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227P/Catalina-LINEAR
Classification: Jupiter-family Comet          SPK-ID: 1000494
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2454885.5 (2009-Feb-23.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 26 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .4996238828398967 1.015e-07  
a 3.588229935495735 8.9799e-08 au
q 1.795464562601004 3.8562e-07 au
i 6.524194071899128 2.9673e-05 deg
node 49.88919011587622 0.00011047 deg
peri 90.1306833860792 0.00013012 deg
M 279.1120181806811 3.8876e-05 deg
tp 2455443.328017612513
(2010-Sep-03.82801761)
0.00028575 TDB
period 2482.669017371159
6.80
9.3196e-05
2.552e-07
d
yr
n .1450052332715682 5.4433e-09 deg/d
Q 5.380995308390466 1.3466e-07 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      170  
   data-arc span      7793 days (21.34 yr)  
   first obs. used      1997-01-15  
   last obs. used      2018-05-18  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .69274  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-15 23:27:58  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .822846 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .411471 au 
 T_jup = 2.879 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 17.2   0.5 26 2 parameter fit from 98 observations, autocmod 2.9c
comet total magnitude slope K1 4.75   n/a 26 autocmod 2.9c

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Alternate Designations
 Perihelion 
Year
(est.)
 New-Style 
Desig
Roman
 Numeral 
Year/
 Letter 
 2010.7   227P/2009 S4       
 2003.9   227P/2004 EW38       
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