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C/2010 L5 (WISE)
Classification: Halley-type Comet* [NEO]          SPK-ID: 1003099
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2455379.5 (2010-Jul-02.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 7 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .904213935128771 0.0013236  
a 8.259755246183724 0.12201 au
q .7911694518314281 0.00075471 au
i 147.0489422836135 0.0075003 deg
node 206.4722722735252 0.0032268 deg
peri 214.7635879881051 0.095774 deg
M 2.899591091736218 0.066417 deg
tp 2455309.663341618647
(2010-Apr-23.16334162)
0.05224 TDB
period 8670.600861252138
23.74
192.12
0.526
d
yr
n .04151961389536407 0.00091997 deg/d
Q 15.72834104053602 0.23233 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      34  
   data-arc span      31 days  
   first obs. used      2010-06-14  
   last obs. used      2010-07-15  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      8  
   norm. resid. RMS      .9058  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-15 23:31:44  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .113177 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .216971 au 
 T_jup = -0.273 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 18.9   0.4 7 2 parameter fit from 5 observations, autocmod 2.9c
comet total magnitude slope K1 4.5   n/a 7 autocmod 2.9c
comet nuclear magnitude M2 20.6   0.3 7 from 9 observations, autocmod 2.9c
comet nuclear magnitude slope K2 5.   n/a 7 autocmod 2.9c
comet nuclear phase coefficient PC 0.03   n/a 7 autocmod 2.9c

Alternate Designations
 Perihelion 
Year
(est.)
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 2010.3   C/2010 L5       
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