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210P/Christensen
Classification: Jupiter-family Comet [NEO]          SPK-ID: 1000440
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2455229.5 (2010-Feb-02.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 51 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .8316968548421141 3.3258e-07  
a 3.1755056536032 6.9627e-08 au
q .5344475889680668 1.0674e-06 au
i 10.21716794655259 9.2493e-06 deg
node 93.87242261853319 0.00012707 deg
peri 345.766023620465 0.00014534 deg
M 71.24072511607861 4.6121e-06 deg
tp 2454820.480896237200
(2008-Dec-19.98089624)
1.9692e-05 TDB
period 2066.891895256345
5.66
6.7979e-05
1.861e-07
d
yr
n .1741745665683939 5.7285e-09 deg/d
Q 5.816563718238333 1.2754e-07 au

Additional Model Parameters
 Parameter Value Uncertainty (1-sigma) 
A1 [EST] -2.05617514420794E-10 1.128E-10
A2 [EST] 5.655361521862536E-11 2.551E-13
A3 [EST] -1.14374450399871E-10 7.201E-11
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      717  
   data-arc span      6256 days (17.13 yr)  
   first obs. used      2003-05-26  
   last obs. used      2020-07-11  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .80969  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Jul-20 08:42:51  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .170391 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .0177924 au 
 T_jup = 2.492 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 14.9   0.9 51 2 parameter fit from 434 observations, autocmod 2.8
comet total magnitude slope K1 10.   n/a 51 autocmod 2.8
comet nuclear magnitude M2 17.8   0.8 51 from 183 observations, autocmod 2.8
comet nuclear magnitude slope K2 5.   n/a 51 autocmod 2.8
comet nuclear phase coefficient PC 0.03   n/a 51 autocmod 2.8

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Close-Approach Data   ...sorted by Date/Time (TDB)
Date/Time (TDB) Time Uncertainty
(days_HH:MM)
Body Nominal Distance (au) Minimum Distance (au) Maximum Distance (au) V-relative (km/s) V-infinity (km/s) JD (TDB) Time Uncertainty (minutes) Semi-major axis (km) Semi-minor axis (km) range-LOV angle (deg) N-sigma BP Orbit Ref. Reference Modified
1900-Mar-30 12:09 00:21 Jupiter 0.556715051318722 0.556288430406895 0.557141989349993 10.0628677137408 9.91051847501977 2415109.006423084 20.6753516398867 29994.5900955799 1014.81185965846 -45.1759445242656 53171.0155098112 T 51 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Jul-20 08:42:56 2020-Jul-20 08:43
1910-Nov-29 01:02 03:05 Earth 0.325181640448912 0.325156514262195 0.325207027226309 19.6038752422321 19.603457268452 2419004.543154894 185.390927299317 14579.7081869922 44.4804676544358 -85.0481651417135 620342.985319019 T 51 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Jul-20 08:42:56 2020-Jul-20 08:43
1912-Apr-08 16:21 00:27 Jupiter 1.39743508139177 1.39693305221187 1.397937125326 12.8284340138562 12.7810980018154 2419501.181188831 27.1420130794907 26043.7488514986 1054.35513523706 -16.4766496993758 44020.8947187185 T 51 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Jul-20 08:42:56 2020-Jul-20 08:43
1929-Sep-17 16:06 01:14 Venus 0.0322273678195932 0.0320790942384458 0.0323756946899672 13.9201151205302 13.9152736553362 2425872.170501746 74.4486076439359 7678.54372216654 38.8014981411354 15.6065628709581 33553.7365777315 T 51 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Jul-20 08:42:56 2020-Jul-20 08:43
1936-Jan-06 11:34 00:54 Earth 0.252785970951378 0.252698989086684 0.252873014379942 17.4828789652602 17.4822760532622 2428173.981894827 54.187046108103 7585.57758877406 85.7418796537152 55.1162803566175 268921.274043141 T 51 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Jul-20 08:42:56 2020-Jul-20 08:43
1954-Sep-01 06:14 00:23 Earth 0.468412881278386 0.468155436457963 0.468670347808099 33.2149415772966 33.2147703191838 2434986.759886776 22.571083598866 13788.601517948 341.984556461392 21.403976912526 72141.9135666722 T 51 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Jul-20 08:42:56 2020-Jul-20 08:43
1961-Feb-19 06:50 00:32 Earth 0.147059272763968 0.146926794845041 0.147192225446339 22.458301901405 22.4574951293851 2437349.784877985 31.9056139795841 14753.890925658 256.896032329326 -63.366929624597 74971.0274457451 T 51 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Jul-20 08:42:56 2020-Jul-20 08:43
1972-Mar-25 11:47 00:18 Jupiter 1.4811018204622 1.48108401402856 1.48111962689524 12.8998299461096 12.8554206125668 2441401.991162190 18.4643809357539 886.916652327803 542.297942117475 2.09440523952255 204680.363096283 T 51 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Jul-20 08:42:56 2020-Jul-20 08:43
1984-Apr-11 10:40 00:10 Jupiter 0.565883348638046 0.565871398175732 0.56589529915083 10.3243149252929 10.1783028680031 2445801.944341777 10.0488004829066 687.526554507248 362.396980060709 -36.6921732154994 142224.698076877 T 51 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Jul-20 08:42:56 2020-Jul-20 08:43
1996-Feb-13 04:06 00:05 Jupiter 0.665049505377794 0.665026121536373 0.665072889228892 10.586546693118 10.4655494062885 2450126.670491127 4.49283847895222 1174.06918573156 344.698181597974 -8.87206794961319 80722.0827413711 T 51 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Jul-20 08:42:56 2020-Jul-20 08:43
2007-Oct-14 09:59 00:02 Jupiter 1.54655301803393 1.54653396836486 1.54657206770354 13.1791443238088 13.1375217177546 2454387.916109353 1.52332261468889 951.395579683561 278.340404962598 -4.87838712315088 198257.045609006 T 51 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Jul-20 08:42:56 2020-Jul-20 08:43
2008-Dec-26 09:03 < 00:01 Earth 0.438681895180726 0.438679252930574 0.438684537430927 25.0709987905295 25.0707565241729 2454826.876881578 0.1029545022878 131.954646024981 34.2809284682484 -3.25374066820192 448821.82018639 T 51 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Jul-20 08:42:56 2020-Jul-20 08:43
2014-Sep-05 19:20 < 00:01 Venus 0.0916488537914242 0.0916449396327867 0.0916527680354841 20.4345595753133 20.4334000267342 2456906.305270404 0.435190907432199 241.222890184795 34.356590556746 36.4163603083135 241400.760394998 T 51 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Jul-20 08:42:56 2020-Jul-20 08:43
2025-Nov-08 17:15 00:02 Earth 0.429353596067968 0.429346923242694 0.429360268949937 22.8358081773579 22.8355364186619 2460988.218407023 1.75721357321829 414.048859344129 18.7722752300369 -36.5662914453281 1683356.23151241 T 51 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Jul-20 08:42:56 2020-Jul-20 08:43
2037-Mar-26 22:25 00:03 Earth 0.330184947957144 0.330156063422391 0.330213833508811 33.3866267007904 33.3863849966353 2465144.433764033 2.52921718236392 1707.54747130608 122.507686335078 -32.5792177836883 212662.789921825 T 51 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Jul-20 08:42:56 2020-Jul-20 08:43
2042-Aug-17 06:08 00:04 Earth 0.476580446724183 0.476522241742407 0.476638652773215 38.1441188542694 38.1439722828194 2467113.755770758 3.66321751689664 3112.96697122712 97.2490691023312 21.2020968772196 258792.573664566 T 51 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Jul-20 08:42:56 2020-Jul-20 08:43
2053-Dec-30 17:25 00:15 Earth 0.44084024073722 0.440826206281843 0.440854277054021 25.0828796719903 25.0826387059633 2471267.226021041 14.6891099403012 1592.31063842029 34.8935642915274 63.9542491616286 1351692.72070115 T 51 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Jul-20 08:42:56 2020-Jul-20 08:43
2066-Aug-28 21:14 00:17 Jupiter 1.09239497594518 1.09228638816501 1.09250356395722 12.0243143846115 11.9596561004509 2475891.384713352 16.9353425155054 5474.00829675012 650.700294475889 -9.6019171666212 41013.0906258572 T 51 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Jul-20 08:42:56 2020-Jul-20 08:43
2071-Jan-20 17:20 00:28 Earth 0.362246572155382 0.362192638804117 0.362300519292483 20.6881399408689 20.687784399321 2477497.222366005 28.1616522093799 4436.90139872284 138.702083042649 52.7208062208853 262665.348537182 T 51 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Jul-20 08:42:56 2020-Jul-20 08:43
2076-Aug-24 19:42 00:15 Earth 0.427573911325986 0.427412528352933 0.427735307308698 35.3614856254863 35.3613093987745 2479540.321135804 15.4817775182557 8866.3714039982 243.955087024194 24.8236434724618 107306.711945802 T 51 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Jul-20 08:42:56 2020-Jul-20 08:43
2076-Oct-24 12:06 00:33 Venus 0.0648876083804606 0.0647806767757455 0.0649951227637917 20.4316773760854 20.4300393509366 2479601.003881559 32.9382066951286 11077.9709453037 169.040034107604 61.1521002623471 50256.4049342882 T 51 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Jul-20 08:42:56 2020-Jul-20 08:43
2078-May-30 21:21 00:29 Jupiter 0.485166487650292 0.485092926680974 0.485240051173987 10.0429069115501 9.8675377618063 2480184.389789194 29.2952628787841 4092.07418604066 788.006710379702 -27.3903515815121 43406.4099923136 T 51 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Jul-20 08:42:56 2020-Jul-20 08:43
2090-Apr-06 23:25 00:39 Jupiter 0.531074607644301 0.531032129045149 0.531117093148467 10.1851596653863 10.0273442961598 2484513.475819722 39.1447088236379 3951.36770829462 860.384722246191 -60.2548977413435 69287.1044079856 T 51 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Jul-20 08:42:56 2020-Jul-20 08:43
2100-Nov-10 14:32 03:55 Earth 0.26970494182909 0.269472024259731 0.269940074606987 18.3007223235948 18.3001824878638 2488383.105250634 235.108013758065 40286.7971163813 325.775951982862 -73.1685104297791 115232.315698893 T 51 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Jul-20 08:42:56 2020-Jul-20 08:43
2102-Apr-13 05:20 01:11 Jupiter 1.36777816534384 1.36757063225692 1.36798570755782 12.7747263825779 12.7261579550633 2488901.722081416 70.584773621841 11760.9789266252 440.599134608554 -28.6970005884827 166861.894825428 T 51 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Jul-20 08:42:56 2020-Jul-20 08:43
2125-Nov-19 01:04 05:41 Earth 0.251044827849006 0.250797273726381 0.251297226626852 18.0074415512491 18.0068521430508 2497522.544369689 340.99203945722 56415.5004066689 387.571234048108 -77.2411835176813 90982.5214457551 T 51 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Jul-20 08:42:56 2020-Jul-20 08:43
2125-Nov-21 15:39 04:08 Venus 0.13969850404556 0.138032509750839 0.141368398918516 18.4728630034768 18.4720215058946 2497525.151898197 247.623631819509 90955.5242060283 243.658350456128 23.876138198453 29362.8608151282 T 51 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Jul-20 08:42:56 2020-Jul-20 08:43
2151-Jan-04 20:29 00:55 Earth 0.25962723862981 0.259579899933665 0.259674698021297 18.6878050835943 18.6872559093158 2506700.353443081 54.8142922316438 9279.77550388931 425.132583658191 75.4748403674184 83479.9870607438 T 51 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Jul-20 08:42:56 2020-Jul-20 08:43
2162-Mar-14 15:39 00:12 Jupiter 1.66502782837393 1.66459683521649 1.66545882241346 13.2787822568464 13.240416563172 2510787.152349000 11.5280624213434 21578.3528352687 2297.12149646685 6.36728135698093 12426.7930495589 T 51 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Jul-20 08:42:56 2020-Jul-20 08:43
2174-Apr-07 21:44 00:39 Jupiter 0.732432349203117 0.731945620965696 0.732919105903511 10.4838829129317 10.3729888584988 2515194.405480178 38.5544197638191 25337.5956168763 2306.42666440851 17.5278231445238 12850.2560747823 T 51 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Jul-20 08:42:56 2020-Jul-20 08:43
2186-Feb-23 01:44 01:19 Jupiter 0.573999744418966 0.573886071531765 0.574113417286003 10.041490331334 9.89344372782691 2519533.572284132 78.8671476506097 5668.77998721767 2469.72900099537 -4.70371365349441 14111.9888106267 T 51 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Jul-20 08:42:56 2020-Jul-20 08:43
2197-Nov-23 13:01 02:18 Jupiter 1.15886189229615 1.15846258561364 1.15926121759595 11.8178333192682 11.7558226630291 2523825.042442365 138.443388628433 21237.4876990602 2056.69279132045 20.9897072569252 24426.1889714744 T 51 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Jul-20 08:42:56 2020-Jul-20 08:43
2199-Mar-27 02:22 08:20 Venus 0.114763791640055 0.11360743555026 0.115961606508894 19.2703679172403 19.2693859768689 2524313.598952140 499.691924190292 123607.952274656 467.233497577859 61.6442447501732 31475.8869562336 T 51 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Jul-20 08:42:56 2020-Jul-20 08:43

Alternate Designations
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Year/
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 2009.0   210P/2008 X4       
 2003.3   210P/2003 K2       
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