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115P/Maury
Classification: Jupiter-family Comet          SPK-ID: 1000062
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456364.5 (2013-Mar-13.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 16 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .5211645777049814 1.6314e-07  
a 4.259707663751156 5.2055e-07 AU
q 2.039698918025612 8.2854e-07 AU
i 11.68738422710921 8.9295e-06 deg
node 176.5030959275626 9.5364e-05 deg
peri 120.4104598679621 0.00010585 deg
M 58.59101536405222 2.0134e-05 deg
tp 2455841.867222811669
(2011-Oct-07.36722281)
0.00011289 JED
period 3211.205653610074
8.79
0.00058863
1.612e-06
d
yr
n .1121074259430516 2.055e-08 deg/d
Q 6.479716409476699 7.9184e-07 AU

Additional Model Parameters
 Parameter Value Uncertainty (1-sigma) 
A2 [EST] -4.551629395262424E-10 8.251E-12
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      703  
   data-arc span      9618 days (26.33 yr)  
   first obs. used      1985-08-16  
   last obs. used      2011-12-16  
   planetary ephem.      DE405  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB405-CPV-2  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .83167  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Ryan S. Park  
   solution date      2013-Mar-03 19:27:05  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.05221 AU 
 T_jup = 2.734 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 10.5 mag n/a ICQ 2003 Handbook  
comet total magnitude slope K1 15.0   n/a ICQ 2003 Handbook  
diameter diameter 2.22 km n/a Lamy,P.L.,Toth,I.,Fernandez,Y.R.,Weaver,H.A. (2004) Comets II, pp. 223-264  

115P/Maury          Discovered 1985-Aug-16 by Maury, Alain at Palomar Mountain Observatory, California (675)
discovered on plate/photo taken on discovery date as well as 8/17
Reference: comet.disLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 Perihelion 
Year
(est.)
 New-Style 
Desig
Roman
 Numeral 
Year/
 Letter 
 1994.2   115P/1994 J1   1994 VIII   1994h 
 1985.4   115P/1985 Q1   1985 VI   1985k 
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