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C/2015 LC2 (PANSTARRS)
Classification: Hyperbolic Comet          SPK-ID: 1003399
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457704.5 (2016-Nov-12.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 29 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e 1.001274786422385 1.4406e-05  
a -4621.986652526706 52.217 au
q 5.892045829085687 1.9663e-05 au
i 93.71028748236863 3.79e-05 deg
node 223.5667139466356 2.3972e-05 deg
peri 341.8731437990741 0.00033101 deg
M .001756608972994478 2.9759e-05 deg
tp 2457144.466439284974
(2015-May-01.96643928)
0.0033085 TDB
period n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
d
yr
n 3.136613760703407E-6 5.3154e-08 deg/d
Q n/a n/a au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      437  
   data-arc span      1167 days (3.20 yr)  
   first obs. used      2015-06-07  
   last obs. used      2018-08-17  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   norm. resid. RMS      .71292  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-15 23:33:12  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 4.92769 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .629549 au 
 T_jup = 1.389 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 10.2   0.9 29 2 parameter fit from 365 observations, autocmod 2.9c
comet total magnitude slope K1 4.5   n/a 29 autocmod 2.9c
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