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406P/Gibbs (2007 R2)
Classification: Jupiter-family Comet          SPK-ID: 1002474
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2454965.5 (2009-May-14.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 21 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .5740435193969321 8.8931e-07  
a 3.440119890563041 2.0373e-06 au
q 1.465341361436844 2.5267e-06 au
i 1.433949808422999 3.3224e-05 deg
node 8.807181648580237 0.0005764 deg
peri 353.0703673613406 0.00059335 deg
M 96.7254407998699 6.7252e-05 deg
tp 2454339.323144831171
(2007-Aug-26.82314483)
0.0001789 TDB
period 2330.55198298028
6.38
0.0020702
5.668e-06
d
yr
n .1544698434658542 1.3722e-07 deg/d
Q 5.414898419689238 3.2067e-06 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      193  
   data-arc span      4789 days (13.11 yr)  
   first obs. used      2007-09-10  
   last obs. used      2020-10-20  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      2  
   norm. resid. RMS      .74179  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-15 23:28:45  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .462716 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .110232 au 
 T_jup = 2.844 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 16.7   1. 21 2 parameter fit from 103 observations, autocmod 2.9c
comet total magnitude slope K1 17.75   n/a 21 autocmod 2.9c
comet nuclear magnitude M2 19.5   0.8 21 from 38 observations, autocmod 2.9c
comet nuclear magnitude slope K2 5.   n/a 21 autocmod 2.9c
comet nuclear phase coefficient PC 0.03   n/a 21 autocmod 2.9c

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Alternate Designations
 Perihelion 
Year
(est.)
 New-Style 
Desig
Roman
 Numeral 
Year/
 Letter 
 2020.4   406P/2020 R8       
 2007.7   406P/2007 R2       
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