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    M.P.E.C. 2006-L47                                Issued 2006 June 10, 16:22 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 K4 (NEAT)
    
    Observations:
        CK06K040  C2006 05 27.07392 20 51 32.56 +14 43 51.4          19.8 N EL047213
        CK06K040  C2006 05 27.08856 20 51 32.28 +14 43 51.8          19.8 N EL047213
        CK06K040  C2006 05 27.10503 20 51 31.97 +14 43 52.0          19.8 N EL047213
        CK06K040  C2006 06 04.41829 20 48 31.11 +14 40 39.5          18.2 T EL047673
        CK06K040  C2006 06 04.42616 20 48 30.93 +14 40 39.2                 EL047673
        CK06K040  C2006 06 04.43333 20 48 30.73 +14 40 38.9                 EL047673
        CK06K040  C2006 06 06.98403 20 47 24.28 +14 38 21.1                 EL047213
        CK06K040  C2006 06 07.00599 20 47 23.70 +14 38 19.7                 EL047213
    
    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.  0.61-m f/16
        Cassegrain + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
        C/2006 K4 (NEAT)
    T 2007 Nov. 28.942 TT                                   MPC
    q   3.18892              (2000.0)            P               Q
                       Peri.  233.558       +0.003829       -0.553409
                       Node   116.581       -0.309619       +0.791322
    e   1.0            Incl.  111.354       -0.950853       -0.259900
    From 41 observations 2006 May 18-June 7.
    
    Ephemeris:
        C/2006 K4 (NEAT)
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase   m1    m2
    2006 06 04    20 48.69   +14 41.0    5.397    5.825   110.2     9.4  17.3
    2006 06 14    20 43.92   +14 28.5    5.195    5.757   119.1     8.9  17.2
    2006 06 24    20 37.86   +14 04.3    5.008    5.690   127.9     8.1  17.0
    2006 07 04    20 30.62   +13 26.1    4.843    5.622   136.3     7.2  16.9
    2006 07 14    20 22.41   +12 32.7    4.704    5.555   143.6     6.2  16.8
    2006 07 24    20 13.54   +11 23.5    4.594    5.487   148.6     5.5  16.7
    2006 08 03    20 04.38   +09 59.1    4.517    5.420   150.0     5.4  16.6
    
    Brian G. Marsden             (C) Copyright 2006 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2006-L47
    

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