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173P/Mueller 5
Classification: Jupiter-family Comet          SPK-ID: 1000149
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2455593.5 (2011-Feb-01.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 93 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .260877775130459 3.1929e-07  
a 5.69429487901613 9.2172e-08 au
q 4.208779900041637 1.8322e-06 au
i 16.49790842253231 1.3638e-05 deg
node 100.51559215 3.2739e-05 deg
peri 29.4976685201604 9.795e-05 deg
M 71.89516671513319 4.6877e-05 deg
tp 2454602.313105355907
(2008-May-15.81310536)
0.00064841 TDB
period 4963.160924095403
13.59
0.00012051
3.299e-07
d
yr
n .07253442020230574 1.7611e-09 deg/d
Q 7.179809857990624 1.1622e-07 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1024  
   data-arc span      10343 days (28.32 yr)  
   first obs. used      1992-09-25  
   last obs. used      2021-01-19  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .76309  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Jan-30 21:13:01  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 3.23564 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .703814 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 93 2 parameter fit from 728 observations, autocmod 2.8
comet total magnitude slope K1 4.5   n/a 93 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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