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  • MPEC 2006-Y33 : COMET C/2006 U6 (SPACEWATCH)

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    M.P.E.C. 2006-Y33                                Issued 2006 Dec. 21, 22:01 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 12.82826 23 24 05.54 +00 16 14.0          18.3 N EY033130
        CK06U060  C2006 11 26.78274 23 21 48.06 -01 07 02.8          19.3 N EY033151
        CK06U060  C2006 11 26.78693 23 21 48.05 -01 07 04.3          19.4 N EY033151
        CK06U060  C2006 11 26.79111 23 21 48.07 -01 07 05.8          19.4 N EY033151
        CK06U060  C2006 12 14.06575 23 21 59.18 -02 27 18.1          19.0 T EY033704
        CK06U060  C2006 12 14.09425 23 21 59.29 -02 27 24.9          19.3 T EY033704
        CK06U060  C2006 12 14.10780 23 21 59.38 -02 27 28.4          19.5 T EY033704
        CK06U060  C2006 12 14.12108 23 21 59.51 -02 27 31.7          19.5 T EY033704
        CK06U060  C2006 12 15.73123 23 22 10.61 -02 33 41.9          19.0 T EY033215
    
    Observer details:
    130 Lumezzane.  Observers M. Casali, W. Marinello, M. Micheli, G. Pizzetti,
        A. Soffiantini.  Measurers W. Marinello, M. Micheli.  0.40-m f/4.5
        reflector + CCD.
    151 Eschenberg Observatory, Winterthur.  Observer M. Griesser.  0.40-m f/5.9
        Hypergraph + CCD.
    215 Buchloe.  Observer W. Hasubick.  0.44-m f/4.6 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.
    
    Orbital elements:
        C/2006 U6 (Spacewatch)
    T 2008 June 4.7719 TT                                   MPC
    q   2.495150             (2000.0)            P               Q
                       Peri.  276.6035      -0.1152977      -0.9933253
                       Node   180.1932      +0.4747649      -0.0580768
    e   1.0            Incl.   84.8652      -0.8725278      +0.0996590
    From 103 observations 2006 Oct. 19-Dec. 15.
    
    Ephemeris:
        C/2006 U6 (Spacewatch)
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase   m1    m2
    2006 12 21    23 22.98   -02 52.3    5.819    5.756    81.5     9.7  19.4
    2006 12 31    23 25.28   -03 21.6    5.912    5.680    71.6     9.5  19.4
    2007 01 10    23 28.52   -03 43.5    5.996    5.603    62.1     8.9  19.4
    2007 01 20    23 32.62   -03 58.8    6.067    5.527    52.7     8.1  19.3
    2007 01 30    23 37.47   -04 08.4    6.121    5.450    43.6     7.2  19.3
    2007 02 09    23 42.98   -04 13.6    6.155    5.373    34.7     6.0  19.2
    2007 02 19    23 49.05   -04 15.2    6.166    5.296    26.1     4.7  19.2
    2007 03 01    23 55.59   -04 14.4    6.155    5.219    17.7     3.3  19.1
    
         Further observations of this comet are desirable.
    
    Brian G. Marsden             (C) Copyright 2006 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2006-Y33
    

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