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229P/Gibbs
Classification: Jupiter-family Comet          SPK-ID: 1003037
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456411.5 (2013-Apr-29.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 32 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .3771360756770613 3.6292e-07  
a 3.930113315416455 1.0745e-07 au
q 2.447925802674128 1.3903e-06 au
i 26.08160313132159 1.8526e-05 deg
node 157.9639216948796 0.00010073 deg
peri 224.2648072492605 0.00016683 deg
M 172.531419164404 5.489e-05 deg
tp 2455047.633917064941
(2009-Aug-04.13391706)
0.00042026 TDB
period 2845.81088032875
7.79
0.00011671
3.195e-07
d
yr
n .1265017301354939 5.1879e-09 deg/d
Q 5.412300828158781 1.4798e-07 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      235  
   data-arc span      6017 days (16.47 yr)  
   first obs. used      2001-08-23  
   last obs. used      2018-02-12  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .79639  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-15 23:28:01  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.50843 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .603809 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 32 2 parameter fit from 118 observations, autocmod 2.9c
comet total magnitude slope K1 8.   n/a 32 autocmod 2.9c

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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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