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62P/Tsuchinshan 1
Classification: Jupiter-family Comet          SPK-ID: 1000097
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2455441.5 (2010-Sep-02.0) TDB
Reference: JPL K174/10 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .5979197246572429 1.3612e-07  
a 3.442288443519422 7.0728e-08 au
q 1.38407628517948 4.8003e-07 au
i 9.710008204770679 8.5377e-06 deg
node 90.37639124120803 5.9183e-05 deg
peri 30.09980306978148 5.2932e-05 deg
M 313.5126640664233 9.4518e-06 deg
tp 2455742.732255059138
(2011-Jun-30.23225506)
6.358e-05 TDB
period 2332.755999961775
6.39
7.1896e-05
1.968e-07
d
yr
n .1543238984299683 4.7563e-09 deg/d
Q 5.500500601859363 1.1302e-07 au

Additional Model Parameters
 Parameter Value Uncertainty (1-sigma) 
A1 [EST] 6.353810075169466E-9 3.919E-11
A2 [EST] -2.782798547650839E-10 7.071E-13
A3 [EST] -1.536136748581562E-9 3.34E-11
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1524  
   data-arc span      7520 days (20.59 yr)  
   first obs. used      1997-10-12  
   last obs. used      2018-05-15  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .69141  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Shantanu Naidu  
   solution date      2020-Aug-08 22:31:28  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .410391 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .193558 au 
 T_jup = 2.797 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 7.8   1. K174/10 2 parameter fit from 302 observations, autocmod 2.8
comet total magnitude slope K1 32.5   n/a K174/10 autocmod 2.8
comet nuclear magnitude M2 15.9   0.7 K174/10 from 1001 observations, autocmod 2.8
comet nuclear magnitude slope K2 5.   n/a K174/10 autocmod 2.8
comet nuclear phase coefficient PC 0.03   n/a K174/10 autocmod 2.8

62P/Tsuchinshan 1          Discovered 1965-Jan-01 at Purple Mountain Observatory, Nanking
Reference: comet.disLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 Perihelion 
Year
(est.)
 New-Style 
Desig
Roman
 Numeral 
Year/
 Letter 
 1992.3       1991 XIV   1991c1 
 1985.9       1985 I   1984p 
 1979.6       1978 IX   1978e 
 1973.2   62P/1971 Y1   1971 VIII   1971f 
 1966.8   62P/1965 A1   1965 I   1965b 
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