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285P/LINEAR
Classification: Jupiter-family Comet          SPK-ID: 1000462
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2453845.5 (2006-Apr-20.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 23 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .6209463087023019 3.4555e-07  
a 4.511342680832107 1.9523e-07 au
q 1.710041095878263 1.4987e-06 au
i 24.49842022042658 5.421e-05 deg
node 186.4400345062973 7.0936e-05 deg
peri 177.2918407163388 0.00023414 deg
M 89.21688427988543 4.8713e-05 deg
tp 2452978.135377725543
(2003-Dec-04.63537773)
0.00048663 TDB
period 3499.912225574142
9.58
0.00022718
6.22e-07
d
yr
n .1028597224151654 6.6768e-09 deg/d
Q 7.312644265785951 3.1645e-07 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      153  
   data-arc span      3678 days (10.07 yr)  
   first obs. used      2003-09-19  
   last obs. used      2013-10-14  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .7767  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-15 23:28:15  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .708261 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.11222 au 
 T_jup = 2.482 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 16.7   0.6 23 2 parameter fit from 93 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 
 2013.5   285P/2013 K2       
 2003.9   285P/2003 U2       
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