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354P/LINEAR
Classification: Encke-type Comet          SPK-ID: 1003055
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456669.5 (2014-Jan-12.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 27 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1249710695668899 6.6025e-06  
a 2.28970675895115 2.8558e-05 au
q 2.003559656290488 2.8847e-05 au
i 5.255932309081645 4.3038e-05 deg
node 320.2352108028575 0.00032726 deg
peri 132.742467311955 0.016958 deg
M 66.84930179741337 0.013904 deg
tp 2456434.502846917709
(2013-May-22.00284692)
0.04461 TDB
period 1265.517706766807
3.46
0.023676
6.482e-05
d
yr
n .2844685602382774 5.3219e-06 deg/d
Q 2.575853861611812 3.2127e-05 au

Additional Model Parameters
 Parameter Value Uncertainty (1-sigma) 
A1 [EST] -6.918661512251866E-9 1.551E-8
A2 [EST] -2.867536440838652E-9 3.282E-10
A3 [EST] 1.734878235578023E-9 2.508E-10
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      250  
   data-arc span      2579 days (7.06 yr)  
   first obs. used      2010-01-06  
   last obs. used      2017-01-28  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      4  
   norm. resid. RMS      .3937  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Davide Farnocchia  
   solution date      2017-Jul-13 15:28:36  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.02428 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.58303 au 
 T_jup = 3.583 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 15.5   0.8 27 from 26 observations, assumed slope, autocmod 2.6k
comet total magnitude slope K1 10.   n/a 27 autocmod 2.6k

Alternate Designations
 Perihelion 
Year
(est.)
 New-Style 
Desig
Roman
 Numeral 
Year/
 Letter 
 2016.9   354P/2017 B5       
 2009.9   354P/2010 A2       
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