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209P/LINEAR
Classification: Jupiter-family Comet [NEO]          SPK-ID: 1000487
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2455687.5 (2011-May-06.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 120 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .6919695282952831 6.5607e-09  
a 2.931814876205146 5.687e-09 AU
q .9030883192683772 1.925e-08 AU
i 19.38780842501178 3.972e-06 deg
node 65.60112231774683 1.9141e-06 deg
peri 150.3540618931808 5.7506e-06 deg
M 147.0066806927967 3.0614e-07 deg
tp 2454938.748312901925
(2009-Apr-17.24831290)
3.4798e-06 JED
period 1833.594269899837
5.02
5.3351e-06
1.461e-08
d
yr
n .1963356920937943 5.7126e-10 deg/d
Q 4.960541433141914 9.6222e-09 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2435  
   # delay obs. used      9  
   # Doppler obs. used      4  
   data-arc span      3883 days (10.63 yr)  
   first obs. used      2003-12-03  
   last obs. used      2014-07-21  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .42709  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jul-28 13:13:37  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .0495108 AU 
 T_jup = 2.797 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 16.7 mag 2. 120 from 222 observations, assumed slope, autocmod 2.5c
comet total magnitude slope K1 15.   n/a 120 autocmod 2.5c
comet nuclear magnitude M2 21.1 mag 1. 120 from 1790 observations, autocmod 2.5c
comet nuclear magnitude slope K2 5.   n/a 120 autocmod 2.5c
comet nuclear phase coefficient PC 0.03   n/a 120 autocmod 2.5c

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Alternate Designations
 Perihelion 
Year
(est.)
 New-Style 
Desig
Roman
 Numeral 
Year/
 Letter 
 2009.3   209P/2008 X2       
 2004.3   209P/2004 CB       
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