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32P/Comas Sola
Classification: Jupiter-family Comet          SPK-ID: 1000015
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2455353.5 (2010-Jun-06.0) TDB
Reference: JPL K142/1 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .5546485799036236 1.3903e-07  
a 4.510068014450066 2.1979e-07 au
q 2.008565194966582 7.0543e-07 au
i 9.968516517217138 1.6487e-05 deg
node 57.84360276824752 3.6057e-05 deg
peri 53.30658848884395 3.7658e-05 deg
M 195.694158684553 1.0544e-05 deg
tp 2456950.200887307141
(2014-Oct-19.70088731)
0.00018988 TDB
period 3498.428995759207
9.58
0.00025573
7.002e-07
d
yr
n .1029033318773632 7.5221e-09 deg/d
Q 7.011570833933551 3.4169e-07 au

Additional Model Parameters
 Parameter Value Uncertainty (1-sigma) 
A1 [EST] -8.192712790761601E-9 3.634E-10
A2 [EST] 7.535444540844812E-10 1.958E-10
A3 [EST] -1.059058070811059E-9 1.673E-10
DT [EST] -187.2547654147808 8.456
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      3117  
   data-arc span      4341 days (11.89 yr)  
   first obs. used      2004-07-20  
   last obs. used      2016-06-08  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .64758  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Davide Farnocchia  
   solution date      2017-Feb-09 09:12:30  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.04298 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .245801 au 
 T_jup = 2.680 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 11.0   1. K142/1 2 parameter fit from 506 observations, autocmod 2.6h
comet total magnitude slope K1 9.   n/a K142/1 autocmod 2.6h
comet nuclear magnitude M2 13.4   0.7 K142/1 from 2353 observations, autocmod 2.6h
comet nuclear magnitude slope K2 5.   n/a K142/1 autocmod 2.6h
comet nuclear phase coefficient PC 0.03   n/a K142/1 autocmod 2.6h
diameter diameter 8.4 km n/a Scotti,J (1994) BAAS 26:1375  

32P/Comas Sola          Discovered 1926-Nov-06 by Comas Sola, Josep at Fabra Observatory, Spain
discovered on plate/photo taken on discovery date
Reference: comet.disLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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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
1912-May-18 15:14 00:25 Jupiter 0.213944626943347 0.208756200037632 0.219240209509726 7.66588032424285 7.13074848987538 2419541.134934396 25.3404965702624 360502.501747256 4203.05094045597 -42.434582194019 5644.20224045718 T K142/1 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2017-Dec-06 15:02:24 2017-Dec-06 15:03
1949-Dec-07 21:35 12:08 Jupiter 1.45276397251126 1.45100423605638 1.45452681853771 5.58331967473372 5.47789872555526 2433258.399519673 727.744751006361 138545.29202904 3568.25617134753 -49.5493186772117 65816.2824066625 T K142/1 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2017-Dec-06 15:02:24 2017-Dec-06 15:03
1971-Sep-22 22:47 02:03 Jupiter 0.744458980464702 0.741388843766742 0.747529395832354 9.52858657452471 9.40842301674819 2441217.448964936 122.804347114159 154790.989314623 1180.57535918574 10.3799140529894 13687.6186878329 T K142/1 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2017-Dec-06 15:02:24 2017-Dec-06 15:03
1985-Dec-31 10:42 00:37 Jupiter 1.33434622058039 1.33355889334222 1.33513420756638 9.5371173949003 9.47032411685739 2446430.945902812 37.0255861372179 61224.882132218 944.10079136466 50.6182127930478 117518.838972389 T K142/1 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2017-Dec-06 15:02:24 2017-Dec-06 15:03
2007-Apr-04 21:30 < 00:01 Jupiter 0.310567592558823 0.310565032102248 0.310570153028426 8.38670926208505 8.05494991020922 2454195.396122491 0.216569138061079 202.425547085665 95.6997257036454 62.2826995272329 412300.006557124 T K142/1 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2017-Dec-06 15:02:24 2017-Dec-06 15:03
2021-Sep-29 19:48 00:27 Jupiter 1.42589572360276 1.42571695589329 1.42607449995141 5.2645882523446 5.15051771398349 2459487.325333321 26.8000141855579 10528.7070413073 109.756849861811 -30.8731586004096 1026518.88426568 T K142/1 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2017-Dec-06 15:02:24 2017-Dec-06 15:03
2067-Apr-16 08:41 11:07 Jupiter 1.86052512888546 1.85933135315406 1.86171932207708 5.55041717951762 5.46777935112819 2476121.861791313 666.681672237437 74223.599414667 1199.67375702953 35.3671621398349 181208.399338194 T K142/1 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2017-Dec-06 15:02:24 2017-Dec-06 15:03
2081-Jan-18 13:32 03:36 Jupiter 1.32163755379695 1.31693334548446 1.32634828380041 10.4945557055139 10.4333083029198 2481148.064058276 215.89878641546 276878.592396807 1121.25679863714 32.5301350703422 67000.9784754386 T K142/1 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2017-Dec-06 15:02:24 2017-Dec-06 15:03
2114-May-10 07:31 00:44 Jupiter 1.48906224215156 1.4889880363179 1.48913646951834 5.42708914866572 5.32124399436146 2493311.812899157 44.4909586433435 12496.2097073665 2396.96988256544 -74.8495408585046 62279.6089892166 T K142/1 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2017-Dec-06 15:02:24 2017-Dec-06 15:03
2128-Apr-11 16:20 00:36 Jupiter 1.75959239211694 1.75886599641129 1.76031882428593 11.8982388612943 11.8577122349187 2498397.180620388 35.4941898185203 38377.1320455986 2165.9331315951 19.7156864087284 30365.8935112151 T K142/1 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2017-Dec-06 15:02:24 2017-Dec-06 15:03
2163-Apr-25 00:28 04:04 Jupiter 1.81570112888588 1.81466125426978 1.81674108207203 5.64782011721156 5.56460909196455 2511193.519492574 243.90594880429 55254.2110845648 5421.55762090396 -21.1093119510849 16620.8610702675 T K142/1 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2017-Dec-06 15:02:24 2017-Dec-06 15:03
2196-Dec-25 01:36 03:18 Jupiter 0.548324324862358 0.54434047439695 0.552324268819113 8.8484711810092 8.67213627993317 2523491.566836272 198.113508804497 249026.02146883 3552.03668294758 37.6836635559079 12151.7226871868 T K142/1 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2017-Dec-06 15:02:24 2017-Dec-06 15:03

Alternate Designations
 Perihelion 
Year
(est.)
 New-Style 
Desig
Roman
 Numeral 
Year/
 Letter 
 1986.1       1987 XVIII   1986j 
 1976.5       1978 XVII   1977n 
 1966.9       1969 VIII   1968g 
 1957.3       1961 III   1960f 
 1947.8       1944 II   1951h 
 1938.2   32P/1935 P1   1935 IV   1935c 
 1928.6   32P/1926 V1   1927 III   1926f 
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