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237P/LINEAR
Classification: Jupiter-family Comet          SPK-ID: 1003096
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456530.5 (2013-Aug-26.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 38 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .4388317130939724 1.7919e-07  
a 3.515231139018374 3.1366e-07 au
q 1.972636236361665 7.0986e-07 au
i 15.1890966871942 1.4225e-05 deg
node 249.3891924480052 4.8552e-05 deg
peri 20.81976928516831 3.1318e-05 deg
M 190.1393313562765 2.0774e-05 deg
tp 2457666.346346619838
(2016-Oct-04.84634662)
0.00013911 TDB
period 2407.294684803133
6.59
0.0003222
8.821e-07
d
yr
n .1495454637409465 2.0016e-08 deg/d
Q 5.057826041675082 4.5131e-07 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      516  
   data-arc span      5669 days (15.52 yr)  
   first obs. used      2002-05-17  
   last obs. used      2017-11-23  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .75064  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Nov-11 11:13:09  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .964748 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .164798 au 
 T_jup = 2.906 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 4.9   1. 38 2 parameter fit from 180 observations, autocmod 2.8
comet total magnitude slope K1 27.75   n/a 38 autocmod 2.8
comet nuclear magnitude M2 12.4   1. 38 from 201 observations, autocmod 2.8
comet nuclear magnitude slope K2 5.   n/a 38 autocmod 2.8
comet nuclear phase coefficient PC 0.03   n/a 38 autocmod 2.8

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Alternate Designations
 Perihelion 
Year
(est.)
 New-Style 
Desig
Roman
 Numeral 
Year/
 Letter 
 2010.2   237P/2010 L2       
 2003.6   237P/2002 LN13       
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