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255P/Levy (2006 T1)
Classification: Jupiter-family Comet [NEO]          SPK-ID: 1002422
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456981.5 (2014-Nov-20.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 37 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .6681889016894792 3.123e-06  
a 3.038408435020066 3.4766e-05 AU
q 1.008177639939959 2.2874e-06 AU
i 18.26659348408196 4.4879e-05 deg
node 279.7300366550929 5.3051e-05 deg
peri 179.6923293670564 0.00033193 deg
M 193.4978697184347 0.0033435 deg
tp 2457876.215477258982
(2017-May-02.71547726)
0.033323 JED
period 1934.495199962588
5.30
0.033202
9.09e-05
d
yr
n .1860950598414317 3.194e-06 deg/d
Q 5.068639230100174 5.7996e-05 AU

Additional Model Parameters
 Parameter Value Uncertainty (1-sigma) 
A1 [EST] 7.326569880277619E-9 6.545E-10
A2 [EST] -4.148266127614343E-9 2.037E-10
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      501  
   data-arc span      1941 days (5.31 yr)  
   first obs. used      2006-10-02  
   last obs. used      2012-01-25  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      4  
   fit RMS      .9212  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Ryan S. Park  
   solution date      2014-Nov-10 13:44:20  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .0245169 AU 
 T_jup = 2.792 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 11.5 mag 1. 37 from 137 observations, assumed slope, autocmod 2.6
comet total magnitude slope K1 40.   n/a 37 autocmod 2.6
comet nuclear magnitude M2 15.2 mag 1. 37 from 109 observations, autocmod 2.6
comet nuclear magnitude slope K2 5.   n/a 37 autocmod 2.6
comet nuclear phase coefficient PC 0.03   n/a 37 autocmod 2.6

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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
1901-Jun-22 04:45 1_18:30 Jupiter 0.213110100919969 0.19850747330634 0.2278574781762 6.68111868486475 6.05707790814101 2415557.698199522 2550.02669985712 90232.3618200285 2564.7599859392 -27.6047346355378 616.986455502857 T 37 CATAB v2.0c-linF95 2014-Nov-10 13:52:06 2014-Nov-10 13:52
1960-Nov-11 01:47 2_00:26 Jupiter 0.124274659973205 0.106172731987836 0.143010716336925 7.1372314695459 6.10807770494091 2437249.574199302 2906.09627062202 104424.01344093 252.618617293857 -25.2523370710597 3465.55333163287 T 37 CATAB v2.0c-linF95 2014-Nov-10 13:52:06 2014-Nov-10 13:52
1972-Oct-09 19:02 10:40 Jupiter 0.154659411564188 0.150794704332061 0.158678393977149 7.14498573548602 6.33225315343072 2441600.292759245 639.895299541628 35130.9122368492 4.55806001345349 52.3696749557205 464682.67682364 T 37 CATAB v2.0c-linF95 2014-Nov-10 13:52:06 2014-Nov-10 13:52
1991-Jan-21 22:39 07:27 Earth 0.174066354879911 0.164551596262748 0.183565465320826 15.6374826580856 15.6365037446832 2448278.443640226 446.929674624485 422209.534960096 150.322817983361 13.1665023906244 32092.3905967119 T 37 CATAB v2.0c-linF95 2014-Nov-10 13:52:06 2014-Nov-10 13:52
2012-Jan-26 02:19 < 00:01 Earth 0.235890128427757 0.235887348413049 0.235892908442906 16.3868818519178 16.3861925406119 2455952.596280841 0.0780149029352926 138.648945905731 27.2233542032617 3.61046416191139 220549.762749883 T 37 CATAB v2.0c-linF95 2014-Nov-10 13:52:06 2014-Nov-10 13:52
2020-Mar-20 02:51 00:54 Jupiter 0.197666695110292 0.196830478819572 0.198502917512803 6.99448016086937 6.35236515020072 2458928.619075587 54.2996103187071 4468.29887547131 252.427800972104 -1.74907367159781 782.980763007118 T 37 CATAB v2.0c-linF95 2014-Nov-10 13:52:06 2014-Nov-10 13:52
2047-Nov-01 16:09 1_02:26 Venus 0.146821501390958 0.128903813309134 0.182686009234724 13.8176378271326 13.8165673871999 2469016.173134908 1586.30780097432 2420499.86122052 507.514837156115 58.8462753859283 29664.4467027225 T 37 CATAB v2.0c-linF95 2014-Nov-10 13:52:06 2014-Nov-10 13:52
2055-Dec-31 15:58 10:09 Jupiter 0.557083068816977 0.536464321762081 0.5775326532046 7.1772685627505 6.96220252843834 2471998.165557772 608.869039149173 147006.783051276 734.45695324447 -16.4518914795554 3756.16215791059 T 37 CATAB v2.0c-linF95 2014-Nov-10 13:52:06 2014-Nov-10 13:52
2057-Oct-22 02:59 1_17:28 Earth 0.285754246027669 0.212728740471329 0.369808671403316 23.9778214457387 23.9774325676583 2472658.624021344 2487.65350947241 4649334.38330578 123.587976526709 -32.9491151671092 170555.797689689 T 37 CATAB v2.0c-linF95 2014-Nov-10 13:52:06 2014-Nov-10 13:52
2079-May-15 11:19 11:54 Jupiter 0.380862107973575 0.36629978986291 0.395305874560908 7.42153924577422 7.11556902571401 2480533.971525995 713.643644694561 107774.424361525 457.823924932038 -18.0409821182569 4620.99189564634 T 37 CATAB v2.0c-linF95 2014-Nov-10 13:52:06 2014-Nov-10 13:52
2115-Jan-18 21:05 13:25 Jupiter 0.240545104762116 0.239226467822644 0.242176091893505 6.88529059991227 6.35332205668191 2493565.378344784 804.707382387224 49101.0376627993 642.884837119063 -79.1803524713405 6219.74513431049 T 37 CATAB v2.0c-linF95 2014-Nov-10 13:52:06 2014-Nov-10 13:52
2163-Jan-14 10:27 11:22 Jupiter 0.770146455418751 0.693915513122049 0.843938667079673 7.77153352985312 7.62870194060638 2511092.935247541 681.674412909545 722346.523110085 504.914927158547 -21.9459438516752 10914.9605840906 T 37 CATAB v2.0c-linF95 2014-Nov-10 13:52:06 2014-Nov-10 13:52
2186-May-19 13:52 2_17:13 Jupiter 1.83141843084287 1.68035599256566 1.97318736867769 12.1113758814398 12.0731286348311 2519619.077751630 3912.81073812917 2493339.53882808 2478.69340879457 -7.04240529728905 2676.6595632909 T 37 CATAB v2.0c-linF95 2014-Nov-10 13:52:06 2014-Nov-10 13:52
2198-Aug-21 12:15 10:16 Jupiter 0.75227547294738 0.378879881063351 1.07698406008765 7.75772186805727 7.61119925111174 2524096.010096952 615.659336657981 3050136.12921597 522.96623682042 -16.7771534961554 7902.57828097598 T 37 CATAB v2.0c-linF95 2014-Nov-10 13:52:06 2014-Nov-10 13:52

Alternate Designations
 Perihelion 
Year
(est.)
 New-Style 
Desig
Roman
 Numeral 
Year/
 Letter 
 2012.0   255P/2011 Y1       
 2006.7   255P/2006 T1       
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