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160P/LINEAR
Classification: Jupiter-family Comet          SPK-ID: 1000511
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2455936.5 (2012-Jan-10.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 54 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .4791661897799932 3.8378e-07  
a 3.968026826461215 4.8496e-08 au
q 2.066682531080996 1.5024e-06 au
i 17.27524912102148 2.8348e-05 deg
node 337.0052391037867 2.5612e-05 deg
peri 18.17408169231319 4.097e-05 deg
M 328.5189899862737 1.2177e-05 deg
tp 2456188.968083330594
(2012-Sep-18.46808333)
9.4271e-05 TDB
period 2887.09002536401
7.90
5.2927e-05
1.449e-07
d
yr
n .124693028910524 2.2859e-09 deg/d
Q 5.869371121841434 7.1733e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      883  
   data-arc span      8812 days (24.13 yr)  
   first obs. used      1996-09-08  
   last obs. used      2020-10-24  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .71706  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Nov-02 14:24:07  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.06861 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .0809159 au 
 T_jup = 2.775 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 6.8   01. 54 from 287 observations, assumed slope, autocmod 2.8
comet total magnitude slope K1 31.25   n/a 54 autocmod 2.8
comet nuclear magnitude M2 16.0   0.7 54 from 491 observations, autocmod 2.8
comet nuclear magnitude slope K2 5.   n/a 54 autocmod 2.8
comet nuclear phase coefficient PC 0.03   n/a 54 autocmod 2.8

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Alternate Designations
 Perihelion 
Year
(est.)
 New-Style 
Desig
Roman
 Numeral 
Year/
 Letter 
 2004.8   160P/2004 NL21       
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