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73P/Schwassmann-Wachmann 3-BF
Classification: Jupiter-family Comet [NEO]          SPK-ID: 1002381
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2453856.5 (2006-May-01.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 2 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e 0.685673899484921 0.0051045  
a 2.98917045822215 0.047687 au
q 0.939574293907841 0.00026943 au
i 11.3219762595877 0.045709 deg
node 69.83455705491185 0.048547 deg
peri 198.8097995413545 0.037724 deg
M 352.9315188815893 0.17826 deg
tp 2453893.563638436847
(2006-Jun-07.06363844)
0.047815 TDB
period 1887.662938295424
5.17
45.171
0.1237
d
yr
n .1907120136209715 0.0045637 deg/d
Q 5.038766622536469 0.080384 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      13  
   data-arc span      11 days  
   first obs. used      2006-04-20  
   last obs. used      2006-05-01  
   planetary ephem.      DE405  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB405-CPV-2  
   condition code      8  
   norm. resid. RMS      .52677  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Nick Mastrodemos  
   solution date      2006-May-01 21:36:55  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .0403966 au 
 T_jup = 2.823 
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