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14P/Wolf
Classification: Jupiter-family Comet          SPK-ID: 1000110
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2455858.5 (2011-Oct-24.0) TDB
Reference: JPL K174/8 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .3574819125650833 1.4078e-07  
a 4.246697777050914 1.4643e-07 au
q 2.728580133624865 5.7402e-07 au
i 27.94266231240148 1.6674e-05 deg
node 202.1079110296776 3.6952e-05 deg
peri 159.1911756283212 3.3341e-05 deg
M 109.0625134645963 1.4002e-05 deg
tp 2454890.114092723633
(2009-Feb-27.61409272)
0.00016355 TDB
period 3196.505522795055
8.75
0.00016533
4.526e-07
d
yr
n .1126229870190284 5.8252e-09 deg/d
Q 5.764815420476962 1.9878e-07 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      359  
   data-arc span      10040 days (27.49 yr)  
   first obs. used      1992-07-27  
   last obs. used      2020-01-22  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .44497  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Javier Roa  
   solution date      2020-Feb-05 17:36:01  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.74288 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .0424581 au 
 T_jup = 2.716 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 15.7   0.5 K174/8 2 parameter fit from 190 observations, autocmod 2.8
comet total magnitude slope K1 4.5   n/a K174/8 autocmod 2.8
diameter diameter 4.66 km n/a Lamy, P; Toth, I; Fernandez, Y; Weaver, H. (to be published)  
rotation period rot_per 9.02 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2020-October); Warner et al., 2009 Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Kokotankekova, R.; Snodgrass, C.; Lacerda, P.; Green S.F.; et al. (2017) Mon. Not. Royal Ast. Soc. 471, 2974-3007.]

14P/Wolf          Discovered 1884-Sep-17 by Wolf, Max at Heidelberg, Germany
Reference: comet.disLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 Perihelion 
Year
(est.)
 New-Style 
Desig
Roman
 Numeral 
Year/
 Letter 
 1991.7       1992 XXII   1992m 
 1982.9       1984 IX   1983m 
 1974.2       1976 II   1975f 
 1965.4       1967 XII   1967j 
 1956.7       1959 II   1958c 
 1947.9       1950 VI   1950c 
 1939.1       1942 VI   
 1930.4       1934 I   1933e 
 1921.6       1918 V   1918b 
 1912.9       1912 I   1911a 
 1895.4       1898 IV   1898f 
 1886.6   14P/1891 J1   1891 II   1891b 
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