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    M.P.E.C. 2007-X44                                Issued 2007 Dec. 10, 16:18 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 P/2007 T6 (CATALINA)
    
    Observations:
        PK07T060  C2007 12 03.38147 09 23 02.22 +21 48 28.1          17.2 T EX044703
        PK07T060  C2007 12 03.39425 09 23 02.65 +21 48 36.3          17.0 T EX044703
        PK07T060  C2007 12 03.40703 09 23 03.12 +21 48 42.8          17.0 T EX044703
        PK07T060  C2007 12 03.41983 09 23 03.62 +21 48 49.9          17.0 T EX044703
        PK07T060  C2007 12 05.94543 09 24 37.97 +22 12 16.5          18.8 T EX044561
        PK07T060  C2007 12 05.94906 09 24 38.14 +22 12 17.9          18.6 T EX044561
        PK07T060  C2007 12 05.95271 09 24 38.22 +22 12 20.3          18.6 T EX044561
        PK07T060  C2007 12 06.13322 09 24 44.56 +22 14 06.5          17.3 N EX044J47
        PK07T060  C2007 12 06.14435 09 24 44.88 +22 14 12.7          17.3 N EX044J47
        PK07T060  C2007 12 06.15170 09 24 45.17 +22 14 17.5          17.5 N EX044J47
    
    Observer details:
    561 Piszkesteto Stn. (Konkoly).  Observer J. Kelemen.  0.60-m Schmidt + CCD.
    703 Catalina Sky 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.  0.68-m Schmidt + CCD.
    J47 Observatorio Nazaret.  Observer G. Muler.  0.20-m Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
        P/2007 T6 (Catalina)
    T 2007 Aug. 19.6466 TT                                  MPC
    q   2.232201             (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.1035396      Peri.  335.8610      +0.1700106      -0.9141848
    a   4.491572       Node   102.6335      +0.9543236      +0.0596533
    e   0.503025       Incl.   22.1508      +0.2456886      +0.4008835
    P   9.52
    From 134 observations 2007 Oct. 8-Dec. 6.
    
         Further observations of this comet are desirable.
    
    Brian G. Marsden             (C) Copyright 2007 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2007-X44
    

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