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406P/Gibbs (2007 R2)
Classification: Jupiter-family Comet          SPK-ID: 1002474
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2454920.5 (2009-Mar-30.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 19 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .5740086419331278 9.3162e-07  
a 3.440090138298866 2.1392e-06 au
q 1.465448669886388 2.616e-06 au
i 1.433931745503409 3.3233e-05 deg
node 8.80783604757171 0.0005779 deg
peri 353.0692223598707 0.00059513 deg
M 89.78037287408463 6.4706e-05 deg
tp 2454339.291356625186
(2007-Aug-26.79135663)
0.00018173 TDB
period 2330.52174898384
6.38
0.0021738
5.952e-06
d
yr
n .1544718474122664 1.4408e-07 deg/d
Q 5.414731606711344 3.3671e-06 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      191  
   data-arc span      4789 days (13.11 yr)  
   first obs. used      2007-09-10  
   last obs. used      2020-10-20  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      2  
   norm. resid. RMS      .74258  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Dec-18 07:25:39  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .460982 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .11005 au 
 T_jup = 2.844 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 17.2   1. 19 2 parameter fit from 100 observations, autocmod 2.8
comet total magnitude slope K1 15.   n/a 19 autocmod 2.8

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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
1969-Sep-18 19:00 00:58 Jupiter 0.239170199215724 0.238595856193454 0.239744682986372 5.28884411592488 4.57043341331409 2440483.291923581 58.2922047080101 30148.8540423262 169.936736916662 23.65083443721 76598.7065192943 T 19 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Dec-18 07:25:40 2020-Dec-18 07:25
2005-Apr-09 02:07 00:05 Jupiter 0.416488951452733 0.416455238007974 0.416522665115867 5.50136176906187 5.11835309515124 2453469.588087008 4.97716641115506 1752.04354416532 158.849437805986 17.3131475750567 118760.336594436 T 19 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Dec-18 07:25:40 2020-Dec-18 07:25
2016-Mar-07 03:23 00:12 Jupiter 0.740858761469809 0.740793341702385 0.740924181077583 6.27721956533066 6.0923631701904 2457454.640840540 11.8900009870919 3214.49252039173 341.414097674505 9.68188620528423 41885.678785975 T 19 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Dec-18 07:25:40 2020-Dec-18 07:25
2063-Aug-25 18:37 00:04 Jupiter 0.292032738758811 0.291816185968898 0.292249298184297 5.3220109299823 4.74583255565754 2474792.275876481 4.19969332904072 11012.1374829056 324.347097903205 17.7081900698922 36741.9459385931 T 19 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Dec-18 07:25:40 2020-Dec-18 07:25
2087-Apr-14 09:15 05:20 Jupiter 0.581426799833625 0.574896555441848 0.587955348553121 5.74184659049005 5.48226252815405 2483424.885453945 320.146546475858 321335.451600531 365.186188189601 9.01877015605299 27836.8156355172 T 19 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Dec-18 07:25:40 2020-Dec-18 07:25

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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