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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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Orbit Covariance (6×6)
  e q tp node peri i
e 2.36537322535505E-12 -1.053760486180399E-11 -8.417745324637055E-10 -7.47848733298411E-12 3.707885693779614E-11 -3.679680290925086E-11
q -1.053760486180399E-11 4.702189842269079E-11 3.395364457110493E-9 2.541502166076501E-11 -2.677812935057274E-10 1.627372579655334E-10
tp -8.417745324637055E-10 3.395364457110493E-9 3.049252172431514E-6 6.038699735545884E-8 7.47958094253802E-7 2.401912654848777E-8
node -7.47848733298411E-12 2.541502166076501E-11 6.038699735545884E-8 2.023975907448142E-8 -1.644162455597661E-9 -1.191914593964434E-9
peri 3.707885693779614E-11 -2.677812935057274E-10 7.47958094253802E-7 -1.644162455597661E-9 2.292037516683975E-7 3.852426123837988E-9
i -3.679680290925086E-11 1.627372579655334E-10 2.401912654848777E-8 -1.191914593964434E-9 3.852426123837988E-9 2.472010392396982E-9

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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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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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