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IAUC 8727: Sats OF SATURN; 2006dj, 2006dk, 2006dl; C/2006 J12, C/2006 K6

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                                                  Circular No. 8727
Central Bureau for Astronomical Telegrams
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     Further to IAUC 8523, S. S. Sheppard, D. C. Jewitt, and J.
Kleyna report the discovery of nine new satellites of Saturn
(S/2004 S 19 and S/2006 S 1-S/2006 S 8) in data obtained during
2004 Dec.-2005 Mar. and 2006 Jan.-Apr. with the Subaru 8.2-m
reflector, aided by B. G. Marsden's ongoing linkages and search
ephemerides.  The astrometry and orbital data appear on MPECs
2006-M44, 2006-M45, and 2006-M48, showing retrograde orbits with
orbital periods ranging from 862 to 1300 days.

SUPERNOVAE 2006dj, 2006dk, 2006dl
     Three additional supernovae have been discovered on unfiltered
CCD images:  2006dj and 2006dl by M. Baek and W. Li (LOSS/KAIT; cf.
IAUC 8725), and 2006dk by M. Migliardi (communicated by A. Dimai;
cf. IAUC 7373).

SN      2006 UT      R.A.  (2000.0)  Decl.    Mag.     Offset
2006dj  June  5.46  22 59 22.89  +53 44 09.8  18.9  0".5 E, 15".0 S
2006dk  June 25.88  12 11 34.35  +57 44 26.3  16.3  6" E, 11" N
2006dl  June 29.24  13 05 16.73  +25 57 27.8  18.0  9".5 E, 0".2 N

Additional KAIT magnitudes for 2006dj in UGC 12287:  2000 Oct. 7.24
UT, [20.0; 2006 June 25.46, 18.9; 26.43, 18.9.  Additional CROSS
magnitudes for 2006dk in NGC 4161:  Jan. 30, [18.5; June 26.87,
16.2.  Nothing appears at the location of 2006dk on Palomar Sky
Survey infrared, red, and blue plates.  A spectrogram obtained on
June 26.92 shows that SN 2006dk is a type-II supernova close to the
time of explosion (details on CBET 565).  Additional magnitudes for
2006dl in MCG +04-31-5:  June 19.26, [19.5; 30.23, 18.0.

COMETS C/2006 J12 AND C/2006 K6 (SOHO)
     Additional Kreutz sungrazing comets have been found on SOHO
website images (cf. IAUC 8724; GS = G. Sun) -- both described by K.
Battams as being small and stellar in appearance, with no tails.
C/2006 K6 reached mag 6.5 on May 17.246 UT at 5.5 solar radii in C2

 Comet        2006 UT      R.A.(2000)Decl.   Inst.  F    MPEC
 C/2006 J12   May 15.646   3 31.6   +17 23   C2     GS   2006-M28
 C/2006 K6        17.071   3 38.1   +17 24   C3/2   RM   2006-M28

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2006 June 30                   (8727)            Daniel W. E. Green

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