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C/2006 M4 (SWAN)
Classification: Hyperbolic Comet          SPK-ID: 1002407
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2454049.5 (2006-Nov-10.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 34 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e 1.000185049612762 1.7109e-06  
a -4231.342198675952 39.119 au
q .7830082353284967 3.5988e-07 au
i 111.8232624307419 2.9769e-05 deg
node 148.7268421382486 2.8409e-05 deg
peri 62.59437104321353 5.6879e-05 deg
M .0001513681318712904 2.099e-06 deg
tp 2454007.228505652355
(2006-Sep-28.72850565)
3.8294e-05 TDB
period n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
d
yr
n 3.580855945768649E-6 4.9658e-08 deg/d
Q n/a n/a au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1265  
   data-arc span      433 days (1.19 yr)  
   first obs. used      2006-07-12  
   last obs. used      2007-09-18  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   norm. resid. RMS      .64886  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Jun-02 11:43:15  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .070475 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.08892 au 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 10.9   1. 34 2 parameter fit from 230 observations, autocmod 2.8
comet total magnitude slope K1 8.5   n/a 34 autocmod 2.8
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