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C/1973 E1 (Kohoutek)
Classification: Hyperbolic Comet          SPK-ID: 1001152
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2442040.5 (1973-Dec-24.0) TDB
Reference: SAO_2008 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e 1.000008 n/a  
a -17803.1250000 n/a au
q 0.142425 n/a au
i 14.3043 n/a deg
node 258.4895 n/a deg
peri 37.7976 n/a deg
M -0.0000018 n/a deg
tp 2442044.9307
(1973-Dec-28.43070000)
n/a TDB
period n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
d
yr
n 0.0000004 n/a deg/d
Q n/a n/a au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      597  
   data-arc span      412 days (1.13 yr)  
   first obs. used      1973-01-28  
   last obs. used      1974-03-16  
   producer      Marsden  

Additional Information
 2008 SAO Comet Catalog 

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