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236P/LINEAR
Classification: Jupiter-family Comet          SPK-ID: 1000469
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2455923.5 (2011-Dec-28.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 46 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .5086500245891166 1.9147e-07  
a 3.728070670999133 7.756e-08 au
q 1.83178743252546 7.4965e-07 au
i 16.33407016442907 1.0272e-05 deg
node 245.661491672993 3.3291e-05 deg
peri 119.3353728985713 7.4541e-05 deg
M 65.07648365323477 1.8859e-05 deg
tp 2455448.223644681864
(2010-Sep-08.72364468)
0.00014135 TDB
period 2629.206101949918
7.20
8.2048e-05
2.246e-07
d
yr
n .136923461318993 4.2729e-09 deg/d
Q 5.624353909472807 1.1701e-07 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      844  
   data-arc span      5224 days (14.30 yr)  
   first obs. used      2003-09-27  
   last obs. used      2018-01-15  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .68828  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2018-Apr-29 18:45:11  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .891077 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .990067 au 
 T_jup = 2.794 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 14.9   0.7 46 2 parameter fit from 196 observations, autocmod 2.6n
comet total magnitude slope K1 11.   n/a 46 autocmod 2.6n
comet nuclear magnitude M2 17.3   0.7 46 from 553 observations, autocmod 2.6n
comet nuclear magnitude slope K2 5.   n/a 46 autocmod 2.6n
comet nuclear phase coefficient PC 0.03   n/a 46 autocmod 2.6n

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Alternate Designations
 Perihelion 
Year
(est.)
 New-Style 
Desig
Roman
 Numeral 
Year/
 Letter 
 2010.7   236P/2010 K1       
 2003.5   236P/2003 UY275       
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