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179P/Jedicke
Classification: Jupiter-family Comet          SPK-ID: 1000165
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2453329.5 (2004-Nov-20.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 25 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .3073286224127965 3.1585e-07  
a 5.893023579118547 4.7039e-07 au
q 4.081928760701917 1.9763e-06 au
i 19.88526705367682 2.0663e-05 deg
node 115.8803880758598 6.511e-05 deg
peri 295.7011591220884 0.00021421 deg
M 283.5472904515399 0.00011265 deg
tp 2454439.175700625240
(2007-Dec-04.67570063)
0.0015513 TDB
period 5225.233410097404
14.31
0.00062562
1.713e-06
d
yr
n .06889644380370162 8.2491e-09 deg/d
Q 7.704118397535177 6.1495e-07 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      225  
   data-arc span      5217 days (14.28 yr)  
   first obs. used      1995-01-08  
   last obs. used      2009-04-21  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .75632  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Nov-11 11:13:14  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 3.15359 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .436165 au 
 T_jup = 2.788 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 5.0   0.8 25 2 parameter fit from 116 observations, autocmod 2.8
comet total magnitude slope K1 17.5   n/a 25 autocmod 2.8
comet nuclear magnitude M2 13.4   1. 25 from 45 observations, autocmod 2.8
comet nuclear magnitude slope K2 5.   n/a 25 autocmod 2.8
comet nuclear phase coefficient PC 0.03   n/a 25 autocmod 2.8

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Alternate Designations
 Perihelion 
Year
(est.)
 New-Style 
Desig
Roman
 Numeral 
Year/
 Letter 
 2007.9   179P/2006 U2       
 1993.6   179P/1995 A1       
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