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194P/LINEAR
Classification: Jupiter-family Comet          SPK-ID: 1000290
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457520.5 (2016-May-12.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 73 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .5755808395443396 7.0887e-07  
a 4.00008697530093 6.8565e-06 au
q 1.697713555806843 1.9366e-06 au
i 11.13800510665402 2.0185e-05 deg
node 351.9937652644215 0.00016351 deg
peri 130.711455746716 0.00070764 deg
M 8.692466362074656 0.00017321 deg
tp 2457449.942514284371
(2016-Mar-02.44251428)
0.0012403 TDB
period 2922.150492114643
8.00
0.0075133
2.057e-05
d
yr
n .123196940394224 3.1676e-07 deg/d
Q 6.302460394795018 1.0803e-05 au

Additional Model Parameters
 Parameter Value Uncertainty (1-sigma) 
A1 [EST] 7.27644840784116E-10 1.13E-9
A2 [EST] -1.720461369036189E-10 1.491E-12
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      198  
   data-arc span      5940 days (16.26 yr)  
   first obs. used      2000-01-27  
   last obs. used      2016-05-02  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      2  
   norm. resid. RMS      .52887  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Davide Farnocchia  
   solution date      2016-May-24 14:18:16  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .735582 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .116415 au 
 T_jup = 2.708 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 14.1   01. 73 from 115 observations, assumed slope, autocmod 2.6f
comet total magnitude slope K1 17.   n/a 73 autocmod 2.6f
comet nuclear magnitude M2 17.8   0.8 73 from 88 observations, autocmod 2.6f
comet nuclear magnitude slope K2 5.   n/a 73 autocmod 2.6f
comet nuclear phase coefficient PC 0.03   n/a 73 autocmod 2.6f

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Alternate Designations
 Perihelion 
Year
(est.)
 New-Style 
Desig
Roman
 Numeral 
Year/
 Letter 
 2008.2   194P/2007 W2       
 2000.2   194P/2000 B3       
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