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C/1992 N1 (Machholz)
Classification: Hyperbolic Comet          SPK-ID: 1001259
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2448812.5 (1992-Jul-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 2 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e 1.004624882362232 0.048354  
a -177.1639369404108 1850.1 au
q .8193623671792718 0.010413 au
i 57.56797243985144 0.22121 deg
node 235.1639902838394 0.42261 deg
peri 162.3078535539666 0.80935 deg
M -.0006895111678787459 0.010911 deg
tp 2448814.149681920342
(1992-Jul-10.64968192)
0.37161 TDB
period n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
d
yr
n .0004179661299408564 0.006547 deg/d
Q n/a n/a au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      9  
   data-arc span      5 days  
   first obs. used      1992-07-05  
   last obs. used      1992-07-10  
   two-body model      T  
   norm. resid. RMS      .70046  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-15 23:29:44  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .14595 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.13773 au 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 9.7   0.5 2 from 5 observations, assumed slope, autocmod 2.9c
comet total magnitude slope K1 10.   n/a 2 autocmod 2.9c
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