73P/Schwassmann-Wachmann 3 (2017)

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Updated on March 25, 2017

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* Profile

* Pictures

* Orbital Elements

73P/Schwassmann-Wachmann
Epoch 2017 Mar. 28.0 TT = JDT 2457840.5
T 2017 Mar. 16.84325 TT                                 MPCW
q   0.9721707            (2000.0)            P               Q
n   0.18133770     Peri.  199.38988     -0.02250997     +0.98290746
a   3.0913202      Node    69.66228     -0.88959298     +0.06370606
e   0.6855160      Incl.   11.23695     -0.45619911     -0.17272653
P   5.44
From 719 observations 2010 Nov. 28-2017 Mar. 6, mean residual 0".6.
     Nongravitational parameters A1 = +0.10, A2 = -0.1433.

73P-BT/Schwassmann-Wachmann
Epoch 2017 Mar. 28.0 TT = JDT 2457840.5
T 2017 Mar. 16.84173 TT                                 MPCW
q   0.9721271            (2000.0)            P               Q
n   0.18078101     Peri.  199.37370     -0.02264182     +0.98289061
a   3.0976630      Node    69.67088     -0.88960359     +0.06362016
e   0.6861740      Incl.   11.24095     -0.45617190     -0.17285405
P   5.45
From 225 observations 2017 Feb. 10-Mar. 6, mean residual 0".6.

* Finding Charts

* Magnitudes Graph

	Component C:
        m1 =  9.7 + 5 log d + 16.5 log r  [   ,-76]  (             - 2016 Dec. 30)
        m1 = 11.2 + 5 log d +  6.5 log r  [-76,  0]  (2016 Dec. 30 - 2017 Mar. 16)
        m1 = 11.4 + 5 log d + 15.0 log r  [  0,   ]  (2017 Mar. 16 -             )

	Component B:
        m1 = 12.0 + 5 log d + 20.0 log r(t + 30)

	Component BT:
        m1 = 11.5 + 5 log d + 20.0 log r(t + 30)

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The orbital elements are published on M.P.E.C. 2017-E59.
The charts are made with StellaNavigator Ver.8 (AstroArts).
The magnitudes graphs are made with Comet for Windows.

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