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73P/Schwassmann-Wachmann 3-P
Classification: Jupiter-family Comet [NEO]          SPK-ID: 1002335
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2453839.5 (2006-Apr-14.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 7 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e 0.695575899386973 0.00063942  
a 3.08503544059736 0.0064894 au
q 0.939159139363166 1.1098e-05 au
i 11.4054219318703 0.0043496 deg
node 69.95619989625854 0.017296 deg
peri 198.7241361407526 0.018588 deg
M 350.0226321018555 0.032492 deg
tp 2453894.353222792217
(2006-Jun-07.85322279)
0.0055579 TDB
period 1979.19535560783
5.42
6.2448
0.0171
d
yr
n .181892100231531 0.00057391 deg/d
Q 5.230911741831558 0.011003 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      55  
   data-arc span      29 days  
   first obs. used      2006-03-23  
   last obs. used      2006-04-21  
   planetary ephem.      DE405  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB405-CPV-2  
   condition code      7  
   norm. resid. RMS      1.1  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Nick Mastrodemos  
   solution date      2006-Apr-29 15:20:31  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .0406505 au 
 T_jup = 2.771 
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