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C/1881 K1 (Great comet)
Classification: Comet          SPK-ID: 1000877
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2408312.5 (1881-Aug-20.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 6 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .9961013234924838 2.3396e-05  
a 188.4098758768578 1.1304 au
q .7345491568651461 2.3202e-06 au
i 63.42776992249976 0.0003095 deg
node 272.6307976658445 8.5452e-05 deg
peri 354.2362613788583 0.00035184 deg
M .02441347039338385 0.00021977 deg
tp 2408248.440884121671
(1881-Jun-16.94088412)
0.00021694 TDB
period 944613.0084991169
2586.21
8500.7
23.27
d
yr
n .0003811084505092718 3.4297e-06 deg/d
Q 376.0852025968505 2.2563 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      98  
   data-arc span      149 days  
   first obs. used      1881-06-24  
   last obs. used      1881-11-20  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   norm. resid. RMS      1.354  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Jun-04 15:26:04  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .279721 au 
 T_jup = 0.503 
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 1881.5   C/1881 K1       
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