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    M.P.E.C. 2006-W10                                Issued 2006 Nov. 16, 19:30 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 11 09.71020 23 24 53.92 +00 36 54.4          19.6 T EW010104
        CK06U060  C2006 11 09.72361 23 24 53.69 +00 36 48.6          19.4 T EW010104
        CK06U060  C2006 11 09.73617 23 24 53.48 +00 36 43.4          19.3 T EW010104
        CK06U060  C2006 11 09.74942 23 24 53.22 +00 36 38.4          19.3 T EW010104
        CK06U060  C2006 11 10.21933 23 24 45.56 +00 33 28.9          19.2 T EW010673
        CK06U060  C2006 11 10.22297 23 24 45.50 +00 33 27.5                 EW010673
        CK06U060  C2006 11 10.22698 23 24 45.44 +00 33 26.0                 EW010673
        CK06U060  C2006 11 10.23218 23 24 45.34 +00 33 23.9                 EW010673
        CK06U060  C2006 11 11.86448 23 24 19.91 +00 22 32.0          18.8 N EW010204
        CK06U060  C2006 11 11.90642 23 24 19.27 +00 22 15.8                 EW010204
        CK06U060  C2006 11 13.13131 23 24 01.36 +00 14 13.9          19.1 T EW010703
        CK06U060  C2006 11 13.13788 23 24 01.36 +00 14 12.2          19.1 T EW010703
        CK06U060  C2006 11 13.14447 23 24 01.22 +00 14 09.2          18.9 T EW010703
        CK06U060  C2006 11 13.15104 23 24 01.04 +00 14 06.6          19.1 T EW010703
        CK06U060  C2006 11 13.72634 23 23 53.00 +00 10 23.7          19.4 T EW010104
        CK06U060  C2006 11 13.74444 23 23 52.75 +00 10 17.0          19.5 T EW010104
        CK06U060  C2006 11 13.77339 23 23 52.34 +00 10 05.2          19.3 T EW010104
        CK06U060  C2006 11 13.78860 23 23 52.10 +00 09 59.5          19.5 T EW010104
        CK06U060  C2006 11 15.79313 23 23 25.62 -00 02 46.4          18.3 T EW010215
        CK06U060  C2006 11 15.79436 23 23 25.59 -00 02 46.8          18.3 T EW010215
        CK06U060  C2006 11 15.79559 23 23 25.57 -00 02 47.3          18.2 T EW010215
    
    Observer details:
    104 San Marcello Pistoiese.  Observers L. Tesi, F. Dolfi, A. Boattini,
        G. Fagioli, M. Mazzucato, M. Tombelli.  Measurers G. Forti, L. Tesi,
        A. Boattini, G. Fagioli, F. Dolfi, M. Mazzucato.  0.60-m f/4 reflector
        + CCD.
    204 Schiaparelli Observatory.  Observers L. Buzzi, F. Luppi.  Measurer
        L. Buzzi.  0.60-m f/4.64 reflector + CCD.
    215 Buchloe.  Observer W. Hasubick.  0.44-m f/4.6 reflector + CCD.
    673 Table Mountain Observatory, Wrightwood.  Observer J. Young.  0.61-m f/16
        Cassegrain + CCD.
    703 Catalina Sky Survey.  Observer R. E. Hill.  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.
    
    Orbital elements:
        C/2006 U6 (Spacewatch)
    T 2008 June 4.978 TT                                    MPC
    q   2.49731              (2000.0)            P               Q
                       Peri.  276.571       -0.114735       -0.993391
                       Node   180.190       +0.474379       -0.057710
    e   1.0            Incl.   84.893       -0.872812       +0.099219
    From 88 observations 2006 Oct. 19-Nov. 15.
    
    Ephemeris:
        C/2006 U6 (Spacewatch)
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase   m1    m2
    2006 11 11    23 24.55   +00 28.3    5.457    6.062   123.6     7.8  19.5
    2006 11 21    23 22.49   -00 34.5    5.535    5.986   112.7     8.8  19.5
    2006 12 01    23 21.54   -01 29.0    5.625    5.910   102.0     9.4  19.5
    2006 12 11    23 21.71   -02 14.9    5.722    5.834    91.6     9.7  19.4
    2006 12 21    23 22.98   -02 52.4    5.820    5.757    81.5     9.7  19.4
    2006 12 31    23 25.27   -03 21.6    5.914    5.681    71.6     9.5  19.4
    
    Brian G. Marsden             (C) Copyright 2006 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2006-W10
    

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