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C/2014 W6 (Catalina)
Classification: Hyperbolic Comet          SPK-ID: 1003356
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457052.5 (2015-Jan-30.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 18 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e 1.001741539072124 2.2969e-05  
a -1772.929151315499 23.374 au
q 3.087625389123661 1.5227e-05 au
i 53.56429833284696 0.00019952 deg
node 338.1297906826608 0.00010744 deg
peri 209.8548036382971 0.00086397 deg
M -.0006338017848214995 1.2512e-05 deg
tp 2457100.504997937800
(2015-Mar-19.00499794)
0.0033889 TDB
period n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
d
yr
n 1.320282912297414E-5 2.611e-07 deg/d
Q n/a n/a au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      139  
   data-arc span      242 days  
   first obs. used      2014-11-20  
   last obs. used      2015-07-20  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   norm. resid. RMS      .69843  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-15 23:33:03  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 2.1729 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.95144 au 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 14.3   0.9 18 2 parameter fit from 54 observations, autocmod 2.9c
comet total magnitude slope K1 4.5   n/a 18 autocmod 2.9c
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