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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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Orbit Covariance (6×6)
  e q tp node peri i
e 2.365373212352983E-12 -1.053760480750119E-11 -8.417745250553021E-10 -7.4784870933667E-12 3.707885619552555E-11 -3.679680276764984E-11
q -1.053760480750119E-11 4.702189821131789E-11 3.395364348639192E-9 2.541501951854584E-11 -2.677813120333339E-10 1.627372571900085E-10
tp -8.417745250553021E-10 3.395364348639192E-9 3.049252444599954E-6 6.03869993590729E-8 7.479581754998259E-7 2.40191268090874E-8
node -7.4784870933667E-12 2.541501951854584E-11 6.03869993590729E-8 2.023975833370964E-8 -1.644161135764815E-9 -1.19191463546643E-9
peri 3.707885619552555E-11 -2.677813120333339E-10 7.479581754998259E-7 -1.644161135764815E-9 2.292037746943497E-7 3.852426276852917E-9
i -3.679680276764984E-11 1.627372571900085E-10 2.40191268090874E-8 -1.19191463546643E-9 3.852426276852917E-9 2.472010439365602E-9

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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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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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