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286P/Christensen
Classification: Jupiter-family Comet          SPK-ID: 1001646
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2454216.5 (2007-Apr-26.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 25 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .4251626016738834 3.496e-07  
a 4.117064372792283 1.0827e-06 au
q 2.366642572797061 1.9105e-06 au
i 17.04432164554172 3.8429e-05 deg
node 284.0601399829757 6.3881e-05 deg
peri 24.76482820685491 0.00072722 deg
M 71.87586272536129 0.00030536 deg
tp 2453607.299174824086
(2005-Aug-24.79917482)
0.0023506 TDB
period 3051.264899613442
8.35
0.0012036
3.295e-06
d
yr
n .1179838564805067 4.654e-08 deg/d
Q 5.867486172787506 1.543e-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.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      1  
   norm. resid. RMS      .58076  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Nov-10 12:51:25  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.36295 au 
 T_jup = 2.803 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 13.0   0.6 25 from 52 observations, assumed slope, autocmod 2.6
comet total magnitude slope K1 13.   n/a 25 autocmod 2.6
comet nuclear magnitude M2 17.0   0.6 25 from 44 observations, autocmod 2.6
comet nuclear magnitude slope K2 5.   n/a 25 autocmod 2.6
comet nuclear phase coefficient PC 0.03   n/a 25 autocmod 2.6

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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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