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306P/LINEAR
Classification: Jupiter-family Comet [NEO]          SPK-ID: 1000448
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2453403.5 (2005-Feb-02.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 32 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .5982527242450633 2.9645e-07  
a 3.103783295972959 3.1523e-08 au
q 1.246936483690815 9.1677e-07 au
i 8.364458476453748 1.7441e-05 deg
node 341.4985456584413 7.3501e-05 deg
peri .7686711294106036 7.5275e-05 deg
M 96.979320495891 1.1367e-05 deg
tp 2452865.462990458752
(2003-Aug-13.96299046)
6.327e-05 TDB
period 1997.264184203642
5.47
3.0428e-05
8.331e-08
d
yr
n .1802465606939929 2.746e-09 deg/d
Q 4.960630108255104 5.0382e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      343  
   data-arc span      4156 days (11.38 yr)  
   first obs. used      2003-07-30  
   last obs. used      2014-12-15  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .7118  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-15 23:28:18  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .238625 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .459874 au 
 T_jup = 2.901 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 19.4   0.7 32 2 parameter fit from 127 observations, autocmod 2.9c
comet total magnitude slope K1 4.5   n/a 32 autocmod 2.9c

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Alternate Designations
 Perihelion 
Year
(est.)
 New-Style 
Desig
Roman
 Numeral 
Year/
 Letter 
 2014.6   306P/2014 M5       
 2003.6   306P/2003 O3       
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