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14P/Wolf
Classification: Jupiter-family Comet          SPK-ID: 1000110
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456981.5 (2014-Nov-20.0) TDB
Reference: JPL K078/7 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .3556303365465381 3.2835e-07  
a 4.253550620791401 1.4395e-06 AU
q 2.740858982001619 1.1266e-06 AU
i 27.91357731471586 2.4411e-05 deg
node 202.1306141024764 6.0258e-05 deg
peri 159.1621223444681 6.4679e-05 deg
M 235.4411475254309 0.00014298 deg
tp 2458090.158862636526
(2017-Dec-02.65886264)
0.0018312 JED
period 3204.245885539418
8.77
0.0016266
4.453e-06
d
yr
n .1123509283805777 5.7033e-08 deg/d
Q 5.766242259581183 1.9514e-06 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      135  
   data-arc span      3956 days (10.83 yr)  
   first obs. used      1999-04-15  
   last obs. used      2010-02-12  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      1  
   fit RMS      .57695  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Ryan S. Park  
   solution date      2014-Nov-10 13:47:54  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.75497 AU 
 T_jup = 2.717 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 12.7 mag 0.7 K078/7 from 54 observations, assumed slope, autocmod 2.6
comet total magnitude slope K1 11.   n/a K078/7 autocmod 2.6
comet nuclear magnitude M2 15.9 mag 0.7 K078/7 from 35 observations, autocmod 2.6
comet nuclear magnitude slope K2 5.   n/a K078/7 autocmod 2.6
comet nuclear phase coefficient PC 0.03   n/a K078/7 autocmod 2.6
diameter diameter 4.66 km n/a Lamy, P; Toth, I; Fernandez, Y; Weaver, H. (to be published)  

14P/Wolf          Discovered 1884-Sep-17 by Wolf, Max at Heidelberg, Germany (024)
Reference: comet.disLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 Perihelion 
Year
(est.)
 New-Style 
Desig
Roman
 Numeral 
Year/
 Letter 
 1991.6       1992 XXII   1992m 
 1982.8       1984 IX   1983m 
 1974.1       1976 II   1975f 
 1965.3       1967 XII   1967j 
 1956.5       1959 II   1958c 
 1947.7       1950 VI   1950c 
 1939.0       1942 VI   
 1930.2       1934 I   1933e 
 1921.4       1925 X   1918b 
 1912.6       1912 I   1911a 
 1895.1   14P/1891 J1   1891 II   1898f 
 1886.3   14P/1884 S1   1884 III   1884c 
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