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D/1993 F2-Q2 (Shoemaker-Levy 9)
Classification: Jupiter-family Comet          SPK-ID: 1000197
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2449480.5 (1994-May-08.0) TDB
Reference: JPL QB13 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2074533702731237 7.2643e-06  
a 6.787490830834709 6.361e-05 au
q 5.379402982280125 7.0243e-06 au
i 5.823606982143803 9.0063e-05 deg
node 220.9245601796864 0.00016371 deg
peri 355.0110660235005 0.0023275 deg
M 2.16063770857906 0.0015021 deg
tp 2449441.734823888293
(1994-Mar-30.23482389)
0.026515 TDB
period 6458.955772549351
17.68
0.090796
0.0002486
d
yr
n .05573656372288611 7.8351e-07 deg/d
Q 8.195578679389294 7.6806e-05 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   planetary ephem.      DE403  
   source      ORB  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 4.3729 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .00494578 au 
 T_jup = 2.990 
 not valid before 1992-Jul-15.00000000 
 not valid after 1994-Jul-20.82222222 
 Valid 1992-Jul-15_00:00 to 1994-Jul-20_19:44 UTC ERT 
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Alternate Designations
 Perihelion 
Year
(est.)
 New-Style 
Desig
Roman
 Numeral 
Year/
 Letter 
 1994.2   D/1993 F2-Q2       
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