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331P/Gibbs (2012 F5)
Classification: Encke-type Comet          SPK-ID: 1003182
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456414.5 (2013-May-02.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 32 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .04169351767131187 3.4447e-07  
a 3.005059547865001 1.4109e-07 au
q 2.879768044502747 1.04e-06 au
i 9.738611631447446 3.1061e-05 deg
node 216.8593848230539 0.0001388 deg
peri 177.8314848560483 0.00035244 deg
M 213.6198445381056 0.00032427 deg
tp 2457188.173557187786
(2015-Jun-14.67355719)
0.0016882 TDB
period 1902.733876110057
5.21
0.000134
3.669e-07
d
yr
n .1892014456251669 1.3325e-08 deg/d
Q 3.130351051227255 1.4697e-07 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      175  
   data-arc span      5931 days (16.24 yr)  
   first obs. used      2004-08-26  
   last obs. used      2020-11-21  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .80917  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-15 23:28:27  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.88575 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.08388 au 
 T_jup = 3.228 
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Orbit Covariance (6×6)
  e q tp node peri i
e 1.186619976293095E-13 -3.552213044973047E-13 -2.411166016203573E-10 5.694862145997724E-13 -5.103740837393378E-11 1.567040511308601E-13
q -3.552213044973047E-13 1.081640000649962E-12 6.197821239799171E-10 -1.649824369890595E-12 1.327205396585538E-10 -4.181703897312383E-13
tp -2.411166016203573E-10 6.197821239799171E-10 2.850067014259021E-6 -1.910035154401906E-9 5.469885124319545E-7 -9.561511791082614E-10
node 5.694862145997724E-13 -1.649824369890595E-12 -1.910035154401906E-9 1.926631627641953E-8 -1.937450953052152E-8 -2.552175329602832E-9
peri -5.103740837393378E-11 1.327205396585538E-10 5.469885124319545E-7 -1.937450953052152E-8 1.242128947369848E-7 2.32737005576026E-9
i 1.567040511308601E-13 -4.181703897312383E-13 -9.561511791082614E-10 -2.552175329602832E-9 2.32737005576026E-9 9.647998229955904E-10

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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 16.5   2. 32 2 parameter fit from 103 observations, autocmod 2.9c
comet total magnitude slope K1 4.5   n/a 32 autocmod 2.9c

Alternate Designations
 Perihelion 
Year
(est.)
 New-Style 
Desig
Roman
 Numeral 
Year/
 Letter 
 2010.2   331P/2012 F5       
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