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P/2009 Q4 (Boattini)
Classification: Jupiter-family Comet          SPK-ID: 1003034
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2455177.5 (2009-Dec-12.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 42 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .5791972464252515 3.3375e-06  
a 3.138937332861699 2.706e-05 au
q 1.32087347296678 9.7745e-07 au
i 10.96931866130131 2.1439e-05 deg
node 127.6729218711165 3.6397e-05 deg
peri 320.0111460711544 5.3174e-05 deg
M 3.912927386494172 4.8237e-05 deg
tp 2455155.421392306119
(2009-Nov-19.92139231)
5.9203e-05 TDB
period 2031.292172001822
5.56
0.026267
7.192e-05
d
yr
n .1772270897126645 2.2917e-06 deg/d
Q 4.957001192756619 4.2733e-05 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      816  
   data-arc span      275 days  
   first obs. used      2009-08-26  
   last obs. used      2010-05-28  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      4  
   norm. resid. RMS      .66232  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2018-Oct-25 14:45:39  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .360881 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .598235 au 
 T_jup = 2.901 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 15.5   1. 42 2 parameter fit from 170 observations, autocmod 2.6n
comet total magnitude slope K1 11.   n/a 42 autocmod 2.6n

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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
1900-Jul-29 22:58 02:43 Jupiter 1.05528220833969 1.05056489875459 1.05999928554357 6.82670915191355 6.70810385791525 2415230.457059758 163.147759660086 233870.048197105 359.916635539792 7.0259306720446 36560.1251511033 T 42 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2018-Oct-25 14:45:43 2018-Oct-25 14:45
1972-Sep-17 23:56 00:51 Jupiter 0.803580489222975 0.792484130908234 0.814820313414558 5.6875845143679 5.49913597303378 2441578.497563656 50.8668702125049 778775.431807468 76.585112456143 -46.7532787149098 749238.767886619 T 42 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2018-Oct-25 14:45:43 2018-Oct-25 14:45
1984-Jun-23 19:04 05:48 Jupiter 0.554517207656887 0.554423052219439 0.554617989008406 4.60249037341575 4.25769030371599 2445875.294765111 347.762896452991 99836.5035925195 91.8685049236474 89.2428911653159 696459.469413785 T 42 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2018-Oct-25 14:45:43 2018-Oct-25 14:45
1996-Jun-07 17:10 00:50 Jupiter 0.600704561422509 0.600458985515632 0.600950863228099 5.13992237668871 4.85784985407633 2450242.215597223 49.496531031707 36064.1322708479 89.5275010281411 -73.330033398425 664836.825069909 T 42 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2018-Oct-25 14:45:43 2018-Oct-25 14:45
2008-Feb-29 21:40 00:11 Jupiter 1.54599651499828 1.54593490633195 1.54605812467118 8.48842596642236 8.42363418430754 2454526.402920499 10.7526538116222 3654.27392004034 151.381917875035 -35.8496825181684 597906.660513781 T 42 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2018-Oct-25 14:45:43 2018-Oct-25 14:45
2020-Dec-22 16:14 00:41 Earth 0.377146269962653 0.376106570282738 0.378191605557543 6.18741490596556 6.18627299201685 2459206.176603235 40.8574662622734 89381.3078175812 59.1891011672938 -54.439809695257 869327.0614131 T 42 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2018-Oct-25 14:45:43 2018-Oct-25 14:45
2067-Feb-01 16:02 01:23 Jupiter 1.66065550060532 1.6574084442808 1.66390428753687 8.4939881241208 8.43372563087893 2476048.168111856 83.0340001823036 182833.121619246 127.642029634331 -28.8091818979546 585671.483503006 T 42 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2018-Oct-25 14:45:43 2018-Oct-25 14:45
2079-Jan-23 00:52 04:37 Jupiter 0.741824389774697 0.740434729252112 0.743215692422563 4.95028757362178 4.71399268523253 2480421.536213093 276.509131555736 89341.4757086205 109.959166063085 -43.2574909537357 551071.994305926 T 42 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2018-Oct-25 14:45:43 2018-Oct-25 14:45
2091-Feb-17 11:06 04:09 Jupiter 0.570194306348249 0.56929795742151 0.571090597198239 4.60616400126472 4.27150450743402 2484829.962474977 249.068021831352 43610.0200866134 73.0604945819427 -2.06088348379822 24031.0801744384 T 42 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2018-Oct-25 14:45:43 2018-Oct-25 14:45
2102-Sep-19 13:19 03:06 Jupiter 1.12110210928756 1.11993750811382 1.12226744147409 5.9759332435166 5.84813857907938 2489061.054521946 185.90444955083 73872.4273956044 70.3387589313049 -40.9468822487601 407743.736166648 T 42 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2018-Oct-25 14:45:43 2018-Oct-25 14:45
2174-Apr-19 17:11 01:22 Jupiter 1.60885796983019 1.6058920153029 1.61182383405835 8.24218941869633 8.17806441871915 2515206.216032679 81.9899354741809 146657.831995456 141.617553715952 3.71043809110266 63913.5428422384 T 42 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2018-Oct-25 14:45:43 2018-Oct-25 14:45
2186-Apr-28 09:50 01:29 Jupiter 0.400557028399063 0.399272259729436 0.401843329444873 5.23114892062355 4.80995799816454 2519597.909749737 88.6665999070383 75826.5477765825 58.8736462395695 -36.6726365743109 501136.338464364 T 42 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2018-Oct-25 14:45:43 2018-Oct-25 14:45
2198-Mar-17 04:37 01:14 Jupiter 0.775863935561542 0.769834310551695 0.781891463497387 6.109978849061 5.92860953094535 2523938.692317769 74.3578497964984 293464.017229814 158.381472154896 -2.97721546732676 22395.7411212998 T 42 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2018-Oct-25 14:45:43 2018-Oct-25 14:45

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