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C/2007 N3 (Lulin)
Classification: Comet          SPK-ID: 1002467
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2454805.5 (2008-Dec-05.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 108 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .9999836220148743 2.7376e-07  
a 74017.56221988745 1237.2 au
q 1.212258533074899 8.887e-08 au
i 178.3736105242984 7.5022e-06 deg
node 338.5351631643972 0.00012582 deg
peri 136.8621908598421 0.00012591 deg
M 359.9999982066907 4.4963e-08 deg
tp 2454842.139816080379
(2009-Jan-10.63981608)
1.0386e-05 TDB
period 7355303422.275307
20137723.26
1.8442e+08
5.049e+05
d
yr
n 4.89442758961855E-8 1.2272e-09 deg/d
Q 148033.9121812418 2474.4 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      3853  
   data-arc span      1270 days (3.48 yr)  
   first obs. used      2007-07-11  
   last obs. used      2011-01-01  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   norm. resid. RMS      .55812  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-15 23:31:10  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .211003 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .101185 au 
 T_jup = -1.365 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 10.2   1. 108 2 parameter fit from 521 observations, autocmod 2.9c
comet total magnitude slope K1 6.   n/a 108 autocmod 2.9c

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 2009.0   C/2007 N3       
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