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C/2002 B3 (LINEAR)
Classification: Hyperbolic Comet          SPK-ID: 1000379
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2452316.5 (2002-Feb-11.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 37 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e 1.005440387336162 0.0018322  
a -1113.18801579424 374.67 au
q 6.056173983894204 0.0011921 au
i 73.69034754332334 0.0075742 deg
node 289.3649504676455 0.01264 deg
peri 123.1367485460728 0.08893 deg
M .0006721336594490339 0.00033383 deg
tp 2452291.171798406187
(2002-Jan-16.67179841)
0.96066 TDB
period n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
d
yr
n 2.653696737841893E-5 1.3398e-05 deg/d
Q n/a n/a au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      50  
   data-arc span      44 days  
   first obs. used      2002-01-26  
   last obs. used      2002-03-11  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   norm. resid. RMS      .67554  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-15 23:30:14  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 5.43986 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.23691 au 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 7.8   0.4 37 from 10 observations, assumed slope, autocmod 2.9c
comet total magnitude slope K1 10.   n/a 37 autocmod 2.9c
comet nuclear magnitude M2 12.2   0.4 37 from 34 observations, autocmod 2.9c
comet nuclear magnitude slope K2 5.   n/a 37 autocmod 2.9c
comet nuclear phase coefficient PC 0.03   n/a 37 autocmod 2.9c

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