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    M.P.E.C. 2006-S47                                Issued 2006 Sept. 22, 15:36 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 R1 (SIDING SPRING)
    
    Observations:
        PK06R010  C2006 09 13.41689 20 08 14.13 -55 31 49.8          18.5 T ES047E12
        PK06R010  C2006 09 13.54097 20 06 55.69 -55 29 09.9                 ES047E12
        PK06R010  C2006 09 13.54949 20 06 50.34 -55 28 58.7                 ES047E12
        PK06R010  C2006 09 14.38922 19 58 22.45 -55 09 59.0          19.5 N ES047E12
        PK06R010  C2006 09 14.39216 19 58 20.64 -55 09 54.9          19.3 N ES047E12
        PK06R010  C2006 09 14.48974 19 57 22.92 -55 07 35.6          18.8 N ES047E12
        PK06R010  C2006 09 14.60334 19 56 16.40 -55 04 49.1          18.7 N ES047415
        PK06R010  C2006 09 14.61418 19 56 10.20 -55 04 32.1          20.1 N ES047415
        PK06R010  C2006 09 14.61779 19 56 07.94 -55 04 26.0          20.2 N ES047415
        PK06R010  C2006 09 15.38636 19 48 56.28 -54 45 20.8          18.4 T ES047E12
        PK06R010  C2006 09 15.40902 19 48 43.77 -54 44 44.9          18.7 T ES047423
        PK06R010  C2006 09 17.40279 19 31 50.67 -53 50 33.3          18.4 T ES047E12
        PK06R010  C2006 09 17.40571 19 31 49.28 -53 50 28.3          18.4 T ES047E12
        PK06R010  C2006 09 18.50127 19 23 33.99 -53 18 52.6                 ES047E12
        PK06R010  C2006 09 19.47953 19 16 46.12 -52 50 05.1                 ES047E12
        PK06R010  C2006 09 20.40257 19 10 48.83 -52 22 37.2          18.9 T ES047E12
        PK06R010  C2006 09 20.40754 19 10 46.98 -52 22 28.4          19.0 T ES047E12
        PK06R010  C2006 09 21.39307 19 04 52.58 -51 53 02.6          18.8 T ES047E12
    
    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.
    E12 Siding Spring Survey.  Observer R. H. McNaught.  0.5-m Uppsala Schmidt
        + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
        P/2006 R1 (Siding Spring)
    T 2006 Sept. 3.693 TT                                   MPC
    q   1.67092              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.074722       Peri.  249.309       +0.824797       -0.523632
    a   5.58262        Node   218.622       -0.300648       -0.725708
    e   0.70069        Incl.  160.012       -0.478874       -0.446271
    P  13.2
    From 48 observations 2006 Sept. 1-21.
    
    Ephemeris:
        P/2006 R1 (Siding Spring)
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase   m1    m2
    2006 09 22    19 01.46   -51 34.9    1.180    1.683   100.6    35.9  18.6
    2006 09 27    18 38.64   -49 10.6    1.310    1.691    93.0    36.3  18.9
    2006 10 02    18 23.02   -47 00.7    1.445    1.700    86.1    36.0  19.1
    2006 10 07    18 12.23   -45 07.7    1.581    1.711    79.6    35.1  19.3
    2006 10 12    18 04.76   -43 30.8    1.716    1.724    73.6    33.7  19.5
    2006 10 17    17 59.64   -42 07.7    1.849    1.738    67.8    32.1  19.7
    2006 10 22    17 56.22   -40 56.4    1.978    1.754    62.4    30.2  19.9
    2006 10 27    17 54.08   -39 55.1    2.103    1.772    57.1    28.1  20.1
    2006 11 01    17 52.90   -39 02.0    2.222    1.791    52.0    25.9  20.3
    2006 11 06    17 52.45   -38 15.8    2.335    1.811    47.0    23.6  20.4
    2006 11 11    17 52.58   -37 35.5    2.442    1.832    42.2    21.3  20.6
    2006 11 16    17 53.15   -37 00.1    2.541    1.855    37.4    18.9  20.7
    2006 11 21    17 54.08   -36 28.9    2.632    1.879    32.8    16.5  20.8
    
    Brian G. Marsden             (C) Copyright 2006 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2006-S47
    

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