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247P/LINEAR
Classification: Jupiter-family Comet          SPK-ID: 1003115
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2455813.5 (2011-Sep-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 23 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .6256191874054086 9.5014e-08  
a 3.964918408057356 2.2177e-08 au
q 1.484389375479767 3.6979e-07 au
i 13.68232578858054 6.9112e-06 deg
node 54.12249986068358 2.8684e-05 deg
peri 47.33931056764322 3.2152e-05 deg
M 30.93970572523881 5.4713e-06 deg
tp 2455565.664516068103
(2011-Jan-04.16451607)
4.4424e-05 TDB
period 2883.698216389363
7.90
2.4195e-05
6.624e-08
d
yr
n .1248396929865812 1.0474e-09 deg/d
Q 6.445447440634945 3.6052e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1346  
   data-arc span      5998 days (16.42 yr)  
   first obs. used      2002-11-05  
   last obs. used      2019-04-08  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .59198  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-15 23:28:04  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .539148 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .436138 au 
 T_jup = 2.636 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 17.9   0.6 23 2 parameter fit from 387 observations, autocmod 2.9c
comet total magnitude slope K1 4.5   n/a 23 autocmod 2.9c

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Alternate Designations
 Perihelion 
Year
(est.)
 New-Style 
Desig
Roman
 Numeral 
Year/
 Letter 
 2011.0   247P/2010 V3       
 2003.1   247P/2002 VP94       
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