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C/1983 J1 (Sugano-Saigusa-Fujikawa)
Classification: Comet          SPK-ID: 1000545
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2445469.5 (1983-May-15.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 18 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .9999014447500795 1.0647e-05  
a 4779.898086911278 516.4 au
q .471084050550199 4.4473e-06 au
i 96.62289114467241 0.00038699 deg
node 83.0394656943924 0.00023893 deg
peri 82.17343553907222 0.00096042 deg
M 4.077550095523994E-5 6.6085e-06 deg
tp 2445455.828279003300
(1983-May-01.32827900)
0.00024555 TDB
period 120705311.854164
330473.13
1.9561e+07
5.356e+04
d
yr
n 2.982470236562177E-6 4.8332e-07 deg/d
Q 9559.325089772006 1032.7 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      55  
   # delay obs. used      0  
   # Doppler obs. used      3  
   data-arc span      39 days  
   first obs. used      1983-05-09  
   last obs. used      1983-06-17  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   norm. resid. RMS      .81855  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Giorgini  
   solution date      2017-Jul-28 23:18:46  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .0485751 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 3.35464 au 
 T_jup = -0.097 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 12.3   0.5 18 2 parameter fit from 3 observations, autocmod 2.6k
comet total magnitude slope K1 16.   n/a 18 autocmod 2.6k

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Alternate Designations
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 1983.3   C/1983 J1       
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