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377P/Scotti
Classification: Jupiter-family Comet          SPK-ID: 1000444
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456551.5 (2013-Sep-16.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 17 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2511540995555713 1.0639e-06  
a 6.727030270727007 3.817e-07 au
q 5.037509040399495 7.3563e-06 au
i 9.017404704481466 6.6441e-05 deg
node 226.0311901632194 0.00013841 deg
peri 354.6102946203192 0.0009665 deg
M 219.1982314004096 0.00056189 deg
tp 2459044.022624160822
(2020-Jul-13.52262416)
0.0098283 TDB
period 6372.847114226564
17.45
0.00054241
1.485e-06
d
yr
n .05648966522299682 4.808e-09 deg/d
Q 8.416551501054519 4.7757e-07 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      174  
   data-arc span      6923 days (18.95 yr)  
   first obs. used      2002-04-05  
   last obs. used      2021-03-19  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      1  
   norm. resid. RMS      .40608  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-15 23:28:37  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 4.0307 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .308072 au 
 T_jup = 2.947 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 7.1   0.6 17 from 127 observations, assumed slope, autocmod 2.9c
comet total magnitude slope K1 13.5   n/a 17 autocmod 2.9c
comet nuclear magnitude M2 13.0   0.6 17 from 40 observations, autocmod 2.9c
comet nuclear magnitude slope K2 5.   n/a 17 autocmod 2.9c
comet nuclear phase coefficient PC 0.03   n/a 17 autocmod 2.9c

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Close-Approach Data   ...sorted by Date/Time (TDB)
Date/Time (TDB) Time Uncertainty
(days_HH:MM)
Body Nominal Distance (au) Minimum Distance (au) Maximum Distance (au) V-relative (km/s) V-infinity (km/s) JD (TDB) Time Uncertainty (minutes) Semi-major axis (km) Semi-minor axis (km) range-LOV angle (deg) N-sigma BP Orbit Ref. Reference Modified
2030-Feb-15 10:25 00:22 Saturn 0.816558527430381 0.816438459405171 0.816678596979195 2.08424868455118 1.92948363887124 2462547.934302865 21.9766943750647 6273.85928460759 995.043049865648 15.0542918406555 38071.4662228327 T 17 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-15 23:28:38 2021-Apr-15 23:28
2118-Jan-29 23:37 00:22 Saturn 1.65916848344729 1.65781659101739 1.66052034445216 2.94799455032973 2.89567883343103 2494672.483946589 21.5836962617616 66415.3251168323 633.743643329814 -4.18678771091869 17847.8282092104 T 17 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-15 23:28:38 2021-Apr-15 23:28

Alternate Designations
 Perihelion 
Year
(est.)
 New-Style 
Desig
Roman
 Numeral 
Year/
 Letter 
 2020.5   377P/2019 E1       
 2003.1   377P/2003 L1       
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