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C/2006 A1 (Pojmanski)
Classification: Comet          SPK-ID: 1002316
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2453817.5 (2006-Mar-23.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 41 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .9997651805115564 1.6698e-06  
a 2365.203591179088 16.818 AU
q .5553958973456772 2.6329e-07 AU
i 92.73610774844845 2.1621e-05 deg
node 211.3431299685535 9.043e-05 deg
peri 351.1877705250565 4.4295e-05 deg
M .0002469291509949923 2.6338e-06 deg
tp 2453788.681519122999
(2006-Feb-22.18151912)
2.1527e-05 JED
period 42014695.60769177
115029.97
4.4812e+05
1227
d
yr
n 8.568430516823585E-6 9.139e-08 deg/d
Q 4729.85178646083 33.632 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      603  
   data-arc span      310 days  
   first obs. used      2006-01-04  
   last obs. used      2006-11-10  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   fit RMS      .65885  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jun-13 19:43:44  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .445428 AU 
 T_jup = -0.042 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 10.5 mag 1. 41 2 parameter fit from 63 observations, autocmod 2.5c
comet total magnitude slope K1 14.   n/a 41 autocmod 2.5c
comet nuclear magnitude M2 14.5 mag 0.8 41 from 383 observations, autocmod 2.5c
comet nuclear magnitude slope K2 5.   n/a 41 autocmod 2.5c
comet nuclear phase coefficient PC 0.03   n/a 41 autocmod 2.5c

Alternate Designations
 Perihelion 
Year
(est.)
 New-Style 
Desig
Roman
 Numeral 
Year/
 Letter 
 2006.1   C/2006 A1       
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