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P/2012 F2 (PANSTARRS)
Classification: Jupiter-family Comet          SPK-ID: 1003180
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456313.5 (2013-Jan-21.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 23 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .5422361379837076 1.6503e-05  
a 6.328752341437106 0.0002554 AU
q 2.897074113560903 1.4141e-05 AU
i 14.7246050185494 5.3071e-05 deg
node 227.1350779995823 0.00015843 deg
peri 33.19151280212494 0.00086129 deg
M 355.1088732420409 0.00052677 deg
tp 2456392.509987994882
(2013-Apr-10.00998800)
0.0041254 JED
period 5815.346255721704
15.92
0.35202
0.0009638
d
yr
n .06190517024601879 3.7473e-06 deg/d
Q 9.760430569313309 0.00039389 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      .63448  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2013-Sep-23 20:56:50  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.89693 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 23 2 parameter fit from 34 observations, autocmod 2.5c
comet total magnitude slope K1 8.   n/a 23 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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