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335P/Gibbs (2008 Y2)
Classification: Jupiter-family Comet          SPK-ID: 1003007
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2455190.5 (2009-Dec-25.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 33 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .5434881258870633 4.24e-07  
a 3.588566469490358 1.8216e-07 au
q 1.638223204365888 1.5308e-06 au
i 7.27540758303679 2.2225e-05 deg
node 330.8930056331217 5.7022e-05 deg
peri 162.3119676610465 0.00022203 deg
M 48.80917860744405 5.6808e-05 deg
tp 2454853.849768404348
(2009-Jan-22.34976840)
0.00037347 TDB
period 2483.018293529549
6.80
0.00018906
5.176e-07
d
yr
n .1449848359708494 1.1039e-08 deg/d
Q 5.538909734614828 2.8116e-07 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      419  
   data-arc span      2704 days (7.40 yr)  
   first obs. used      2008-12-01  
   last obs. used      2016-04-27  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .53153  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2016-Nov-12 10:43:37  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .654465 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .164917 au 
 T_jup = 2.833 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 16.5   0.6 33 2 parameter fit from 204 observations, autocmod 2.6g
comet total magnitude slope K1 10.   n/a 33 autocmod 2.6g

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Alternate Designations
 Perihelion 
Year
(est.)
 New-Style 
Desig
Roman
 Numeral 
Year/
 Letter 
 2015.9   335P/2016 A9       
 2009.1   335P/2008 Y2       
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