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    M.P.E.C. 2006-U80                                Issued 2006 Oct. 30, 17:12 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 U7 (GIBBS)
    
    Observations:
        CK06U070  C2006 10 28.29549 03 31 54.84 +17 55 24.0          20.8 T EU080G96
        CK06U070  C2006 10 28.30522 03 31 54.55 +17 55 24.4          21.8 T EU080G96
        CK06U070  C2006 10 28.31506 03 31 54.40 +17 55 23.8          21.3 T EU080G96
        CK06U070  C2006 10 28.32481 03 31 54.04 +17 55 24.1          20.4 T EU080G96
        CK06U070  C2006 10 28.37775 03 31 52.71 +17 55 22.5          21.1 T EU080G96
        CK06U070  C2006 10 28.38224 03 31 52.60 +17 55 22.8          20.6 T EU080G96
        CK06U070  C2006 10 28.38675 03 31 52.42 +17 55 21.7          20.5 T EU080G96
        CK06U070  C2006 10 28.39127 03 31 52.39 +17 55 22.5          21.1 T EU080G96
        CK06U070  C2006 10 28.46419 03 31 50.52 +17 55 21.2          21.1 T EU080G96
        CK06U070  C2006 10 28.47565 03 31 50.19 +17 55 21.0          21.5 T EU080G96
        CK06U070  C2006 10 28.48781 03 31 49.83 +17 55 20.6          21.1 T EU080G96
        CK06U070  C2006 10 28.50359 03 31 49.44 +17 55 20.1          21.2 T EU080G96
        CK06U070  C2006 10 28.51766 03 31 49.11 +17 55 20.0          21.3 T EU080G96
        CK06U070  C2006 10 29.21191 03 31 31.67 +17 55 05.8          20.3 T EU080G96
        CK06U070  C2006 10 29.21980 03 31 31.46 +17 55 05.7          20.5 T EU080G96
        CK06U070  C2006 10 29.22456 03 31 31.33 +17 55 04.9          21.0 T EU080G96
        CK06U070  C2006 10 29.25171 03 31 30.59 +17 55 05.4          21.5 N EU080734
        CK06U070  C2006 10 29.26269 03 31 30.25 +17 55 04.7          21.0 N EU080734
        CK06U070  C2006 10 30.37303 03 31 01.63 +17 54 42.5          20.4 T EU080673
        CK06U070  C2006 10 30.38472 03 31 01.33 +17 54 42.2                 EU080673
        CK06U070  C2006 10 30.38970 03 31 01.15 +17 54 42.0                 EU080673
        CK06U070  C2006 10 30.40718 03 31 00.64 +17 54 41.3                 EU080673
        CK06U070  C2006 10 30.42993 03 31 00.04 +17 54 40.4          21.2 T EU080G96
        CK06U070  C2006 10 30.43299 03 31 00.01 +17 54 40.2          21.0 T EU080G96
        CK06U070  C2006 10 30.43601 03 30 59.94 +17 54 40.4          21.1 T EU080G96
        CK06U070  C2006 10 30.43897 03 30 59.83 +17 54 40.4          21.1 T EU080G96
    
    Observer details:
    673 Table Mountain Observatory, Wrightwood.  Observer J. Young.  0.61-m f/16
        Cassegrain + CCD.
    734 Farpoint Observatory.  Observer G. Hug.  0.7-m reflector + CCD.
    G96 Mt. Lemmon Survey.  Observers A. R. Gibbs, 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.
    
    Orbital elements:
        C/2006 U7 (Gibbs)
    T 2008 Feb. 23.969 TT                                   MPC
    q   3.52395              (2000.0)            P               Q
                       Peri.   68.853       -0.558953       -0.813202
                       Node    56.166       +0.669831       -0.558040
    e   1.0            Incl.   11.253       +0.488772       -0.165209
    From 26 observations 2006 Oct. 28-30.
    
    Ephemeris:
        C/2006 U7 (Gibbs)
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase   m1    m2
    2006 10 22    03 34.39   +17 57.0    4.638    5.541   152.7     4.7  20.8
    2006 11 01    03 30.31   +17 54.1    4.519    5.479   163.6     2.9  20.7
    2006 11 11    03 25.60   +17 49.5    4.430    5.417   174.7     1.0  20.6
    2006 11 21    03 20.58   +17 44.1    4.372    5.355   173.9     1.1  20.5
    2006 12 01    03 15.63   +17 39.1    4.345    5.294   162.7     3.2  20.4
    
    Brian G. Marsden             (C) Copyright 2006 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2006-U80
    

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