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    M.P.E.C. 2006-T23                                Issued 2006 Oct. 4, 02:25 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.
    
                 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 S3 (LONEOS)
    
    Observations:
        CK06S030  C2006 09 23.97646 00 07 36.03 +09 52 12.8          20   N ET023461
        CK06S030  C2006 09 23.98323 00 07 35.89 +09 52 12.0                 ET023461
        CK06S030  C2006 09 27.02518 00 06 33.41 +09 46 15.5          19.2 N ET023213
        CK06S030  C2006 09 27.05151 00 06 32.87 +09 46 12.1          19.2 N ET023213
        CK06S030  C2006 09 27.06804 00 06 32.59 +09 46 10.2          19.2 N ET023213
        CK06S030  C2006 09 28.06024 00 06 12.08 +09 44 11.8          18.6 N ET023204
        CK06S030  C2006 09 28.84019 00 05 56.10 +09 42 38.8          19.3 N ET023118
        CK06S030  C2006 09 28.85775 00 05 55.79 +09 42 36.1          18.9 N ET023118
        CK06S030  C2006 09 30.88234 00 05 14.34 +09 38 35.3          19.1 N ET023J67
        CK06S030  C2006 09 30.92212 00 05 13.52 +09 38 28.5          19.1 N ET023J67
        CK06S030  C2006 09 30.96589 00 05 12.37 +09 38 21.2          19.1 N ET023J67
    
    Observer details:
    118 Modra.  Observers S. Gajdos, J. Vilagi.  0.6-m f/5.5 reflector + CCD.
    204 Schiaparelli Observatory.  Observer L. Buzzi.  Measurers L. Buzzi,
        F. Luppi.  0.60-m f/4.64 reflector + CCD.
    213 Observatorio Montcabre.  Observer R. Naves.  Measurer M. Campas.  0.30-m
        f/10 Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    461 Szeged University, Piszkesteto Stn. (Konkoly).  Observers K. Sarneczky,
        Z. Kuli, B. Csak, L. Szigeti, M. Kozak.  Measurer K. Sarneczky.  0.60-m
        Schmidt + CCD.
    J67 Observatorio La Puebla de Vallbona.  Observer E. Arce.  0.25-m f/4.7
        Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
        C/2006 S3 (LONEOS)
    T 2012 Apr. 6.049 TT                                    MPC
    q   5.03798              (2000.0)            P               Q
                       Peri.  140.616       -0.227399       -0.962208
                       Node    38.159       -0.943426       +0.255810
    e   1.0            Incl.  165.967       -0.241325       -0.093369
    From 68 observations 2006 Aug. 29-Sept. 30.
    
    Brian G. Marsden             (C) Copyright 2006 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2006-T23
    

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