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69P/Taylor
Classification: Jupiter-family Comet          SPK-ID: 1000092
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457495.5 (2016-Apr-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL K192/4 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .413665062768043 1.538e-06  
a 3.888773872017751 1.5591e-06 au
q 2.280123984158803 6.8573e-06 au
i 22.04227617403325 4.9719e-05 deg
node 104.8536964045363 0.00014227 deg
peri 343.6689082150518 0.00047875 deg
M 223.0672161910325 0.00023308 deg
tp 2458560.923811241898
(2019-Mar-18.42381124)
0.0017462 TDB
period 2801.028076535497
7.67
0.0016845
4.612e-06
d
yr
n .128524238302271 7.7292e-08 deg/d
Q 5.4974237598767 2.204e-06 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      44  
   data-arc span      2686 days (7.35 yr)  
   first obs. used      2011-10-28  
   last obs. used      2019-03-06  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      1  
   norm. resid. RMS      .55102  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Davide Farnocchia  
   solution date      2020-Mar-09 10:25:52  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.30411 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .133531 au 
 T_jup = 2.797 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 17.3   0.9 K192/4 2 parameter fit from 35 observations, autocmod 2.8
comet total magnitude slope K1 4.5   n/a K192/4 autocmod 2.8

69P/Taylor          Discovered 1915-Nov-24 by Taylor, Clement J. at Herschel View, South Africa
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
1914-Mar-15 09:05 18:41 Jupiter 1.19011684809138 1.18880772791419 1.1914259740992 8.38332557059298 8.29799494684253 2420206.878464796 1121.00224808061 65419.129802221 7249.96066726276 -7.99660014655592 3102.22615009595 T K192/4 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Mar-09 10:32:02 2020-Mar-09 10:32
1925-Jun-20 03:03 14:16 Jupiter 0.232804033189039 0.231246380159161 0.234371054808544 5.86391613700479 5.20661241031414 2424321.627187731 856.192230021635 110494.054991074 1885.51941113358 -45.4071126163073 14450.2611647785 T K192/4 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Mar-09 10:32:02 2020-Mar-09 10:32
1961-May-07 05:29 03:51 Jupiter 1.88273911782518 1.88038212902563 1.88509625051524 9.66652006021942 9.61986659192852 2437426.728688195 231.313678340935 120381.867113402 1993.94127041955 13.8242681351656 24597.0760672956 T K192/4 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Mar-09 10:32:02 2020-Mar-09 10:32
1972-Jul-09 15:19 00:53 Jupiter 1.33317992282686 1.33028239492211 1.33608001924086 7.98898904817251 7.90906227288435 2441508.137989459 52.7773837521869 171747.900431936 2536.45588105171 -33.5759580334708 30901.820727369 T K192/4 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Mar-09 10:32:02 2020-Mar-09 10:32
2008-Jun-27 16:40 00:28 Jupiter 0.158413093145631 0.158365772114131 0.158460438572363 6.11867868635228 5.17149727561338 2454645.194179022 28.3677273239416 4367.43453481906 914.82149079415 -58.4480497773736 25334.6061432219 T K192/4 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Mar-09 10:32:02 2020-Mar-09 10:32
2032-Mar-25 13:12 00:12 Jupiter 1.55987911885894 1.55976308218134 1.55999515542836 8.63092128975949 8.56777636583862 2463317.049795314 12.0796419288782 5749.47659708383 762.610135677735 0.424766452294547 28528.4182161476 T K192/4 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Mar-09 10:32:02 2020-Mar-09 10:32
2067-Jan-02 18:31 00:20 Jupiter 1.83336691801957 1.83326232756119 1.83347151370192 8.21348820295964 8.15704485854272 2476018.271831398 20.350398616458 7244.80439035824 1182.95044260082 -45.2759938967585 157013.436695169 T K192/4 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Mar-09 10:32:02 2020-Mar-09 10:32
2091-Apr-10 07:49 00:25 Jupiter 0.35360562786743 0.353523927247475 0.353687339014558 5.59066977895982 5.14439631960643 2484881.825540216 24.7072405217642 5204.01975958701 785.381544512221 -38.9552637324963 43927.1423191045 T K192/4 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Mar-09 10:32:02 2020-Mar-09 10:32
2150-Sep-08 10:00 01:14 Jupiter 1.39930625200606 1.39763743545275 1.40097511871632 7.88275524681866 7.80558762721361 2506581.916424141 73.6682223385792 84266.9823368329 504.623608829951 11.5132340284704 60272.7076367641 T K192/4 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Mar-09 10:32:02 2020-Mar-09 10:32
2174-Apr-03 11:45 01:22 Jupiter 0.199783709217011 0.199128713263723 0.200439912936461 5.96988467724531 5.21153795211604 2515189.989927547 82.4375892059974 42004.0303677382 612.935966229259 -37.8308828157284 32873.5031591258 T K192/4 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Mar-09 10:32:02 2020-Mar-09 10:32

Alternate Designations
 Perihelion 
Year
(est.)
 New-Style 
Desig
Roman
 Numeral 
Year/
 Letter 
 1988.5       1990 XXX   1990n 
 1980.9       1984 II   1983u 
 1973.2   69P/1976 X1   1977 II   1977a 
 1919.5       1916 I   
 1911.8   69P/1915 W1       1915e 
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