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383P/Christensen
Classification: Jupiter-family Comet          SPK-ID: 1002415
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2454414.5 (2007-Nov-10.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 18 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .6114021194352021 2.1982e-07  
a 3.497290548493845 1.9341e-07 au
q 1.359039694864008 8.24e-07 au
i 11.86782224005089 2.555e-05 deg
node 213.6402323008968 5.5635e-05 deg
peri 128.0592822744795 0.00015279 deg
M 65.82075171669585 2.9375e-05 deg
tp 2453977.726445274725
(2006-Aug-30.22644527)
0.00016232 TDB
period 2388.889151219074
6.54
0.00019816
5.425e-07
d
yr
n .1506976578700976 1.2501e-08 deg/d
Q 5.635541402123684 3.1165e-07 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      345  
   data-arc span      4832 days (13.23 yr)  
   first obs. used      2006-08-23  
   last obs. used      2019-11-15  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .68736  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Dec-08 14:19:23  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .394733 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .76138 au 
 T_jup = 2.758 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 18.5   0.5 18 2 parameter fit from 134 observations, autocmod 2.8
comet total magnitude slope K1 8.   n/a 18 autocmod 2.8

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Alternate Designations
 Perihelion 
Year
(est.)
 New-Style 
Desig
Roman
 Numeral 
Year/
 Letter 
 2019.7   383P/2019 M1       
 2006.7   383P/2006 S1       
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