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C/2012 F3 (PANSTARRS)
Classification: Hyperbolic Comet          SPK-ID: 1003181
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456814.5 (2014-Jun-06.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 65 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e 1.001268650649161 4.58e-06  
a -2724.71328471379 9.8336 AU
q 3.45670927742986 3.9357e-06 AU
i 11.35508757154703 1.1854e-05 deg
node 164.6213175246973 5.9475e-05 deg
peri 104.0287556548213 0.00016205 deg
M -.002111989872589571 1.1429e-05 deg
tp 2457119.267723653405
(2015-Apr-06.76772365)
0.00075104 JED
period n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
d
yr
n 6.929834456457787E-6 3.7515e-08 deg/d
Q n/a n/a AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1264  
   data-arc span      1274 days (3.49 yr)  
   first obs. used      2012-01-19  
   last obs. used      2015-07-16  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   fit RMS      .49367  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Jul-19 09:42:36  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 2.4669 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 65 2 parameter fit from 204 observations, autocmod 2.6
comet total magnitude slope K1 8.   n/a 65 autocmod 2.6
comet nuclear magnitude M2 10.5 mag 0.7 65 from 957 observations, autocmod 2.6
comet nuclear magnitude slope K2 5.   n/a 65 autocmod 2.6
comet nuclear phase coefficient PC 0.03   n/a 65 autocmod 2.6
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