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114P/Wiseman-Skiff
Classification: Jupiter-family Comet          SPK-ID: 1000114
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458190.5 (2018-Mar-13.0) TDB
Reference: JPL K203/13 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .5544736510714491 9.0472e-08  
a 3.545044265892642 3.9188e-08 au
q 1.579410628573244 3.3158e-07 au
i 18.27316570596908 9.9798e-06 deg
node 271.0622444210836 1.9931e-05 deg
peri 172.8444790301366 4.334e-05 deg
M 260.7336492180305 1.0713e-05 deg
tp 2458862.749482349833
(2020-Jan-14.24948235)
6.7517e-05 TDB
period 2437.984389871396
6.67
4.0425e-05
1.107e-07
d
yr
n .147662963510193 2.4484e-09 deg/d
Q 5.510677903212041 6.0916e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1798  
   data-arc span      5046 days (13.82 yr)  
   first obs. used      2006-07-21  
   last obs. used      2020-05-14  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .62384  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Davide Farnocchia  
   solution date      2020-Jun-02 13:51:05  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .596564 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .182287 au 
 T_jup = 2.772 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 14.1   0.6 K203/13 2 parameter fit from 1272 observations, autocmod 2.8
comet total magnitude slope K1 11.5   n/a K203/13 autocmod 2.8
comet nuclear magnitude M2 16.3   0.7 K203/13 from 387 observations, autocmod 2.8
comet nuclear magnitude slope K2 5.   n/a K203/13 autocmod 2.8
comet nuclear phase coefficient PC 0.03   n/a K203/13 autocmod 2.8
diameter diameter 1.56 km n/a DASTCOM value unverified

114P/Wiseman-Skiff          Discovered 1986-Dec-28 by Wiseman, Jennifer at Lowell Observatory's Anderson Mesa Station
discovered on plate/photo taken on discovery date
Reference: comet.disLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 Perihelion 
Year
(est.)
 New-Style 
Desig
Roman
 Numeral 
Year/
 Letter 
 1993.3   114P/1993 X2   1993 IX   1993u 
 1986.7   114P/1986 Y1   1986 XV   1987b 
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