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Comet C/2010 KW7 (WISE) makes its closest approach to the Earth (1.735 AU) on the 1st January, 2011.


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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2455456.5 (2010-Sep-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 2 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma) Units
e .9743295635446341 5.9533e-05
a 100.1315863460946 0.23421 AU
q 2.570421524472408 6.0201e-05 AU
i 147.062191431038 0.00030204 deg
node 104.7603456060778 0.0007291 deg
peri 332.304969864176 0.0023602 deg
M 359.9760522275339 8.46e-05 deg
tp 2455480.845443704220
(2010-Oct-11.34544371)
0.007475 JED
period 365978.0777493005
1001.99
1284
3.515
d
yr
n .0009836654758501803 3.4512e-06 deg/d
Q 197.6927511677168 0.46241 AU

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Comet C/2010 KW7 (WISE) was discovered by the WISE satellite on the 16th May, 2010.
The orbital elements of the comet indicate a perihelion passage on the 11th October, 2010, at a distance of 2.5 AU from the Sun.

Orbital elements:
C/2010 KW7
Epoch 2010 Oct. 11.0 TT = JDT 2455480.5
T 2010 Oct. 11.34791 TT MPC
q 2.5703769 (2000.0) P Q
z +0.0100127 Peri. 332.30594 -0.60276383 +0.60018535
+/-0.0000022 Node 104.76032 +0.79491243 +0.39452702
e 0.9742635 Incl. 147.06199 +0.06920979 +0.69579161

MPEC 2010 - W20


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