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229P/Gibbs
Classification: Jupiter-family Comet          SPK-ID: 1003037
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456415.5 (2013-May-03.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 31 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .3771286001681352 3.6311e-07  
a 3.930134910521523 1.0756e-07 au
q 2.447968633244622 1.391e-06 au
i 26.08145240484886 1.8572e-05 deg
node 157.9636264529545 0.00010082 deg
peri 224.2653090341263 0.00016694 deg
M 173.037057232891 5.4919e-05 deg
tp 2455047.625558676889
(2009-Aug-04.12555868)
0.00042045 TDB
period 2845.834336014804
7.79
0.00011682
3.198e-07
d
yr
n .1265006874940338 5.193e-09 deg/d
Q 5.412301187798424 1.4812e-07 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      246  
   data-arc span      6017 days (16.47 yr)  
   first obs. used      2001-08-23  
   last obs. used      2018-02-12  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .77283  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2018-Oct-25 14:45:46  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.50712 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .603776 au 
 T_jup = 2.770 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 14.1   0.8 31 2 parameter fit from 118 observations, autocmod 2.6n
comet total magnitude slope K1 8.   n/a 31 autocmod 2.6n

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Alternate Designations
 Perihelion 
Year
(est.)
 New-Style 
Desig
Roman
 Numeral 
Year/
 Letter 
 2009.6   229P/2009 S1       
 2001.8   229P/2001 Q10       
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