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86P/Wild 3
Classification: Jupiter-family Comet          SPK-ID: 1000108
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456060.5 (2012-May-13.0) TDB
Reference: JPL K152/2 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .3687169262916488 1.6355e-05  
a 3.615747466315982 2.4956e-06 au
q 2.282560174289136 5.7619e-05 au
i 15.47735410909144 0.00031165 deg
node 72.4526216141705 0.00034121 deg
peri 178.665283902942 0.0084019 deg
M 208.472879685716 0.0033078 deg
tp 2457117.520552485072
(2015-Apr-05.02055249)
0.022429 TDB
period 2511.282456271656
6.88
0.0025999
7.118e-06
d
yr
n .1433530501919205 1.4841e-07 deg/d
Q 4.948934758342827 3.4158e-06 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      17  
   data-arc span      2597 days (7.11 yr)  
   first obs. used      2008-05-10  
   last obs. used      2015-06-20  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      2  
   norm. resid. RMS      .68679  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Javier Roa  
   solution date      2019-Jan-28 09:35:02  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.26824 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .102091 au 
 T_jup = 2.933 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 15.9   0.4 K152/2 from 11 observations, assumed slope, autocmod 2.6q
comet total magnitude slope K1 10.   n/a K152/2 autocmod 2.6q
diameter diameter 0.86 km n/a DASTCOM value unverified

86P/Wild 3          Discovered 1980-May-(early) by Wild, Paul at Astronomical Institute, Berne Univ. Switz.
discovered on plate/photo taken on 4/11,12
Reference: comet.disLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 Perihelion 
Year
(est.)
 New-Style 
Desig
Roman
 Numeral 
Year/
 Letter 
 1994.6       1994 XXI   1994b 
 1987.8   86P/1987 B3   1987 XX   1987e 
 1980.9   86P/1980 G1   1980 VII   1980d 
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