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    M.P.E.C. 2006-H10                                Issued 2006 Apr. 19, 19:44 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 C/2006 GZ2 (SPACEWATCH)
    
    Observations:
        CK06G02Z  C2006 04 18.36825 12 25 41.66 +01 59 27.7          20.8 T EH010291
        CK06G02Z  C2006 04 18.37200 12 25 41.12 +01 59 31.1          20.5 T EH010291
        CK06G02Z  C2006 04 18.37576 12 25 40.62 +01 59 32.4          20.5 T EH010291
        CK06G02Z  C2006 04 19.31720 12 23 23.00 +02 10 22.9          20.6 T EH010291
        CK06G02Z  C2006 04 19.32091 12 23 22.44 +02 10 25.7          20.8 T EH010291
        CK06G02Z  C2006 04 19.32459 12 23 21.92 +02 10 27.4          20.4 T EH010291
    
    Observer details:
    291 LPL/Spacewatch II.  Observer T. H. Bressi.  1.8-m f/2.7 reflector + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
        C/2006 GZ2 (Spacewatch)
    T 2006 Aug. 22.050 TT                                   MPC
    q   3.30214              (2000.0)            P               Q
                       Peri.  191.508       -0.960667       +0.277242
                       Node   355.320       +0.267817       +0.940173
    e   1.0            Incl.  168.683       +0.073439       +0.198021
    From 46 observations 2006 Apr. 7-19.
    
    Ephemeris:
        C/2006 GZ2 (Spacewatch)
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase   m1    m2
    2006 04 15    12 34.02   +01 19.8    2.551    3.519   161.9     5.1  19.5
    2006 04 25    12 09.92   +03 12.8    2.606    3.487   146.2     9.2  19.5
    2006 05 05    11 48.36   +04 47.5    2.712    3.459   131.1    12.7  19.6
    2006 05 15    11 30.16   +06 00.4    2.856    3.432   116.8    15.2  19.6
    2006 05 25    11 15.54   +06 52.2    3.026    3.408   103.5    16.8  19.7
    2006 06 04    11 04.30   +07 25.4    3.210    3.386    91.1    17.4  19.8
    
    Brian G. Marsden             (C) Copyright 2006 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2006-H10
    

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