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269P/Jedicke
Classification: Jupiter-family Comet          SPK-ID: 1000166
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2455129.5 (2009-Oct-25.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 78 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .4346532990109613 1.0033e-07  
a 7.212203884326812 1.1986e-07 au
q 4.077395672864494 7.4983e-07 au
i 6.611672247664274 1.2274e-05 deg
node 248.9941885755549 0.00012019 deg
peri 223.9172232718545 0.00012968 deg
M 265.4497554808492 2.0808e-05 deg
tp 2456987.563600599428
(2014-Nov-26.06360060)
0.00040871 TDB
period 7074.576058661701
19.37
0.00017636
4.828e-07
d
yr
n .05088644139449697 1.2685e-09 deg/d
Q 10.34701209578913 1.7196e-07 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      900  
   data-arc span      8561 days (23.44 yr)  
   first obs. used      1993-10-12  
   last obs. used      2017-03-21  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .51475  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2018-Feb-28 08:15:29  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 3.09815 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .293927 au 
 T_jup = 2.828 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 5.6   0.8 78 from 522 observations, assumed slope, autocmod 2.6m
comet total magnitude slope K1 14.   n/a 78 autocmod 2.6m
comet nuclear magnitude M2 11.7   0.8 78 from 154 observations, autocmod 2.6m
comet nuclear magnitude slope K2 5.   n/a 78 autocmod 2.6m
comet nuclear phase coefficient PC 0.03   n/a 78 autocmod 2.6m

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Alternate Designations
 Perihelion 
Year
(est.)
 New-Style 
Desig
Roman
 Numeral 
Year/
 Letter 
 2014.9   269P/2012 R2       
 1995.5   269P/1996 A1       
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