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C/2019 O3 (Palomar)
Classification: Hyperbolic Comet          SPK-ID: 1003703
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458936.5 (2020-Mar-28.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 10 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e 1.001348405661671 1.798e-05  
a -6541.214231127894 87.223 au
q 8.820210303456085 4.4357e-05 au
i 89.81597024596073 7.22e-05 deg
node 300.381390768661 6.6238e-05 deg
peri 59.99476635950937 0.0016021 deg
M -.0006408644832733582 1.2842e-05 deg
tp 2459280.493066570061
(2021-Mar-06.99306657)
0.029015 TDB
period n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
d
yr
n 1.863015698727269E-6 3.7263e-08 deg/d
Q n/a n/a au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      456  
   data-arc span      552 days (1.51 yr)  
   first obs. used      2019-05-14  
   last obs. used      2020-11-16  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   norm. resid. RMS      .32334  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Nov-17 00:12:31  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 8.27056 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 5.48579 au 
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Orbit Covariance (6×6)
  e q tp node peri i
e 3.232782922739215E-10 -2.966357905786508E-11 2.22748634046983E-7 -4.534522576988451E-10 1.260773236254429E-8 -3.36646507046193E-10
q -2.966357905786508E-11 1.967554577044765E-9 -1.16590508874237E-6 1.443199913162018E-9 -6.419399369976252E-8 1.792832003780083E-9
tp 2.22748634046983E-7 -1.16590508874237E-6 .000841883091091597 -1.158892745346856E-6 4.64760188575975E-5 -1.279188018953271E-6
node -4.534522576988451E-10 1.443199913162018E-9 -1.158892745346856E-6 4.387455996976089E-9 -6.413901427944386E-8 4.607256817959941E-9
peri 1.260773236254429E-8 -6.419399369976252E-8 4.64760188575975E-5 -6.413901427944386E-8 2.566612990237278E-6 -7.067604470612561E-8
i -3.36646507046193E-10 1.792832003780083E-9 -1.279188018953271E-6 4.607256817959941E-9 -7.067604470612561E-8 5.212782542240617E-9

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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 6.3   0.8 10 from 393 observations, assumed slope, autocmod 2.8
comet total magnitude slope K1 7.   n/a 10 autocmod 2.8
comet nuclear magnitude M2 8.1   0.5 10 from 20 observations, autocmod 2.8
comet nuclear magnitude slope K2 5.   n/a 10 autocmod 2.8
comet nuclear phase coefficient PC 0.03   n/a 10 autocmod 2.8
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