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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 K192/5 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .4136650628115652 1.538e-06  
a 3.888773871807011 1.5591e-06 au
q 2.28012398386599 6.8573e-06 au
i 22.04227618096902 4.9719e-05 deg
node 104.8536963588911 0.00014227 deg
peri 343.6689081509768 0.00047875 deg
M 223.0672162133198 0.00023308 deg
tp 2458560.923810981883
(2019-Mar-18.42381098)
0.0017462 TDB
period 2801.028076307807
7.67
0.0016845
4.612e-06
d
yr
n .1285242383127185 7.7292e-08 deg/d
Q 5.497423759748032 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.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      1  
   norm. resid. RMS      .55102  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Javier Roa  
   solution date      2021-May-05 09:45:51  

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 K192/5 2 parameter fit from 35 observations, autocmod 2.9c
comet total magnitude slope K1 4.5   n/a K192/5 autocmod 2.9c

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 09:08 18:41 Jupiter 1.19011898875747 1.18880957930899 1.19142840402118 8.38333024741819 8.29799982650784 2420206.880660524 1120.9503084769 65433.1642857259 7249.13223868621 -7.99385376576712 3101.55144827666 T K192/5 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-May-05 09:52:01 2021-May-05 09:52
1925-Jun-20 03:06 14:16 Jupiter 0.232799797542871 0.231242238440815 0.234366724451621 5.86392401283186 5.20660857016305 2424321.628845742 856.150406135602 110487.979092237 1885.53947988337 -45.4073998653226 14449.9092935352 T K192/5 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-May-05 09:52:01 2021-May-05 09:52
1961-May-07 05:30 03:51 Jupiter 1.88273316478304 1.88037610533941 1.88509036812452 9.66650261901624 9.61984891852666 2437426.729187219 231.318162775102 120385.442472979 1993.94560222019 13.8242144275861 24596.8797327202 T K192/5 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-May-05 09:52:01 2021-May-05 09:52
1972-Jul-09 15:19 00:53 Jupiter 1.33318766954765 1.3302901147896 1.33608779283996 7.98901157266028 7.90908549221531 2441508.138107124 52.7741412761873 171749.414115297 2536.47891552157 -33.5759115178561 30901.5848986461 T K192/5 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-May-05 09:52:01 2021-May-05 09:52
2008-Jun-27 16:40 00:28 Jupiter 0.158413086006192 0.158365764919302 0.158460431488313 6.11867901591538 5.17149762465177 2454645.194238222 28.3677273845183 4367.43437315913 914.82113232843 -58.4479989770727 25334.6019018814 T K192/5 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-May-05 09:52:01 2021-May-05 09:52
2032-Mar-25 13:12 00:12 Jupiter 1.55987913938624 1.55976310259327 1.55999517607104 8.63092175215914 8.56777683283032 2463317.049826609 12.0796316302274 5749.48232689723 762.611096025408 0.424780733333655 28528.3945661622 T K192/5 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-May-05 09:52:01 2021-May-05 09:52
2067-Jan-02 18:32 00:20 Jupiter 1.83336722202271 1.83326262957389 1.83347181969562 8.21348858880186 8.15704525675932 2476018.271902546 20.350299158744 7244.91641854971 1182.9554615806 -45.2757622780883 157011.607135421 T K192/5 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-May-05 09:52:01 2021-May-05 09:52
2091-Apr-10 07:49 00:25 Jupiter 0.353605850574392 0.353524146624141 0.353687565052788 5.59066981944979 5.14439665944311 2484881.825618231 24.7082691494884 5204.24105121493 785.377772396943 -38.9553392383674 43927.3591685255 T K192/5 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-May-05 09:52:01 2021-May-05 09:52
2150-Sep-08 10:00 01:14 Jupiter 1.39930918866811 1.39764030403993 1.40097812345803 7.88276204519402 7.80559465597574 2506581.916423728 73.6730222627627 84270.4366739598 504.624101850798 11.5132857177174 60272.662295089 T K192/5 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-May-05 09:52:01 2021-May-05 09:52
2174-Apr-03 11:46 01:22 Jupiter 0.199784959389558 0.199129960440714 0.200441166096369 5.96987996605403 5.21153765056531 2515189.989968040 82.4374612335684 42004.1353184744 612.946260228457 -37.8307381886952 32873.0713371222 T K192/5 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-May-05 09:52:01 2021-May-05 09:52

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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