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    M.P.E.C. 2006-X62                                Issued 2006 Dec. 14, 05:29 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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                                  MPC@CFA.HARVARD.EDU
              URL http://cfa-www.harvard.edu/iau/mpc.html  ISSN 1523-6714
    
                                       2006 XJ2
    
    Observations:
         K06X02J* C2006 12 12.28860 04 13 07.60 +20 40 31.4          20.1 V EX062G96
         K06X02J  C2006 12 12.29751 04 13 09.33 +20 39 58.0          20.6 V EX062G96
         K06X02J  C2006 12 12.30671 04 13 11.17 +20 39 22.4          20.6 V EX062G96
         K06X02J  C2006 12 12.31579 04 13 13.00 +20 38 47.9          20.8 V EX062G96
         K06X02J  C2006 12 12.36983 04 13 23.77 +20 35 20.6          21.1 V EX062G96
         K06X02J  C2006 12 12.41167 04 13 32.37 +20 32 38.5          20.8 V EX062G96
         K06X02J  C2006 12 13.15991 04 16 20.16 +19 46 07.2                 EX062734
         K06X02J  C2006 12 13.16661 04 16 21.51 +19 45 42.2          21.4 R EX062734
         K06X02J  C2006 12 13.18729 04 16 25.48 +19 44 30.2          21.2 R EX062734
         K06X02J  C2006 12 13.19566 04 16 27.10 +19 43 57.1          21.4 R EX062734
         K06X02J  C2006 12 13.23706 04 16 36.01 +19 41 31.5          20.5 V EX062G96
         K06X02J  C2006 12 13.23843 04 16 36.26 +19 41 26.4          20.4 V EX062G96
         K06X02J  C2006 12 13.23979 04 16 36.51 +19 41 21.4          20.4 V EX062G96
         K06X02J  C2006 12 13.24118 04 16 36.80 +19 41 16.6          20.2 V EX062G96
         K06X02J tC2006 12 13.36090 04 16 59.85 +19 33 54.4                 EX062291
         K06X02J tC2006 12 13.36482 04 17 00.55 +19 33 40.4          21.3 V EX062291
         K06X02J tC2006 12 13.36876 04 17 01.37 +19 33 25.2                 EX062291
    
    Observer details:
    291 LPL/Spacewatch II.  Observer T. H. Bressi.  1.8-m f/2.7 reflector + CCD.
    734 Farpoint Observatory.  Observer G. Hug.  Measurer D. Tibbets.  0.7-m
        reflector + CCD.
    G96 Mt. Lemmon Survey.  Observers A. R. Gibbs, 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 XJ2                                                 Earth MOID = 0.1180 AU
    Epoch 2007 Apr. 10.0 TT = JDT 2454200.5                 MPC
    M  63.98046              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.45300078     Peri.  158.21094     +0.55451027     -0.81878381
    a   1.6790750      Node   257.82083     +0.73928653     +0.56672376
    e   0.3475152      Incl.    8.74998     +0.38206516     +0.09174558
    P   2.18           H   24.1           G   0.15           U   8
    Residuals in seconds of arc
    061212 G96  0.5+  0.3-    061213 734  0.0   0.8-    061213 G96  0.5-  0.3-
    061212 G96  0.0   0.3+    061213 734  0.7+  1.3-    061213 G96  0.2-  0.0
    061212 G96  0.2+  0.2-    061213 734  0.1+  2.3+    061213 291  0.5+  0.2-
    061212 G96  0.5+  0.0     061213 734  0.1+  0.1-    061213 291  0.4-  0.4+
    061212 G96  0.6-  0.3+    061213 G96  0.2-  0.2-    061213 291  0.3+  0.1-
    061212 G96  0.3-  0.1-    061213 G96  0.4-  0.3-
    
    Ephemeris:
    2006 XJ2                 a,e,i = 1.68, 0.35, 9                   q = 1.0956
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2006 12 11    04 08.25   +22 03.6    0.134    1.115   165.5    12.8    20.7
    2006 12 16    04 26.02   +17 00.4    0.146    1.124   163.1    14.7    21.0
    2006 12 21    04 40.98   +12 50.9    0.161    1.136   159.5    17.7    21.3
    2006 12 26    04 53.80   +09 35.8    0.179    1.149   155.8    20.6    21.7
    2006 12 31    05 05.06   +07 09.9    0.200    1.164   152.3    23.1    22.0
    
    Kyle E. Smalley              (C) Copyright 2006 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2006-X62
    

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