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11P/Tempel-Swift-LINEAR
Classification: Jupiter-family Comet          SPK-ID: 1000365
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458459.5 (2018-Dec-07.0) TDB
Reference: JPL K204/6 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .5772605301502116 1.2745e-07  
a 3.31845246445172 4.4595e-07 au
q 1.402840835544044 4.9377e-07 au
i 14.63524067443124 1.3117e-05 deg
node 239.2550893651515 4.1367e-05 deg
peri 166.6210196994253 5.9808e-05 deg
M 243.2246328483661 8.6613e-06 deg
tp 2459175.726802240726
(2020-Nov-22.22680224)
9.9094e-05 TDB
period 2208.014028094226
6.05
0.00044508
1.219e-06
d
yr
n .1630424424027424 3.2865e-08 deg/d
Q 5.234064093359397 7.0337e-07 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      640  
   data-arc span      7047 days (19.29 yr)  
   first obs. used      2001-08-01  
   last obs. used      2020-11-16  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      1  
   norm. resid. RMS      .63826  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Davide Farnocchia  
   solution date      2020-Nov-17 10:03:19  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .416957 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .304672 au 
 T_jup = 2.830 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 16.1   0.7 K204/6 2 parameter fit from 493 observations, autocmod 2.9a
comet total magnitude slope K1 16.25   n/a K204/6 autocmod 2.9a
comet nuclear magnitude M2 18.7   0.7 K204/6 from 133 observations, autocmod 2.9a
comet nuclear magnitude slope K2 5.   n/a K204/6 autocmod 2.9a
comet nuclear phase coefficient PC 0.03   n/a K204/6 autocmod 2.9a

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Alternate Designations
 Perihelion 
Year
(est.)
 New-Style 
Desig
Roman
 Numeral 
Year/
 Letter 
 2002.8   11P/2001 X3       
 1906.0       1908 II   1908d 
 1893.9       1891 V   1891d 
 1881.8   11P/1880 T1   1880 IV   1880e 
 1869.8   11P/1869 W1   1869 III   1869c 
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