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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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Orbit Covariance (6×6)
  e q tp node peri i
e 7.908753108995195E-13 -2.178837740776763E-12 -1.322633564341471E-11 -3.130599213523732E-11 -7.330440579610797E-11 -2.998372694382232E-12
q -2.178837740776763E-12 6.384415525505837E-12 -7.29515820342034E-11 1.02747359090148E-10 1.375893091300955E-10 9.051854309512359E-12
tp -1.322633564341471E-11 -7.29515820342034E-11 3.200375066661578E-8 -7.949192395428458E-9 2.346150767568554E-8 -3.861497424896864E-10
node -3.130599213523732E-11 1.02747359090148E-10 -7.949192395428458E-9 3.322372802133176E-7 -3.32220411567787E-7 1.38768254931606E-8
peri -7.330440579610797E-11 1.375893091300955E-10 2.346150767568554E-8 -3.32220411567787E-7 3.520661613994585E-7 -1.36954253687744E-8
i -2.998372694382232E-12 9.051854309512359E-12 -3.861497424896864E-10 1.38768254931606E-8 -1.36954253687744E-8 1.103829849187368E-9

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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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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 19:08 00:55 Jupiter 0.239248208498085 0.23870529866917 0.23979124402554 5.28883010901824 4.57066985800786 2440483.297379683 55.0984583384274 28498.3586500379 169.354220866873 23.6501483911562 76860.6144499458 T 21 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-15 23:28:45 2021-Apr-15 23:28
2005-Apr-09 02:06 00:05 Jupiter 0.416484310698813 0.416452424626962 0.416516196964274 5.5013626696479 5.11834963789842 2453469.587577118 4.68985021556838 1656.55743262279 158.226032704001 17.2546097737052 119444.995331942 T 21 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-15 23:28:45 2021-Apr-15 23:28
2016-Mar-07 03:21 00:11 Jupiter 0.740866603350052 0.740804349368513 0.740928857189838 6.27724982715592 6.09239633759261 2457454.639740109 11.2330282110732 3059.87872107693 341.173563517801 9.73937775539798 42815.7137632665 T 21 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-15 23:28:45 2021-Apr-15 23:28
2063-Aug-25 18:38 00:04 Jupiter 0.292005862930677 0.291800651597645 0.292211080198791 5.32200275061185 4.74576713634576 2474792.276118349 4.07249356376068 10434.4535392693 324.148773762812 17.7017314523541 36761.0814799663 T 21 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-15 23:28:45 2021-Apr-15 23:28
2087-Apr-14 09:55 05:04 Jupiter 0.582234677260188 0.576043331406291 0.588424500809308 5.74356666650459 5.48443260342275 2483424.912945147 304.341807419758 304662.248734541 365.018518685864 9.01056982507836 27857.7113267261 T 21 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-15 23:28:45 2021-Apr-15 23:28

Alternate Designations
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Year/
 Letter 
 2020.4   406P/2020 R8       
 2007.7   406P/2007 R2       
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