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P/2016 BA14 (PANSTARRS)
Classification: Jupiter-family Comet [NEO]          SPK-ID: 1003451
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457490.5 (2016-Apr-12.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 58 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .6662657795907312 9.2969e-08  
a 3.022096044845399 8.4367e-07 au
q 1.008576867528414 1.417e-08 au
i 18.91890965022642 1.7057e-06 deg
node 180.5340598593623 2.1661e-06 deg
peri 351.8965027284738 4.5471e-06 deg
M 5.155893228006087 2.3649e-06 deg
tp 2457463.017120422210
(2016-Mar-15.51712042)
3.221e-06 TDB
period 1918.93745864683
5.25
0.00080356
2.2e-06
d
yr
n .1876038212594276 7.856e-08 deg/d
Q 5.035615222162384 1.4058e-06 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      148  
   # delay obs. used      5  
   # Doppler obs. used      5  
   data-arc span      313 days  
   first obs. used      2015-12-01  
   last obs. used      2016-10-09  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      1  
   norm. resid. RMS      .31738  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-16 12:05:19  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .0161737 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .0936129 au 
 T_jup = 2.797 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 21.3   0.5 58 2 parameter fit from 512 observations, autocmod 2.9c
comet total magnitude slope K1 4.5   n/a 58 autocmod 2.9c
comet nuclear magnitude M2 23.1   0.6 58 from 1267 observations, autocmod 2.9c
comet nuclear magnitude slope K2 5.   n/a 58 autocmod 2.9c
comet nuclear phase coefficient PC 0.03   n/a 58 autocmod 2.9c
rotation period rot_per 36.6 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2020-October); Warner et al., 2009 Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Warner, B.D. (2016) Minor Planet Bull. 43, 240-250.]

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Close-Approach Data   ...sorted by Date/Time (TDB)
Date/Time (TDB) Time Uncertainty
(days_HH:MM)
Body Nominal Distance (au) Minimum Distance (au) Maximum Distance (au) V-relative (km/s) V-infinity (km/s) JD (TDB) Time Uncertainty (minutes) Semi-major axis (km) Semi-minor axis (km) range-LOV angle (deg) N-sigma BP Orbit Ref. Reference Modified
1926-Feb-22 10:37 01:38 Earth 0.190436203414912 0.190016909725785 0.190855779399516 13.211242873453 13.2101837744144 2424568.942250135 98.2469326853192 23898.70869316 2.42785804901161 28.9394524509826 4376636.47538182 T 58 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-16 12:06:05 2021-Apr-16 12:06
1939-Feb-09 16:03 00:07 Jupiter 0.680027704258056 0.680014661835267 0.680040749548667 7.17329079035045 6.99749666495818 2429304.168756532 6.62768488190433 2324.20357627497 23.1457860822344 -74.4215826955302 4816836.40546706 T 58 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-16 12:06:05 2021-Apr-16 12:06
1951-Aug-12 21:39 00:02 Jupiter 0.433197234780556 0.433171250034463 0.433223219563661 8.43159837465746 8.19641923526848 2433871.401925101 2.25055908840538 1311.18936821057 12.8619757439622 -11.9770874550621 891871.833915749 T 58 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-16 12:06:05 2021-Apr-16 12:06
1974-Jan-23 22:38 00:14 Earth 0.431460686201057 0.431357031677324 0.431564347199575 21.7225384253435 21.7222541341579 2442071.443109977 13.8993227444167 5802.1755962606 2.50092992398243 27.0189154476727 10572834.2361181 T 58 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-16 12:06:05 2021-Apr-16 12:06
1986-Aug-25 00:50 00:08 Jupiter 0.63947137593127 0.639443736160346 0.639499017763296 7.45930430757655 7.27956642166622 2446667.534473356 7.88872700460117 2293.21440098487 17.6357634685838 -53.5762665718632 4219914.05154381 T 58 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-16 12:06:05 2021-Apr-16 12:06
1995-Feb-25 00:18 00:18 Earth 0.261462818144318 0.261331159652126 0.261594480598762 15.3148927848348 15.3142273617041 2449773.512250006 17.8013652477703 6758.72460717282 0.77941645674607 13.7448534012779 10689671.3615116 T 58 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-16 12:06:05 2021-Apr-16 12:06
1998-Dec-26 20:46 00:03 Jupiter 1.21127702410933 1.21123186788104 1.21132218033314 10.5481649599196 10.4816612635227 2451174.365187382 3.43533507172543 2248.70194043724 16.9157754476834 4.98834835340393 653355.037835815 T 58 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-16 12:06:05 2021-Apr-16 12:06
2016-Mar-22 15:31 < 00:01 Earth 0.0236648359966931 0.0236648336177357 0.0236648383756505 14.0125527610588 14.0045153502327 2457470.146819661 0.00134296326355873 2.95803509828427 0.118624002925851 89.9522749406365 25068954.9345586 T 58 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-16 12:06:05 2021-Apr-16 12:06
2034-Jan-30 10:30 00:06 Jupiter 0.665810346240206 0.66578503786219 0.665835655725738 7.67619525109514 7.50863754949057 2463992.937419354 6.47314622229557 1862.08850309006 15.5008292972922 -48.0863105053561 4600021.70454055 T 58 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-16 12:06:05 2021-Apr-16 12:06
2046-Jul-06 03:01 00:05 Jupiter 0.760603316407525 0.760530780506882 0.7606758525617 9.03282791938506 8.90868911109775 2468532.625711112 4.50455115233764 3683.43174390174 22.0053766201563 12.6335223398146 928807.697140785 T 58 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-16 12:06:05 2021-Apr-16 12:06
2048-Mar-14 19:23 00:26 Earth 0.0524564799558576 0.052316830903089 0.0525962977179649 14.1597986835092 14.1562110245245 2469150.307465974 26.4436012193071 8400.24569072647 12.0289215859897 -33.9536161247531 365424.177919394 T 58 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-16 12:06:05 2021-Apr-16 12:06
2069-Feb-20 21:05 00:19 Earth 0.272558460236666 0.272421861801867 0.27269506290889 17.0885939197875 17.0880218439177 2476798.378599585 19.4400938438259 7019.36659563278 15.0760034226758 13.9766202830723 564600.295290073 T 58 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-16 12:06:05 2021-Apr-16 12:06
2081-Jul-13 09:49 00:07 Jupiter 0.825033988558885 0.824926064175553 0.82514191985035 8.42387362390486 8.30110495767041 2481323.908844305 7.0204983965532 6583.60736209983 29.0488142112777 -35.8437222691942 2252722.07395562 T 58 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-16 12:06:05 2021-Apr-16 12:06
2093-Dec-21 21:13 00:03 Jupiter 0.688117924546364 0.688014920677941 0.688220928707484 8.67565405961282 8.53259166881922 2485868.384287651 2.61366870214896 5185.23921178946 28.7488708652608 10.524135062483 530594.427598166 T 58 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-16 12:06:05 2021-Apr-16 12:06
2106-Feb-05 11:40 00:19 Earth 0.468510955241144 0.468355643320674 0.468666269972118 22.5351241523951 22.5348717839319 2490295.986009641 19.2079738155593 7953.42299688385 9.14648339597023 13.1538689817919 1481044.88494319 T 58 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-16 12:06:05 2021-Apr-16 12:06
2129-Feb-07 13:27 00:44 Jupiter 0.4001328337261 0.39993591563259 0.400329809778438 7.59640270951579 7.3124296589471 2498699.060523250 43.6629615045604 12503.504216613 24.263021288015 -38.9148317313831 1543319.67952945 T 58 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-16 12:06:05 2021-Apr-16 12:06
2141-Jun-02 21:51 00:26 Jupiter 0.996721251674845 0.996536900362399 0.996905605384678 9.147969457815 9.05459704019805 2503197.410746623 26.0812565643329 9513.50570628281 54.3025689349965 15.9207455572137 647947.063787175 T 58 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-16 12:06:05 2021-Apr-16 12:06
2143-Mar-05 02:22 00:17 Earth 0.27457568111547 0.27422472831441 0.274926641759179 16.4646325461791 16.4640431517617 2503837.598397347 17.0568337954662 17653.122367102 82.6906338917462 7.53902905912738 60415.2165706124 T 58 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-16 12:06:05 2021-Apr-16 12:06
2159-Feb-20 08:24 01:35 Earth 0.488940319980301 0.487917298940547 0.489963341121527 20.9071434933463 20.9068828392756 2509668.849800196 94.656795043895 51015.1347396191 32.5773710139927 0.497560761155337 17141.2854389113 T 58 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-16 12:06:05 2021-Apr-16 12:06
2176-Aug-12 12:05 01:31 Jupiter 1.761849685393 1.76088585802933 1.76281355660496 11.7743494019185 11.733447437527 2516052.003455081 91.4026494589777 50028.2103561023 53.0400403079234 -16.7607616758193 1035172.61676369 T 58 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-16 12:06:05 2021-Apr-16 12:06
2188-Sep-01 20:19 03:38 Jupiter 0.126317258658896 0.125784194025303 0.126851043119688 7.81237180748017 6.90087816753442 2520455.346794244 218.133011366852 31063.471662976 19.1782765360673 30.6574397224773 539806.073413215 T 58 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-16 12:06:05 2021-Apr-16 12:06

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