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286P/Christensen
Classification: Jupiter-family Comet          SPK-ID: 1001646
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2454205.5 (2007-Apr-15.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 26 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .4251557433363634 3.5253e-07  
a 4.117044932749844 1.0912e-06 au
q 2.366659634017376 1.9248e-06 au
i 17.04419872257063 3.8763e-05 deg
node 284.0604303924707 6.4263e-05 deg
peri 24.76426193394673 0.00073309 deg
M 70.57923163491824 0.00030698 deg
tp 2453607.293314381230
(2005-Aug-24.79331438)
0.0023668 TDB
period 3051.24328834735
8.35
0.0012131
3.321e-06
d
yr
n .117984692133477 4.6907e-08 deg/d
Q 5.867430231482312 1.5551e-06 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      131  
   data-arc span      3434 days (9.40 yr)  
   first obs. used      2005-06-03  
   last obs. used      2014-10-28  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      1  
   norm. resid. RMS      .57448  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-15 23:28:15  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.36123 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .217597 au 
 T_jup = 2.803 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 16.4   0.4 26 2 parameter fit from 52 observations, autocmod 2.9c
comet total magnitude slope K1 4.5   n/a 26 autocmod 2.9c

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Alternate Designations
 Perihelion 
Year
(est.)
 New-Style 
Desig
Roman
 Numeral 
Year/
 Letter 
 2014.0   286P/2013 K3       
 2005.6   286P/2005 L4       
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