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40P/Vaisala 1
Classification: Jupiter-family Comet          SPK-ID: 1000101
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457262.5 (2015-Aug-28.0) TDB
Reference: JPL K148/7 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .6316152020645802 8.4318e-08  
a 4.939864962861835 5.1746e-08 au
q 1.819771156172117 4.122e-07 au
i 11.49264281940788 5.647e-06 deg
node 133.8401678570807 5.2173e-05 deg
peri 47.28885502172881 5.3735e-05 deg
M 25.59861596735432 5.64e-06 deg
tp 2456977.342350093810
(2014-Nov-15.84235009)
5.9039e-05 TDB
period 4010.246260858229
10.98
6.3012e-05
1.725e-07
d
yr
n .08977004816730551 1.4105e-09 deg/d
Q 8.059958769551553 8.443e-08 au

Additional Model Parameters
 Parameter Value Uncertainty (1-sigma) 
A2 [EST] -1.091448490022975E-10 2.455E-13
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1128  
   data-arc span      27930 days (76.47 yr)  
   first obs. used      1939-01-18  
   last obs. used      2015-07-08  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .84439  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Ryan S. Park  
   solution date      2015-Aug-18 21:51:16  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .847879 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .0864788 au 
 T_jup = 2.534 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 11.7   1. K148/7 2 parameter fit from 360 observations, autocmod 2.6
comet total magnitude slope K1 13.   n/a K148/7 autocmod 2.6
comet nuclear magnitude M2 14.8   0.7 K148/7 from 380 observations, autocmod 2.6
comet nuclear magnitude slope K2 5.   n/a K148/7 autocmod 2.6
comet nuclear phase coefficient PC 0.03   n/a K148/7 autocmod 2.6
diameter diameter 4.2 km n/a Scotti,J (1994) BAAS 26:1375  

40P/Vaisala 1          Discovered 1939-Feb-08 by Vaisala, Y. at Turku, Finland
discovered on plate/photo taken on discovery date
Reference: comet.disLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Close-Approach Data   ...sorted by Date/Time (TDB)
Date/Time (TDB) Time Uncertainty
(days_HH:MM)
Body Nominal Distance (au) Minimum Distance (au) Maximum Distance (au) V-relative (km/s) V-infinity (km/s) JD (TDB) Time Uncertainty (minutes) Semi-major axis (km) Semi-minor axis (km) range-LOV angle (deg) N-sigma BP Orbit Ref. Reference Modified
1905-May-11 14:27 00:01 Jupiter 1.73311291841933 1.73310487222905 1.73312096462903 6.54518135078825 6.47008044360103 2416977.101886611 1.11701556260677 507.578633971682 144.835005858406 -38.7520429722688 1990964.77721244 T K148/7 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2017-Dec-06 15:02:26 2017-Dec-06 15:03
1961-Dec-31 08:41 < 00:01 Jupiter 0.407892108310703 0.407891447347347 0.407892769285397 10.7818913922241 10.5875404401563 2437664.861606451 0.171762173184403 143.131556312031 20.6462452293774 -79.6453407055029 2537000.92082187 T K148/7 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2017-Dec-06 15:02:26 2017-Dec-06 15:03
1973-Sep-21 23:44 < 00:01 Jupiter 0.996879357229759 0.99687694287177 0.9968817715916 7.39707478743807 7.28130258408499 2441947.488851303 0.198461229278522 163.516814988322 53.5584198277921 -45.3713202065104 1995090.04627546 T K148/7 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2017-Dec-06 15:02:26 2017-Dec-06 15:03
2024-Mar-26 09:18 < 00:01 Jupiter 0.897332350256022 0.897330838673047 0.897333861842619 9.29632070633345 9.19422159144246 2460395.887790779 0.142513582872088 357.657940642114 72.801744588202 -86.5326849223194 1847234.87185093 T K148/7 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2017-Dec-06 15:02:26 2017-Dec-06 15:03
2116-Mar-12 19:24 00:03 Jupiter 0.592442725453786 0.592355191454004 0.592530259371331 11.2829233294287 11.1554889949418 2493984.308008460 3.06966873486788 4350.75598200275 131.956946036602 1.12411928192506 19864.6905979721 T K148/7 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2017-Dec-06 15:02:26 2017-Dec-06 15:03
2127-Dec-02 04:50 00:06 Jupiter 0.0960957591533428 0.0958805599847625 0.0963110001243216 10.2424721180944 9.34235073029827 2498265.701554019 5.61950060814386 11237.693267872 134.179570270899 -15.4700676247157 28792.3713703238 T K148/7 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2017-Dec-06 15:02:26 2017-Dec-06 15:03
2141-Dec-27 12:03 10:22 Jupiter 0.659229666587324 0.657860578414764 0.660978924327422 9.87652222376572 9.74556088784727 2503405.001934589 621.533376578441 798738.192682727 1397.55285736944 84.6967981484294 70250.2224927288 T K148/7 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2017-Dec-06 15:02:26 2017-Dec-06 15:03

Alternate Designations
 Perihelion 
Year
(est.)
 New-Style 
Desig
Roman
 Numeral 
Year/
 Letter 
 1992.9       1993 VIII   1992u 
 1981.9       1982 V   1981l 
 1971.0       1971 VII   1970q 
 1960.0       1960 IV   1959i 
 1949.0   40P/1949 Y1   1949 V   1949h 
 1938.0   40P/1939 CB   1939 IV   1939b 
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