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P/2005 T3 (Read)
Classification: Chiron-type Comet          SPK-ID: 1001670
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2453667.5 (2005-Oct-24.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 9 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1737853351945013 0.0016808  
a 7.507081827683365 0.0092258 au
q 6.202461095926862 0.0050058 au
i 6.263089666410104 0.011535 deg
node 27.99578512097181 0.0044512 deg
peri 8.164900288475382 0.59968 deg
M 356.1454188996316 0.40272 deg
tp 2453747.941440362968
(2006-Jan-12.44144036)
8.5175 TDB
period 7512.857500365125
20.57
13.849
0.03792
d
yr
n .04791785282530701 8.8332e-05 deg/d
Q 8.811702559439869 0.010829 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      42  
   data-arc span      57 days  
   first obs. used      2005-09-30  
   last obs. used      2005-11-26  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      6  
   norm. resid. RMS      .47555  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-15 23:30:53  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 5.20916 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.24645 au 
 T_jup = 3.045 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 9.2   0.4 9 from 14 observations, assumed slope, autocmod 2.9c
comet total magnitude slope K1 10.   n/a 9 autocmod 2.9c
comet nuclear magnitude M2 13.3   0.3 9 from 21 observations, autocmod 2.9c
comet nuclear magnitude slope K2 5.   n/a 9 autocmod 2.9c
comet nuclear phase coefficient PC 0.03   n/a 9 autocmod 2.9c

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 2006.0   P/2005 T3       
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