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    M.P.E.C. 2007-T115                               Issued 2007 Oct. 15, 16:43 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 T6 (CATALINA)
    
    Observations:
        CK07T060  C2007 10 13.47047 08 22 02.66 +17 42 00.0          17.8 N ET115703
        CK07T060  C2007 10 13.47808 08 22 03.39 +17 42 00.9          17.8 N ET115703
        CK07T060  C2007 10 13.51872 08 22 07.27 +17 42 05.6          17.7 N ET115703
        CK07T060  C2007 10 13.51968 08 22 07.39 +17 42 06.1          17.6 N ET115703
        CK07T060  C2007 10 13.52065 08 22 07.41 +17 42 06.3          17.5 N ET115703
        CK07T060  C2007 10 13.52161 08 22 07.52 +17 42 06.1          17.4 N ET115703
        CK07T060  C2007 10 14.38476 08 23 31.20 +17 43 49.2          17.8 N ET115H06
        CK07T060  C2007 10 14.40171 08 23 32.83 +17 43 51.4          17.8 N ET115H06
        CK07T060  C2007 10 14.41624 08 23 34.24 +17 43 52.9          17.9 N ET115H06
        CK07T060  C2007 10 14.45398 08 23 37.82 +17 43 58.5          17.8 N ET115G96
        CK07T060  C2007 10 14.45946 08 23 38.32 +17 43 59.0          17.7 N ET115G96
        CK07T060  C2007 10 14.46486 08 23 38.86 +17 43 59.6          17.9 N ET115G96
        CK07T060  C2007 10 14.47030 08 23 39.37 +17 44 00.2          17.9 N ET115G96
        CK07T060  C2007 10 14.50613 08 23 42.81 +17 44 04.1          17.4 T ET115673
        CK07T060  C2007 10 14.52002 08 23 44.13 +17 44 05.6                 ET115673
        CK07T060  C2007 10 14.52859 08 23 44.95 +17 44 06.8                 ET115673
        CK07T060  C2007 10 14.53333 08 23 45.41 +17 44 07.6                 ET115673
        CK07T060  C2007 10 15.51111 08 25 19.19 +17 46 09.9          17.2 T ET115673
        CK07T060  C2007 10 15.51563 08 25 19.66 +17 46 10.1                 ET115673
    
    Observer details:
    673 Table Mountain Observatory, Wrightwood.  Observer J. Young.  0.61-m f/16
        Cassegrain + CCD.
    703 Catalina Sky Survey.  Observer A. R. Gibbs.  Measurers E. C. Beshore,
        A. Boattini, A. R. Gibbs, A. D. Grauer, R. E. Hill, R. A. Kowalski,
        S. M. Larson.  0.68-m Schmidt + CCD.
    G96 Mt. Lemmon Survey.  Observer R. A. Kowalski.  Measurers E. C. Beshore,
        A. Boattini, A. R. Gibbs, A. D. Grauer, R. E. Hill, R. A. Kowalski,
        S. M. Larson.  1.5-m reflector + CCD.
    H06 RAS Observatory, Mayhill.  Observers E. Guido, G. Sostero.  0.25-m f/3.4
        reflector + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
        C/2007 T6 (Catalina)
    T 2007 Aug. 24.944 TT                                   MPC
    q   2.38346              (2000.0)            P               Q
                       Peri.  336.865       +0.120937       -0.927343
                       Node   104.663       +0.958347       +0.016087
    e   1.0            Incl.   21.472       +0.258737       +0.373866
    From 19 observations 2007 Oct. 13-15.
    
    Ephemeris:
        C/2007 T6 (Catalina)
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase   m1    m2
    2007 10 07    08 11.29   +17 30.0    2.544    2.431    72.1    23.0  17.9
    2007 10 17    08 27.67   +17 49.3    2.456    2.455    78.2    23.4  17.9
    2007 10 27    08 42.65   +18 14.5    2.368    2.484    84.8    23.5  17.8
    2007 11 06    08 56.03   +18 48.3    2.281    2.517    91.9    23.2  17.8
    2007 11 16    09 07.55   +19 33.6    2.197    2.555    99.6    22.4  17.8
    2007 11 26    09 16.98   +20 32.9    2.118    2.596   107.8    21.2  17.8
    
    Brian G. Marsden             (C) Copyright 2007 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2007-T115
    

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