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73P/Schwassmann-Wachmann 3-S
Classification: Jupiter-family Comet [NEO]          SPK-ID: 1002340
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2453839.5 (2006-Apr-14.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 2 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e 0.69335823324 0.12481  
a 3.3340747694428 1.3972 au
q 1.02236657781188 0.03826 au
i 11.0481813428788 0.81719 deg
node 81.99161507316578 6.9367 deg
peri 181.562191599204 8.8723 deg
M 350.9725498756171 5.7519 deg
tp 2453895.260161931498
(2006-Jun-08.76016193)
0.47736 TDB
period 2223.624392132721
6.09
1397.8
3.827
d
yr
n .1618978462701235 0.10177 deg/d
Q 5.645782961073715 2.366 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      11  
   data-arc span      1 day  
   first obs. used      2006-03-24  
   last obs. used      2006-03-25  
   planetary ephem.      DE405  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB405-CPV-2  
   condition code      9  
   norm. resid. RMS      .74496  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Nick Mastrodemos  
   solution date      2006-Apr-18 20:05:30  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .00735462 au 
 T_jup = 2.693 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 21.1   0.5 MPEC 2006-G10  
comet total magnitude slope K1 15.0   n/a MPEC 2006-G10  
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