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P/2002 S7 (SOHO)
Classification: Jupiter-family Comet* [NEO]          SPK-ID: 1001852
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2453592.5 (2005-Aug-10.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 3 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .9848618681444121 8.6035e-05  
a 3.223552998284503 3.301e-05 au
q .04879857033150645 0.00027775 au
i 13.57497488003668 0.28658 deg
node 50.19576775943682 0.75948 deg
peri 52.15494545396132 1.2178 deg
M 179.507325500189 0.0015917 deg
tp 2452538.403613136043
(2002-Sep-20.90361314)
0.025472 TDB
period 2113.978904279452
5.79
0.032472
8.89e-05
d
yr
n .1702949822589198 2.6158e-06 deg/d
Q 6.398307426237499 6.552e-05 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      39  
   data-arc span      2114 days (5.79 yr)  
   first obs. used      2002-09-20  
   last obs. used      2008-07-04  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      3  
   norm. resid. RMS      .14291  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jun-18 10:42:06  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .114603 au 
 T_jup = 1.879 
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Alternate Designations
 Perihelion 
Year
(est.)
 New-Style 
Desig
Roman
 Numeral 
Year/
 Letter 
 2008.5   P/2008 N4       
 2002.7   P/2002 S7       
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