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73P/Schwassmann-Wachmann 3-E
Classification: Jupiter-family Comet [NEO]          SPK-ID: 1000324
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2451920.5 (2001-Jan-11.0) TDB
Reference: JPL K013/11 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e 0.6938774627627 8.181e-07  
a 3.06229329930756 8.8162e-06 au
q 0.937436994548815 1.2388e-06 au
i 11.4056211759106 2.8043e-05 deg
node 69.91710448172594 0.00020247 deg
peri 198.7732444491985 0.00029625 deg
M 356.7899338999595 2.7598e-05 deg
tp 2451937.953401424047
(2001-Jan-28.45340142)
0.00020999 TDB
period 1957.350508320545
5.36
0.0084527
2.314e-05
d
yr
n .1839220918632958 7.9425e-07 deg/d
Q 5.187149604066312 1.4934e-05 au

Additional Model Parameters
 Parameter Value Uncertainty (1-sigma) 
A1 [EST] 1.723191563169948E-8 2.859E-10
A2 [EST] 5.810952472839584E-9 1.005E-12
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      129  
   data-arc span      4021 days (11.01 yr)  
   first obs. used      1989-12-09  
   last obs. used      2000-12-12  
   planetary ephem.      DE405  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB405-CPV-2  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      1.2335  
   source      ORB  
   producer      M.S.W. Keesey  
   solution date      2002-May-28 13:52:34  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .0410327 au 
 T_jup = 2.782 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 10.4   n/a IAUC 7534  
comet total magnitude slope K1 15.0   n/a IAUC 7534  

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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
2006-May-17 16:04 00:01 Earth 0.0504542355124435 0.0504432801042201 0.0504651935155092 14.1284820540808 14.1247437323144 2453873.16997 1.37244859818475 669.570473796065 147.03445287136 -49.2372668403938 31032.7991982305 T K013/11 CATAB v2.0a-linF95 2006-May-02 13:17:14 2006-May-02 13:17
2013-Mar-11 07:47 00:04 Jupiter 1.50582680389948 1.50572517953179 1.50592842484801 10.9973373835017 10.9460694416648 2456362.82483 4.8119077416574 1268.99937673091 82.1208975450631 -11.3836300687763 102629.568971363 T K013/11 CATAB v2.0a-linF95 2006-May-02 13:17:14 2006-May-02 13:17
2025-Mar-16 18:35 00:24 Jupiter 0.315872375180255 0.315801565851093 0.315943187748752 6.54416078269284 6.12070030361558 2460751.27439 24.6213781797492 373.396887001635 17.0858471867445 -20.6042409213434 103191.193259622 T K013/11 CATAB v2.0a-linF95 2006-May-02 13:17:14 2006-May-02 13:17
2037-Apr-24 03:25 00:18 Jupiter 1.71353999232591 1.71343171747086 1.71364826527793 12.0352779322163 11.994135729232 2465172.64243 18.083601718221 1316.64284024948 606.609760727315 10.1744366104002 40744.0977580251 T K013/11 CATAB v2.0a-linF95 2006-May-02 13:17:14 2006-May-02 13:17
2060-Feb-23 11:00 00:39 Mars 0.0900884121654963 0.089771070113702 0.0904185900911894 16.8507492004107 16.8505606098934 2473512.95897 39.2544745446335 53879.0139897514 559.613068375352 72.8737242928835 22056.6683644334 T K013/11 CATAB v2.0a-linF95 2006-May-02 13:17:14 2006-May-02 13:17
2072-Apr-15 19:55 00:39 Jupiter 0.523066438618485 0.522878996802751 0.523253858038308 7.97345512998784 7.76770919991455 2477948.3299 39.3450125439489 1545.75058104358 283.892730243747 -14.5735041788555 11085.2856345845 T K013/11 CATAB v2.0a-linF95 2006-May-02 13:17:14 2006-May-02 13:17
2084-Sep-02 10:25 00:58 Jupiter 0.352959938478308 0.352905572074778 0.353014351990755 6.39516732636905 6.00821320349916 2482470.93451 58.8823877607402 736.573559817386 26.3689233358828 -66.7739271164806 194244.00056476 T K013/11 CATAB v2.0a-linF95 2006-May-02 13:17:14 2006-May-02 13:17
2096-Oct-29 01:20 00:42 Jupiter 0.739475991468186 0.738918768226185 0.740033074992529 8.90678978391751 8.77724512276597 2486910.556 42.3739570861751 4865.14561339099 141.650936751435 -6.25609366930302 12561.7826012327 T K013/11 CATAB v2.0a-linF95 2006-May-02 13:17:14 2006-May-02 13:17
2098-Aug-13 09:27 00:25 Earth 0.168085859495713 0.167371361101916 0.168800155610518 17.6958869023605 17.6949910842595 2487563.89431 25.1695800276274 32396.1364031534 1804.40670760132 7.08317461527988 1590.30877745737 T K013/11 CATAB v2.0a-linF95 2006-May-02 13:17:14 2006-May-02 13:17
2109-Apr-22 10:12 00:34 Earth 0.208476178068943 0.207579633069389 0.209372950323846 18.8035177088303 18.8028379972589 2491467.92523 34.7259917519235 43905.2428084935 385.751885515537 19.1098299455092 22761.4545775593 T K013/11 CATAB v2.0a-linF95 2006-May-02 13:17:14 2006-May-02 13:17
2143-Jul-02 23:17 01:18 Jupiter 1.11651254901756 1.11600239253122 1.1170225598998 9.64464791522739 9.56566614059343 2503957.47052 78.0783869223943 6361.17180284385 389.912745468635 -13.5360164017968 16392.9849878908 T K013/11 CATAB v2.0a-linF95 2006-May-02 13:17:14 2006-May-02 13:17
2155-Jul-18 02:28 01:10 Jupiter 0.373043109969419 0.373017412687856 0.373068853226748 6.47519555121087 6.11449151427207 2508355.6028 70.9958822088789 936.718290426388 43.8197946713126 -82.6954230811446 135226.560600855 T K013/11 CATAB v2.0a-linF95 2006-May-02 13:17:14 2006-May-02 13:17
2167-Dec-18 21:36 01:15 Jupiter 0.207853823368021 0.207552869296096 0.208154879647517 7.76249945929503 7.21846401071757 2512892.40011 75.6564935996823 2356.57622322031 449.341713638603 -33.5000278651186 4998.51075736663 T K013/11 CATAB v2.0a-linF95 2006-May-02 13:17:14 2006-May-02 13:17
2185-Aug-30 06:10 02:28 Earth 0.295509171823859 0.290510447785662 0.300524443071621 23.3187129394633 23.3183262695208 2519356.75739 148.488330461907 265522.03518621 5897.87071468481 -24.8109917894386 2840.14785871688 T K013/11 CATAB v2.0a-linF95 2006-May-02 13:17:14 2006-May-02 13:17
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