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173P/Mueller 5
Classification: Jupiter-family Comet          SPK-ID: 1000149
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2455787.5 (2011-Aug-14.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 97 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2610761986704702 3.2361e-07  
a 5.692531356598103 8.8121e-08 au
q 4.206346909205015 1.8572e-06 au
i 16.501455149009 1.3499e-05 deg
node 100.504554258083 3.1702e-05 deg
peri 29.43409915881225 9.7513e-05 deg
M 86.02579962469466 4.6319e-05 deg
tp 2454602.051226714582
(2008-May-15.55122671)
0.00064215 TDB
period 4960.855467134116
13.58
0.00011519
3.154e-07
d
yr
n .07256812910293713 1.6851e-09 deg/d
Q 7.17871580399119 1.1113e-07 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1107  
   data-arc span      10423 days (28.54 yr)  
   first obs. used      1992-09-25  
   last obs. used      2021-04-09  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .76289  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-May-02 23:42:59  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 3.23489 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .705338 au 
 T_jup = 2.850 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 12.1   0.7 97 2 parameter fit from 810 observations, autocmod 2.9c
comet total magnitude slope K1 4.5   n/a 97 autocmod 2.9c

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Alternate Designations
 Perihelion 
Year
(est.)
 New-Style 
Desig
Roman
 Numeral 
Year/
 Letter 
 2008.4   173P/2005 T1       
 1994.8   173P/1993 W1   1994 XXV   1993s 
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