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49P/Arend-Rigaux
Classification: Jupiter-family Comet          SPK-ID: 1000002
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2455790.5 (2011-Aug-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL K183/16 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .6004185820693869 5.1286e-08  
a 3.563306952548709 5.5731e-08 au
q 1.423831244621425 1.7916e-07 au
i 19.04985118598757 5.3882e-06 deg
node 118.8784376365813 1.931e-05 deg
peri 332.7869603600927 2.3589e-05 deg
M 350.7575413572662 5.1044e-06 deg
tp 2455853.575876597786
(2011-Oct-19.07587660)
3.5579e-05 TDB
period 2456.84795063216
6.73
5.7638e-05
1.578e-07
d
yr
n .1465292143567005 3.4376e-09 deg/d
Q 5.702782660475993 8.9192e-08 au

Additional Model Parameters
 Parameter Value Uncertainty (1-sigma) 
A1 [EST] -1.666508415694754E-10 1.533E-11
A2 [EST] 6.254689872849799E-11 6.21E-12
A3 [EST] 3.445296683804785E-10 2.147E-11
DT [EST] 155.5764343485833 9.111
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      3313  
   data-arc span      5870 days (16.07 yr)  
   first obs. used      2004-06-24  
   last obs. used      2020-07-20  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .54353  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Shantanu Naidu  
   solution date      2020-Aug-08 22:52:56  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .464185 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .157623 au 
 T_jup = 2.711 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 14.2   0.7 K183/16 2 parameter fit from 896 observations, autocmod 2.8
comet total magnitude slope K1 5.75   n/a K183/16 autocmod 2.8
diameter diameter 8.48 km n/a Lamy,P.L.;Toth,I.;Fernandez,Y.R.;Weaver,H.A.; (2004) Comets II, pp. 223-264  
rotation period rot_per 13.450 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2020-October); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Eisner, N.; Knight, M.M.; Schleigcher, D.G. (2017) Astron. J. 154, A196.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.028   0.005 Earth, Moon, and Planets, v. 89, Issue 1, p. 117-134 (2002)  

49P/Arend-Rigaux          Discovered 1951-Feb-05 by Arend, Silvio and Rigaux, F. at Uccle, Belgium
discovered on plate/photo taken on discovery date as well as 2/6
Reference: comet.disLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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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
1910-Jan-10 02:53 00:06 Earth 0.493096825166106 0.493043772710259 0.493149883967705 8.16567788163614 8.16501611402906 2418681.620059980 5.81810146038801 3912.72507735075 667.154665342275 48.3913846695015 81342.1258012832 T K183/16 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Aug-08 23:02:02 2020-Aug-08 23:02
1913-Jan-06 18:19 00:20 Jupiter 1.0904727724828 1.09043652898376 1.09050901664721 5.88396162960228 5.75043550631755 2419774.263434336 20.4339206246372 2474.7027063489 1076.65159244593 -49.2431335688671 124826.697017372 T K183/16 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Aug-08 23:02:02 2020-Aug-08 23:02
1949-May-11 10:58 00:07 Jupiter 1.25472689522718 1.25467586555075 1.25477792503456 10.1268410815305 10.059959234786 2433047.956906797 6.5046948482876 2643.41281185856 1060.17308009964 -18.2918312034906 63419.9959071939 T K183/16 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Aug-08 23:02:02 2020-Aug-08 23:02
1951-Jan-04 20:49 00:04 Earth 0.435006853333266 0.434998691094397 0.435015132885333 9.02640525996289 9.02572665386966 2433651.367675948 4.29243310641533 13218.4122395634 214.176193159654 88.4843326027552 319687.596945644 T K183/16 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Aug-08 23:02:02 2020-Aug-08 23:02
1960-Feb-16 20:54 00:08 Jupiter 1.16826897659784 1.16824918732497 1.16828876612824 6.62633539011313 6.51600135134691 2436981.370944729 7.60022251831488 1708.40622634546 772.240183901961 -66.6584277864016 223691.332534246 T K183/16 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Aug-08 23:02:02 2020-Aug-08 23:02
1996-Nov-06 13:15 < 00:01 Jupiter 0.976993781480239 0.976989309048742 0.976998253918511 9.34230740565924 9.24904164287551 2450394.052198337 0.652489390207081 336.226425221925 189.460933907029 -65.4965706477076 557927.551001076 T K183/16 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Aug-08 23:02:02 2020-Aug-08 23:02
2007-Sep-17 12:40 00:01 Jupiter 1.11951405462969 1.1195116748491 1.11951643441289 6.57944094263697 6.46342373400887 2454361.027660823 1.38576412462696 160.361204648066 72.3338200964695 -49.3283523584524 1843858.75738654 T K183/16 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Aug-08 23:02:02 2020-Aug-08 23:02
2055-Sep-04 03:36 00:11 Jupiter 0.861988460435423 0.861969214894981 0.862007706155885 6.03759652005713 5.87258852409163 2471879.649813531 11.2450780104079 1150.01381438526 97.2759559583845 -33.7217402316928 495699.587057511 T K183/16 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Aug-08 23:02:02 2020-Aug-08 23:02
2058-Dec-20 00:38 00:14 Mars 0.0867214278582102 0.086688157975854 0.0867547396148013 12.4514632824955 12.4511981493657 2473082.526601170 13.7294408654799 3461.87367475734 243.552986003024 -61.6068273628133 46500.7610593827 T K183/16 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Aug-08 23:02:02 2020-Aug-08 23:02
2102-Nov-27 03:34 00:23 Jupiter 0.985477087752206 0.985449558447948 0.985504617296558 6.14818849011848 6.00676382473088 2489129.648744360 23.3544320366045 1822.33495954097 1056.24228417528 -53.9030804811141 132381.510885703 T K183/16 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Aug-08 23:02:02 2020-Aug-08 23:02
2139-Jan-25 11:46 00:19 Jupiter 1.11301244010239 1.11289056315391 1.11313431806232 9.54859574950608 9.46856086008479 2502337.990609942 18.93932624278 6320.43304648623 1431.05730755772 17.5363793198011 32814.2615394403 T K183/16 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Aug-08 23:02:02 2020-Aug-08 23:02
2149-Dec-23 23:27 00:13 Jupiter 1.28297759395254 1.28293164618481 1.28302354204487 7.25622871784311 7.16466706145718 2506323.477270594 12.5098272525988 2863.45971322903 1858.00555048612 51.0996756360391 104875.937384319 T K183/16 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Aug-08 23:02:02 2020-Aug-08 23:02
2186-Jul-25 11:43 00:11 Jupiter 0.806512321669266 0.806360227539616 0.806664416875951 8.71114594216467 8.58973840734215 2519685.987857582 11.3467301443948 7750.66902611074 2507.80032829335 -14.1878352604613 15522.9655835131 T K183/16 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Aug-08 23:02:02 2020-Aug-08 23:02
2195-Jan-03 22:54 00:03 Earth 0.454972997044863 0.454956024438249 0.454990033910871 12.021567567572 12.0210804044186 2522770.453877845 3.05569001356905 10694.6100740073 509.015847142902 86.3601185069237 147622.140764841 T K183/16 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Aug-08 23:02:02 2020-Aug-08 23:02
2197-Aug-02 02:54 00:17 Jupiter 1.10164413009958 1.101580309817 1.10170795042106 7.00952260676608 6.89896112794605 2523711.621000173 16.9934241181943 3202.34174347186 1521.89717413409 5.43897284303518 56415.6588856379 T K183/16 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Aug-08 23:02:02 2020-Aug-08 23:02

Alternate Designations
 Perihelion 
Year
(est.)
 New-Style 
Desig
Roman
 Numeral 
Year/
 Letter 
 1991.6       1991 XVII   
 1984.9       1984 XXI   1984k 
 1978.2       1978 III   1977k 
 1971.4       1971 IV   1970j 
 1964.7       1964 V   1963g 
 1958.0   49P/1958 B1   1957 VII   1958b 
 1951.3   49P/1951 C2   1950 VII   1951b 
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