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    M.P.E.C. 2006-V26                                Issued 2006 Nov. 8, 16:25 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 U6 (SPACEWATCH)
    
    Observations:
        CK06U060  C2006 10 29.18933 23 28 42.34 +01 58 52.8          18.2 T EV026703
        CK06U060  C2006 10 29.19631 23 28 42.31 +01 58 49.5          18.8 T EV026703
        CK06U060  C2006 10 29.20326 23 28 42.02 +01 58 46.5          18.8 T EV026703
        CK06U060  C2006 10 29.21023 23 28 41.91 +01 58 43.2          19.2 T EV026703
        CK06U060  C2006 10 30.89267 23 28 03.86 +01 46 16.3          19.4 T EV026A99
        CK06U060  C2006 10 30.90977 23 28 03.46 +01 46 09.0          19.4 T EV026A99
        CK06U060  C2006 10 30.92687 23 28 03.05 +01 46 01.6          19.4 T EV026A99
        CK06U060  C2006 10 31.97875 23 27 40.06 +01 38 18.9          19.2 N EV026585
        CK06U060  C2006 11 06.87497 23 25 42.90 +00 56 17.6          18.3 N EV026213
        CK06U060  C2006 11 06.87645 23 25 42.87 +00 56 17.1          18.3 N EV026213
        CK06U060  C2006 11 06.87940 23 25 42.82 +00 56 15.7          18.3 N EV026213
    
    Observer details:
    213 Observatorio Montcabre.  Observer R. Naves.  Measurer M. Campas.  0.30-m
        f/10 Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    585 Kiev comet station.  Observer A. Baransky.  0.7-m f/4 reflector + CCD.
    703 Catalina Sky Survey.  Observer 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.  0.68-m Schmidt + CCD.
    A99 Osservatorio del Monte Baldo.  Observer F. Castellani.  0.4-m reflector
        + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
        C/2006 U6 (Spacewatch)
    T 2008 June 4.724 TT                                    MPC
    q   2.49531              (2000.0)            P               Q
                       Peri.  276.598       -0.115196       -0.993337
                       Node   180.194       +0.474932       -0.058065
    e   1.0            Incl.   84.855       -0.872450       +0.099549
    From 67 observations 2006 Oct. 19-Nov. 6.
    
    Ephemeris:
        C/2006 U6 (Spacewatch)
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase   m1    m2
    2006 11 01    23 27.66   +01 38.2    5.397    6.136   134.7     6.6  19.5
    2006 11 11    23 24.55   +00 28.3    5.456    6.060   123.6     7.8  19.5
    2006 11 21    23 22.49   -00 34.5    5.533    5.984   112.7     8.8  19.5
    2006 12 01    23 21.54   -01 29.0    5.624    5.908   102.0     9.4  19.5
    2006 12 11    23 21.71   -02 14.9    5.720    5.832    91.6     9.7  19.4
    2006 12 21    23 22.98   -02 52.4    5.818    5.756    81.5     9.7  19.4
    2006 12 31    23 25.28   -03 21.6    5.912    5.679    71.6     9.5  19.4
    
    Brian G. Marsden             (C) Copyright 2006 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2006-V26
    

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