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106P/Schuster
Classification: Jupiter-family Comet          SPK-ID: 1000078
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457164.5 (2015-May-22.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 20 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .5886970626590886 2.066e-07  
a 3.758052564073794 2.4079e-07 au
q 1.545698058285095 7.0961e-07 au
i 20.14848227471757 2.746e-05 deg
node 50.49922676211688 5.5796e-05 deg
peri 355.958463758387 0.00013612 deg
M 41.37087076685697 3.6644e-05 deg
tp 2456858.701843104236
(2014-Jul-20.20184310)
0.00026025 TDB
period 2660.986690438921
7.29
0.00025575
7.002e-07
d
yr
n .1352881625802567 1.3003e-08 deg/d
Q 5.970407069862492 3.8254e-07 au

Additional Model Parameters
 Parameter Value Uncertainty (1-sigma) 
A1 [EST] 7.531985617773915E-10 7.801E-11
A2 [EST] 8.503949911323412E-11 1.164E-12
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      297  
   data-arc span      13712 days (37.54 yr)  
   first obs. used      1977-09-05  
   last obs. used      2015-03-22  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .79642  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Ryan S. Park  
   solution date      2015-May-12 21:58:43  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .554724 au 
 T_jup = 2.674 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 10.5   01. 20 2 parameter fit from 116 observations, autocmod 2.6
comet total magnitude slope K1 23.   n/a 20 autocmod 2.6
comet nuclear magnitude M2 15.9   01. 20 from 43 observations, autocmod 2.6
comet nuclear magnitude slope K2 5.   n/a 20 autocmod 2.6
comet nuclear phase coefficient PC 0.03   n/a 20 autocmod 2.6
diameter diameter 1.88 km n/a Lamy,P., et al. (to be published) DASTCOM

106P/Schuster          Discovered 1977-Oct-09 by Schuster, Hans-Emil at European Southern Observatory
discovered on plate/photo taken on discovery date as well as 10/10
Reference: comet.disLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 Perihelion 
Year
(est.)
 New-Style 
Desig
Roman
 Numeral 
Year/
 Letter 
 1992.7   106P/1992 O1   1992 XXIV   1992n 
 1978.1   106P/1977 T1   1978 I   1977o 
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