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C/1959 O1 (Bester-Hoffmeister)
Classification: Hyperbolic Comet          SPK-ID: 1001102
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2436760.5 (1959-Jul-11.0) TDB
Reference: SAO_2008 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e 1.002679 n/a  
a -466.7913401 n/a au
q 1.250534 n/a au
i 12.8322 n/a deg
node 105.7350 n/a deg
peri 186.5069 n/a deg
M -0.0006407 n/a deg
tp 2436767.0556
(1959-Jul-17.55560000)
n/a TDB
period n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
d
yr
n 0.0000977 n/a deg/d
Q n/a n/a au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      29  
   data-arc span      101 days  
   first obs. used      1959-06-02  
   last obs. used      1959-09-11  
   producer      Schubart  

Additional Information
 2008 SAO Comet Catalog 

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