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P/2012 F2 (PANSTARRS)
Classification: Jupiter-family Comet          SPK-ID: 1003180
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456298.5 (2013-Jan-06.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 24 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .5422358759891194 1.6816e-05  
a 6.32873357849248 0.00025997 AU
q 2.897067182656856 1.4274e-05 AU
i 14.72465049026602 5.3438e-05 deg
node 227.1351780823445 0.00015884 deg
peri 33.19254495084449 0.0008715 deg
M 354.1799915506454 0.00058942 deg
tp 2456392.514482865458
(2013-Apr-10.01448287)
0.0041619 JED
period 5815.320394477729
15.92
0.35833
0.0009811
d
yr
n .06190544554378443 3.8145e-06 deg/d
Q 9.760399974328104 0.00040094 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      100  
   data-arc span      511 days (1.40 yr)  
   first obs. used      2012-03-16  
   last obs. used      2013-08-09  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      4  
   fit RMS      .60453  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jun-13 19:44:54  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.8956 AU 
 T_jup = 2.615 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 12.0 mag 0.5 24 2 parameter fit from 34 observations, autocmod 2.5c
comet total magnitude slope K1 8.   n/a 24 autocmod 2.5c

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Alternate Designations
 Perihelion 
Year
(est.)
 New-Style 
Desig
Roman
 Numeral 
Year/
 Letter 
 2013.3   P/2012 F2       
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