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C/2006 M2 (Spacewatch)
Classification: Hyperbolic Comet          SPK-ID: 1002405
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2453907.5 (2006-Jun-21.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 4 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e 1.002406033018594 0.84258  
a -2208.224276739681 7.7323e+05 au
q 5.313060522296503 0.24669 au
i 150.1526512340682 1.2206 deg
node 27.28442987059807 2.9052 deg
peri 120.4968619226624 10.045 deg
M .001627150070782698 0.85467 deg
tp 2453736.187794737828
(2005-Dec-31.68779474)
68.335 TDB
period n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
d
yr
n 9.4981561196562E-6 0.0049888 deg/d
Q n/a n/a au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      39  
   data-arc span      3 days  
   first obs. used      2006-06-19  
   last obs. used      2006-06-22  
   two-body model      T  
   norm. resid. RMS      .56839  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-15 23:30:58  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 4.41312 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.00052 au 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet nuclear magnitude M2 14.1   0.4 4 from 21 observations, autocmod 2.9c
comet nuclear magnitude slope K2 5.   n/a 4 autocmod 2.9c
comet nuclear phase coefficient PC 0.03   n/a 4 autocmod 2.9c
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