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C/2010 D3 (WISE)
Classification: Comet          SPK-ID: 1003065
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2455534.5 (2010-Dec-04.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 15 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .9996276663834437 1.645e-05  
a 11407.91157562598 504.03 au
q 4.247548974307396 1.3359e-05 au
i 76.39457747642393 5.5233e-05 deg
node 255.2348084266318 6.4885e-05 deg
peri 304.6428436626974 0.00040245 deg
M 7.367247345740111E-5 4.8846e-06 deg
tp 2455443.422647775846
(2010-Sep-03.92264778)
0.0030714 TDB
period 445048812.1544341
1218477.24
2.9495e+07
8.075e+04
d
yr
n 8.089000356102022E-7 5.3609e-08 deg/d
Q 22811.57560227765 1007.9 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      95  
   data-arc span      1203 days (3.29 yr)  
   first obs. used      2010-02-24  
   last obs. used      2013-06-11  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   norm. resid. RMS      .78623  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2018-Oct-25 14:45:17  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 3.58484 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .105081 au 
 T_jup = 0.602 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 10.0   0.5 15 from 17 observations, assumed slope, autocmod 2.6n
comet total magnitude slope K1 9.   n/a 15 autocmod 2.6n
comet nuclear magnitude M2 13.9   0.8 15 from 4 observations, autocmod 2.6n
comet nuclear magnitude slope K2 5.   n/a 15 autocmod 2.6n
comet nuclear phase coefficient PC 0.03   n/a 15 autocmod 2.6n

Alternate Designations
 Perihelion 
Year
(est.)
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 2010.7   C/2010 D3       
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