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C/1946 P1 (Jones)
Classification: Hyperbolic Comet          SPK-ID: 1001056
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2432262.5 (1947-Mar-18.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 3 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e 1.000978423487424 3.2387e-05  
a -1161.030280374306 38.442 au
q 1.135979295928624 2.2167e-05 au
i 56.96488091901994 0.00048606 deg
node 238.3354723480336 0.0024859 deg
peri 320.4102178557673 0.0016078 deg
M .003543496860230725 0.00017598 deg
tp 2432120.269316128517
(1946-Oct-26.76931613)
0.0026842 TDB
period n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
d
yr
n 2.491373003192871E-5 1.2373e-06 deg/d
Q n/a n/a au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      11  
   data-arc span      697 days (1.91 yr)  
   first obs. used      1946-08-13  
   last obs. used      1948-07-10  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   norm. resid. RMS      .81457  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-15 23:29:07  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .24804 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.13485 au 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 8.4575   .41016 2 autocmod 2.6g
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