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C/2020 F3 (NEOWISE)
Classification: Comet          SPK-ID: 1003667
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459042.5 (2020-Jul-12.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 22 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .9991880917221454 6.9668e-07  
a 362.9095949490194 0.31124 au
q .294649304251969 1.5895e-07 au
i 128.9372911708714 2.3613e-05 deg
node 61.0105435264157 3.0488e-05 deg
peri 37.27889095130448 2.2971e-05 deg
M .001186249268977947 1.5279e-06 deg
tp 2459034.179114232691
(2020-Jul-03.67911423)
1.4719e-05 TDB
period 2525201.873306215
6913.63
3248.5
8.894
d
yr
n .0001425628595501779 1.834e-07 deg/d
Q 725.5245405937869 0.62223 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1416  
   data-arc span      187 days  
   first obs. used      2020-03-27  
   last obs. used      2020-09-30  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   norm. resid. RMS      .71094  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Oct-22 15:23:26  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .362501 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .813374 au 
 T_jup = -0.409 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 12.1   01. 22 2 parameter fit from 933 observations, autocmod 2.8
comet total magnitude slope K1 12.5   n/a 22 autocmod 2.8

Alternate Designations
 Perihelion 
Year
(est.)
 New-Style 
Desig
Roman
 Numeral 
Year/
 Letter 
 2020.5   C/2020 F3       
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