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C/2019 O3 (Palomar)
Classification: Hyperbolic Comet          SPK-ID: 1003703
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458887.5 (2020-Feb-08.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 6 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e 1.001316868250313 2.4884e-05  
a -6698.02390224772 126.57 au
q 8.820415016708107 6.0432e-05 au
i 89.81639312395967 9.6992e-05 deg
node 300.3817543272312 8.3559e-05 deg
peri 59.98795314951812 0.0021027 deg
M -.0007063769002239312 2.0054e-05 deg
tp 2459280.373245200354
(2021-Mar-06.87324520)
0.037682 TDB
period n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
d
yr
n 1.79797659640503E-6 5.0965e-08 deg/d
Q n/a n/a au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      271  
   data-arc span      472 days (1.29 yr)  
   first obs. used      2019-05-14  
   last obs. used      2020-08-28  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   norm. resid. RMS      .3224  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Sep-02 22:14:12  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 8.27208 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 5.48554 au 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 8.6643   .92085 23 autocmod 2.8
comet total magnitude M1 6.2   0.9 6 from 230 observations, assumed slope, autocmod 2.8
comet total magnitude slope K1 7.5   n/a 6 autocmod 2.8
comet nuclear magnitude M2 7.5   0.05 6 from 6 observations, autocmod 2.8
comet nuclear magnitude slope K2 5.   n/a 6 autocmod 2.8
comet nuclear phase coefficient PC 0.03   n/a 6 autocmod 2.8
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