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    M.P.E.C. 2006-X61                                Issued 2006 Dec. 14, 05:26 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
    
                                       2006 XH2
    
    Observations:
         K06X02H* C2006 12 12.25364 03 50 32.83 +34 14 26.8          19.7   EX061704
         K06X02H  C2006 12 12.27957 03 50 50.73 +34 12 26.3          19.9   EX061704
         K06X02H  C2006 12 12.29251 03 50 59.62 +34 11 27.4          19.7   EX061704
         K06X02H  C2006 12 12.30545 03 51 08.57 +34 10 25.6          20.1   EX061704
         K06X02H  C2006 12 13.04092 03 59 11.60 +33 20 05.7          20.3 R EX061734
         K06X02H  C2006 12 13.04330 03 59 12.98 +33 19 57.0          19.8 R EX061734
         K06X02H  C2006 12 13.04568 03 59 14.22 +33 19 46.8          20.5 R EX061734
         K06X02H  C2006 12 13.19033 04 00 29.44 +33 11 26.5          20.3 R EX061649
         K06X02H  C2006 12 13.19387 04 00 31.21 +33 11 14.2          20.1 R EX061649
         K06X02H  C2006 12 13.19743 04 00 33.03 +33 11 01.5          19.9 R EX061649
         K06X02H  C2006 12 13.23637 04 00 54.18 +33 08 54.5          19.6 V EX061G96
         K06X02H  C2006 12 13.23774 04 00 54.90 +33 08 49.9          19.9 V EX061G96
         K06X02H  C2006 12 13.23911 04 00 55.58 +33 08 44.7          19.8 V EX061G96
         K06X02H  C2006 12 13.24050 04 00 56.26 +33 08 40.1          19.7 V EX061G96
    
    Observer details:
    649 Powell Observatory, Louisburg.  Observer R. Fredrick.  0.75-m Newtonian
        reflector + 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.
    734 Farpoint Observatory.  Observer D. Tibbets.  0.7-m reflector + CCD.
    G96 Mt. Lemmon Survey.  Observer R. E. Hill.  Measurers E. C. Beshore,
        E. J. Christensen, G. J. Garradd, A. R. Gibbs, A. D. Grauer, R. E. Hill,
        R. A. Kowalski, S. M. Larson, R. H. McNaught.  1.5-m reflector + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
    2006 XH2                                                 Earth MOID = 0.0133 AU
    Epoch 2007 Apr. 10.0 TT = JDT 2454200.5                 MPC
    M  44.91072              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.26726111     Peri.  296.59229     +0.97939573     +0.19987664
    a   2.3869622      Node    51.89183     -0.16977520     +0.89230940
    e   0.7489215      Incl.    2.10250     -0.10936351     +0.40476321
    P   3.69           H   24.4           G   0.15           U   9
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    061212 704  0.4+  0.8+    061213 734  0.2+  0.1-    061213 G96  0.4-  0.1+
    061212 704  0.2-  0.2-    061213 734  0.5-  2.1-    061213 G96  0.2+  0.3+
    061212 704  0.6-  0.7+    061213 649  0.2-  0.3+    061213 G96  0.3+  0.1-
    061212 704  0.1+  1.1-    061213 649  0.2-  0.5+    061213 G96  0.2+  0.1+
    061213 734  0.8-  0.4+    061213 649  0.2+  0.4+
    
    Ephemeris:
    2006 XH2                 a,e,i = 2.39, 0.75, 2                   q = 0.5993
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2006 12 11    03 30.40   +36 08.5    0.0580   1.037   154.6    24.0    19.4
    2006 12 13    03 58.70   +33 23.2    0.0829   1.063   159.5    19.0    20.1
    2006 12 15    04 13.21   +31 44.3    0.109    1.088   161.3    16.9    20.7
    2006 12 17    04 22.06   +30 39.4    0.135    1.113   161.7    16.1    21.1
    2006 12 19    04 28.08   +29 53.5    0.161    1.138   161.4    16.0    21.6
    2006 12 21    04 32.52   +29 19.4    0.188    1.163   160.6    16.3    22.0
    
    Kyle E. Smalley              (C) Copyright 2006 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2006-X61
    

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