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    M.P.E.C. 2006-X57                                Issued 2006 Dec. 13, 16:42 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.
    
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              URL http://cfa-www.harvard.edu/iau/mpc.html  ISSN 1523-6714
    
                              COMET C/2006 VZ13 (LINEAR)
    
    Observations:
        CK06V13Z  C2006 12 11.84780 22 32 26.41 +35 07 33.2          18.1 T EX057561
        CK06V13Z  C2006 12 11.85000 22 32 26.15 +35 07 25.2          18.3 T EX057561
        CK06V13Z  C2006 12 11.85301 22 32 26.25 +35 07 28.5          18.2 T EX057561
        CK06V13Z  C2006 12 12.12311 22 32 18.90 +35 03 40.8          18.7 T EX057704
        CK06V13Z  C2006 12 12.13602 22 32 18.54 +35 03 29.1          18.8 T EX057704
        CK06V13Z  C2006 12 12.14894 22 32 18.14 +35 03 17.9          19.0 T EX057704
        CK06V13Z  C2006 12 12.16192 22 32 17.78 +35 03 07.0          19.1 T EX057704
        CK06V13Z  C2006 12 12.17509 22 32 17.39 +35 02 56.1          19.0 T EX057704
        CK06V13Z  C2006 12 12.71289 22 32 03.03 +34 55 18.7          17.9 N EX057104
        CK06V13Z  C2006 12 12.72082 22 32 02.96 +34 55 15.6          17.8 N EX057104
        CK06V13Z  C2006 12 12.72652 22 32 02.91 +34 55 09.3          18.6 N EX057104
        CK06V13Z  C2006 12 12.73212 22 32 02.76 +34 55 04.6          18.5 N EX057104
    
    Observer details:
    104 San Marcello Pistoiese.  Observers L. Tesi, A. Boattini, G. Fagioli,
        M. Mazzucato, F. Dolfi, M. Tombelli.  Measurers G. Forti, L. Tesi,
        A. Boattini.  0.60-m f/4 reflector + CCD.
    561 Piszkesteto.  Observer J. Kelemen.  0.6-m Schmidt + CCD.
    704 Lincoln Laboratory ETS, New Mexico.  Observers M. Bezpalko, D. Torres,
        R. Kracke, G. Spitz, J. Kistler.  Measurers J. Stuart, S. Scruggs.  1.0-m
        f/2.15 reflector + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
        C/2006 VZ13 (LINEAR)
    T 2007 Aug. 11.1447 TT                                  MPC
    q   1.018183             (2000.0)            P               Q
                       Peri.  174.0615      -0.3369118      -0.6826635
                       Node    66.0630      -0.8904104      +0.4548686
    e   1.0            Incl.  134.8100      -0.3060389      -0.5718960
    From 61 observations 2006 Nov. 13-Dec. 12.
    
    Ephemeris:
        C/2006 VZ13 (LINEAR)
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase   m1    m2
    2006 12 11    22 32.84   +35 19.7    3.307    3.545    95.8    16.0  18.6
    2006 12 21    22 29.31   +33 04.9    3.355    3.436    86.3    16.6  18.5
    2006 12 31    22 28.05   +31 09.4    3.404    3.325    77.1    16.8  18.4
    2007 01 10    22 28.61   +29 34.6    3.446    3.214    68.2    16.5  18.3
    2007 01 20    22 30.64   +28 20.4    3.477    3.101    59.8    15.9  18.1
    2007 01 30    22 33.81   +27 26.4    3.491    2.987    52.0    15.1  18.0
    2007 02 09    22 37.84   +26 51.4    3.484    2.872    45.0    14.1  17.8
    2007 02 19    22 42.51   +26 34.1    3.453    2.756    39.0    13.0  17.6
    2007 03 01    22 47.61   +26 33.7    3.397    2.640    34.4    12.2  17.4
    
    Brian G. Marsden             (C) Copyright 2006 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2006-X57
    

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