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C/2009 P1 (Garradd)
Classification: Hyperbolic Comet          SPK-ID: 1003031
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2455887.5 (2011-Nov-22.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 84 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e 1.000997441813209 9.3604e-07  
a -1554.512313367933 1.4584 au
q 1.550535580501496 4.6046e-07 au
i 106.1772915967264 6.2361e-06 deg
node 325.9972284743513 3.8268e-06 deg
peri 90.74706548333198 1.9103e-05 deg
M -.000509406507138616 7.1651e-07 deg
tp 2455919.177555764843
(2011-Dec-23.67755577)
2.905e-05 TDB
period n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
d
yr
n 1.608099156766304E-5 2.263e-08 deg/d
Q n/a n/a au

Additional Model Parameters
 Parameter Value Uncertainty (1-sigma) 
A1 [EST] 1.989629569617839E-8 3.347E-10
A2 [EST] -9.989061904901734E-10 1.498E-10
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      9044  
   data-arc span      1978 days (5.42 yr)  
   first obs. used      2008-09-27  
   last obs. used      2014-02-26  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   norm. resid. RMS      .4586  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-15 23:31:33  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.25341 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.30703 au 
 T_jup = -0.432 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 8.8   2. 84 2 parameter fit from 887 observations, autocmod 2.9c
comet total magnitude slope K1 4.5   n/a 84 autocmod 2.9c
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