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377P/Scotti
Classification: Jupiter-family Comet          SPK-ID: 1000444
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456669.5 (2014-Jan-12.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 18 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2512433464144259 5.8328e-07  
a 6.727985960582929 2.9124e-07 au
q 5.037624253216798 4.0024e-06 au
i 9.01689876273076 6.1e-05 deg
node 226.0299222494949 0.0001295 deg
peri 354.5350113101933 0.00062301 deg
M 225.9853244483049 0.00035989 deg
tp 2459042.380679262271
(2020-Jul-11.88067926)
0.0063611 TDB
period 6374.205220568567
17.45
0.00041389
1.133e-06
d
yr
n .0564776293738294 3.6672e-09 deg/d
Q 8.41834766794906 3.6441e-07 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      181  
   data-arc span      6984 days (19.12 yr)  
   first obs. used      2002-04-05  
   last obs. used      2021-05-19  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      1  
   norm. resid. RMS      .40868  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-May-31 22:43:09  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 4.03102 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .307285 au 
 T_jup = 2.947 
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Orbit Covariance (6×6)
  e q tp node peri i
e 3.402161957258743E-13 -2.331455817016774E-12 2.070281469094696E-9 1.767758975631171E-12 2.021313680912664E-10 -4.835246052899958E-13
q -2.331455817016774E-12 1.601940129208591E-11 -1.401291626775197E-8 -1.190188913812419E-11 -1.371560683070012E-9 3.259700622759294E-12
tp 2.070281469094696E-9 -1.401291626775197E-8 4.046358984876659E-5 1.649208969320469E-8 3.875785250024249E-6 3.469412666913223E-9
node 1.767758975631171E-12 -1.190188913812419E-11 1.649208969320469E-8 1.676914438009931E-8 -1.495441899121546E-8 -3.198680071740808E-9
peri 2.021313680912664E-10 -1.371560683070012E-9 3.875785250024249E-6 -1.495441899121546E-8 3.881455679050171E-7 3.479969327506022E-9
i -4.835246052899958E-13 3.259700622759294E-12 3.469412666913223E-9 -3.198680071740808E-9 3.479969327506022E-9 3.721031077600051E-9

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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 7.1   0.6 18 from 134 observations, assumed slope, autocmod 2.9c
comet total magnitude slope K1 13.5   n/a 18 autocmod 2.9c
comet nuclear magnitude M2 13.0   0.6 18 from 40 observations, autocmod 2.9c
comet nuclear magnitude slope K2 5.   n/a 18 autocmod 2.9c
comet nuclear phase coefficient PC 0.03   n/a 18 autocmod 2.9c

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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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