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340P/Boattini
Classification: Jupiter-family Comet          SPK-ID: 1002999
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457800.5 (2017-Feb-16.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 24 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .279501204981309 9.3987e-06  
a 4.251094622445314 8.3396e-05 au
q 3.062908552982286 2.9457e-05 au
i 2.077422134958702 7.9182e-05 deg
node 291.7635108763762 0.0010745 deg
peri 35.76741687756649 0.0016465 deg
M 10.06525307069106 0.00027431 deg
tp 2457710.989953534161
(2016-Nov-18.48995353)
0.0041803 TDB
period 3201.471090829674
8.77
0.094207
0.0002579
d
yr
n .1124483057276974 3.3089e-06 deg/d
Q 5.439280691908342 0.00010671 au

Additional Model Parameters
 Parameter Value Uncertainty (1-sigma) 
A1 [EST] -2.108237798868988E-9 2.317E-9
A2 [EST] -7.12131188860946E-10 8.806E-10
A3 [EST] -7.125725277254861E-9 4.233E-10
ALN [SET] .0408373333128795 n/a
DT [EST] -418.5270143176429 32.19
NK [SET] 2.6 n/a
NM [SET] 2. n/a
NN [SET] 3. n/a
R0 [SET] 5. n/a
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      311  
   data-arc span      3836 days (10.50 yr)  
   first obs. used      2006-05-25  
   last obs. used      2016-11-24  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      4  
   norm. resid. RMS      .51914  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Davide Farnocchia  
   solution date      2017-Jan-19 17:04:36  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 2.05224 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .083214 au 
 T_jup = 2.959 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 11.9   0.9 24 from 136 observations, assumed slope, autocmod 2.6h
comet total magnitude slope K1 11.   n/a 24 autocmod 2.6h
comet nuclear magnitude M2 14.7   0.6 24 from 152 observations, autocmod 2.6h
comet nuclear magnitude slope K2 5.   n/a 24 autocmod 2.6h
comet nuclear phase coefficient PC 0.03   n/a 24 autocmod 2.6h

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Alternate Designations
 Perihelion 
Year
(est.)
 New-Style 
Desig
Roman
 Numeral 
Year/
 Letter 
 2016.9   340P/2016 N2       
 2008.1   340P/2008 T1       
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