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C/2013 G3 (PANSTARRS)
Classification: Hyperbolic Comet          SPK-ID: 1003244
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456792.5 (2014-May-15.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 57 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e 1.000442842924368 5.0415e-06  
a -8698.780827962439 99.025 AU
q 3.852193540290434 3.8161e-06 AU
i 64.67197947005334 2.3731e-05 deg
node 208.1310560072479 2.456e-05 deg
peri 76.49537330215018 0.00010019 deg
M -.0002237638522051131 3.8204e-06 deg
tp 2456976.693134717482
(2014-Nov-15.19313472)
0.0005456 JED
period n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
d
yr
n 1.214832749050746E-6 2.0744e-08 deg/d
Q n/a n/a AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      856  
   data-arc span      821 days (2.25 yr)  
   first obs. used      2013-04-10  
   last obs. used      2015-07-10  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   fit RMS      .5285  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Jul-19 09:42:36  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 3.39352 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 57 2 parameter fit from 195 observations, autocmod 2.6
comet total magnitude slope K1 12.   n/a 57 autocmod 2.6
comet nuclear magnitude M2 12.0 mag 0.4 57 from 615 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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