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P/2013 R3 (Catalina-PANSTARRS)
Classification: Encke-type Comet          SPK-ID: 1003275
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456580.5 (2013-Oct-15.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 18 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2734489118620981 1.2621e-05  
a 3.032944041011118 3.8048e-05 au
q 2.203588793257993 4.0957e-05 au
i .8989192243273189 7.7292e-05 deg
node 342.6847853749584 0.0029503 deg
peri 8.233884857093038 0.01049 deg
M 13.22069176549894 0.0051027 deg
tp 2456509.648882868243
(2013-Aug-05.14888287)
0.02717 TDB
period 1929.278937883922
5.28
0.036304
9.939e-05
d
yr
n .1865982118660645 3.5113e-06 deg/d
Q 3.862299288764242 4.8453e-05 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      318  
   data-arc span      110 days  
   first obs. used      2013-09-15  
   last obs. used      2014-01-03  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      4  
   norm. resid. RMS      .52097  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-15 23:32:39  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.19719 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.57201 au 
 T_jup = 3.184 
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Orbit Covariance (6×6)
  e q tp node peri i
e 1.592909445046619E-10 -3.921233380973174E-10 -3.133698663595287E-7 5.813837621176532E-9 -1.16107918336673E-7 1.558663153449166E-10
q -3.921233380973174E-10 1.677494703846114E-9 1.031434685308384E-6 -1.706004465041902E-8 3.843518148630119E-7 -3.299449216225829E-10
tp -3.133698663595287E-7 1.031434685308384E-6 .0007382108147745957 -1.300728242314397E-5 .0002738140932747314 -3.120701939794552E-7
node 5.813837621176532E-9 -1.706004465041902E-8 -1.300728242314397E-5 8.704149191500107E-6 -1.328555437792359E-5 2.207903864193606E-7
peri -1.16107918336673E-7 3.843518148630119E-7 .0002738140932747314 -1.328555437792359E-5 .0001100454941834087 -3.297439785420076E-7
i 1.558663153449166E-10 -3.299449216225829E-10 -3.120701939794552E-7 2.207903864193606E-7 -3.297439785420076E-7 5.97404977526031E-9

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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 6.5   1. 18 2 parameter fit from 184 observations, autocmod 2.9c
comet total magnitude slope K1 31.75   n/a 18 autocmod 2.9c
comet nuclear magnitude M2 16.0   0.6 18 from 108 observations, autocmod 2.9c
comet nuclear magnitude slope K2 5.   n/a 18 autocmod 2.9c
comet nuclear phase coefficient PC 0.03   n/a 18 autocmod 2.9c

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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
1921-Apr-08 21:50 3_22:51 Jupiter 1.55501305748258 1.55429950133119 1.55582096218427 0.514126692482533 n/a 2422788.409806134 5690.97942249666 610521.009992033 4969.62494998552 86.4686552084826 46706.3962376536 F 18 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-15 23:32:41 2021-Apr-15 23:32
1968-Sep-13 12:40 1_20:07 Jupiter 1.55574314170208 1.55540932482349 1.55609252496224 0.51562309548851 n/a 2440113.028093464 2647.23654472993 265463.887830825 6411.01300606803 86.591445201103 36227.1427183074 F 18 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-15 23:32:41 2021-Apr-15 23:32
2016-Feb-23 15:52 06:01 Jupiter 1.55867067596676 1.55844744741362 1.55889390547814 0.517586427971358 n/a 2457442.161329950 360.511792728573 18261.5167816203 11032.452663407 84.1553913632314 21059.0730672066 F 18 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-15 23:32:41 2021-Apr-15 23:32
2063-Aug-06 01:32 2_00:56 Jupiter 1.55869246988255 1.55843949979431 1.55895272366113 0.512335915388767 n/a 2474772.563805080 2936.12922738266 204980.948748462 7297.48282187833 -87.0595652931338 31901.2418041844 F 18 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-15 23:32:41 2021-Apr-15 23:32
2111-Jan-18 00:38 4_04:24 Jupiter 1.55638112989274 1.55594726993265 1.5568541245247 0.499922667081796 n/a 2492103.526455074 6024.47727411653 420584.604697834 8467.70858983019 -87.1441813318825 27453.774346582 F 18 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-15 23:32:41 2021-Apr-15 23:32
2158-Jun-28 14:08 6_19:01 Jupiter 1.5622521449054 1.56131449281085 1.56328662447747 0.503865144309863 n/a 2509432.089123489 9781.02919325856 627566.235814844 9664.25453897285 -85.5942157903819 24104.0264556253 F 18 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-15 23:32:41 2021-Apr-15 23:32

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