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C/2012 K1 (PANSTARRS)
Classification: Hyperbolic Comet          SPK-ID: 1003190
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456629.5 (2013-Dec-03.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 88 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e 1.000220424054383 4.3281e-07  
a -4785.205709893875 9.395 AU
q 1.054774443631731 2.5731e-07 AU
i 142.4281211646626 4.1917e-06 deg
node 317.7338859030117 1.7016e-05 deg
peri 203.0946916894638 2.5112e-05 deg
M -.0007969560654047061 2.347e-06 deg
tp 2456897.158614025486
(2014-Aug-27.65861403)
2.6418e-05 JED
period n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
d
yr
n 2.977509497709726E-6 8.7688e-09 deg/d
Q n/a n/a AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      6453  
   data-arc span      897 days (2.46 yr)  
   first obs. used      2012-05-14  
   last obs. used      2014-10-28  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   fit RMS      .71643  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Oct-29 15:43:39  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .106721 AU 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 7.0 mag 0.7 88 from 655 observations, assumed slope, autocmod 2.6
comet total magnitude slope K1 7.   n/a 88 autocmod 2.6
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