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196P/Tichy
Classification: Jupiter-family Comet          SPK-ID: 1000317
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2453074.5 (2004-Mar-10.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 26 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .4313134844133996 6.9377e-07  
a 3.781497663461639 1.2818e-07 au
q 2.15048672993287 2.6174e-06 au
i 19.37778697740428 9.3161e-05 deg
node 24.36812233729123 0.00012834 deg
peri 11.59882874227125 0.00094911 deg
M 168.0303354448991 0.00031877 deg
tp 2451820.841137815173
(2000-Oct-03.34113782)
0.0024087 TDB
period 2685.926854764476
7.35
0.00013657
3.739e-07
d
yr
n .134031944824338 6.8149e-09 deg/d
Q 5.412508596990408 1.8347e-07 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      237  
   data-arc span      5507 days (15.08 yr)  
   first obs. used      2000-09-24  
   last obs. used      2015-10-23  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .5358  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Oct-24 21:35:22  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.16068 au 
 T_jup = 2.827 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 12.3   0.6 26 2 parameter fit from 67 observations, autocmod 2.6
comet total magnitude slope K1 16.   n/a 26 autocmod 2.6
comet nuclear magnitude M2 16.8   0.5 26 from 35 observations, autocmod 2.6
comet nuclear magnitude slope K2 5.   n/a 26 autocmod 2.6
comet nuclear phase coefficient PC 0.03   n/a 26 autocmod 2.6

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Alternate Designations
 Perihelion 
Year
(est.)
 New-Style 
Desig
Roman
 Numeral 
Year/
 Letter 
 2008.1   196P/2008 C2       
 2000.8   196P/2000 U6       
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