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C/1959 Y1 (Burnham)
Classification: Hyperbolic Comet          SPK-ID: 1001106
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2437028.5 (1960-Apr-04.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 2 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e 1.000297762958443 9.6176e-06  
a -1694.000993173434 54.715 au
q .5044107473328405 1.3046e-06 au
i 159.600858870359 0.00031876 deg
node 252.642575212902 0.0007094 deg
peri 306.6318546369893 0.00072668 deg
M .0001979536289822826 9.5875e-06 deg
tp 2437014.496716384418
(1960-Mar-20.99671638)
0.00022377 TDB
period n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
d
yr
n 1.413622935994897E-5 6.8488e-07 deg/d
Q n/a n/a au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      35  
   data-arc span      148 days  
   first obs. used      1960-01-04  
   last obs. used      1960-05-31  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   norm. resid. RMS      1.1105  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-15 23:29:14  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .194728 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .535533 au 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet nuclear magnitude M2 15.9   0.7 2 from 7 observations, autocmod 2.9c
comet nuclear magnitude slope K2 5.   n/a 2 autocmod 2.9c
comet nuclear phase coefficient PC 0.03   n/a 2 autocmod 2.9c

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