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299P/Catalina-PANSTARRS
Classification: Jupiter-family Comet          SPK-ID: 1003304
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456814.5 (2014-Jun-06.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 33 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2819890068159288 1.6578e-07  
a 4.372727352677713 3.6924e-07 au
q 3.139666309419279 6.315e-07 au
i 10.47989125800893 1.6281e-05 deg
node 271.6818073897378 0.00012158 deg
peri 323.4971521792234 0.00015344 deg
M 331.7339813547116 6.1818e-05 deg
tp 2457076.734100472263
(2015-Feb-23.23410047)
0.00057943 TDB
period 3339.850488131997
9.14
0.00042303
1.158e-06
d
yr
n .1077892562194755 1.3653e-08 deg/d
Q 5.605788395936147 4.7336e-07 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      290  
   data-arc span      4190 days (11.47 yr)  
   first obs. used      2005-03-11  
   last obs. used      2016-08-30  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .67321  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2016-Oct-25 13:16:27  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 2.13621 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .027616 au 
 T_jup = 2.920 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 5.0   0.7 33 2 parameter fit from 136 observations, autocmod 2.6g
comet total magnitude slope K1 21.   n/a 33 autocmod 2.6g
comet nuclear magnitude M2 13.6   0.5 33 from 119 observations, autocmod 2.6g
comet nuclear magnitude slope K2 5.   n/a 33 autocmod 2.6g
comet nuclear phase coefficient PC 0.03   n/a 33 autocmod 2.6g

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Alternate Designations
 Perihelion 
Year
(est.)
 New-Style 
Desig
Roman
 Numeral 
Year/
 Letter 
 2015.1   299P/2014 D2       
 2006.0   299P/2005 EL284       
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