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83D/Russell 1
Classification: Jupiter-family Comet          SPK-ID: 1000072
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2446240.5 (1985-Jun-24.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 7 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e 0.517209914571475 1.3771e-06  
a 3.33797581090783 3.827e-07 au
q 1.61154162690654 4.7505e-06 au
i 22.659458665718 0.0001033 deg
node 230.84200613 0.00018519 deg
peri .3762291200373954 0.00046566 deg
M 358.1852118196531 0.00014627 deg
tp 2446251.729143864733
(1985-Jul-05.22914386)
0.00090503 TDB
period 2227.528168345855
6.10
0.00038308
1.049e-06
d
yr
n .1616141178889482 2.7793e-08 deg/d
Q 5.064409994909118 5.8063e-07 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      20  
   data-arc span      2302 days (6.30 yr)  
   first obs. used      1979-02-27  
   last obs. used      1985-06-17  
   planetary ephem.      DE405  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB405-CPV-2  
   condition code      1  
   norm. resid. RMS      1.2325  
   source      ORB  
   producer      M.S.W. Keesey  
   solution date      2002-Mar-14 16:28:09  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .600922 au 
 T_jup = 2.824 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 14.   n/a ICQ 1998 Handbook  
comet total magnitude slope K1 15.0   n/a ICQ 1998 Handbook  
comet nuclear magnitude M2 17.   n/a ICQ 1998 Handbook  
comet nuclear magnitude slope K2 10.0   n/a ICQ 1998 Handbook  

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Alternate Designations
 Perihelion 
Year
(est.)
 New-Style 
Desig
Roman
 Numeral 
Year/
 Letter 
 1985.5   83D/1985 G1   1985 IX   1985b 
 1979.4   83D/1979 M2   1979 V   1979d 
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