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11P/Tempel-Swift-LINEAR
Classification: Jupiter-family Comet          SPK-ID: 1000365
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458782.5 (2019-Oct-26.0) TDB
Reference: JPL K204/9 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .5774403918911596 9.2967e-08  
a 3.2888913026482 3.0993e-07 au
q 1.389752619959597 2.3697e-07 au
i 14.43689229260524 8.7797e-06 deg
node 238.9908765179936 2.1802e-05 deg
peri 167.7584807340938 4.0005e-05 deg
M 294.3979138189604 2.0862e-06 deg
tp 2459179.497577810404
(2020-Nov-25.99757781)
4.8019e-05 TDB
period 2178.57596201037
5.96
0.00030795
8.431e-07
d
yr
n .1652455577760966 2.3358e-08 deg/d
Q 5.188029985336803 4.889e-07 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1162  
   data-arc span      7001 days (19.17 yr)  
   first obs. used      2001-12-07  
   last obs. used      2021-02-06  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .60473  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Davide Farnocchia  
   solution date      2021-Mar-19 10:56:06  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .403286 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .325502 au 
 T_jup = 2.839 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 15.3   0.7 K204/9 2 parameter fit from 934 observations, autocmod 2.9b
comet total magnitude slope K1 19.5   n/a K204/9 autocmod 2.9b
comet nuclear magnitude M2 18.6   0.6 K204/9 from 190 observations, autocmod 2.9b
comet nuclear magnitude slope K2 5.   n/a K204/9 autocmod 2.9b
comet nuclear phase coefficient PC 0.03   n/a K204/9 autocmod 2.9b

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Alternate Designations
 Perihelion 
Year
(est.)
 New-Style 
Desig
Roman
 Numeral 
Year/
 Letter 
 2003.0   11P/2001 X3       
 1907.6       1908 II   1908d 
 1889.7       1891 V   1891d 
 1877.7   11P/1880 T1   1880 IV   1880e 
 1871.8   11P/1869 W1   1869 III   1869c 
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