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C/2015 VL62 (Lemmon-Yeung-PANSTARRS)
Classification: Hyperbolic Comet          SPK-ID: 1003442
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457829.5 (2017-Mar-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 25 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e 1.002030883033814 1.7139e-06  
a -1339.452215445942 1.1302 au
q 2.720270778953799 8.1038e-07 au
i 165.6140828964958 6.4431e-06 deg
node 94.54614299421908 3.7766e-05 deg
peri 128.3594393325243 5.0864e-05 deg
M -.003309198641709434 4.1871e-06 deg
tp 2457994.092332884065
(2017-Aug-28.59233288)
0.00010692 TDB
period n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
d
yr
n 2.010542401170264E-5 2.5446e-08 deg/d
Q n/a n/a au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2115  
   data-arc span      987 days (2.70 yr)  
   first obs. used      2015-11-02  
   last obs. used      2018-07-16  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   norm. resid. RMS      .5529  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-15 23:33:17  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.73814 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .857318 au 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 11.4   0.8 25 2 parameter fit from 405 observations, autocmod 2.9c
comet total magnitude slope K1 5.   n/a 25 autocmod 2.9c

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Alternate Designations
 2015 VL62 = 2015 YY6 
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