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C/1975 X1 (Sato)
Classification: Hyperbolic Comet          SPK-ID: 1001164
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2442765.5 (1975-Dec-19.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 2 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e 1.001508000860778 0.00019239  
a -572.9243483803416 73.092 au
q .8639704105182059 2.4445e-06 au
i 93.95712190458552 0.0015698 deg
node 281.4954333057659 0.0010017 deg
peri 215.4629055168465 0.0018574 deg
M -.001144050845236664 0.00021878 deg
tp 2442781.417951297998
(1976-Jan-03.91795130)
0.0021202 TDB
period n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
d
yr
n 7.187173925959625E-5 1.3754e-05 deg/d
Q n/a n/a au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      72  
   data-arc span      57 days  
   first obs. used      1975-12-09  
   last obs. used      1976-02-04  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   norm. resid. RMS      .8858  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-15 23:29:24  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .0294058 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.09016 au 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 11.1   0.4 2 from 10 observations, assumed slope, autocmod 2.9c
comet total magnitude slope K1 10.   n/a 2 autocmod 2.9c

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