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  • MPEC 2006-M27 : COMET C/2006 M2 (SPACEWATCH)

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    M.P.E.C. 2006-M27                                Issued 2006 June 22, 21:08 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 M2 (SPACEWATCH)
    
    Observations:
        CK06M020  C2006 06 19.31525 16 03 44.52 +02 13 53.0          21.2 N EM027691
        CK06M020  C2006 06 19.33259 16 03 43.25 +02 13 51.2          21.1 N EM027691
        CK06M020  C2006 06 19.34995 16 03 41.96 +02 13 49.4          21.0 N EM027691
        CK06M020  C2006 06 20.22733 16 02 37.05 +02 12 06.2                 EM027291
        CK06M020  C2006 06 20.23118 16 02 36.80 +02 12 07.4                 EM027291
        CK06M020  C2006 06 20.23495 16 02 36.44 +02 12 05.2                 EM027291
        CK06M020  C2006 06 20.24346 16 02 35.79 +02 12 04.6          21.4 N EM027734
        CK06M020  C2006 06 20.25082 16 02 35.19 +02 12 03.6          21.1 N EM027734
        CK06M020  C2006 06 20.25670 16 02 34.78 +02 12 02.9          21.1 N EM027734
        CK06M020  C2006 06 20.27870 16 02 33.12 +02 12 00.2          21.2 N EM027673
        CK06M020  C2006 06 20.29259 16 02 32.08 +02 11 58.6                 EM027673
        CK06M020  C2006 06 20.30000 16 02 31.50 +02 11 57.6                 EM027673
        CK06M020  C2006 06 20.30084 16 02 31.48 +02 11 57.8          20.4 N EM027G96
        CK06M020  C2006 06 20.30535 16 02 31.12 +02 11 56.8          20.6 N EM027G96
        CK06M020  C2006 06 20.30787 16 02 30.91 +02 11 56.7                 EM027673
        CK06M020  C2006 06 20.30990 16 02 30.84 +02 11 56.4          20.3 N EM027G96
        CK06M020  C2006 06 20.31438 16 02 30.48 +02 11 56.1          20.3 N EM027G96
        CK06M020  C2006 06 20.65718 16 02 05.22 +02 11 15.4          20.9 N EM027D35
        CK06M020  C2006 06 20.66800 16 02 04.62 +02 11 13.7          19.7 N EM027D35
        CK06M020  C2006 06 20.94719 16 01 43.91 +02 10 39.0          21   N EM027461
        CK06M020  C2006 06 20.95782 16 01 43.12 +02 10 37.5                 EM027461
        CK06M020  C2006 06 21.21675 16 01 24.29 +02 10 06.2          21.0 N EM027291
        CK06M020  C2006 06 21.22081 16 01 23.97 +02 10 05.8          21.2 N EM027291
        CK06M020  C2006 06 21.22454 16 01 23.67 +02 10 05.4          21.2 N EM027291
        CK06M020  C2006 06 21.23194 16 01 23.16 +02 10 03.6          20.4 T EM027673
        CK06M020  C2006 06 21.24606 16 01 22.09 +02 10 02.7                 EM027673
        CK06M020  C2006 06 21.25544 16 01 21.40 +02 10 01.0                 EM027673
        CK06M020  C2006 06 21.28009 16 01 19.65 +02 09 58.3                 EM027673
        CK06M020  C2006 06 21.96524 16 00 29.77 +02 08 30.8                 EM027J95
        CK06M020  C2006 06 21.97270 16 00 29.26 +02 08 30.1          20.3 N EM027J95
        CK06M020  C2006 06 22.18032 16 00 14.15 +02 08 04.3          20.6 T EM027673
        CK06M020  C2006 06 22.18854 16 00 13.55 +02 08 03.0                 EM027673
        CK06M020  C2006 06 22.20417 16 00 12.41 +02 08 01.3                 EM027673
        CK06M020  C2006 06 22.22836 16 00 10.65 +02 07 57.9                 EM027673
        CK06M020  C2006 06 22.23669 16 00 10.05 +02 07 56.8                 EM027673
        CK06M020  C2006 06 22.24549 16 00 09.42 +02 07 55.9                 EM027673
        CK06M020  C2006 06 22.34507 16 00 02.17 +02 07 43.0          21.5 N EM027291
        CK06M020  C2006 06 22.34883 16 00 01.85 +02 07 42.2          21.3 N EM027291
        CK06M020  C2006 06 22.35261 16 00 01.59 +02 07 41.7          21.1 N EM027291
    
    Observer details:
    291 LPL/Spacewatch II.  Observer R. S. McMillan.  1.8-m f/2.7 reflector + CCD.
    461 Szeged University, Piszkesteto Stn. (Konkoly).  Observer K. Sarneczky.
        0.60-m Schmidt + CCD.
    673 Table Mountain Observatory, Wrightwood.  Observer J. Young.  0.61-m f/16
        Cassegrain + CCD.
    691 Steward Observatory, Kitt Peak.  Observer R. S. McMillan.  0.9-m f/3
        reflector + CCD.
    734 Farpoint Observatory.  Observer G. Hug.  Measurer D. Tibbets.  0.7-m
        reflector + CCD.
    D35 Lulin Observatory.  Observers C. S. Lin, Q. Ye.  0.40-m f/8.8
        Ritchey-Chretien + CCD.
    G96 Mt. Lemmon Survey.  Observer R. A. Kowalski.  Measurers E. C. Beshore,
        E. J. Christensen, G. J. Garradd, A. R. Gibbs, A. D. Grauer, R. E. Hill,
        R. A. Kowalski, S. M. Larson, R. H. McNaught.  1.5-m reflector + CCD.
    J95 Great Shefford.  Observer P. Birtwhistle.  0.40-m f/6.0 Schmidt-Cassegrain
        + CCD.
    
    Orbital elements:
        C/2006 M2 (Spacewatch)
    T 2005 Nov. 20.441 TT                                   MPC
    q   5.20585              (2000.0)            P               Q
                       Peri.  115.255       -0.022181       -0.973973
                       Node    27.083       -0.998205       +0.009021
    e   1.0            Incl.  150.300       +0.055631       -0.226485
    From 38 observations 2006 June 19-22.
    
    Ephemeris:
        C/2006 M2 (Spacewatch)
    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase   m1    m2
    2006 06 14    16 10.49   +02 22.8    4.541    5.430   148.1     5.7  20.6
    2006 06 24    15 58.06   +02 04.0    4.643    5.452   139.0     7.0  20.7
    2006 07 04    15 46.94   +01 37.2    4.779    5.474   128.8     8.3  20.8
    2006 07 14    15 37.37   +01 03.7    4.942    5.498   118.4     9.4  20.9
    2006 07 24    15 29.45   +00 25.2    5.125    5.522   107.9    10.1  21.0
    2006 08 03    15 23.19   -00 16.9    5.321    5.547    97.6    10.4  21.1
    
    Brian G. Marsden             (C) Copyright 2006 MPC           M.P.E.C. 2006-M27
    

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