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15P/Finlay
Classification: Jupiter-family Comet [NEO]          SPK-ID: 1000027
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456978.5 (2014-Nov-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL K085/13 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .72019450824482 2.6574e-07  
a 3.48777988015965 1.7413e-06 AU
q .9758999645018935 1.0232e-06 AU
i 6.798852582121574 1.3523e-05 deg
node 13.77942526232522 8.7205e-05 deg
peri 347.5523006763656 8.1177e-05 deg
M 353.9337419735542 3.0708e-05 deg
tp 2457018.590401633987
(2014-Dec-27.09040163)
0.00022172 JED
period 2379.151121715697
6.51
0.0017817
4.878e-06
d
yr
n .1513144737692788 1.1332e-07 deg/d
Q 5.999659795817406 2.9954e-06 AU

Additional Model Parameters
 Parameter Value Uncertainty (1-sigma) 
A1 [EST] 4.075350311591202E-9 5.876E-11
A2 [EST] 2.083761223001791E-10 6.721E-13
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      309  
   data-arc span      17661 days (48.35 yr)  
   first obs. used      1960-11-11  
   last obs. used      2009-03-20  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      1  
   fit RMS      .9119  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Ryan S. Park  
   solution date      2014-Nov-07 11:27:05  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .00969287 AU 
 T_jup = 2.620 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 12.7 mag 1. K085/13 2 parameter fit from 98 observations, autocmod 2.6
comet total magnitude slope K1 14.   n/a K085/13 autocmod 2.6
comet nuclear magnitude M2 16.1 mag 0.9 K085/13 from 154 observations, autocmod 2.6
comet nuclear magnitude slope K2 5.   n/a K085/13 autocmod 2.6
comet nuclear phase coefficient PC 0.03   n/a K085/13 autocmod 2.6

15P/Finlay          Discovered 1886-Sep-26 by Finlay, W. H. at Cape of Good Hope, South Africa
Reference: comet.disLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Close-Approach Data   ...sorted by Date/Time (TDB)
Date/Time (TDB) Time Uncertainty
(days_HH:MM)
Body Nominal Distance (AU) Minimum Distance (AU) Maximum Distance (AU) V-relative (km/s) V-infinity (km/s) JD (TDB) Time Uncertainty (minutes) Semi-major axis (km) Semi-minor axis (km) range-LOV angle (deg) N-sigma BP Orbit Ref. Reference Modified
1906-Aug-07 00:53 00:06 Earth 0.2539709888076 0.253771341723286 0.254170631761349 18.8169225725544 18.8163650196491 2417429.536798047 6.37779648272024 9492.6561278952 64.8142043875939 12.1293620983663 105937.425253155 T K085/13 CATAB v2.0c-linF95 2014-Nov-07 11:32:01 2014-Nov-07 11:32
1910-Jun-28 21:57 00:10 Jupiter 0.452939438634909 0.452928011334199 0.452950866056834 6.43944174020076 6.14217356926601 2418851.414702306 10.466147761335 55.605565510332 48.5060384003847 -64.1511717561472 145593.12893529 T K085/13 CATAB v2.0c-linF95 2014-Nov-07 11:32:01 2014-Nov-07 11:32
1919-Nov-09 23:48 00:08 Earth 0.226261314557243 0.226038827109554 0.226483781313657 16.3551218402247 16.3544017982289 2422272.491787880 7.94651729770146 10152.4864776302 79.7583014987205 5.03146791498652 30801.8209734822 T K085/13 CATAB v2.0c-linF95 2014-Nov-07 11:32:01 2014-Nov-07 11:32
1921-May-24 04:35 00:07 Jupiter 1.1271777574411 1.12713561223715 1.12721990188418 10.1284490974856 10.0539829232643 2422833.690883562 6.71990692451883 460.096062312499 17.9877060402455 -7.73802414898052 216796.204866561 T K085/13 CATAB v2.0c-linF95 2014-Nov-07 11:32:01 2014-Nov-07 11:32
1957-Oct-20 01:50 00:08 Jupiter 0.600067153316034 0.600055917622562 0.600078389257494 6.17619395283806 5.94325494352537 2436131.576217338 8.49062525731242 54.7883387998566 12.9888098734139 -46.6006193015738 526574.175049725 T K085/13 CATAB v2.0c-linF95 2014-Nov-07 11:32:01 2014-Nov-07 11:32
1960-Aug-09 01:19 < 00:01 Earth 0.419128353770652 0.419104438806043 0.419152268663501 19.2466358958437 19.246305591556 2437155.555176270 0.590537689496745 1135.57553959005 16.0576858645781 7.8729277335929 464893.209053682 T K085/13 CATAB v2.0c-linF95 2014-Nov-07 11:32:01 2014-Nov-07 11:32
1960-Nov-25 22:47 00:01 Mars 0.078208925953327 0.0782021681342633 0.0782156838042877 14.0368471791465 14.0365863931138 2437264.449145976 1.07231136350792 335.16880526403 122.314394321404 -17.6172264352697 41522.0469710339 T K085/13 CATAB v2.0c-linF95 2014-Nov-07 11:32:01 2014-Nov-07 11:32
1993-Sep-02 14:33 < 00:01 Jupiter 0.959657819739087 0.959637157976746 0.959678481352039 9.75873351628523 9.66786534843427 2449233.106522170 0.753697619964773 203.995401099535 31.6452825688102 -10.3768647380543 171773.819290642 T K085/13 CATAB v2.0c-linF95 2014-Nov-07 11:32:01 2014-Nov-07 11:32
2004-May-08 02:08 00:01 Jupiter 0.275598079323506 0.275595827647382 0.275600331029821 6.94359347699655 6.48588427908524 2453133.589211265 1.25710469421887 19.8603231850359 8.72946846907793 68.7921712589168 510483.224519548 T K085/13 CATAB v2.0c-linF95 2014-Nov-07 11:32:01 2014-Nov-07 11:32
2034-Aug-13 16:22 00:03 Earth 0.184831481542969 0.184762263699015 0.18490070141249 15.0442471484238 15.0432888963139 2464188.181954665 3.41579940538453 3325.72571057511 40.4415314502388 21.8074699412238 204044.228833958 T K085/13 CATAB v2.0c-linF95 2014-Nov-07 11:32:01 2014-Nov-07 11:32
2047-Nov-22 17:56 00:03 Earth 0.44705956691426 0.446923637943589 0.447195494900555 24.0360073822481 24.035759419252 2469037.247128300 2.85544469257698 6668.21891540744 35.0201740744049 -5.80590475627487 175318.848545722 T K085/13 CATAB v2.0c-linF95 2014-Nov-07 11:32:01 2014-Nov-07 11:32
2052-Sep-25 18:31 00:04 Jupiter 1.18652112684166 1.18646449887767 1.18657775351705 10.3486442733216 10.2794307795347 2470806.271255489 3.89085839526846 630.111177171445 46.08340094246 7.04929681366007 92860.1026683421 T K085/13 CATAB v2.0c-linF95 2014-Nov-07 11:32:01 2014-Nov-07 11:32
2060-Oct-26 20:49 00:12 Earth 0.0465762784079406 0.0464692846765697 0.0466834792918742 13.1721507431996 13.1678070164816 2473759.367357777 11.6355245128538 5826.88733307073 81.832311428327 -42.4692459708694 43826.2076861454 T K085/13 CATAB v2.0c-linF95 2014-Nov-07 11:32:01 2014-Nov-07 11:32
2064-May-12 23:37 00:07 Jupiter 0.437222182441228 0.437210895278194 0.437233469861161 6.50277894067642 6.19770688475835 2475053.484001032 7.40951305835916 83.822433107582 29.8790129261741 -52.6318856156182 193830.797352483 T K085/13 CATAB v2.0c-linF95 2014-Nov-07 11:32:01 2014-Nov-07 11:32
2075-Apr-24 01:19 00:06 Jupiter 0.693223565177792 0.693192623570514 0.693254506494986 8.88386341208174 8.7452448825472 2479051.554925347 5.90114184998318 261.169786939662 82.9466527809324 -12.5005928767095 69353.510442796 T K085/13 CATAB v2.0c-linF95 2014-Nov-07 11:32:01 2014-Nov-07 11:32
2100-Nov-06 08:36 00:09 Earth 0.382674874084917 0.382267541033463 0.383082178108542 18.906887895183 18.9065196249731 2488378.858210772 9.28777008281288 19422.7853775036 85.5257101659978 -2.55928514095739 25799.7018597742 T K085/13 CATAB v2.0c-linF95 2014-Nov-07 11:32:01 2014-Nov-07 11:32
2112-Feb-13 20:48 00:07 Jupiter 0.237878234046395 0.23784924501256 0.237907225535616 7.22285421036229 6.71179135354989 2492495.366997362 7.3082345652018 190.933781323043 61.9215160614544 -42.4419531465673 48580.156646966 T K085/13 CATAB v2.0c-linF95 2014-Nov-07 11:32:01 2014-Nov-07 11:32
2122-Oct-30 03:40 00:13 Jupiter 1.95500774464857 1.95488209147403 1.95513339232577 12.4259244838415 12.3910081717767 2496406.652495160 12.5444662068726 2099.54435233027 365.975403538638 12.9171298277102 45753.8071299763 T K085/13 CATAB v2.0c-linF95 2014-Nov-07 11:32:01 2014-Nov-07 11:32
2142-Oct-13 09:51 00:18 Earth 0.313353011572356 0.312767021576356 0.313938822855729 12.0620391230956 12.0613341534098 2503694.910333080 17.8465774703004 26218.6425782681 15.5290244726466 -1.49426225160965 57423.2155564295 T K085/13 CATAB v2.0c-linF95 2014-Nov-07 11:32:01 2014-Nov-07 11:32
2147-Sep-16 20:54 00:14 Jupiter 0.199522035388985 0.199461759630443 0.199582386372636 7.43034996675825 6.83517261227201 2505494.370558102 13.6885058783609 762.665382065979 56.5508992164314 -68.0324119706903 59536.1345986485 T K085/13 CATAB v2.0c-linF95 2014-Nov-07 11:32:01 2014-Nov-07 11:32
2179-Sep-19 20:48 00:26 Earth 0.394702584786381 0.389103573520598 0.400308024671028 7.5852936787815 7.58440366759404 2517185.366795368 25.5375107800827 253885.459845187 673.550550557554 -22.1579813792204 18596.7495003396 T K085/13 CATAB v2.0c-linF95 2014-Nov-07 11:32:01 2014-Nov-07 11:32
2181-Jul-27 14:39 00:46 Jupiter 0.776801485003672 0.775078563181104 0.778529731004167 8.31320469835428 8.18098875756932 2517862.110461574 46.2477363360098 23963.6973911017 783.351042144298 45.4060111317236 14549.6536725134 T K085/13 CATAB v2.0c-linF95 2014-Nov-07 11:32:01 2014-Nov-07 11:32

Alternate Designations
 Perihelion 
Year
(est.)
 New-Style 
Desig
Roman
 Numeral 
Year/
 Letter 
 1988.9       1988 IX   1988f 
 1982.4       1981 XII   1981e 
 1975.9       1974 X   1974d 
 1969.4       1967 IX   1967g 
 1962.9       1960 VIII   1960d 
 1949.8       1953 VII   1953i 
 1923.8       1926 V   1926d 
 1917.3       1919 II   1919d 
 1904.3       1906 V   1906d 
 1891.2   15P/1893 K1   1893 III   1893a 
 1884.7   15P/1886 S1   1886 VII   1886e 
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