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56P/Slaughter-Burnham
Classification: Jupiter-family Comet          SPK-ID: 1000087
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456513.5 (2013-Aug-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL K162/3 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .5072991108712617 1.5914e-07  
a 5.085972145270646 1.074e-07 au
q 2.505862998058844 7.9275e-07 au
i 8.147206653384872 6.4719e-06 deg
node 346.0380370030389 6.665e-05 deg
peri 44.21693188176982 9.1509e-05 deg
M 267.704812727111 1.8377e-05 deg
tp 2457587.578312284164
(2016-Jul-18.07831228)
0.00020879 TDB
period 4189.472970882414
11.47
0.00013271
3.633e-07
d
yr
n .08592966287217135 2.7219e-09 deg/d
Q 7.666081292482448 1.6189e-07 au

Additional Model Parameters
 Parameter Value Uncertainty (1-sigma) 
A1 [EST] -3.777719961219555E-8 2.14E-9
A2 [EST] 1.984552209296901E-8 1.682E-9
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1983  
   data-arc span      4940 days (13.52 yr)  
   first obs. used      2004-07-15  
   last obs. used      2018-01-23  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .60139  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Davide Farnocchia  
   solution date      2021-Feb-01 11:24:18  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.51797 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .022278 au 
 T_jup = 2.710 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 9.4   1. K162/3 2 parameter fit from 351 observations, autocmod 2.9a
comet total magnitude slope K1 14.5   n/a K162/3 autocmod 2.9a
comet nuclear magnitude M2 13.4   0.6 K162/3 from 1474 observations, autocmod 2.9a
comet nuclear magnitude slope K2 5.   n/a K162/3 autocmod 2.9a
comet nuclear phase coefficient PC 0.03   n/a K162/3 autocmod 2.9a
diameter diameter 3.12 km n/a Lamy,P.L.;Toth,I.;Fernandez,Y.R.;Weaver,H.A. (2004) Comets II, pp. 223-264  

56P/Slaughter-Burnham          Discovered 1959-Jan-27 by Slaughter, C. D. at Lowell Observatory
discovered on plate/photo taken on 12/10-15
Reference: comet.disLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 Perihelion 
Year
(est.)
 New-Style 
Desig
Roman
 Numeral 
Year/
 Letter 
 1993.6       1993 X   1992w 
 1982.1       1981 XVIII   1981i 
 1970.7   56P/1969 V1   1970 V   1969f 
 1959.2   56P/1959 B1   1958 VI   1959a 
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