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223P/Skiff
Classification: Jupiter-family Comet          SPK-ID: 1000412
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2455640.5 (2011-Mar-20.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 67 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .4164885826305807 1.6558e-07  
a 4.147516211812417 2.2675e-07 au
q 2.420123063317308 8.0885e-07 au
i 27.05481531580511 1.2214e-05 deg
node 346.8228426155593 2.4938e-05 deg
peri 37.84518999543484 5.8229e-05 deg
M 25.38079563101788 2.0774e-05 deg
tp 2455422.987962470441
(2010-Aug-14.48796247)
0.00017231 TDB
period 3085.180411560679
8.45
0.000253
6.927e-07
d
yr
n .1166868552163176 9.569e-09 deg/d
Q 5.874909360307526 3.2118e-07 au

Additional Model Parameters
 Parameter Value Uncertainty (1-sigma) 
A1 [EST] -5.493903691195674E-9 1.061E-9
A2 [EST] -1.36262869150789E-11 1.487E-11
A3 [EST] 4.814692586808349E-10 3.964E-10
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      734  
   data-arc span      6813 days (18.65 yr)  
   first obs. used      2001-07-27  
   last obs. used      2020-03-22  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .60657  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Apr-06 08:43:19  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.47018 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .32904 au 
 T_jup = 2.700 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 15.3   0.9 67 2 parameter fit from 293 observations, autocmod 2.8
comet total magnitude slope K1 4.5   n/a 67 autocmod 2.8

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Alternate Designations
 Perihelion 
Year
(est.)
 New-Style 
Desig
Roman
 Numeral 
Year/
 Letter 
 2010.6   223P/2009 L18       
 2002.2   223P/2002 S1       
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