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184P/Lovas 2
Classification: Jupiter-family Comet          SPK-ID: 1000112
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456460.5 (2013-Jun-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 44 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .604251108072664 2.7664e-07  
a 3.522494826672229 1.4721e-07 au
q 1.394023424475308 9.2585e-07 au
i 1.551449297513431 6.9725e-06 deg
node 277.7449665216805 0.00043774 deg
peri 78.06092118768561 0.0004189 deg
M 353.8181897927012 1.6014e-05 deg
tp 2456501.965522224876
(2013-Jul-28.46552223)
0.00010891 TDB
period 2414.759997537694
6.61
0.00015137
4.144e-07
d
yr
n .1490831388490319 9.3454e-09 deg/d
Q 5.65096622886915 2.3616e-07 au

Additional Model Parameters
 Parameter Value Uncertainty (1-sigma) 
A2 [EST] -1.215650749559613E-11 1.195E-12
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      349  
   data-arc span      12394 days (33.93 yr)  
   first obs. used      1986-11-30  
   last obs. used      2020-11-05  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .68049  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-15 23:27:47  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .390812 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .239694 au 
 T_jup = 2.788 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 18.4   1. 44 2 parameter fit from 126 observations, autocmod 2.9c
comet total magnitude slope K1 5.5   n/a 44 autocmod 2.9c
diameter diameter 6.2 km n/a Scotti,J (1994) BAAS 26:1375  

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Alternate Designations
 Perihelion 
Year
(est.)
 New-Style 
Desig
Roman
 Numeral 
Year/
 Letter 
 2007.0   184P/2007 A1       
 1987.1   184P/1986 W1   1986 XIII   1986p 
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