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233P/La Sagra
Classification: Encke-type Comet          SPK-ID: 1003062
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2454708.5 (2008-Aug-30.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 8 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .4090275657851171 1.4727e-06  
a 3.037327171479107 7.4005e-07 au
q 1.794976632036013 4.8975e-06 au
i 11.27642186531821 4.7497e-05 deg
node 75.0513614698603 0.0001331 deg
peri 26.91667692752769 0.00037293 deg
M 255.8515977046631 0.00014687 deg
tp 2455267.852908975333
(2010-Mar-12.35290898)
0.00070428 TDB
period 1933.462662827001
5.29
0.00070664
1.935e-06
d
yr
n .1861944411554491 6.805e-08 deg/d
Q 4.279677710922202 1.0427e-06 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      62  
   data-arc span      1835 days (5.02 yr)  
   first obs. used      2005-02-09  
   last obs. used      2010-02-18  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      1  
   norm. resid. RMS      .78786  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Nov-11 11:13:09  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .817783 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.01112 au 
 T_jup = 3.081 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 17.6   0.7 8 from 9 observations, assumed slope, autocmod 2.8
comet total magnitude slope K1 10.   n/a 8 autocmod 2.8

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Alternate Designations
 Perihelion 
Year
(est.)
 New-Style 
Desig
Roman
 Numeral 
Year/
 Letter 
 2010.2   233P/2009 WJ50       
 2004.9   233P/2005 JR71       
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