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C/2010 F1 (Boattini)
Classification: Comet          SPK-ID: 1003073
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2455288.5 (2010-Apr-02.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 14 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .947559715455431 0.00011514  
a 68.41160856576292 0.15127 au
q 3.587524219340278 9.7219e-05 au
i 64.93587751125038 0.0011588 deg
node 344.3896724396092 0.00074657 deg
peri 127.5110645006678 0.0046969 deg
M .2481080792227903 0.0008285 deg
tp 2455146.060140744903
(2009-Nov-10.56014074)
0.021619 TDB
period 206677.4669025961
565.85
685.51
1.877
d
yr
n .001741844456462506 5.7774e-06 deg/d
Q 133.2356929121856 0.29461 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      302  
   data-arc span      100 days  
   first obs. used      2010-02-20  
   last obs. used      2010-05-31  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      4  
   norm. resid. RMS      .64162  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jun-13 19:44:33  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 2.87212 au 
 T_jup = 1.058 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 6.3   0.4 14 from 93 observations, assumed slope, autocmod 2.5c
comet total magnitude slope K1 17.   n/a 14 autocmod 2.5c
comet nuclear magnitude M2 13.8   0.4 14 from 161 observations, autocmod 2.5c
comet nuclear magnitude slope K2 5.   n/a 14 autocmod 2.5c
comet nuclear phase coefficient PC 0.03   n/a 14 autocmod 2.5c

Alternate Designations
 Perihelion 
Year
(est.)
 New-Style 
Desig
Roman
 Numeral 
Year/
 Letter 
 2009.9   C/2010 F1       
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