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298P/Christensen
Classification: Jupiter-family Comet          SPK-ID: 1002443
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2454341.5 (2007-Aug-29.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 16 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .4124511263181093 2.6948e-06  
a 3.490348558404032 5.2367e-06 au
q 2.0507503642475 9.5465e-06 au
i 8.021635864250111 3.5427e-05 deg
node 57.11772550162517 0.00075277 deg
peri 95.62381828068408 0.0008455 deg
M 26.70945930575406 0.00036659 deg
tp 2454164.788740832216
(2007-Mar-05.28874083)
0.002822 TDB
period 2381.779899479183
6.52
0.0053602
1.468e-05
d
yr
n .1511474675215456 3.4016e-07 deg/d
Q 4.929946752560564 7.3965e-06 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      145  
   data-arc span      2608 days (7.14 yr)  
   first obs. used      2007-02-09  
   last obs. used      2014-04-01  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      2  
   norm. resid. RMS      .5434  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-May-15 08:31:15  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.08154 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .558592 au 
 T_jup = 2.968 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 16.2   0.5 16 2 parameter fit from 33 observations, autocmod 2.6q
comet total magnitude slope K1 8.   n/a 16 autocmod 2.6q

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Alternate Designations
 Perihelion 
Year
(est.)
 New-Style 
Desig
Roman
 Numeral 
Year/
 Letter 
 2013.7   298P/2014 C4       
 2007.2   298P/2007 C1       
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