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73P/Schwassmann-Wachmann 3-AX
Classification: Jupiter-family Comet [NEO]          SPK-ID: 1002373
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2453839.5 (2006-Apr-14.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 1 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e 0.692470126439069 0.075316  
a 3.05014120644439 0.73328 au
q 0.93800953956083 0.0043639 au
i 11.4277852827943 0.64821 deg
node 69.46695211432159 1.0882 deg
peri 199.2512703220542 0.94647 deg
M 349.5464523883325 3.8612 deg
tp 2453895.998841915605
(2006-Jun-09.49884192)
0.49637 TDB
period 1945.711049033359
5.33
701.64
1.921
d
yr
n .1850223342149648 0.066721 deg/d
Q 5.162272873327948 1.241 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      16  
   data-arc span      2 days  
   first obs. used      2006-04-19  
   last obs. used      2006-04-21  
   planetary ephem.      DE405  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB405-CPV-2  
   condition code      9  
   norm. resid. RMS      .38861  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Nick Mastrodemos  
   solution date      2006-Apr-30 20:14:16  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .0403094 au 
 T_jup = 2.789 
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