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    M.P.E.C. 2007-M52                                Issued 2007 June 29, 14:06 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://www.cfa.harvard.edu/iau/mpc.html  ISSN 1523-6714
    
                              COMET C/2007 K6 (McNAUGHT)
    
    Observations:
        CK07K060  C2007 06 22.77838 22 15 03.87 -43 38 34.7          18.8 N EM052415
        CK07K060  C2007 06 22.78550 22 15 03.00 -43 38 35.8          18.5 N EM052415
        CK07K060  C2007 06 23.74715 22 13 09.07 -43 40 29.6          18.3 N EM052415
        CK07K060  C2007 06 23.75351 22 13 08.27 -43 40 30.2          18.8 N EM052415
    
    Observer details:
    415 Kambah, near Canberra.  Observer D. Herald.  0.36-m f/3.9
        Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
        C/2007 K6 (McNaught)
    T 2007 July 4.648 TT                                    MPC
    q   3.43751              (2000.0)            P               Q
                       Peri.  337.805       +0.522479       -0.037277
                       Node   298.014       -0.562217       -0.766158
    e   1.0            Incl.  105.228       -0.641036       +0.641571
    From 20 observations 2007 May 27-June 23.
    
         Further observations of this comet are desirable.
    
    Brian G. Marsden             (C) Copyright 2007 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2007-M52
    

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