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P/2017 K3 (Gasparovic)
Classification: Jupiter-family Comet          SPK-ID: 1003519
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457908.5 (2017-Jun-04.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 5 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .5811796540391507 4.2837e-05  
a 5.573290416193654 0.00085116 au
q 2.334207420250512 0.00012049 au
i 4.279069229180887 0.00020376 deg
node 354.3283551657214 0.0024207 deg
peri 253.2094774904487 0.018115 deg
M .2628799130730206 0.0034716 deg
tp 2457904.990697225516
(2017-May-31.49069723)
0.047095 TDB
period 4805.802710621399
13.16
1.1009
0.003014
d
yr
n .07490944212178266 1.716e-05 deg/d
Q 8.812373412136797 0.0013458 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      97  
   data-arc span      174 days  
   first obs. used      2017-01-27  
   last obs. used      2017-07-20  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      5  
   norm. resid. RMS      .54627  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Aug-06 07:15:36  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.3252 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .17081 au 
 T_jup = 2.613 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 7.6   0.6 5 from 81 observations, assumed slope, autocmod 2.8
comet total magnitude slope K1 29.   n/a 5 autocmod 2.8

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Alternate Designations
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 2017.4   P/2017 K3       
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