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C/2005 A1-A (LINEAR)
Classification: Hyperbolic Comet          SPK-ID: 1002219
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2453823.5 (2006-Mar-29.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 24 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e 1.00064701084044 8.1943e-07  
a -1401.37096163182 1.775 au
q 0.906702203657889 2.2215e-07 au
i 74.8807301054095 4.7413e-05 deg
node 355.8564792005596 1.9509e-05 deg
peri 271.8614895542404 1.8494e-05 deg
M .006627514820320409 1.2591e-05 deg
tp 2453470.742460464448
(2005-Apr-10.24246046)
2.7572e-05 TDB
period n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
d
yr
n 1.878773400292545E-5 3.5694e-08 deg/d
Q n/a n/a au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1264  
   data-arc span      416 days (1.14 yr)  
   first obs. used      2004-12-09  
   last obs. used      2006-01-29  
   planetary ephem.      DE405  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB405-CPV-2  
   norm. resid. RMS      .79793  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Nick Mastrodemos  
   solution date      2006-Mar-29 11:07:50  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .493683 au 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 9.5   n/a ICQ 2005 Handbook  
comet total magnitude slope K1 7.5   n/a ICQ 2005 Handbook  
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