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P/2007 VA85 (LINEAR)
Classification: Jupiter-family Comet* [NEO]          SPK-ID: 1003435
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2455149.5 (2009-Nov-14.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 18 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .7362525763655359 5.112e-07  
a 4.226881932256559 9.2658e-07 au
q 1.114829219639733 2.3992e-06 au
i 131.7711263601257 0.00012861 deg
node 115.4827801118741 0.00019689 deg
peri 26.04408708799997 0.00020643 deg
M 95.29959473512409 5.808e-05 deg
tp 2454309.233294653687
(2007-Jul-27.73329465)
0.0005116 JED
period 3174.158450153233
8.69
0.0010437
2.857e-06
d
yr
n .1134158882278296 3.7293e-08 deg/d
Q 7.338934644873385 1.6088e-06 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      111  
   data-arc span      2989 days (8.18 yr)  
   first obs. used      2007-11-04  
   last obs. used      2016-01-10  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      1  
   fit RMS      .47221  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2016-Jan-13 12:56:08  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .174734 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .369824 au 
 T_jup = 0.418 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet nuclear magnitude M2 17.5 mag 0.4 18 from 47 observations, autocmod 2.6d
comet nuclear magnitude slope K2 5.   n/a 18 autocmod 2.6d
comet nuclear phase coefficient PC 0.03   n/a 18 autocmod 2.6d

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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
1903-Dec-31 15:14 00:05 Earth 0.251342381588266 0.251222764482094 0.251462028450868 62.0794104766742 62.0792397113669 2416480.135045994 4.97473446100128 7252.12459974976 195.186258744019 -35.9066399003032 111242.635659189 T 18 CATAB v2.0c-linF95 2016-Jan-13 12:56.8 2016-Jan-13 12:56
1914-Feb-19 07:04 00:05 Jupiter 0.697966240943337 0.697894852405111 0.698037629645785 22.374639637825 22.3203356363974 2420182.794559326 4.97938315980286 1429.91734862159 392.161146181714 -22.0204069567932 42343.4893668677 T 18 CATAB v2.0c-linF95 2016-Jan-13 12:56.8 2016-Jan-13 12:56
1929-Dec-21 11:49 00:05 Earth 0.379838212326504 0.379711845933624 0.379964582868065 62.6199367368483 62.6198247153267 2425966.992045919 4.51479492245862 6508.82406627274 159.901832220499 -17.5207295555475 105605.82100923 T 18 CATAB v2.0c-linF95 2016-Jan-13 12:56.8 2016-Jan-13 12:56
1949-May-08 10:49 00:03 Jupiter 0.677353563315468 0.677313301245851 0.677393827526285 19.8701744002063 19.8071415064329 2433044.950934989 3.14748964787926 950.722534303333 391.900395818519 59.0567802812022 72255.2320742177 T 18 CATAB v2.0c-linF95 2016-Jan-13 12:56.8 2016-Jan-13 12:56
1955-Dec-13 02:42 00:03 Earth 0.492849327723732 0.492759677159382 0.492938978608312 63.1107425880113 63.110656924634 2435454.612815408 3.1736859198062 4448.09562367727 181.147214927223 -8.10505762271602 58741.2155594246 T 18 CATAB v2.0c-linF95 2016-Jan-13 12:56.8 2016-Jan-13 12:56
1973-Jan-21 06:51 00:02 Earth 0.217197961097757 0.217154679288074 0.21724126059274 60.094604453107 60.0944003160406 2441703.785453144 2.33635035241568 3730.2906289594 299.094708675662 55.6140334582783 88260.5740148856 T 18 CATAB v2.0c-linF95 2016-Jan-13 12:56.8 2016-Jan-13 12:56
1984-Aug-15 20:05 00:03 Jupiter 1.80628656994711 1.80625418116103 1.80631895966041 18.081643773541 18.0556910955853 2445928.336720591 2.71633328906194 803.765943109586 187.791187674649 59.3828981266165 363419.025436599 T 18 CATAB v2.0c-linF95 2016-Jan-13 12:56.8 2016-Jan-13 12:56
1998-Dec-17 13:52 < 00:01 Earth 0.434277393191717 0.434249477821603 0.434305308582728 63.2326069212447 63.2325098916135 2451165.077512798 0.732817050489101 1377.88380656169 245.332029662916 -6.11297251406343 53865.1531757846 T 18 CATAB v2.0c-linF95 2016-Jan-13 12:56.8 2016-Jan-13 12:56
2009-Jan-23 05:26 00:01 Jupiter 0.674451513549226 0.67442242356657 0.674480603472937 22.3852632112307 22.3290902574248 2454854.726602128 1.18900338188528 527.855303704252 420.412323229561 6.27816181535479 67470.9488435886 T 18 CATAB v2.0c-linF95 2016-Jan-13 12:56.8 2016-Jan-13 12:56
2044-Apr-12 02:00 00:03 Jupiter 0.660799292059419 0.660758946859722 0.660839637625763 19.9020350319178 19.8375242456313 2467717.583044580 2.77669713854409 595.151292845477 396.404571354097 -6.78116078475219 53080.75323343 T 18 CATAB v2.0c-linF95 2016-Jan-13 12:56.8 2016-Jan-13 12:56
2068-Jan-11 10:34 00:04 Earth 0.179485692722484 0.179451430452378 0.179520027482114 61.42293025103 61.4226885642785 2476391.940219134 4.07527009809234 5859.08932433432 117.062462228828 -73.3100257858871 216128.848385527 T 18 CATAB v2.0c-linF95 2016-Jan-13 12:56.8 2016-Jan-13 12:56
2079-Jul-21 03:37 00:03 Jupiter 1.81380121219068 1.81376446620685 1.81383795840041 18.1266726755337 18.1008918913248 2480600.650398869 3.41666816860004 493.226185302873 457.973232521306 -66.1855870835635 170705.606345752 T 18 CATAB v2.0c-linF95 2016-Jan-13 12:56.8 2016-Jan-13 12:56
2103-Dec-30 17:31 00:06 Jupiter 0.674994398964499 0.674941815102324 0.675046984210602 22.4365667335653 22.3805676787115 2489528.230159797 5.67914483292648 1259.47582723714 424.2863287492 -39.3060637186214 57421.7291696148 T 18 CATAB v2.0c-linF95 2016-Jan-13 12:56.8 2016-Jan-13 12:56
2111-Feb-04 17:01 00:05 Earth 0.356099776287573 0.355941402642993 0.356258160614211 58.8605666975334 58.8604395767133 2492121.209326376 5.11342506327947 8308.95694235577 204.905736528572 21.140918730866 92285.4302841671 T 18 CATAB v2.0c-linF95 2016-Jan-13 12:56.8 2016-Jan-13 12:56
2137-Feb-08 05:49 00:05 Earth 0.404310990000944 0.404148018658785 0.404473966181378 58.5841455678133 58.5840330769818 2501621.742583945 5.04100155510095 8249.98743601364 208.292806133556 14.9097886246639 73696.8572677002 T 18 CATAB v2.0c-linF95 2016-Jan-13 12:56.8 2016-Jan-13 12:56
2139-Mar-19 07:54 00:05 Jupiter 0.656756399387455 0.656699360719877 0.656813438791284 19.9717410857922 19.9070598146463 2502390.829237593 4.79597881052264 868.277469057502 387.905208054339 12.8050586196989 39324.4866652085 T 18 CATAB v2.0c-linF95 2016-Jan-13 12:56.8 2016-Jan-13 12:56
2163-Jan-02 09:57 00:04 Earth 0.282512780590949 0.282422070308299 0.282603503600638 62.5398827319088 62.5397319262223 2511080.914394996 4.11880375197429 5348.24786233048 249.652847958671 -33.5775096076801 92377.7669794655 T 18 CATAB v2.0c-linF95 2016-Jan-13 12:56.8 2016-Jan-13 12:56
2174-Jun-25 09:02 00:04 Jupiter 1.80097116522562 1.8009516925422 1.80099063801382 18.1459529496466 18.1200159995884 2515272.876373818 3.80706342325924 491.007379611058 256.395969918482 -80.2882963161693 303323.222900671 T 18 CATAB v2.0c-linF95 2016-Jan-13 12:56.8 2016-Jan-13 12:56
2180-Feb-14 05:18 00:03 Earth 0.473964059619652 0.473864690351611 0.474063429573882 58.1449632513432 58.1448665672103 2517332.720987039 3.08204551641072 4929.39170498387 398.240173172248 9.77773184233491 32782.8064031309 T 18 CATAB v2.0c-linF95 2016-Jan-13 12:56.8 2016-Jan-13 12:56
2198-Dec-05 17:19 00:04 Jupiter 0.670350877592108 0.67032207069875 0.670379684486429 22.5409929856956 22.4848674178624 2524202.221818080 4.12764549913954 534.741481105884 357.750895261733 18.3024305309216 70287.7811265593 T 18 CATAB v2.0c-linF95 2016-Jan-13 12:56.8 2016-Jan-13 12:56

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