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386P/PANSTARRS
Classification: Jupiter-family Comet          SPK-ID: 1003154
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456973.5 (2014-Nov-12.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 13 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .417941922470648 8.6428e-06  
a 4.050930804065328 8.5466e-07 au
q 2.357876996018697 3.549e-05 au
i 15.24417349372446 6.1542e-05 deg
node 134.9801390291948 0.00027745 deg
peri 353.3077063200666 0.00060783 deg
M 105.6381047121801 0.00031413 deg
tp 2456099.626108653712
(2012-Jun-21.12610865)
0.0023305 TDB
period 2978.04094215627
8.15
0.00094246
2.58e-06
d
yr
n .1208848390577665 3.8256e-08 deg/d
Q 5.74398461211196 1.2119e-06 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      97  
   data-arc span      5823 days (15.94 yr)  
   first obs. used      2004-02-14  
   last obs. used      2020-01-24  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      1  
   norm. resid. RMS      .46887  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-05 13:16:37  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.37359 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .49175 au 
 T_jup = 2.831 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 10.2   0.4 13 2 parameter fit from 65 observations, autocmod 2.8
comet total magnitude slope K1 19.25   n/a 13 autocmod 2.8
comet nuclear magnitude M2 16.6   0.3 13 from 16 observations, autocmod 2.8
comet nuclear magnitude slope K2 5.   n/a 13 autocmod 2.8
comet nuclear phase coefficient PC 0.03   n/a 13 autocmod 2.8

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Alternate Designations
 Perihelion 
Year
(est.)
 New-Style 
Desig
Roman
 Numeral 
Year/
 Letter 
 2012.5   386P/2011 U1       
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