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271P/van Houten-Lemmon (2012 TB36)
Classification: Jupiter-family Comet          SPK-ID: 1000103
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2455203.5 (2010-Jan-07.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 21 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .3889838173950321 4.0159e-07  
a 6.963510408045674 1.1862e-06 AU
q 4.25481754705403 2.9225e-06 AU
i 6.856295777351879 4.9768e-05 deg
node 9.590195257691436 0.00029778 deg
peri 35.05467134090104 0.00048341 deg
M 291.5296839148612 0.00021592 deg
tp 2456480.058149327224
(2013-Jul-06.55814933)
0.0039341 JED
period 6711.827256447355
18.38
0.001715
4.695e-06
d
yr
n .05363666051658069 1.3705e-08 deg/d
Q 9.672203269037318 1.6476e-06 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      89  
   data-arc span      19507 days (53.41 yr)  
   first obs. used      1960-09-24  
   last obs. used      2014-02-20  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .51625  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Mar-22 10:40:32  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 3.26688 AU 
 T_jup = 2.863 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 5.5 mag n/a ICQ 1994 Handbook  
comet total magnitude slope K1 15.0   n/a ICQ 1994 Handbook  
comet nuclear magnitude M2 10.5 mag n/a ICQ 1994 Handbook  
comet nuclear magnitude slope K2 10.0   n/a ICQ 1994 Handbook  

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Alternate Designations
 Perihelion 
Year
(est.)
 New-Style 
Desig
Roman
 Numeral 
Year/
 Letter 
 2013.5   271P/2012 TB36       
 1958.4   271P/1960 S1   1961 X   
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