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COMET P/2006 W4 (Hill)
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COMET P/2006 W4 = P/1993 D1 (HILL)
R. E. Hill reported the discovery of  the comet in the course of the Catalina Sky Survey (discovery observation below), the object  was noted as having a tail about 15" long to the west-northwest.
The object was been found to show cometary appearance by other CCD observers.

2006 UT             R.A. (2000) Decl.       Mag.
Nov. 22.33647    3 11 58.56   +26 23 11.9   19.3


P/2006 W4 (Hill)
Epoch 2007 Oct. 27.0 TT = JDT 2454400.5
T 2009 Jan. 20.5800 TT MPC
q 4.434702 (2000.0) P Q
n 0.0596457 Peri. 249.6533 -0.5178819 -0.6718764
a 6.487592 Node 243.2635 +0.8176784 -0.5706905
e 0.316433 Incl. 36.3630 -0.2513968 -0.4721170
P 16.5


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