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32P/Comas Sola
Classification: Jupiter-family Comet          SPK-ID: 1000015
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456978.5 (2014-Nov-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL K144/4 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .5562760238740677 1.6925e-07  
a 4.509982694456855 9.7023e-07 AU
q 2.001187453443541 4.7033e-07 AU
i 9.969372011246827 1.6687e-05 deg
node 57.84775781149395 4.3723e-05 deg
peri 53.33619540556421 7.0489e-05 deg
M 3.129203719999174 1.461e-05 deg
tp 2456948.091704491475
(2014-Oct-17.59170449)
0.00013359 JED
period 3498.329723023559
9.58
0.0011289
3.091e-06
d
yr
n .1029062519838344 3.3207e-08 deg/d
Q 7.018777935470168 1.5099e-06 AU

Additional Model Parameters
 Parameter Value Uncertainty (1-sigma) 
A1 [EST] 7.715576562550347E-10 2.262E-10
A2 [EST] -9.011297407148763E-10 5.231E-12
A3 [EST] 3.726522066616423E-11 8.958E-11
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1894  
   data-arc span      9782 days (26.78 yr)  
   first obs. used      1988-01-21  
   last obs. used      2014-11-02  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      1  
   fit RMS      .7619  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Ryan S. Park  
   solution date      2014-Nov-07 13:06:23  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.03544 AU 
 T_jup = 2.678 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 11.4 mag 1. K144/4 2 parameter fit from 451 observations, autocmod 2.6
comet total magnitude slope K1 8.   n/a K144/4 autocmod 2.6
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 
 1966.9       1969 VIII   1968g 
 1957.3       1961 III   1960f 
 1947.7       1944 II   1951h 
 1938.2   32P/1935 P1   1935 IV   1935c 
 1928.6   32P/1926 V1   1927 III   1926f 
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