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294P/LINEAR
Classification: Jupiter-family Comet [NEO]          SPK-ID: 1002493
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2455453.5 (2010-Sep-14.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 31 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .59860595579441 2.2214e-07  
a 3.194385631007886 1.6553e-07 au
q 1.282207367182481 6.5227e-07 au
i 18.5417644487203 2.5644e-05 deg
node 314.3382997405063 4.6672e-05 deg
peri 234.1686463827063 5.2362e-05 deg
M 141.4528559476778 2.1946e-05 deg
tp 2454634.113768759010
(2008-Jun-16.61376876)
0.00018473 TDB
period 2085.352333613304
5.71
0.00016209
4.438e-07
d
yr
n .172632698176344 1.3418e-08 deg/d
Q 5.106563894833291 2.6461e-07 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      233  
   data-arc span      4598 days (12.59 yr)  
   first obs. used      2008-01-13  
   last obs. used      2020-08-15  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .51673  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Aug-24 11:21:22  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .378776 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .970132 au 
 T_jup = 2.819 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 17.9   0.7 31 2 parameter fit from 62 observations, autocmod 2.8
comet total magnitude slope K1 4.5   n/a 31 autocmod 2.8

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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
1903-Jun-25 16:42 00:03 Jupiter 1.04183516604542 1.04181827024663 1.04185206218751 6.61870592323346 6.49470922304848 2416291.195608809 2.66952245392857 1304.03526179126 244.102683562918 50.1569845876758 478594.135057678 T 31 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Aug-24 11:21:26 2020-Aug-24 11:21
1907-Mar-07 11:23 00:02 Earth 0.431419816948542 0.431400845921423 0.431438829677641 10.3288393633093 10.3282414016826 2417641.974268842 2.01330636609553 6770.90343300935 64.546896949119 -81.9776591016881 724907.035628201 T 31 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Aug-24 11:21:26 2020-Aug-24 11:21
1916-Jan-07 01:17 00:17 Jupiter 1.55790967816312 1.55789540350797 1.55792395283528 6.08797959867595 5.99800902403293 2420869.553460337 17.1203989289759 757.886269624114 76.9008376171947 -22.4317263463893 885058.332994629 T 31 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Aug-24 11:21:26 2020-Aug-24 11:21
1941-Mar-04 19:30 00:01 Earth 0.449792892446497 0.449740433578977 0.44984536428204 13.8954149709981 13.8949886517812 2430058.312512134 1.28171618395693 4622.82545855165 99.8063076508832 55.5538267044113 475102.84583598 T 31 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Aug-24 11:21:26 2020-Aug-24 11:21
1980-Mar-05 00:56 < 00:01 Earth 0.355671951609233 0.355668319790535 0.355675592478586 11.4360660346231 11.4354109483136 2444303.538801913 0.23559126334278 3073.96769800153 70.1964005700242 86.8828828021404 571482.058573852 T 31 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Aug-24 11:21:26 2020-Aug-24 11:21
1985-Aug-04 20:47 00:04 Mars 0.088182129396894 0.0881701037704494 0.0881941622169382 15.9767995993 15.9765963923399 2446282.365895417 4.14917151683865 1400.3128656292 72.9218012133108 -64.8008102421229 163303.341250759 T 31 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Aug-24 11:21:26 2020-Aug-24 11:21
1998-Jul-21 12:56 00:02 Jupiter 1.30553224428155 1.30552276480193 1.30554172380421 10.1794732655756 10.1155368808745 2451016.038706586 2.09500146617364 636.083030779726 221.723648260166 -45.9258125475679 494157.510011189 T 31 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Aug-24 11:21:26 2020-Aug-24 11:21
2010-Mar-22 00:34 00:02 Jupiter 0.990932774202439 0.990927549051407 0.990937999355104 7.20805394590385 7.08847626906001 2455277.523816758 2.06121983199105 296.125717904686 227.884057963406 48.350480435567 502104.38547693 T 31 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Aug-24 11:21:26 2020-Aug-24 11:21
2022-Jun-23 15:45 00:08 Jupiter 1.39694269508684 1.39693491014685 1.39695048003103 5.8161630576221 5.71096071681541 2459754.156162452 7.64547054416419 408.275533301872 98.3984967111917 -18.2238627037475 666938.830701721 T 31 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Aug-24 11:21:26 2020-Aug-24 11:21
2035-Mar-19 15:56 00:03 Jupiter 1.63818410779849 1.638174363873 1.63819385177994 7.58403050840692 7.51554518694698 2464406.163831885 2.59605327977855 815.286530588964 328.702653426771 -62.3822602968702 554348.346469757 T 31 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Aug-24 11:21:26 2020-Aug-24 11:21
2048-Mar-04 02:16 < 00:01 Earth 0.344820693104844 0.344807182468971 0.344834216272422 10.6106411741852 10.6099129043657 2469139.594659231 0.296554547521351 3370.28522045124 81.2885336002405 78.5482905933021 422769.060570887 T 31 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Aug-24 11:21:26 2020-Aug-24 11:21
2087-Mar-02 12:00 00:04 Earth 0.416505384312286 0.416435283487774 0.416575717882077 8.56930443677651 8.56855787614754 2483382.000249229 3.73872736225317 15918.4944995954 57.8313871879088 -77.2945593966004 574385.567006185 T 31 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Aug-24 11:21:26 2020-Aug-24 11:21
2105-Jun-07 09:41 00:05 Jupiter 1.81316127998204 1.81312517271731 1.81319738754752 11.9421171277516 11.9029347991922 2490052.903169089 4.95325896602002 2148.27272861481 171.708959882845 -33.5426406807942 588885.92396609 T 31 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Aug-24 11:21:26 2020-Aug-24 11:21
2116-Dec-31 10:49 00:02 Jupiter 1.06909768947489 1.06909132932013 1.06910405008591 7.99712585460581 7.89743414363381 2494277.950956123 1.81763225835571 1526.45037153809 211.117940911237 -81.7126682140249 597264.017879148 T 31 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Aug-24 11:21:26 2020-Aug-24 11:21
2129-Jan-11 19:30 00:17 Jupiter 1.29803081793613 1.29801576248672 1.29804587347525 5.86108911863421 5.74867612620192 2498672.312598099 16.6815924873787 946.158464243975 250.077694651732 37.2742991445019 592611.412579817 T 31 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Aug-24 11:21:26 2020-Aug-24 11:21
2132-Mar-30 16:44 00:08 Mars 0.0913517259968442 0.091283928543137 0.0914195330862444 16.4578631086904 16.4576726860879 2499846.197202790 7.93811216024651 3690.63907523831 58.2625418069892 23.6397429810849 93622.4562983565 T 31 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Aug-24 11:21:26 2020-Aug-24 11:21
2138-Mar-10 21:51 00:01 Earth 0.381521343580917 0.381491705363834 0.381551004765963 8.77427498240667 8.77347900273512 2502017.410665786 1.30856438239155 4905.81523242152 94.4984423600497 72.4981962354728 293921.591959262 T 31 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Aug-24 11:21:26 2020-Aug-24 11:21
2141-Dec-12 22:01 00:13 Jupiter 1.45799539701868 1.45798778646136 1.45800300757989 6.41954355364978 6.32839942749122 2503390.417158007 13.1686752232945 1013.94690864588 378.098301985738 -89.2387210929952 679991.942604311 T 31 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Aug-24 11:21:26 2020-Aug-24 11:21
2153-Oct-05 23:39 00:08 Jupiter 1.88213650032201 1.88209058394882 1.88218241770013 10.3837573063274 10.3403264397413 2507705.485180136 7.64421645211651 3175.4360678743 354.685602167131 -44.6476493557454 406998.972823343 T 31 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Aug-24 11:21:26 2020-Aug-24 11:21
2155-Mar-05 21:12 00:04 Earth 0.358308443764835 0.358244199250699 0.35837274163887 10.230930627629 10.2302037595415 2508221.383637984 3.80453872273009 7606.45858520149 93.8791309797397 65.0958690475155 306358.679572368 T 31 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Aug-24 11:21:26 2020-Aug-24 11:21
2171-Sep-29 18:08 00:21 Mars 0.0743107743389295 0.0741572707876723 0.0744643476623405 15.3658308866353 15.3655801591793 2514273.255415431 20.5724881786318 8456.55565218511 64.3191162795868 -25.1268128120925 73853.5272282441 T 31 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Aug-24 11:21:26 2020-Aug-24 11:21
2194-Feb-28 03:53 00:18 Earth 0.488926288844252 0.488757713866974 0.489097317536779 6.88320758489489 6.88241580753487 2522460.661872522 18.2043914802977 55281.768949159 145.015482145721 -81.1909411918937 259442.617351064 T 31 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Aug-24 11:21:26 2020-Aug-24 11:21

Alternate Designations
 Perihelion 
Year
(est.)
 New-Style 
Desig
Roman
 Numeral 
Year/
 Letter 
 2014.2   294P/2013 X2       
 2008.5   294P/2008 A2       
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