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    M.P.E.C. 2006-U31                                Issued 2006 Oct. 20, 18:46 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 P/2006 S6 (HILL)
    
    Observations:
        PK06S060  C2006 10 14.21785 02 58 58.19 +27 59 11.1          18.4 N EU031850
        PK06S060  C2006 10 14.24037 02 58 57.38 +27 59 20.1          18.9 N EU031850
        PK06S060  C2006 10 14.26288 02 58 56.55 +27 59 28.8          18.7 N EU031850
        PK06S060  C2006 10 14.28541 02 58 55.71 +27 59 37.8          18.6 N EU031850
        PK06S060  C2006 10 14.67139 02 58 42.29 +28 02 09.0                 EU031349
        PK06S060  C2006 10 14.67861 02 58 42.03 +28 02 11.8                 EU031349
        PK06S060  C2006 10 14.68583 02 58 41.75 +28 02 14.4          18.2 T EU031349
        PK06S060  C2006 10 15.81865 02 58 01.45 +28 09 27.6          18.4 N EU031104
        PK06S060  C2006 10 15.82516 02 58 01.08 +28 09 28.0          18.6 N EU031104
        PK06S060  C2006 10 15.83037 02 58 01.10 +28 09 31.4          18.5 N EU031104
        PK06S060  C2006 10 15.83679 02 58 00.93 +28 09 34.7          18.5 N EU031104
        PK06S060  C2006 10 18.03936 02 56 35.93 +28 23 04.1          17.6 T EU031585
        PK06S060  C2006 10 18.04701 02 56 35.58 +28 23 07.5          18.5 N EU031585
        PK06S060  C2006 10 18.05549 02 56 35.23 +28 23 08.8          18.7 N EU031585
        PK06S060  C2006 10 18.05972 02 56 35.06 +28 23 12.3          18.7 N EU031585
        PK06S060  C2006 10 19.34060 02 55 42.96 +28 30 42.5          17.8 T EU031703
        PK06S060  C2006 10 19.35178 02 55 42.42 +28 30 45.8          17.9 T EU031703
        PK06S060  C2006 10 19.36299 02 55 41.95 +28 30 50.1          17.9 T EU031703
        PK06S060  C2006 10 19.37411 02 55 41.41 +28 30 52.4          17.7 T EU031703
    
    Observer details:
    104 San Marcello Pistoiese.  Observers L. Tesi, A. Boattini, G. Fagioli,
        M. Mazzucato, F. Dolfi.  Measurers G. Forti, L. Tesi, A. Boattini,
        G. Fagioli, F. Dolfi, M. Mazzucato.  0.60-m f/4 reflector + CCD.
    349 Ageo.  Observer K. Kadota.  0.25-m f/5.0 reflector + CCD.
    585 Kiev comet station.  Observers A. Baransky, S. Borysenko.  0.7-m f/4
        reflector + CCD.
    703 Catalina Sky Survey.  Observer A. R. Gibbs.  Measurers E. C. Beshore,
        E. J. Christensen, A. R. Gibbs, A. D. Grauer, R. E. Hill,
        R. A. Kowalski, S. M. Larson.  0.68-m Schmidt + CCD.
    850 Cordell-Lorenz Observatory, Sewanee.  Observers D. T. Durig, T. E. Stegall.
        0.30-m f/5 Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
        P/2006 S6 (Hill)
    T 2006 Oct. 18.2705 TT                                  MPC
    q   2.398318             (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.1158365      Peri.   31.2501      +0.7646092      -0.6434918
    a   4.167789       Node     9.0687      +0.5342295      +0.6016223
    e   0.424559       Incl.   13.1773      +0.3605159      +0.4732535
    P   8.51
    From 88 observations 2006 Aug. 29-Oct. 19.
    
    Brian G. Marsden             (C) Copyright 2006 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2006-U31
    

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