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177P/Barnard
Classification: Halley-type Comet* [NEO]          SPK-ID: 1000909
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2453849.5 (2006-Apr-24.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 28 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .9544420406541483 3.4314e-09  
a 24.30466900945265 2.2691e-07 au
q 1.107271122647026 9.0436e-08 au
i 31.21645855802596 1.224e-05 deg
node 272.0677211295935 7.4188e-06 deg
peri 60.45355087098523 1.7361e-05 deg
M 358.9579497173977 1.1174e-07 deg
tp 2453976.183241812853
(2006-Aug-28.68324181)
1.2172e-05 TDB
period 43765.61075223311
119.82
0.00061291
1.678e-06
d
yr
n .00822563638008025 1.1519e-10 deg/d
Q 47.50206689625827 4.4349e-07 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1702  
   data-arc span      42903 days (117.46 yr)  
   first obs. used      1889-06-24  
   last obs. used      2006-12-11  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .82587  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Jun-02 00:45:32  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .310191 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .349611 au 
 T_jup = 1.317 
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Orbit Covariance (6×6)
  e q tp node peri i
e 1.177441273206754E-17 -3.091407637571809E-16 2.554221413462353E-14 -7.622046048002562E-15 4.227946749423045E-14 -2.24439377930202E-14
q -3.091407637571809E-16 8.178651896764777E-15 -7.176021627343992E-13 2.24325375843757E-13 -1.178575403521947E-12 6.111310851005947E-13
tp 2.554221413462353E-14 -7.176021627343992E-13 1.481562879452865E-10 -3.633339510212602E-11 1.942519521105109E-10 -2.378853233698197E-11
node -7.622046048002562E-15 2.24325375843757E-13 -3.633339510212602E-11 5.503798658006187E-11 -8.789888164497217E-11 5.546733884253676E-11
peri 4.227946749423045E-14 -1.178575403521947E-12 1.942519521105109E-10 -8.789888164497217E-11 3.014165566189005E-10 -9.577459302266873E-11
i -2.24439377930202E-14 6.111310851005947E-13 -2.378853233698197E-11 5.546733884253676E-11 -9.577459302266873E-11 1.498206954778761E-10

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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 15.7   1. 28 2 parameter fit from 209 observations, autocmod 2.8
comet total magnitude slope K1 13.   n/a 28 autocmod 2.8
comet nuclear magnitude M2 18.3   0.8 28 from 1361 observations, autocmod 2.8
comet nuclear magnitude slope K2 5.   n/a 28 autocmod 2.8
comet nuclear phase coefficient PC 0.03   n/a 28 autocmod 2.8

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Alternate Designations
 Perihelion 
Year
(est.)
 New-Style 
Desig
Roman
 Numeral 
Year/
 Letter 
 2006.7   177P/2006 M3       
 1886.8   177P/1889 M1       
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