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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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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
1944-Aug-30 03:57 00:08 Jupiter 0.330928808475061 0.33091936827618 0.330938249886733 4.49620360012614 3.88545814711141 2431332.664544638 8.39324350246949 1181.61797655359 44.9853238405117 -70.0114339022224 831980.992689733 T 32 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-15 23:28:21 2021-Apr-15 23:28
1956-Jul-30 21:45 00:04 Jupiter 0.367625440992092 0.367621012859804 0.367629869129166 4.56445251728546 4.02816997717065 2435685.405921449 4.09755942200584 233.681686971417 133.895229207474 5.16570508597267 328750.319773843 T 32 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-15 23:28:21 2021-Apr-15 23:28
1968-Aug-19 07:22 00:03 Jupiter 1.13894702235686 1.13892992968392 1.13896411502476 6.65990407142318 6.54728523866482 2440087.806688976 3.0797822079943 843.712643547535 94.5568895324713 2.90802156729926 164273.565305523 T 32 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-15 23:28:21 2021-Apr-15 23:28
1992-Sep-03 15:54 < 00:01 Earth 0.262108554577949 0.26210592760198 0.262111181568548 6.58651629792431 6.58497272809004 2448869.162518879 0.169694436766201 174.552628060321 69.7490826250229 -46.1205149545289 393053.393675907 T 32 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-15 23:28:21 2021-Apr-15 23:28
2003-Sep-01 15:19 00:02 Earth 0.468353856378866 0.468350760645314 0.468356952216405 9.29326663481314 9.29265444772823 2452884.138462306 1.57428134158074 390.234014315496 36.9492691485131 67.2958055922591 1257366.01088147 T 32 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-15 23:28:21 2021-Apr-15 23:28
2027-Aug-17 21:23 00:05 Jupiter 1.04779013075889 1.0477779829892 1.04780227852572 6.34459354567919 6.21587389791711 2461635.390917199 5.23688695269002 599.990556704071 119.801117781623 12.304512568106 203523.642635894 T 32 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-15 23:28:21 2021-Apr-15 23:28
2039-Aug-15 17:37 00:06 Jupiter 0.36638949133374 0.366386251780599 0.366392730904126 4.53934257131396 3.99775099870588 2466016.234155331 6.04423804436375 220.329821673668 85.1152841515337 -37.9909846590537 905723.679304233 T 32 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-15 23:28:21 2021-Apr-15 23:28
2051-Jul-19 15:36 00:11 Jupiter 0.341646095256047 0.341643895829164 0.341648294687532 4.41733392381918 3.81501767970569 2470372.149819139 11.4554426162413 598.96944891951 119.04878954455 -85.1348901373934 652283.314760717 T 32 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-15 23:28:21 2021-Apr-15 23:28
2063-Jul-09 04:34 00:24 Jupiter 1.83595702849998 1.83572413439008 1.83618992323803 8.41356664868794 8.35855248724729 2474744.690098756 24.2996252111828 11736.9388867417 140.777377543207 11.1237284985851 220697.541553785 T 32 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-15 23:28:21 2021-Apr-15 23:28
2123-May-11 21:26 00:37 Jupiter 1.20761158551312 1.20709697533765 1.20812619554162 6.64429476016418 6.53787784051792 2496600.392933578 37.3756165605672 25649.5118608416 133.741602950346 10.811953779203 162421.280620586 T 32 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-15 23:28:21 2021-Apr-15 23:28
2135-Jan-15 01:52 00:11 Jupiter 0.344863015237327 0.344859046396481 0.344866984231529 4.20776280673798 3.57673621838021 2500866.577615105 11.3110011839414 470.492136313643 85.7778075478809 71.9432636879064 728603.856158749 T 32 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-15 23:28:21 2021-Apr-15 23:28
2146-Sep-14 17:42 00:21 Jupiter 0.451735394396924 0.451709851104694 0.451760938421393 4.3371519175243 3.88082519576936 2505127.237720421 21.0316827891482 1592.25941462957 64.4558071541772 40.7218875796338 508991.588240191 T 32 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-15 23:28:21 2021-Apr-15 23:28

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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