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73P/Schwassmann-Wachmann 3-AB
Classification: Jupiter-family Comet [NEO]          SPK-ID: 1002350
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2453856.5 (2006-May-01.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 4 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e 0.691246808725753 0.00044924  
a 3.04180282124803 0.0043403 au
q 0.939166328287337 2.6548e-05 au
i 11.3731938601948 0.0038719 deg
node 69.85894300547889 0.0049519 deg
peri 198.8169658347176 0.0039608 deg
M 352.8076642007583 0.016048 deg
tp 2453895.213502916651
(2006-Jun-08.71350292)
0.0035229 TDB
period 1937.737814113712
5.31
4.1473
0.01135
d
yr
n .1857836480136286 0.00039763 deg/d
Q 5.144439314208728 0.0073404 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      35  
   data-arc span      31 days  
   first obs. used      2006-04-02  
   last obs. used      2006-05-03  
   planetary ephem.      DE405  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB405-CPV-2  
   condition code      7  
   norm. resid. RMS      .68441  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Nick Mastrodemos  
   solution date      2006-May-07 14:05:05  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .0406154 au 
 T_jup = 2.794 
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