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173P/Mueller 5
Classification: Jupiter-family Comet          SPK-ID: 1000149
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2455076.5 (2009-Sep-02.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 91 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2608040077444583 3.2311e-07  
a 5.699938362471974 1.2806e-07 au
q 4.213371593642899 1.843e-06 au
i 16.49372362215711 1.3768e-05 deg
node 100.5527518276766 3.6349e-05 deg
peri 29.69802742501845 0.00010319 deg
M 34.23441419200823 5.0847e-05 deg
tp 2454603.823440322581
(2008-May-17.32344032)
0.000698 TDB
period 4970.541062262262
13.61
0.00016751
4.586e-07
d
yr
n .07242672286387908 2.4408e-09 deg/d
Q 7.186505131301049 1.6146e-07 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      819  
   data-arc span      10271 days (28.12 yr)  
   first obs. used      1992-09-25  
   last obs. used      2020-11-08  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .79827  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Nov-17 00:12:45  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 3.24171 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .701154 au 
 T_jup = 2.851 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 12.1   0.8 91 2 parameter fit from 554 observations, autocmod 2.8
comet total magnitude slope K1 4.5   n/a 91 autocmod 2.8

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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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