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365P/PANSTARRS
Classification: Jupiter-family Comet          SPK-ID: 1003562
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458101.5 (2017-Dec-14.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 24 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .573343667969649 1.5331e-07  
a 3.185517436571184 3.6642e-07 au
q 1.359121185106188 3.6971e-07 au
i 9.83642976945853 8.12e-06 deg
node 87.44249715145341 7.2991e-05 deg
peri 66.39745616866252 0.00013232 deg
M 349.8143012024558 2.3058e-05 deg
tp 2458160.256610615709
(2018-Feb-10.75661062)
0.00012463 TDB
period 2076.67438848232
5.69
0.00035831
9.81e-07
d
yr
n .1733540905577865 2.991e-08 deg/d
Q 5.011913688036181 5.765e-07 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      403  
   data-arc span      2382 days (6.52 yr)  
   first obs. used      2011-11-24  
   last obs. used      2018-06-02  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      1  
   norm. resid. RMS      .4836  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Nov-07 02:28:29  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .410962 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .641078 au 
 T_jup = 2.897 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 18.3   n/a MPO213831  
comet total magnitude M1 17.0   0.5 24 2 parameter fit from 244 observations, autocmod 2.8
comet total magnitude slope K1 11.   n/a 24 autocmod 2.8
comet nuclear magnitude M2 18.6   0.4 24 from 112 observations, autocmod 2.8
comet nuclear magnitude slope K2 5.   n/a 24 autocmod 2.8
comet nuclear phase coefficient PC 0.03   n/a 24 autocmod 2.8

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Alternate Designations
 Perihelion 
Year
(est.)
 New-Style 
Desig
Roman
 Numeral 
Year/
 Letter 
 2018.1   365P/2017 U6       
 2012.4   365P/2011 WG113       
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