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402P/LINEAR
Classification: Jupiter-family Comet          SPK-ID: 1000415
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2454178.5 (2007-Mar-19.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 67 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .4366159312971656 8.495e-08  
a 7.005030242676487 1.8532e-07 au
q 3.946522439505483 6.6027e-07 au
i 30.84167461538656 1.119e-05 deg
node 123.2180514901274 1.7123e-05 deg
peri 327.2074594629951 8.6673e-05 deg
M 72.27752534167305 3.488e-05 deg
tp 2452818.890399268249
(2003-Jun-28.39039927)
0.0006206 TDB
period 6771.945413870206
18.54
0.00026873
7.357e-07
d
yr
n .0531604993836266 2.1095e-09 deg/d
Q 10.06353804584749 2.6623e-07 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1303  
   data-arc span      7033 days (19.26 yr)  
   first obs. used      2001-11-22  
   last obs. used      2021-02-23  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .68121  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-15 23:28:45  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 3.00424 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.08459 au 
 T_jup = 2.535 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 4.2   0.8 67 2 parameter fit from 657 observations, autocmod 2.9c
comet total magnitude slope K1 17.   n/a 67 autocmod 2.9c
comet nuclear magnitude M2 11.6   0.7 67 from 310 observations, autocmod 2.9c
comet nuclear magnitude slope K2 5.   n/a 67 autocmod 2.9c
comet nuclear phase coefficient PC 0.03   n/a 67 autocmod 2.9c

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Alternate Designations
 Perihelion 
Year
(est.)
 New-Style 
Desig
Roman
 Numeral 
Year/
 Letter 
 2022.0   402P/2020 Q3       
 2003.5   402P/2002 T5       
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