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367P/Catalina
Classification: Encke-type Comet          SPK-ID: 1003282
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456029.5 (2012-Apr-12.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 16 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2798821138701954 3.0153e-06  
a 3.510966480902279 2.0514e-06 au
q 2.528309760499948 9.1195e-06 au
i 8.459530773423856 3.9142e-05 deg
node 58.74148345747774 0.00045245 deg
peri 173.479232864886 0.0010374 deg
M 20.09951711136316 0.00082365 deg
tp 2455895.340455615725
(2011-Nov-29.84045562)
0.0056145 TDB
period 2402.91523974147
6.58
0.0021059
5.766e-06
d
yr
n .1498180185659534 1.313e-07 deg/d
Q 4.493623201304611 2.6255e-06 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      129  
   data-arc span      2626 days (7.19 yr)  
   first obs. used      2011-02-10  
   last obs. used      2018-04-20  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      2  
   norm. resid. RMS      .56402  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2018-Oct-25 14:45:55  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.5177 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .499656 au 
 T_jup = 3.042 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 11.1   0.4 16 from 6 observations, assumed slope, autocmod 2.6n
comet total magnitude slope K1 10.   n/a 16 autocmod 2.6n
comet nuclear magnitude M2 14.0   0.9 16 from 104 observations, autocmod 2.6n
comet nuclear magnitude slope K2 5.   n/a 16 autocmod 2.6n
comet nuclear phase coefficient PC 0.03   n/a 16 autocmod 2.6n

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Close-Approach Data   ...sorted by Date/Time (TDB)
Date/Time (TDB) Time Uncertainty
(days_HH:MM)
Body Nominal Distance (au) Minimum Distance (au) Maximum Distance (au) V-relative (km/s) V-infinity (km/s) JD (TDB) Time Uncertainty (minutes) Semi-major axis (km) Semi-minor axis (km) range-LOV angle (deg) N-sigma BP Orbit Ref. Reference Modified
1917-Feb-25 16:21 00:04 Jupiter 1.18296983764497 1.18271708530411 1.18322258463568 4.76404792544576 4.61130408842593 2421285.181060559 4.00164411304997 11949.3431950424 679.025487030429 13.6121754354245 25965.3993732365 T 16 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2018-Oct-25 14:45:56 2018-Oct-25 14:45
1931-Aug-04 08:20 01:35 Jupiter 1.95019925119713 1.95000098652707 1.95039750363013 2.35448712661009 2.16216496745628 2426557.847388394 95.1792862999327 10342.8212269209 228.9915686748 -87.2974636579747 50070.8661475845 T 16 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2018-Oct-25 14:45:56 2018-Oct-25 14:45
1976-Jul-29 15:40 00:03 Jupiter 0.829749905605587 0.829653510834438 0.829846301421223 3.90171360913692 3.63066602641481 2442989.152653659 2.73144656365552 5047.64762684258 659.309721349492 16.7611162862525 63958.876264293 T 16 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2018-Oct-25 14:45:56 2018-Oct-25 14:45
1988-Jul-26 18:40 00:28 Jupiter 0.991309456868596 0.991204378536697 0.991414537974915 3.97295749357358 3.75173226355467 2447369.277710761 27.727664542925 5895.76513753869 521.44739403107 28.1981141190269 123609.942586383 T 16 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2018-Oct-25 14:45:56 2018-Oct-25 14:45
2047-Dec-14 22:43 00:11 Jupiter 0.403720962116794 0.403713474799417 0.403728483004642 2.74022927622356 1.82010371525246 2469059.446219023 11.0298028199929 8641.56180681259 421.670687601385 81.5772074971404 314809.701962974 T 16 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2018-Oct-25 14:45:56 2018-Oct-25 14:45
2098-Sep-01 23:10 1_07:48 Jupiter 1.96893232610907 1.96383020685531 1.97402604166946 3.10186422378508 2.95992804401129 2487583.465132470 1908.43033746568 166315.354255846 276.330380169093 11.5689968536666 27290.5544299475 T 16 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2018-Oct-25 14:45:56 2018-Oct-25 14:45
2131-Apr-17 09:35 00:56 Jupiter 0.458838936144897 0.45713194941306 0.460545909435336 2.39666852081629 1.43247846213705 2499497.899046569 56.022878242606 153637.319273665 749.172381043299 -56.3766295713019 73282.8953611471 T 16 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2018-Oct-25 14:45:56 2018-Oct-25 14:45

Alternate Designations
 Perihelion 
Year
(est.)
 New-Style 
Desig
Roman
 Numeral 
Year/
 Letter 
 2018.5   367P/2018 H1       
 2011.9   367P/2011 CR42       
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