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73P/Schwassmann-Wachmann 3-BJ
Classification: Jupiter-family Comet [NEO]          SPK-ID: 1002385
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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 0.691094488235562 0.015953  
a 3.04058323671172 0.15428 au
q 0.939252920798806 0.00085154 au
i 11.370228917327 0.13694 deg
node 69.87876451740438 0.19406 deg
peri 198.7979116113036 0.16252 deg
M 349.6481529567639 0.81102 deg
tp 2453895.186396798654
(2006-Jun-08.68639680)
0.1246 TDB
period 1936.57255210453
5.30
147.39
0.4035
d
yr
n .1858954365581488 0.014148 deg/d
Q 5.141913552624643 0.26089 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      13  
   data-arc span      8 days  
   first obs. used      2006-04-18  
   last obs. used      2006-04-26  
   planetary ephem.      DE405  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB405-CPV-2  
   condition code      9  
   norm. resid. RMS      .7012  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Nick Mastrodemos  
   solution date      2006-May-01 10:43:14  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .0404609 au 
 T_jup = 2.795 
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