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252P/LINEAR
Classification: Jupiter-family Comet [NEO]          SPK-ID: 1000298
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457521.5 (2016-May-13.0) TDB
Reference: JPL K212/1 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .6731023027853387 2.0921e-06  
a 3.046997043281076 1.9174e-05 au
q .9960563168684656 3.0846e-07 au
i 10.42235707347085 1.8495e-05 deg
node 190.9498787310189 6.1167e-05 deg
peri 343.3108974421889 4.9419e-05 deg
M 10.88408111266005 0.00011045 deg
tp 2457462.765166095027
(2016-Mar-15.26516609)
5.9781e-05 TDB
period 1942.70329180068
5.32
0.018338
5.021e-05
d
yr
n .1853087918877814 1.7492e-06 deg/d
Q 5.097937769693687 3.208e-05 au

Additional Model Parameters
 Parameter Value Uncertainty (1-sigma) 
A1 [EST] 1.11646784726644E-8 5.817E-10
A2 [EST] -7.087052457409711E-9 5.549E-10
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      86  
   data-arc span      1744 days (4.77 yr)  
   first obs. used      2016-04-05  
   last obs. used      2021-01-13  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      3  
   norm. resid. RMS      .35293  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Davide Farnocchia  
   solution date      2021-Feb-01 11:58:17  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .0121902 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .20104 au 
 T_jup = 2.821 
 Not valid before 2016-04-01 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 17.1   1. K212/1 2 parameter fit from 221 observations, autocmod 2.9a
comet total magnitude slope K1 11.25   n/a K212/1 autocmod 2.9a

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Close-Approach Data   ...sorted by Date/Time (TDB)
Date/Time (TDB) Time Uncertainty
(days_HH:MM)
Body Nominal Distance (au) Minimum Distance (au) Maximum Distance (au) V-relative (km/s) V-infinity (km/s) JD (TDB) Time Uncertainty (minutes) Semi-major axis (km) Semi-minor axis (km) range-LOV angle (deg) N-sigma BP Orbit Ref. Reference Modified
1900-Jan-14 18:53 2_22:26 Earth 0.377471149613194 0.334868253085786 0.420236878083374 23.5992646791533 23.5989655678164 2415034.287026030 4226.08662656556 2164103.94053633 8253.6982840257 -10.3451636499566 1125.14517252921 T K212/1 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2021-Feb-01 12:02:02 2021-Feb-01 12:02
1904-Feb-23 19:15 1_20:56 Jupiter 1.95189004197419 1.92531006986485 1.97854425889566 13.2619054546545 13.2291434514952 2416534.302383684 2696.40604723861 1457050.24074529 17436.0754114678 -24.744296417306 4664.9079709942 T K212/1 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2021-Feb-01 12:02:02 2021-Feb-01 12:02
1926-May-17 20:07 9_00:10 Earth 0.192298481505396 0.0811503534097069 0.31799211190179 18.167466711728 18.1667040161208 2424653.338094949 12969.9589961971 6477491.33319482 5186.54733522655 18.8978140159464 1667.84669808728 T K212/1 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2021-Feb-01 12:02:02 2021-Feb-01 12:02
1927-Jul-21 13:59 4_08:47 Jupiter 1.83603943116552 1.78151663465029 1.89083255150311 13.0818233626624 13.0465106380414 2425083.082819093 6286.63533996784 2943894.52684783 39948.0847220979 -22.5366778402544 1823.56559549916 T K212/1 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2021-Feb-01 12:02:02 2021-Feb-01 12:02
1939-Oct-01 03:59 5_01:38 Jupiter 0.250317547284142 0.246793887049568 0.253839192806966 7.01044199050758 6.50989346206951 2429537.666214152 7297.61633174094 171413.215211437 1090.61526776662 6.97021688798363 2547.63605032107 T K212/1 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2021-Feb-01 12:02:02 2021-Feb-01 12:02
1947-May-04 07:31 8_22:04 Earth 0.0847280353216508 0.000270086246153681 0.172526580672769 14.5649645698752 14.5628052947501 2432309.813001930 12843.8165366035 4378059.44452061 1787.74206053423 0.201397123568458 19.0713068131511 T K212/1 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2021-Feb-01 12:02:02 2021-Feb-01 12:02
1974-Nov-07 22:53 6_21:18 Jupiter 1.58243092344378 1.51003627115641 1.65481697161278 12.017128846121 11.9725040147558 2442359.453493566 9918.24169075442 3605079.56242671 10559.4159383414 -3.48721987642462 939.87903492508 T K212/1 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2021-Feb-01 12:02:02 2021-Feb-01 12:02
1987-Mar-18 00:19 4_00:40 Jupiter 0.226086979994637 0.217304370390071 0.234971446292672 7.08303926878264 6.53272948889232 2446872.513462461 5799.97411411763 506984.343124429 1125.18125240073 27.2408661128202 14128.0828973282 T K212/1 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2021-Feb-01 12:02:02 2021-Feb-01 12:02
2000-Feb-14 22:55 3_06:01 Earth 0.194879390105546 0.171689410297367 0.218871324513834 13.5949011783514 13.5938954366574 2451589.455162585 4681.47524780043 1331514.15575839 161.616711506908 27.717463156048 78767.1594271485 T K212/1 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2021-Feb-01 12:02:02 2021-Feb-01 12:02
2016-Mar-21 13:16 < 00:01 Earth 0.03563384195786 0.0356323482565123 0.0356353356635282 10.5605933444626 10.5535105106889 2457469.052951139 0.829804864209141 77.3462658566455 25.7637051753712 16.4852401751921 106908.260860337 T K212/1 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2021-Feb-01 12:02:02 2021-Feb-01 12:02
2032-Mar-06 03:09 2_12:15 Earth 0.0945919370947543 0.0847410030503998 0.104587121233579 10.7167447983577 10.714116052407 2463297.631078583 3614.98644163212 528015.548527479 66.8477751028009 20.3182597612486 81027.3621837715 T K212/1 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2021-Feb-01 12:02:02 2021-Feb-01 12:02
2033-Dec-23 02:28 07:39 Jupiter 0.746260575538507 0.74256484493513 0.749973107165017 8.15397635671312 8.01356883677021 2463954.602799643 459.168485921729 256587.361209843 1201.52827384814 -44.9485396415635 62227.8516315103 T K212/1 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2021-Feb-01 12:02:02 2021-Feb-01 12:02
2046-Aug-09 13:29 1_11:28 Jupiter 0.133723899101755 0.124840240814343 0.143320079992231 7.78428021978612 6.92291767455576 2468567.061626774 2127.6171938205 692909.315965285 3360.15101976225 -48.6297926143597 4692.35949401403 T K212/1 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2021-Feb-01 12:02:02 2021-Feb-01 12:02

Alternate Designations
 Perihelion 
Year
(est.)
 New-Style 
Desig
Roman
 Numeral 
Year/
 Letter 
 2010.9   252P/2011 L5       
 2000.2   252P/2000 G1       
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