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262P/McNaught-Russell
Classification: Jupiter-family Comet* [NEO]          SPK-ID: 1000154
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2455919.5 (2011-Dec-24.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 40 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .8154009345750882 3.4923e-08  
a 6.935352620871021 6.5405e-08 au
q 1.280259612205003 2.5063e-07 au
i 29.07941848690008 1.1287e-05 deg
node 218.0143063768048 2.0285e-05 deg
peri 171.1697623683127 2.8333e-05 deg
M 341.3037787962146 2.0069e-06 deg
tp 2456265.959588081078
(2012-Dec-04.45958808)
3.4825e-05 TDB
period 6671.158323904247
18.26
9.437e-05
2.584e-07
d
yr
n .05396364207247784 7.6337e-10 deg/d
Q 12.59044562953704 1.1874e-07 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1339  
   data-arc span      6706 days (18.36 yr)  
   first obs. used      1994-12-12  
   last obs. used      2013-04-22  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .59203  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-15 23:28:09  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .290793 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.5116 au 
 T_jup = 1.918 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 14.7   1. 40 2 parameter fit from 124 observations, autocmod 2.9c
comet total magnitude slope K1 6.5   n/a 40 autocmod 2.9c

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Alternate Designations
 Perihelion 
Year
(est.)
 New-Style 
Desig
Roman
 Numeral 
Year/
 Letter 
 2012.9   262P/2012 K7       
 1994.7   262P/1994 X1   1994 XXIV   1994u 
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