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    M.P.E.C. 2006-U83                                Issued 2006 Oct. 30, 18:35 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 Q1 (McNAUGHT)
    
    Observations:
        CK06Q010  C2006 10 21.60460 05 37 06.45 -33 46 13.1          17.9 N EU083415
        CK06Q010  C2006 10 21.61513 05 37 06.36 -33 46 18.5          18.0 N EU083415
        CK06Q010  C2006 10 22.58268 05 36 58.43 -33 54 30.4          16.8 T EU083423
        CK06Q010  C2006 10 22.61277 05 36 58.14 -33 54 45.8          16.8 T EU083423
        CK06Q010  C2006 10 22.64399 05 36 57.84 -33 55 01.6          16.8 T EU083423
        CK06Q010  C2006 10 22.67763 05 36 57.56 -33 55 19.8          17.6 N EU083415
        CK06Q010  C2006 10 22.68465 05 36 57.50 -33 55 23.0          18.0 N EU083415
        CK06Q010  C2006 10 27.55859 05 36 06.34 -34 36 05.8          17.1 T EU083423
        CK06Q010  C2006 10 27.58831 05 36 05.95 -34 36 20.3          16.8 T EU083423
        CK06Q010  C2006 10 28.58213 05 35 53.30 -34 44 29.4          16.8 T EU083423
        CK06Q010  C2006 10 28.61109 05 35 52.93 -34 44 44.0          16.7 T EU083423
    
    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.
    
    Orbital elements:
        C/2006 Q1 (McNaught)
    T 2008 July 3.8086 TT                                   MPC
    q   2.764464             (2000.0)            P               Q
                       Peri.  344.3473      -0.9538072      -0.0884006
                       Node   199.5609      -0.0837713      -0.8395548
    e   1.0            Incl.   59.0438      -0.2885032      +0.5360346
    From 82 observations 2006 Aug. 20-Oct. 28.
    
    Brian G. Marsden             (C) Copyright 2006 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2006-U83
    

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