0.5788518
    a   3.529298       Node   184.0951      -0.5657177      -0.8018768
    e   0.337063       Incl.   12.3850      -0.1235615      -0.1480680
    P   6.63
    From 41 observations 2006 Mar. 26-May 21.
    
    Ephemeris:
        P/2006 F4 (Spacewatch)
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase   m1    m2
    2006 05 25    13 55.27   +01 15.1    1.468    2.344   141.1    15.8  19.5
    2006 06 04    13 54.98   +01 29.2    1.548    2.349   131.8    18.8  19.7
    2006 06 14    13 57.05   +01 19.8    1.642    2.355   123.1    21.2  19.8
    2006 06 24    14 01.41   +00 50.4    1.747    2.364   115.0    22.9  19.9
    2006 07 04    14 07.88   +00 04.8    1.860    2.374   107.5    24.1  20.1
    
    Brian G. Marsden             (C) Copyright 2006 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2006-K50
    

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