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333P/LINEAR (2007 VA85)
Classification: Jupiter-family Comet* [NEO]          SPK-ID: 1003435
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457030.5 (2015-Jan-08.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 35 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .7359068834912238 4.9177e-08  
a 4.223632859112685 9.3094e-08 au
q 1.115432364751942 2.176e-07 au
i 131.8794500372503 2.4016e-05 deg
node 115.5625765155157 2.3955e-05 deg
peri 26.1430406649711 2.6342e-05 deg
M 308.6838288818435 4.3073e-06 deg
tp 2457482.438573731296
(2016-Apr-03.93857373)
3.0598e-05 TDB
period 3170.499337697107
8.68
0.00010482
2.87e-07
d
yr
n .1135467829056498 3.7541e-09 deg/d
Q 7.331833353473428 1.616e-07 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      664  
   data-arc span      3553 days (9.73 yr)  
   first obs. used      2007-11-04  
   last obs. used      2017-07-27  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .54084  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Jun-02 00:45:42  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .176232 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .358329 au 
 T_jup = 0.418 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 15.0   1. 35 2 parameter fit from 127 observations, autocmod 2.8
comet total magnitude slope K1 7.5   n/a 35 autocmod 2.8
rotation period rot_per 21.04 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); Warner et al., 2009 Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Hicks, M.; Thackeray, B. (2016) Astronomer's Telegram 8905. http://www.astronomerstelegram.org]

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Close-Approach Data   ...sorted by Date/Time (TDB)
Date/Time (TDB) Time Uncertainty
(days_HH:MM)
Body Nominal Distance (au) Minimum Distance (au) Maximum Distance (au) V-relative (km/s) V-infinity (km/s) JD (TDB) Time Uncertainty (minutes) Semi-major axis (km) Semi-minor axis (km) range-LOV angle (deg) N-sigma BP Orbit Ref. Reference Modified
1903-Dec-31 15:16 00:03 Earth 0.251327281722684 0.251307958155425 0.251346606520664 62.0793197771385 62.079149001322 2416480.136301251 2.55808827796565 1303.26650836052 30.9855772314629 -42.3355049508833 817876.236971453 T 35 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Jun-02 00:45:47 2020-Jun-02 00:45
1914-Feb-19 07:05 00:02 Jupiter 0.697974849136912 0.697967423091944 0.697982275305708 22.3746704112007 22.3203671551932 2420182.795285868 2.1927481199892 620.592265898469 134.055323411333 -55.301529853206 622201.994867914 T 35 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Jun-02 00:45:47 2020-Jun-02 00:45
1929-Dec-21 11:51 00:03 Earth 0.379819170766731 0.379796451177847 0.379841890669753 62.6198725773554 62.6197605501031 2425966.993440202 2.61315554488746 1257.1556615878 28.9384137268283 -25.6917779188147 852059.756211486 T 35 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Jun-02 00:45:47 2020-Jun-02 00:45
1949-May-08 10:50 00:01 Jupiter 0.677344626060958 0.677334808743804 0.677354443389202 19.8701945033878 19.8071608405765 2433044.951157098 1.41981856322765 510.631414885771 163.946726266845 17.3758066195137 281668.955292686 T 35 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Jun-02 00:45:47 2020-Jun-02 00:45
1955-Dec-13 02:44 00:02 Earth 0.492833749052649 0.492815325981452 0.492852172185757 63.110711859561 63.1106261934341 2435454.613966075 2.162357465444 959.148027099691 36.0123755631602 -16.7137919742681 592998.986746605 T 35 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Jun-02 00:45:47 2020-Jun-02 00:45
1973-Jan-21 06:52 00:01 Earth 0.217206146763936 0.217195892723568 0.217216401696689 60.0945318616812 60.0943277320614 2441703.786270458 1.48812181790919 863.583275886502 35.3513524026886 53.7574611972743 742861.29855426 T 35 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Jun-02 00:45:47 2020-Jun-02 00:45
1984-Aug-15 20:04 00:01 Jupiter 1.80628146939702 1.80627712265472 1.80628581613974 18.0816493010757 18.0556965577277 2445928.336229441 1.00339982219288 261.381616782031 209.590874248475 69.1150692974652 1494981.12127918 T 35 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Jun-02 00:45:47 2020-Jun-02 00:45
1998-Dec-17 13:52 < 00:01 Earth 0.434272351656265 0.43426725589031 0.43427744742849 63.2326093863346 63.2325123555807 2451165.077801408 0.564540516111635 267.374397781083 37.0451238935281 -18.309072724604 597186.850834367 T 35 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Jun-02 00:45:47 2020-Jun-02 00:45
2009-Jan-23 05:26 < 00:01 Jupiter 0.674453110593663 0.674449230468936 0.674456990719962 22.3852727001708 22.3290999034159 2454854.726186272 0.570823567963422 216.988342652053 165.018541617528 44.2242135484532 517817.474449137 T 35 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Jun-02 00:45:47 2020-Jun-02 00:45
2044-Apr-12 01:58 00:01 Jupiter 0.660800536136122 0.660797434300047 0.660803637980498 19.9020318576734 19.8375211827152 2467717.581928682 1.19016513589301 338.970554599049 142.655502503301 78.7491222451215 731408.414723721 T 35 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Jun-02 00:45:47 2020-Jun-02 00:45
2068-Jan-11 10:32 00:02 Earth 0.17949114889485 0.179486045034491 0.179496254075668 61.423075955821 61.4228342769896 2476391.938930994 1.49722887064227 814.941064281184 32.8530412724646 -71.9417846346469 777548.774537869 T 35 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Jun-02 00:45:47 2020-Jun-02 00:45
2079-Jul-21 03:35 00:02 Jupiter 1.81380619057719 1.81379931522087 1.81381306596775 18.1266669934212 18.1008862719307 2480600.649023328 1.69024550219092 536.994631218407 106.387116883133 51.7284769148443 2297356.78182136 T 35 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Jun-02 00:45:47 2020-Jun-02 00:45
2103-Dec-30 17:28 00:03 Jupiter 0.674984028744492 0.674971965377538 0.674996092137882 22.4365408486281 22.3805408675794 2489528.227811774 2.7815340354685 639.056886766287 126.926190054199 -20.1955305730845 300550.198179315 T 35 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Jun-02 00:45:47 2020-Jun-02 00:45
2111-Feb-04 16:59 00:02 Earth 0.356072764925586 0.35605034645347 0.356095184074866 58.8607874021136 58.8606602721269 2492121.207503459 2.17681040080256 1360.10672464301 33.8501157875814 34.7321267875327 899130.021986774 T 35 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Jun-02 00:45:47 2020-Jun-02 00:45
2137-Feb-08 05:47 00:02 Earth 0.404285467860666 0.404266204140482 0.404304731923727 58.5843515777207 58.5842390801833 2501621.740933626 1.81565313402292 1126.01081938054 33.9513585166157 31.4642356935955 933490.997589232 T 35 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Jun-02 00:45:47 2020-Jun-02 00:45
2139-Mar-19 07:51 00:02 Jupiter 0.656763430575357 0.656757911561229 0.656768949669563 19.9717248725603 19.9070442423261 2502390.827382505 2.06434323260128 508.100331392535 145.906176445834 61.3300538018341 631941.02990768 T 35 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Jun-02 00:45:47 2020-Jun-02 00:45
2163-Jan-02 09:55 00:02 Earth 0.282527374617784 0.28251532589809 0.282539423613435 62.540007450517 62.5398566529211 2511080.913024810 1.56889178878855 745.510019700892 41.3930184269294 -36.3650374078998 607266.891789814 T 35 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Jun-02 00:45:47 2020-Jun-02 00:45
2174-Jun-25 09:00 00:02 Jupiter 1.80097556594777 1.80097124609235 1.80097988582418 18.1459478953051 18.120011001435 2515272.875099701 1.66259139583462 394.027464360055 79.6475610722142 58.7490258495232 3195628.56341475 T 35 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Jun-02 00:45:47 2020-Jun-02 00:45
2180-Feb-14 05:17 00:01 Earth 0.473949613305309 0.473936408419933 0.473962818318143 58.1450864978438 58.1449898109688 2517332.720086808 1.2612020347771 764.315530993458 31.8214149617453 30.5409708811742 1138656.44805618 T 35 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Jun-02 00:45:47 2020-Jun-02 00:45
2198-Dec-05 17:18 00:02 Jupiter 0.670347827998081 0.670343692287815 0.670351963709566 22.5409893327914 22.4848635001908 2524202.220673616 1.70493961853988 227.344712977459 181.477092672228 44.337483631188 488261.31800915 T 35 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Jun-02 00:45:47 2020-Jun-02 00:45

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