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    M.P.E.C. 2006-K51                                Issued 2006 May 26, 22:05 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 E1 (McNAUGHT)
    
    Observations:
        CK06E010  C2006 05 13.60094 19 48 15.91 -55 45 37.9          18.3 N EK051415
        CK06E010  C2006 05 13.60798 19 48 15.71 -55 45 43.5          17.4 N EK051415
        CK06E010  C2006 05 21.63036 19 45 42.73 -57 15 09.4          18.5 T EK051423
        CK06E010  C2006 05 24.61082 19 44 23.51 -57 48 26.6          17.3 T EK051423
        CK06E010  C2006 05 24.63513 19 44 22.71 -57 48 42.7          17.7 T EK051423
    
    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:
        C/2006 E1 (McNaught)
    T 2007 Jan. 6.1765 TT                                   MPC
    q   6.040702             (2000.0)            P               Q
                       Peri.  232.7429      +0.1470948      +0.0016311
                       Node    95.0343      -0.2313291      +0.9723225
    e   1.0            Incl.   83.1932      -0.9616912      -0.2336369
    From 45 observations 2006 Mar. 11-May 24.
    
    Ephemeris:
        C/2006 E1 (McNaught)
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase   m1    m2
    2006 05 25    19 44.20   -57 52.8    5.592    6.244   126.2     7.5  17.7
    2006 06 04    19 38.11   -59 43.0    5.500    6.226   132.2     6.9  17.6
    2006 06 14    19 29.56   -61 27.7    5.434    6.210   136.5     6.5  17.6
    2006 06 24    19 18.62   -63 02.7    5.394    6.194   138.7     6.2  17.6
    2006 07 04    19 05.63   -64 23.8    5.381    6.179   138.5     6.3  17.6
    2006 07 14    18 51.31   -65 28.1    5.396    6.165   135.8     6.6  17.6
    2006 07 24    18 36.57   -66 14.4    5.435    6.151   131.2     7.1  17.6
    2006 08 03    18 22.53   -66 43.3    5.496    6.139   125.3     7.8  17.6
    
    Brian G. Marsden             (C) Copyright 2006 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2006-K51
    

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