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C/2013 G3 (PANSTARRS)
Classification: Hyperbolic Comet          SPK-ID: 1003244
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456787.5 (2014-May-10.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 55 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e 1.000441537991999 5.1388e-06  
a -8724.49045120245 101.53 AU
q 3.852193995039128 5.3214e-06 AU
i 64.67206875390939 2.5551e-05 deg
node 208.1311514508077 2.5472e-05 deg
peri 76.49532799841738 0.00013347 deg
M -.0002288229001415057 3.9939e-06 deg
tp 2456976.693198395883
(2014-Nov-15.19319840)
0.00065168 JED
period n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
d
yr
n 1.209466841734439E-6 2.1113e-08 deg/d
Q n/a n/a AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      848  
   data-arc span      795 days (2.18 yr)  
   first obs. used      2013-04-10  
   last obs. used      2015-06-14  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   fit RMS      .51916  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Jul-06 11:32:41  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 3.39355 AU 
 T_jup = 1.977 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 7.4 mag 0.5 55 2 parameter fit from 195 observations, autocmod 2.6
comet total magnitude slope K1 12.   n/a 55 autocmod 2.6
comet nuclear magnitude M2 12.0 mag 0.4 55 from 607 observations, autocmod 2.6
comet nuclear magnitude slope K2 5.   n/a 55 autocmod 2.6
comet nuclear phase coefficient PC 0.03   n/a 55 autocmod 2.6
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