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    M.P.E.C. 2006-U42                                Issued 2006 Oct. 21, 15:02 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 U1 (LINEAR)
    
    Observations:
        PK06U010  C2006 10 19.39577 07 27 37.60 +27 37 24.5          17.3 N EU042704
        PK06U010  C2006 10 19.40732 07 27 33.87 +27 37 21.3          17.5 N EU042704
        PK06U010  C2006 10 19.41871 07 27 30.15 +27 37 18.4          17.8 N EU042704
        PK06U010  C2006 10 19.43022 07 27 26.39 +27 37 15.3          17.7 N EU042704
        PK06U010  C2006 10 19.44216 07 27 22.45 +27 37 12.3          17.5 N EU042704
        PK06U010  C2006 10 20.32873 07 22 38.65 +27 32 16.6          17.4 N EU042854
        PK06U010  C2006 10 20.33256 07 22 37.44 +27 32 15.5          17.2 N EU042854
        PK06U010  C2006 10 20.33448 07 22 36.79 +27 32 15.0          17.4 N EU042854
        PK06U010  C2006 10 20.37207 07 22 24.56 +27 32 04.6          17.4 N EU042704
        PK06U010  C2006 10 20.38274 07 22 21.14 +27 32 01.0          17.4 N EU042704
        PK06U010  C2006 10 20.38401 07 22 20.69 +27 32 00.7          17.6 N EU042704
        PK06U010  C2006 10 20.38869 07 22 19.09 +27 31 59.2          17.0 N EU042H06
        PK06U010  C2006 10 20.39259 07 22 17.87 +27 31 57.7          17.0 N EU042H06
        PK06U010  C2006 10 20.39433 07 22 17.32 +27 31 57.6          17.4 N EU042704
        PK06U010  C2006 10 20.39558 07 22 16.90 +27 31 57.1          17.7 N EU042704
        PK06U010  C2006 10 20.39651 07 22 16.55 +27 31 56.8          16.8 N EU042H06
        PK06U010  C2006 10 20.40595 07 22 13.51 +27 31 53.8          17.3 N EU042704
        PK06U010  C2006 10 20.40720 07 22 13.15 +27 31 53.5          17.6 N EU042704
        PK06U010  C2006 10 20.40845 07 22 12.86 +27 31 51.0          16.5 N EU042673
        PK06U010  C2006 10 20.41225 07 22 11.20 +27 31 50.1          17.2 T EU042734
        PK06U010  C2006 10 20.41309 07 22 10.92 +27 31 49.9          17.1 T EU042734
        PK06U010  C2006 10 20.41394 07 22 10.65 +27 31 49.5          17.3 T EU042734
        PK06U010  C2006 10 20.41485 07 22 10.34 +27 31 49.4          17.2 T EU042734
        PK06U010  C2006 10 20.41574 07 22 10.05 +27 31 48.9          17.3 T EU042734
        PK06U010  C2006 10 20.41592 07 22 10.24 +27 31 50.2          16.5 T EU042H06
        PK06U010  C2006 10 20.41748 07 22 09.81 +27 31 50.4          17.8 N EU042704
        PK06U010  C2006 10 20.41873 07 22 09.34 +27 31 49.8          17.6 N EU042704
        PK06U010  C2006 10 20.41910 07 22 09.39 +27 31 47.8                 EU042673
        PK06U010  C2006 10 20.42369 07 22 07.69 +27 31 46.3          16.9 N EU042H06
        PK06U010  C2006 10 20.42870 07 22 06.24 +27 31 44.8                 EU042673
        PK06U010  C2006 10 20.42905 07 22 05.99 +27 31 46.9          17.5 N EU042704
        PK06U010  C2006 10 20.43019 07 22 05.65 +27 31 47.3          17.6 N EU042704
        PK06U010  C2006 10 20.43855 07 22 02.82 +27 31 42.7          16.6 T EU042719
        PK06U010  C2006 10 20.44168 07 22 01.77 +27 31 41.8          16.5 T EU042719
        PK06U010  C2006 10 20.44217 07 22 01.68 +27 31 42.1          17.7 N EU042704
        PK06U010  C2006 10 20.44294 07 22 01.60 +27 31 40.4                 EU042673
        PK06U010  C2006 10 20.44481 07 22 00.75 +27 31 40.8          16.6 T EU042719
        PK06U010  C2006 10 20.45029 07 21 58.98 +27 31 38.5          16.9 T EU042719
        PK06U010  C2006 10 20.45377 07 21 57.84 +27 31 38.9          17.9 N EU042704
        PK06U010  C2006 10 20.45687 07 21 56.80 +27 31 38.8          17.2 N EU042711
        PK06U010  C2006 10 20.46008 07 21 55.75 +27 31 37.7          17.3 N EU042711
        PK06U010  C2006 10 20.46329 07 21 54.69 +27 31 36.5          17.2 M EU042711
        PK06U010  C2006 10 20.46426 07 21 54.46 +27 31 34.8          17.3 T EU042G96
        PK06U010  C2006 10 20.46546 07 21 54.05 +27 31 34.9          17.8 N EU042704
        PK06U010  C2006 10 20.46627 07 21 53.78 +27 31 34.2          17.3 T EU042G96
        PK06U010  C2006 10 20.46838 07 21 53.13 +27 31 33.4          17.4 T EU042G96
        PK06U010  C2006 10 20.47040 07 21 52.45 +27 31 32.7          17.4 T EU042G96
        PK06U010  C2006 10 20.47728 07 21 50.13 +27 31 30.9          17.9 N EU042704
        PK06U010  C2006 10 21.09949 07 18 31.45 +27 27 41.2          17.2 T EU042232
        PK06U010  C2006 10 21.10298 07 18 30.28 +27 27 39.4          17.3 T EU042232
        PK06U010  C2006 10 21.10473 07 18 29.72 +27 27 39.5          17.1 T EU042232
        PK06U010  C2006 10 21.10823 07 18 28.58 +27 27 38.7          17.2 T EU042232
        PK06U010  C2006 10 21.11642 07 18 25.86 +27 27 35.5          17.4 T EU042232
        PK06U010  C2006 10 21.24631 07 17 44.66 +27 27 10.7          17.5 N EU042844
        PK06U010  C2006 10 21.24877 07 17 44.11 +27 27 11.4          17.2 N EU042844
        PK06U010  C2006 10 21.25052 07 17 43.36 +27 27 07.9          17.2 N EU042844
        PK06U010  C2006 10 21.25234 07 17 42.80 +27 27 04.9          16.5 N EU042844
        PK06U010  C2006 10 21.25360 07 17 42.25 +27 27 08.0          16.7 N EU042844
        PK06U010  C2006 10 21.25721 07 17 41.02 +27 27 07.8          16.7 N EU042844
        PK06U010  C2006 10 21.27097 07 17 36.58 +27 27 03.1          16.9 N EU042844
        PK06U010  C2006 10 21.27576 07 17 34.88 +27 27 00.2          17.0 N EU042844
        PK06U010  C2006 10 21.27667 07 17 34.53 +27 26 59.5          16.9 N EU042844
        PK06U010  C2006 10 21.28499 07 17 31.94 +27 26 57.0          17.1 N EU042844
        PK06U010  C2006 10 21.28932 07 17 30.58 +27 26 55.5          17.0 N EU042844
        PK06U010  C2006 10 21.29340 07 17 29.23 +27 26 54.0          16.8 N EU042844
        PK06U010  C2006 10 21.29447 07 17 28.94 +27 26 54.0          16.7 N EU042844
        PK06U010  C2006 10 21.29566 07 17 28.50 +27 26 53.3          16.7 N EU042844
        PK06U010  C2006 10 21.29700 07 17 28.02 +27 26 52.1          16.9 N EU042844
        PK06U010  C2006 10 21.30169 07 17 26.52 +27 26 51.8          17.3 N EU042844
        PK06U010  C2006 10 21.35396 07 17 10.30 +27 26 05.7          17.1 N EU042H06
        PK06U010  C2006 10 21.35925 07 17 08.69 +27 26 05.2          17.1 N EU042H06
        PK06U010  C2006 10 21.36132 07 17 08.04 +27 26 04.9          17.4 N EU042854
        PK06U010  C2006 10 21.36225 07 17 07.74 +27 26 04.4          17.3 N EU042854
        PK06U010  C2006 10 21.36315 07 17 07.46 +27 26 04.3          17.2 N EU042854
        PK06U010  C2006 10 21.36447 07 17 06.93 +27 26 04.9          17.1 N EU042H06
        PK06U010  C2006 10 21.37657 07 17 02.63 +27 26 00.6          17.1 T EU042850
        PK06U010  C2006 10 21.38926 07 16 58.48 +27 25 56.0          17.3 T EU042850
        PK06U010  C2006 10 21.39880 07 16 55.36 +27 25 52.6          17.1 T EU042850
        PK06U010  C2006 10 21.40208 07 16 54.89 +27 25 49.2          16.8 N EU042673
        PK06U010  C2006 10 21.40532 07 16 53.85 +27 25 48.2                 EU042673
        PK06U010  C2006 10 21.40829 07 16 52.26 +27 25 49.1          17.2 T EU042850
        PK06U010  C2006 10 21.41053 07 16 52.14 +27 25 46.2                 EU042673
        PK06U010  C2006 10 21.41285 07 16 51.38 +27 25 45.4                 EU042673
        PK06U010  C2006 10 21.41697 07 16 49.96 +27 25 45.1          16.9 T EU042G96
        PK06U010  C2006 10 21.41784 07 16 49.13 +27 25 45.8          17.3 T EU042850
        PK06U010  C2006 10 21.42222 07 16 48.25 +27 25 43.1          17.1 T EU042G96
        PK06U010  C2006 10 21.42763 07 16 46.48 +27 25 41.2          17.1 T EU042G96
        PK06U010  C2006 10 21.43286 07 16 44.76 +27 25 39.7          17.2 T EU042G96
        PK06U010  C2006 10 21.47727 07 16 30.08 +27 25 25.2                 EU042711
        PK06U010  C2006 10 21.48163 07 16 28.69 +27 25 23.4          17.1 N EU042711
        PK06U010  C2006 10 21.48600 07 16 27.22 +27 25 21.6                 EU042711
        PK06U010  C2006 10 21.48752 07 16 26.74 +27 25 20.1          17.7 N EU042448
        PK06U010  C2006 10 21.49400 07 16 24.65 +27 25 17.7          17.3 N EU042448
        PK06U010  C2006 10 21.49781 07 16 23.39 +27 25 16.2          17.3 N EU042448
        PK06U010  C2006 10 21.51491 07 16 17.87 +27 25 09.4          17.2 T EU042G96
        PK06U010  C2006 10 21.51579 07 16 17.61 +27 25 09.1                 EU042G96
    
    Observer details:
    232 Masquefa Observatory.  Observer E. Reina.  0.25-m f/3.3 Schmidt-Cassegrain
        + CCD.
    448 Desert Moon Observatory.  Observer B. L. Stevens.  0.3-m
        Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    673 Table Mountain Observatory, Wrightwood.  Observer J. Young.  0.61-m f/16
        Cassegrain + CCD.
    704 Lincoln Laboratory ETS, New Mexico.  Observers M. Bezpalko, L. Manguso,
        D. Torres, R. Kracke, H. Love, G. Spitz, J. Kistler.  Measurers J. Stuart,
        J. Kommers.  1.0-m f/2.15 reflector + CCD.
    711 McDonald Observatory.  Observer J. G. Ries.  0.76-m reflector + CCD.
    719 Etscorn Observatory.  Observer details not supplied.
    734 Farpoint Observatory.  Observer G. Hug.  Measurer D. Tibbets.  0.7-m
        reflector + CCD.
    844 Los Molinos.  Observer R. Salvo.  0.46-m f/2.8 reflector + CCD.
    850 Cordell-Lorenz Observatory, Sewanee.  Observers D. T. Durig, E. A. Pierce.
        0.30-m f/5 Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    854 Sabino Canyon Observatory, Tucson.  Observer J. E. McGaha.  0.36-m f/10.0
        Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    G96 Mt. Lemmon Survey.  Observers R. E. Hill, E. J. Christensen.  Measurers
        E. C. Beshore, E. J. Christensen, A. R. Gibbs, A. D. Grauer,
        R. E. Hill, R. A. Kowalski, S. M. Larson.  1.5-m reflector + CCD.
    H06 RAS Observatory, Mayhill.  Observers R. Hutsebaut, E. Guido, G. Sostero.
        0.25-m f/3.4 reflector + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
        P/2006 U1 (LINEAR)
    T 2006 Aug. 28.280 TT                                   MPC
    q   0.51236              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.227626       Peri.   63.881       +0.556412       +0.821246
    a   2.65657        Node   240.500       -0.804749       +0.494779
    e   0.80714        Incl.    8.346       -0.206846       +0.284163
    P   4.33
    From 93 observations 2006 Oct. 19-21.
    
    Ephemeris:
        P/2006 U1 (LINEAR)
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase   m1    m2
    2006 10 12    08 07.80   +27 57.7    0.385    1.008    80.4    77.5  16.5
    2006 10 17    07 40.49   +27 48.1    0.394    1.079    91.2    67.4  16.8
    2006 10 22    07 13.72   +27 22.0    0.406    1.150   101.9    57.9  17.1
    2006 10 27    06 47.27   +26 41.5    0.420    1.219   112.7    48.8  17.5
    2006 11 01    06 21.30   +25 47.9    0.439    1.288   123.5    40.0  17.8
    2006 11 06    05 56.27   +24 43.6    0.462    1.355   134.2    31.7  18.1
    2006 11 11    05 32.73   +23 31.8    0.492    1.420   144.6    23.8  18.5
    2006 11 16    05 11.19   +22 16.8    0.529    1.485   154.7    16.6  18.8
    2006 11 21    04 52.06   +21 02.8    0.574    1.548   164.2    10.0  19.2
    2006 11 26    04 35.54   +19 53.7    0.626    1.610   173.0     4.3  19.6
    2006 12 01    04 21.67   +18 52.0    0.685    1.671   176.8     1.9  19.9
    
    Brian G. Marsden             (C) Copyright 2006 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2006-U42
    

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