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    M.P.E.C. 2006-C66                                Issued 2006 Feb. 11, 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.
    
                      Supported in part by the Brinson Foundation
                      Supported in part by the TABASGO Foundation
                 Prepared using the Tamkin Foundation Computer Network
    
                                  MPC@CFA.HARVARD.EDU
              URL http://cfa-www.harvard.edu/iau/mpc.html  ISSN 1523-6714
    
                            COMET P/2005 XA54 (LONEOS-HILL)
    
    Observations:
        PK05X54A  C2006 01 27.69685 10 09 47.09 +07 46 05.5                 EC066349
        PK05X54A  C2006 01 27.70353 10 09 47.23 +07 46 11.8                 EC066349
        PK05X54A  C2006 01 27.71020 10 09 47.36 +07 46 18.5          16.2 T EC066349
        PK05X54A  C2006 02 02.21614 10 11 43.25 +09 22 06.8          15.5 T EC066699
        PK05X54A  C2006 02 02.24170 10 11 43.66 +09 22 35.0                 EC066699
        PK05X54A  C2006 02 02.26727 10 11 44.06 +09 23 03.5                 EC066699
        PK05X54A  C2006 02 02.29288 10 11 44.40 +09 23 32.4                 EC066699
        PK05X54A  C2006 02 04.95616 10 12 29.69 +10 13 59.9          15.7 N EC066232
        PK05X54A  C2006 02 04.96105 10 12 29.77 +10 14 06.0          15.8 N EC066232
        PK05X54A  C2006 02 04.96352 10 12 29.81 +10 14 08.8          15.8 N EC066232
        PK05X54A  C2006 02 05.00051 10 12 30.28 +10 14 51.7          15.8 N EC066170
        PK05X54A  C2006 02 05.00471 10 12 30.34 +10 14 56.5          16.0 N EC066170
        PK05X54A  C2006 02 05.33530 10 12 35.39 +10 21 24.5          16.1 T EC066H07
        PK05X54A  C2006 02 05.37824 10 12 35.90 +10 22 14.8          16.1 T EC066H07
        PK05X54A  C2006 02 05.42118 10 12 36.43 +10 23 05.0          15.9 T EC066H07
        PK05X54A  C2006 02 06.81778 10 12 58.17 +10 50 38.5          15.3 N EC066J76
        PK05X54A  C2006 02 06.82214 10 12 58.20 +10 50 42.6          15.3 N EC066J76
        PK05X54A  C2006 02 06.82359 10 12 58.24 +10 50 44.2          15.4 N EC066J76
        PK05X54A  C2006 02 06.95846 10 12 59.77 +10 53 27.2                 EC066203
        PK05X54A  C2006 02 07.00907 10 13 00.34 +10 54 27.8                 EC066203
        PK05X54A  C2006 02 07.28371 10 13 04.41 +11 00 00.6                 EC066691
        PK05X54A  C2006 02 07.30106 10 13 04.61 +11 00 21.6                 EC066691
        PK05X54A  C2006 02 07.31834 10 13 04.78 +11 00 42.5                 EC066691
        PK05X54A  C2006 02 07.35707 10 13 05.05 +11 01 29.4          15.4 T EC066703
        PK05X54A  C2006 02 07.36461 10 13 05.16 +11 01 38.4          15.4 T EC066703
        PK05X54A  C2006 02 07.37216 10 13 05.19 +11 01 47.7          15.4 T EC066703
        PK05X54A  C2006 02 07.37975 10 13 05.26 +11 01 56.7          15.4 T EC066703
        PK05X54A  C2006 02 07.94014 10 13 13.64 +11 13 13.2          15.4 N EC066213
        PK05X54A  C2006 02 07.94234 10 13 13.65 +11 13 15.5          15.6 N EC066213
        PK05X54A  C2006 02 07.94413 10 13 13.67 +11 13 18.7          15.5 N EC066213
        PK05X54A  C2006 02 08.17377 10 13 16.39 +11 18 08.4          15.5 N EC066I77
        PK05X54A  C2006 02 08.17886 10 13 16.43 +11 18 14.7          15.4 N EC066I77
        PK05X54A  C2006 02 08.18447 10 13 16.48 +11 18 21.6          15.6 N EC066I77
        PK05X54A  C2006 02 08.57121 10 13 21.95 +11 26 16.4          16.3 N EC066415
        PK05X54A  C2006 02 08.57545 10 13 21.99 +11 26 21.7          16.4 N EC066415
    
    Observer details:
    170 Observatorio de Begues.  Observer J. Manteca.  0.36-m f/10
        Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    203 GiaGa Observatory.  Observer G. Galli.  0.13-m f/6.4 refractor + CCD.
    213 Observatorio Montcabre.  Observer R. Naves.  Measurer M. Campas.  0.30-m
        f/10 Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    232 Masquefa Observatory.  Observer E. Reina.  0.25-m f/3.3 Schmidt-Cassegrain
        + CCD.
    349 Ageo.  Observer K. Kadota.  0.25-m f/5.0 reflector + CCD.
    415 Kambah, near Canberra.  Observer D. Herald.  0.36-m f/3.9
        Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    691 Steward Observatory, Kitt Peak.  Observer M. Block.  0.9-m f/3 reflector
        + CCD.
    699 Lowell Observatory-LONEOS.  Observer B. A. Skiff.  0.59-m LONEOS Schmidt
        + CCD.
    703 Catalina Sky Survey.  Observer E. C. Beshore.  Measurers E. C. Beshore,
        E. J. Christensen, G. J. Garradd, A. D. Grauer, R. E. Hill, R. A. Kowalski,
        S. M. Larson, R. H. McNaught.  0.68-m Schmidt + CCD.
    H07 7300 Observatory, Cloudcroft.  Observer W. K. Y. Yeung.  0.45-m f/3
        Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    I77 CEAMIG-REA Observatory, Belo Horizonte.  Observers C. Jacques, E. Pimentel.
        Measurer C. Jacques.  0.30-m f/3.0 Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    J76 La Murta.  Observers S. Pastor, J. A. Reyes.  0.40-m f/6.3
        Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
        P/2005 XA54 (LONEOS-Hill)
    T 2006 Mar. 7.8997 TT                                   MPC
    q   1.777688             (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.0648932      Peri.   15.3557      -0.9306283      -0.3241834
    a   6.132954       Node   144.2484      +0.2976433      -0.9404503
    e   0.710142       Incl.   16.8962      +0.2129305      -0.1022658
    P  15.2
    From 169 observations 2005 Dec. 4-2006 Feb. 8.
    
    Brian G. Marsden             (C) Copyright 2006 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2006-C66
    

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