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73P/Schwassmann-Wachmann 3-BA
Classification: Jupiter-family Comet [NEO]          SPK-ID: 1002376
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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 0.682432921372534 0.019598  
a 2.96078483411662 0.17995 au
q 0.940247790214922 0.00088295 au
i 11.2707509575385 0.16902 deg
node 69.92099750027795 0.22182 deg
peri 198.6920225956304 0.19189 deg
M 349.641239890988 0.9824 deg
tp 2453893.044389729005
(2006-Jun-06.54438973)
0.19654 TDB
period 1860.838565580053
5.09
169.65
0.4645
d
yr
n .1934611667336023 0.017637 deg/d
Q 4.981321878018315 0.30276 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      14  
   data-arc span      7 days  
   first obs. used      2006-04-19  
   last obs. used      2006-04-26  
   planetary ephem.      DE405  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB405-CPV-2  
   condition code      9  
   norm. resid. RMS      .7995  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Nick Mastrodemos  
   solution date      2006-Apr-30 22:14:01  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .0400535 au 
 T_jup = 2.839 
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