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    M.P.E.C. 2006-Y62                                Issued 2006 Dec. 28, 21:40 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 13.76620 22 31 36.60 +34 40 37.2          18.4 T EY062215
        CK06V13Z  C2006 12 13.76708 22 31 36.58 +34 40 36.8          18.5 T EY062215
        CK06V13Z  C2006 12 13.76796 22 31 36.57 +34 40 36.4          18.3 T EY062215
        CK06V13Z  C2006 12 22.92948 22 28 54.23 +32 41 02.3          18.5 N EY062147
        CK06V13Z  C2006 12 22.93165 22 28 54.21 +32 41 00.9          18.8 N EY062147
        CK06V13Z  C2006 12 22.93381 22 28 54.19 +32 40 59.6          18.3 N EY062147
        CK06V13Z  C2006 12 23.41961 22 28 48.84 +32 35 07.5                 EY062349
        CK06V13Z  C2006 12 23.42411 22 28 48.78 +32 35 04.5                 EY062349
        CK06V13Z  C2006 12 23.42859 22 28 48.74 +32 35 01.2          18.5 T EY062349
        CK06V13Z  C2006 12 23.70701 22 28 45.90 +32 31 39.0          18.4 N EY062130
        CK06V13Z  C2006 12 23.71004 22 28 45.87 +32 31 36.6          18.0 N EY062130
        CK06V13Z  C2006 12 23.71240 22 28 45.82 +32 31 35.0          18.6 N EY062130
        CK06V13Z  C2006 12 23.71465 22 28 45.78 +32 31 33.5          18.7 N EY062130
        CK06V13Z  C2006 12 25.80896 22 28 26.86 +32 06 50.0          18.0 N EY062213
        CK06V13Z  C2006 12 25.81140 22 28 26.84 +32 06 48.4          18.0 N EY062213
        CK06V13Z  C2006 12 26.70907 22 28 20.50 +31 56 29.0          17.7 N EY062118
        CK06V13Z  C2006 12 26.71214 22 28 20.47 +31 56 26.7          17.9 N EY062118
        CK06V13Z  C2006 12 26.71444 22 28 20.47 +31 56 25.1          17.9 N EY062118
    
    Observer details:
    118 Modra.  Observer S. Gajdos.  0.6-m f/5.5 reflector + CCD.
    130 Lumezzane.  Observers M. Casali, W. Marinello, M. Micheli, G. Pizzetti,
        A. Soffiantini.  Measurers M. Casali, W. Marinello.  0.40-m f/4.5
        reflector + CCD.
    147 Osservatorio Astronomico di Suno.  Observers D. Crespi, S. Foglia,
        G. Galli, S. Minuto.  Measurers S. Foglia, G. Galli.  0.40-m f/4 reflector
        + CCD.
    213 Observatorio Montcabre.  Observer R. Naves.  Measurer M. Campas.  0.30-m
        f/10 Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    215 Buchloe.  Observer W. Hasubick.  0.44-m f/4.6 reflector + CCD.
    349 Ageo.  Observer K. Kadota.  0.25-m f/5.0 reflector + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
        C/2006 VZ13 (LINEAR)
    T 2007 Aug. 10.8991 TT                                  MPC
    q   1.015042             (2000.0)            P               Q
                       Peri.  174.1202      -0.3384180      -0.6819153
                       Node    66.0152      -0.8896861      +0.4563081
    e   1.0            Incl.  134.7884      -0.3064831      -0.5716419
    From 79 observations 2006 Nov. 13-Dec. 26.
    
    Ephemeris:
        C/2006 VZ13 (LINEAR)
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase   m1    m2
    2006 12 21    22 29.31   +33 04.9    3.354    3.434    86.3    16.6  18.5
    2006 12 31    22 28.05   +31 09.4    3.402    3.324    77.1    16.8  18.4
    2007 01 10    22 28.62   +29 34.6    3.445    3.212    68.2    16.5  18.3
    2007 01 20    22 30.65   +28 20.4    3.475    3.099    59.8    15.9  18.1
    2007 01 30    22 33.82   +27 26.4    3.489    2.985    52.0    15.1  18.0
    2007 02 09    22 37.86   +26 51.4    3.482    2.870    45.0    14.1  17.8
    2007 02 19    22 42.53   +26 34.2    3.451    2.754    39.0    13.1  17.6
    2007 03 01    22 47.63   +26 33.8    3.395    2.637    34.4    12.3  17.4
    
    Brian G. Marsden             (C) Copyright 2006 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2006-Y62
    

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