Near-Earth Comets - Orbital Elements

data.nasa.gov | Last Updated 23 Aug 2018

The table below provides J2000 heliocentric ecliptic orbital elements for 170 NECs (Near-Earth Comets) sorted by object number/name. http://neo.jpl.nasa.gov/cgi-bin/neo_elem?type=NEC

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This dataset has the following 17 columns:

Column NameAPI Column NameData TypeSample Values
Objectobjecttext
Epoch (TDB)epoch_tdbnumber
TP (TDB)tp_tdbnumber
eenumber
i (deg)i_degnumber
w (deg)w_degnumber
Node (deg)node_degnumber
q (AU)q_au_1number
Q (AU)q_au_2number
P (yr)p_yrnumber
MOID (AU)moid_aunumber
A1 (AU/d^2)a1_au_d_2number
A2 (AU/d^2)a2_au_d_2number
A3 (AU/d^2)a3_au_d_2number
DT (d)dt_dnumber
refreftext
Object_nameobject_nametext