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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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Orbit Covariance (6×6)
  e q tp node peri i
e 8.67910205690593E-13 -2.366834036085752E-12 -2.196383910976164E-11 -3.651182217872792E-11 -8.163595176166347E-11 -3.223716653188943E-12
q -2.366834036085752E-12 6.843617691211011E-12 -5.174158130385029E-11 1.146468411302395E-10 1.586779815146635E-10 9.607642694886015E-12
tp -2.196383910976164E-11 -5.174158130385029E-11 3.302578347145194E-8 -7.157018253037321E-9 2.421802231422813E-8 -3.621276655612188E-10
node -3.651182217872792E-11 1.146468411302395E-10 -7.157018253037321E-9 3.339696632033852E-7 -3.329537704288765E-7 1.388304614626817E-8
peri -8.163595176166347E-11 1.586779815146635E-10 2.421802231422813E-8 -3.329537704288765E-7 3.541850771272487E-7 -1.366269794729801E-8
i -3.223716653188943E-12 9.607642694886015E-12 -3.621276655612188E-10 1.388304614626817E-8 -1.366269794729801E-8 1.104424160811458E-9

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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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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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