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C/2001 OG108 (LONEOS)
Classification: Halley-type Comet* [NEO]          SPK-ID: 1000373
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2452248.5 (2001-Dec-05.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 39 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .9252594751710796 8.2844e-07  
a 13.29998559717125 0.00014724 AU
q .994047903749661 1.7844e-07 AU
i 80.24505108816524 2.2352e-05 deg
node 10.55530149865023 8.8997e-06 deg
peri 116.4195132801054 1.7256e-05 deg
M 357.9637958355836 3.3856e-05 deg
tp 2452348.706063914770
(2002-Mar-15.20606391)
2.0345e-05 JED
period 17716.38799278092
48.50
0.29421
0.0008055
d
yr
n .02032016910821173 3.3745e-07 deg/d
Q 25.60592329059284 0.00028348 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      886  
   data-arc span      340 days  
   first obs. used      2001-07-28  
   last obs. used      2002-07-03  
   planetary ephem.      DE405  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB405-CPV-2  
   condition code      2  
   fit RMS      .64777  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2011-Sep-14 21:16:32  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .300836 AU 
 T_jup = 0.597 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 13.2 mag 1. 39 2 parameter fit from 114 observations, autocmod 2.5a
comet total magnitude slope K1 12.   n/a 39 autocmod 2.5a
diameter diameter 13.6 km 1.0 Lamy,P.L.;Toth,I.;Fernandez,Y.R.;Weaver,H.A. (2004) Comets II, pp. 223-264  
rotation period rot_per 57.12 h n/a Asteroid Lightcurve DataBase (Rev. 2013-Sep-12) Published Reference List:
[Abell, P.A.; Fernandez, Y.R.; Pravec, P.; French, L.M.; et al. (2003) Lunar & Planetary Sci. XXXIV, 1253-1254.]
[Abell, P.A.; Fernandez, Y.R.; Pravec, P.; French, L.M.; et al. (2005) Icarus 179, 174-194.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.054   0.008 Fernandez et al. (2005) Astron.J. 130:308-318  

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Alternate Designations
 Perihelion 
Year
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 New-Style 
Desig
Roman
 Numeral 
Year/
 Letter 
 2002.2   C/2001 OG108       
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