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P/2011 R3 (Novichonok)
Classification: Jupiter-family Comet          SPK-ID: 1003148
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456103.5 (2012-Jun-25.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 46 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2661508377443198 2.1937e-07  
a 4.847828699118531 1.3436e-06 au
q 3.557575029607178 1.768e-06 au
i 19.2276528512786 2.607e-05 deg
node 190.561691965558 4.1043e-05 deg
peri 225.093805514214 0.00022376 deg
M 7.741603575027976 0.00014048 deg
tp 2456019.660678925150
(2012-Apr-02.16067892)
0.0014894 TDB
period 3898.695573137369
10.67
0.0016208
4.438e-06
d
yr
n .09233857664611136 3.8387e-08 deg/d
Q 6.138082368629884 1.7012e-06 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      444  
   data-arc span      3291 days (9.01 yr)  
   first obs. used      2011-09-07  
   last obs. used      2020-09-10  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      1  
   norm. resid. RMS      .65441  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Sep-24 20:18:48  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 2.60071 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .138023 au 
 T_jup = 2.830 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 10.1   0.7 46 2 parameter fit from 214 observations, autocmod 2.8
comet total magnitude slope K1 10.75   n/a 46 autocmod 2.8
comet nuclear magnitude M2 13.5   0.5 46 from 192 observations, autocmod 2.8
comet nuclear magnitude slope K2 5.   n/a 46 autocmod 2.8
comet nuclear phase coefficient PC 0.03   n/a 46 autocmod 2.8

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 2012.3   P/2011 R3       
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