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32P/Comas Sola
Classification: Jupiter-family Comet          SPK-ID: 1000015
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456717.5 (2014-Mar-01.0) TDB
Reference: JPL K144/3 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .5559611390453879 1.3803e-07  
a 4.506740229271569 3.2053e-07 AU
q 2.001167798024075 7.3888e-07 AU
i 9.970761995390649 1.8486e-05 deg
node 57.85394437019217 3.8006e-05 deg
peri 53.34780194974152 3.9847e-05 deg
M 336.2395315139392 3.8528e-05 deg
tp 2456948.145355823334
(2014-Oct-17.64535582)
0.00039777 JED
period 3494.5576996982
9.57
0.00037281
1.021e-06
d
yr
n .103017328925801 1.099e-08 deg/d
Q 7.012312660519064 4.9873e-07 AU

Additional Model Parameters
 Parameter Value Uncertainty (1-sigma) 
A1 [EST] -6.305999713101492E-10 2.621E-10
A2 [EST] -9.195119173169006E-10 4.857E-12
A3 [EST] 5.750832414342179E-10 9.72E-11
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1625  
   data-arc span      9501 days (26.01 yr)  
   first obs. used      1988-01-21  
   last obs. used      2014-01-25  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .76246  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Ryan S. Park  
   solution date      2014-Feb-19 14:51:06  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.0355 AU 
 T_jup = 2.678 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 11.9 mag 1. K144/3 2 parameter fit from 424 observations, autocmod 2.5c
comet total magnitude slope K1 7.   n/a K144/3 autocmod 2.5c
diameter diameter 8.4 km n/a Scotti,J (1994) BAAS 26:1375  

32P/Comas Sola          Discovered 1926-Nov-06 by Comas Sola, Josep at Fabra Observatory, Spain
discovered on plate/photo taken on discovery date
Reference: comet.disLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 Perihelion 
Year
(est.)
 New-Style 
Desig
Roman
 Numeral 
Year/
 Letter 
 1986.1       1987 XVIII   1986j 
 1976.5       1978 XVII   1977n 
 1967.0       1969 VIII   1968g 
 1957.4       1961 III   1960f 
 1947.8       1944 II   1951h 
 1938.3   32P/1935 P1   1935 IV   1935c 
 1928.7   32P/1926 V1   1927 III   1926f 
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