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C/1822 N1 (Pons)
Classification: Comet          SPK-ID: 1000754
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Note: This Java-based orbit viewer will eventually be retired.

Note: Make sure you have Java enabled on your browser to see the applet. This applet is provided as a 3D orbit visualization tool. The applet was implemented using two-body methods, and hence should not be used for determining accurate long-term trajectories (over several years or decades) or planetary encounter circumstances. For accurate long-term ephemerides, please instead use our Horizons system.

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Additional Notes: the orbits shown in the applet are color coded. The planets are white lines, and the asteroid/comet is a blue line. The bright white line indicates the portion of the orbit that is above the ecliptic plane, and the darker portion is below the ecliptic plane. Likewise for the asteroid/comet orbit, the light blue indicates the portion above the ecliptic plane, and the dark blue the portion below the ecliptic plane.

Orbit Viewer applet originally written and kindly provided by Osamu Ajiki (AstroArts), and further modified by Ron Baalke (JPL).

Orbital Elements at Epoch 2386840.5 (1822-Nov-06.0) TDB
Reference: SAO_2008 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e 0.996316 n/a  
a 310.8303474 n/a au
q 1.145099 n/a au
i 127.3429 n/a deg
node 95.2425 n/a deg
peri 181.1055 n/a deg
M 0.0022903 n/a deg
tp 2386827.7657
n/a TDB
period n/a
n 0.0001799 n/a deg/d
Q 620.5155959 n/a au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      456  
   data-arc span      116 days  
   first obs. used      1822-07-18  
   last obs. used      1822-11-11  
   producer      Stichtenoth  

Additional Information
 T_jup = -0.787 
 epoch may be 2386841.0 (hour ambiguous: 12h/0h) 
 time units are UT, but set to ET 
 2008 SAO Comet Catalog 

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