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C/2014 S1 (PANSTARRS)
Classification: Hyperbolic Comet          SPK-ID: 1003341
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456973.5 (2014-Nov-12.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 10 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e 1.000940488037347 0.00027152  
a -8652.24850051907 2498.1 au
q 8.137336210891016 0.00031635 au
i 123.8046750288448 0.00031298 deg
node 352.6598619363149 0.00043474 deg
peri 288.8253379769216 0.012439 deg
M .000462531421115356 0.00020052 deg
tp 2456595.814211562203
(2013-Oct-30.31421156)
0.18082 TDB
period n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
d
yr
n 1.224646082206328E-6 5.3038e-07 deg/d
Q n/a n/a au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      42  
   data-arc span      359 days  
   first obs. used      2014-09-19  
   last obs. used      2015-09-13  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   norm. resid. RMS      .38373  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-15 23:33:00  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 7.54567 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 5.1132 au 
 T_jup = -1.968 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 6.9   0.7 10 from 26 observations, assumed slope, autocmod 2.9c
comet total magnitude slope K1 10.   n/a 10 autocmod 2.9c
comet nuclear magnitude M2 11.8   0.4 10 from 7 observations, autocmod 2.9c
comet nuclear magnitude slope K2 5.   n/a 10 autocmod 2.9c
comet nuclear phase coefficient PC 0.03   n/a 10 autocmod 2.9c
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