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333P/LINEAR
Classification: Jupiter-family Comet* [NEO]          SPK-ID: 1003435
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457030.5 (2015-Jan-08.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 36 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .7359068833713893 4.9177e-08  
a 4.223632859291986 9.3094e-08 au
q 1.115432365305431 2.176e-07 au
i 131.8794500590109 2.4016e-05 deg
node 115.5625764798137 2.3955e-05 deg
peri 26.1430406449354 2.6342e-05 deg
M 308.6838288854405 4.3073e-06 deg
tp 2457482.438573728396
(2016-Apr-03.93857373)
3.0598e-05 TDB
period 3170.499337898998
8.68
0.00010482
2.87e-07
d
yr
n .1135467828984194 3.7541e-09 deg/d
Q 7.331833353278542 1.616e-07 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      664  
   data-arc span      3553 days (9.73 yr)  
   first obs. used      2007-11-04  
   last obs. used      2017-07-27  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .54084  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-15 23:28:29  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .176232 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .358329 au 
 T_jup = 0.418 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 15.0   1. 36 2 parameter fit from 127 observations, autocmod 2.9c
comet total magnitude slope K1 7.5   n/a 36 autocmod 2.9c
rotation period rot_per 21.04 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2020-October); Warner et al., 2009 Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Hicks, M.; Thackeray, B. (2016) Astronomer's Telegram 8905. http://www.astronomerstelegram.org]

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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
1903-Dec-31 15:16 00:03 Earth 0.251327574069839 0.25130823568412 0.251346913688225 62.0793220448502 62.0791512692386 2416480.136274529 2.56003286631683 1304.27810610356 30.986759812912 -42.3360692277345 817854.397681595 T 36 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-15 23:28:30 2021-Apr-15 23:28
1914-Feb-19 07:05 00:02 Jupiter 0.697974916870569 0.697967484719965 0.697982349145198 22.3746703902689 22.320367139787 2420182.795251927 2.19415265914449 620.999063094063 134.054011691813 -55.2912274262534 622128.934071231 T 36 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-15 23:28:30 2021-Apr-15 23:28
1929-Dec-21 11:51 00:03 Earth 0.379819456718597 0.379796728125823 0.379842185625768 62.6198740823526 62.6197620551873 2425966.993416973 2.61418655953223 1257.65701005824 28.9386547953808 -25.6920685069783 852061.501588202 T 36 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-15 23:28:30 2021-Apr-15 23:28
1949-May-08 10:50 00:01 Jupiter 0.677344698661765 0.677334879419199 0.677354517915459 19.8701944531143 19.8071607972587 2433044.951136231 1.42011058449517 510.744584250145 163.947944297206 17.3806230255958 281668.215733155 T 36 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-15 23:28:30 2021-Apr-15 23:28
1955-Dec-13 02:44 00:02 Earth 0.492833988681998 0.492815562600159 0.492852414825775 63.1107126758194 63.1106270097352 2435454.613946146 2.16271133694828 959.305484653304 36.0124546522901 -16.7139307151938 593001.188596543 T 36 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-15 23:28:30 2021-Apr-15 23:28
1973-Jan-21 06:52 00:01 Earth 0.217206020182218 0.217195765349178 0.217216275907779 60.0945331805669 60.0943290508325 2441703.786258285 1.48823713409999 863.651473814399 35.3513845709232 53.7575211752704 742860.704659635 T 36 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-15 23:28:30 2021-Apr-15 23:28
1984-Aug-15 20:04 00:01 Jupiter 1.80628140215141 1.80627705525669 1.80628574904644 18.0816493720833 18.0556966280139 2445928.336229829 1.00339966231266 261.38149464648 209.598093899261 69.1127338615783 1494921.83988135 T 36 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-15 23:28:30 2021-Apr-15 23:28
1998-Dec-17 13:52 < 00:01 Earth 0.43427239167971 0.434267295874653 0.434277487491038 63.2326095510583 63.2325125203136 2451165.077798213 0.564545025149595 267.376465401396 37.0451308285359 -18.3090805155652 597186.324351881 T 36 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-15 23:28:30 2021-Apr-15 23:28
2009-Jan-23 05:26 < 00:01 Jupiter 0.674453187282661 0.674449307157915 0.674457067408941 22.3852727361911 22.3290999462327 2454854.726194749 0.5708235339882 216.988329168783 165.018532007017 44.224200941607 517817.53625787 T 36 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-15 23:28:30 2021-Apr-15 23:28
2044-Apr-12 01:58 00:01 Jupiter 0.660800598571882 0.660797496710384 0.660803700441681 19.9020318344917 19.8375211659202 2467717.581951308 1.19018075793611 338.974194256687 142.655713724774 78.7487411881453 731406.463041378 T 36 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-15 23:28:30 2021-Apr-15 23:28
2068-Jan-11 10:32 00:02 Earth 0.179491109654103 0.179486005104776 0.179496215524244 61.4230750108161 61.422833331928 2476391.938939640 1.49742647837962 815.048981760946 32.8530003031453 -71.9416973418328 777549.163092318 T 36 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-15 23:28:30 2021-Apr-15 23:28
2079-Jul-21 03:35 00:02 Jupiter 1.81380611906287 1.81379924297561 1.81381299518436 18.1266670720227 18.1008863497695 2480600.649063102 1.69036009434683 537.041026992555 106.390865160523 51.7273291385543 2297238.28687124 T 36 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-15 23:28:30 2021-Apr-15 23:28
2103-Dec-30 17:28 00:03 Jupiter 0.674984107289946 0.674972040506493 0.674996174099873 22.4365408982791 22.380540924189 2489528.227864204 2.78235925160293 639.262074972711 126.9406915789 -20.2015294853546 300565.132114188 T 36 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-15 23:28:30 2021-Apr-15 23:28
2111-Feb-04 16:59 00:02 Earth 0.356073069298427 0.356050639727223 0.356095499547442 58.8607849295898 58.8606577997065 2492121.207523887 2.17788013688536 1360.77835947006 33.850053207819 34.7320084900301 899129.169701868 T 36 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-15 23:28:30 2021-Apr-15 23:28
2137-Feb-08 05:47 00:02 Earth 0.404285775527629 0.404266491787102 0.404305059611723 58.584349093189 58.5842365957325 2501621.740953717 1.81746842473518 1127.17019128815 33.9522892656093 31.4632992497181 933438.663429738 T 36 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-15 23:28:30 2021-Apr-15 23:28
2139-Mar-19 07:52 00:02 Jupiter 0.65676348062302 0.656757954715626 0.656769006610679 19.9717248778166 19.9070442528944 2502390.827444155 2.06563114262773 508.526624524727 145.943920692733 61.306751537328 631645.831565058 T 36 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-15 23:28:30 2021-Apr-15 23:28
2163-Jan-02 09:55 00:02 Earth 0.282527032905476 0.282514964286874 0.282539101801014 62.5400048008271 62.5398540030424 2511080.913056436 1.57131867174679 746.772699994623 41.3955022084264 -36.3681149260711 607267.691577485 T 36 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-15 23:28:30 2021-Apr-15 23:28
2174-Jun-25 09:00 00:02 Jupiter 1.80097549337194 1.80097116379222 1.80097982297264 18.1459480051452 18.1200111105298 2515272.875182785 1.66364962026549 394.484028107598 79.782639672692 58.7072265516417 3188908.95127811 T 36 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-15 23:28:30 2021-Apr-15 23:28
2180-Feb-14 05:17 00:01 Earth 0.473950143736987 0.473936914906159 0.473963372695703 58.1450822267548 58.1449855399808 2517332.720120156 1.26318873502027 765.659875299296 31.8427142976153 30.5356112122018 1137707.52099484 T 36 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-15 23:28:30 2021-Apr-15 23:28
2198-Dec-05 17:18 00:02 Jupiter 0.670347884158723 0.670343735186094 0.670352033132572 22.5409893713569 22.4848635438711 2524202.220768828 1.70718942272591 227.483270972645 181.867264780007 43.8106417650212 486491.897644698 T 36 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-15 23:28:30 2021-Apr-15 23:28

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