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C/2000 U5 (LINEAR)
Classification: Hyperbolic Comet          SPK-ID: 1000316
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2451898.5 (2000-Dec-20.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 65 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e 1.005537692085914 2.4792e-05  
a -629.5332227412522 2.8168 AU
q 3.486161145394191 2.8879e-05 AU
i 93.65114680740052 0.00022213 deg
node 65.29486338242566 4.7333e-05 deg
peri 299.0244498658409 0.000783 deg
M .01755809144950058 0.00011767 deg
tp 2451617.114823881511
(2000-Mar-13.61482388)
0.0033593 JED
period n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
d
yr
n 6.239877911019384E-5 4.1879e-07 deg/d
Q n/a n/a AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      294  
   data-arc span      362 days  
   first obs. used      2000-10-29  
   last obs. used      2001-10-26  
   planetary ephem.      DE405  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB405-CPV-2  
   fit RMS      .57748  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2011-Sep-14 21:16:09  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 2.91602 AU 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 7.9 mag 0.9 65 2 parameter fit from 158 observations, autocmod 2.5a
comet total magnitude slope K1 10.   n/a 65 autocmod 2.5a
comet nuclear magnitude M2 11.7 mag 0.4 65 from 28 observations, autocmod 2.5a
comet nuclear magnitude slope K2 5.   n/a 65 autocmod 2.5a
comet nuclear phase coefficient PC 0.03   n/a 65 autocmod 2.5a

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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
2001-Feb-03 05:52 < 00:01 Jupiter 0.766696482254406 0.766673731440375 0.766719234799157 24.7668181339073 24.7221710696898 2451943.744943141 0.76580485158206 681.492367884637 161.157596895243 64.2035954451443 247640.665237152 T 65 CATAB v2.0c-linF95 2011-Sep-15 11:38:59 2011-Sep-15 13:08
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