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C/2019 O3 (Palomar)
Classification: Hyperbolic Comet          SPK-ID: 1003703
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458920.5 (2020-Mar-12.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 8 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e 1.001335709014803 2.0125e-05  
a -6603.439588979793 99.494 au
q 8.820273787707029 4.6279e-05 au
i 89.81618452004653 7.5792e-05 deg
node 300.3815781440198 6.9192e-05 deg
peri 59.99256010924484 0.0016796 deg
M -.0006611441236563012 1.4967e-05 deg
tp 2459280.454313224883
(2021-Mar-06.95431323)
0.030346 TDB
period n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
d
yr
n 1.836744551643277E-6 4.1511e-08 deg/d
Q n/a n/a au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      394  
   data-arc span      522 days (1.43 yr)  
   first obs. used      2019-05-14  
   last obs. used      2020-10-17  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   norm. resid. RMS      .32936  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Oct-18 17:46:24  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 8.27164 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 5.4857 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 6.4   0.9 8 from 338 observations, assumed slope, autocmod 2.8
comet total magnitude slope K1 7.   n/a 8 autocmod 2.8
comet nuclear magnitude M2 8.1   0.5 8 from 17 observations, autocmod 2.8
comet nuclear magnitude slope K2 5.   n/a 8 autocmod 2.8
comet nuclear phase coefficient PC 0.03   n/a 8 autocmod 2.8
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