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C/2012 F3 (PANSTARRS)
Classification: Hyperbolic Comet          SPK-ID: 1003181
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456739.5 (2014-Mar-23.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 57 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e 1.001133584359349 4.6793e-06  
a -3049.280220616844 12.584 AU
q 3.456616365363401 4.4378e-06 AU
i 11.35533626356908 2.1453e-05 deg
node 164.6225680237829 9.8778e-05 deg
peri 104.0323690500076 0.00017667 deg
M -.002223120391554962 1.3757e-05 deg
tp 2457119.299958888890
(2015-Apr-06.79995889)
0.00076646 JED
period n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
d
yr
n 5.853398189032802E-6 3.6233e-08 deg/d
Q n/a n/a AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1058  
   data-arc span      1186 days (3.25 yr)  
   first obs. used      2012-01-19  
   last obs. used      2015-04-19  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   fit RMS      .45995  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Apr-19 20:16:34  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 2.4665 AU 
 T_jup = 2.259 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 7.7 mag 0.9 57 2 parameter fit from 194 observations, autocmod 2.6
comet total magnitude slope K1 8.   n/a 57 autocmod 2.6
comet nuclear magnitude M2 10.3 mag 0.6 57 from 777 observations, autocmod 2.6
comet nuclear magnitude slope K2 5.   n/a 57 autocmod 2.6
comet nuclear phase coefficient PC 0.03   n/a 57 autocmod 2.6
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