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C/2012 K1 (PANSTARRS)
Classification: Hyperbolic Comet          SPK-ID: 1003190
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456610.5 (2013-Nov-14.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 81 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e 1.000198047690923 8.9568e-07  
a -5325.760037238032 24.082 AU
q 1.054754477784498 9.204e-07 AU
i 142.4281944763808 4.8018e-06 deg
node 317.7330420618482 1.9177e-05 deg
peri 203.0953783436578 6.707e-05 deg
M -.0007269350527135091 4.9305e-06 deg
tp 2456897.157909178282
(2014-Aug-27.65790918)
4.5216e-05 JED
period n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
d
yr
n 2.535897421415309E-6 1.72e-08 deg/d
Q n/a n/a AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      6089  
   data-arc span      784 days (2.15 yr)  
   first obs. used      2012-05-14  
   last obs. used      2014-07-07  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   fit RMS      .46967  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Aug-24 20:14:59  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .108002 AU 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 7.0 mag 0.7 81 2 parameter fit from 614 observations, autocmod 2.5c
comet total magnitude slope K1 7.   n/a 81 autocmod 2.5c
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