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93P/Lovas 1
Classification: Jupiter-family Comet          SPK-ID: 1000060
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457800.5 (2017-Feb-16.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 62 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .6126650383337702 9.9856e-08  
a 4.389353771719085 1.1904e-06 au
q 1.700150174908333 2.3563e-07 au
i 12.20450342919124 4.9013e-06 deg
node 339.6274201271978 2.2396e-05 deg
peri 74.89804338193238 3.416e-05 deg
M 358.5582133148164 8.3201e-06 deg
tp 2457813.952339361232
(2017-Mar-01.45233936)
8.1284e-05 TDB
period 3358.917251636945
9.20
0.0013664
3.741e-06
d
yr
n .1071773946870994 4.36e-08 deg/d
Q 7.078557368529837 1.9197e-06 au

Additional Model Parameters
 Parameter Value Uncertainty (1-sigma) 
A1 [EST] 3.904031314268461E-10 1.113E-10
A2 [EST] -4.966109079668308E-11 3.733E-13
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      3382  
   data-arc span      13649 days (37.37 yr)  
   first obs. used      1980-12-05  
   last obs. used      2018-04-19  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      1  
   norm. resid. RMS      .54636  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Davide Farnocchia  
   solution date      2019-Sep-03 14:49:49  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .75887 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .815408 au 
 T_jup = 2.604 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 12.5   0.9 62 2 parameter fit from 681 observations, autocmod 2.8
comet total magnitude slope K1 10.   n/a 62 autocmod 2.8
comet nuclear magnitude M2 14.6   0.6 62 from 2374 observations, autocmod 2.8
comet nuclear magnitude slope K2 5.   n/a 62 autocmod 2.8
comet nuclear phase coefficient PC 0.03   n/a 62 autocmod 2.8
rotation period rot_per 18.2 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:
[Kokotankekova, R.; Snodgrass, C.; Lacerda, P.; Green S.F.; et al. (2017) Mon. Not. Royal Ast. Soc. 471, 2974-3007.]

93P/Lovas 1          Discovered 1980-Dec-05 by Lovas, Miklos at Konkoly Observatory, Hungary
discovered on plate/photo taken on discovery date
Reference: comet.disLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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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
1910-Jun-22 18:24 00:07 Jupiter 0.627947387325055 0.627938197981221 0.62795661839022 8.23786133928492 8.07245994087933 2418845.266763880 6.84561202698732 10338.0418792903 281.263211686029 88.4185123714104 321156.988015353 T 62 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2019-Sep-03 14:52:04 2019-Sep-03 14:52
1924-Dec-03 10:50 00:08 Jupiter 1.4290105761324 1.42889404143328 1.42912712721939 9.79853559072579 9.737855647784 2424122.951649479 7.77464075372755 9621.92520317189 346.800526592806 53.2560791781327 378757.30305191 T 62 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2019-Sep-03 14:52:04 2019-Sep-03 14:52
1946-Mar-02 21:47 00:05 Jupiter 0.83597261047408 0.835931237248646 0.836013990045416 9.08201164151623 8.96975470179066 2431882.407518222 5.07161313792771 4209.24452434996 180.078216375365 61.1114911475428 523298.374646216 T 62 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2019-Sep-03 14:52:04 2019-Sep-03 14:52
1960-Oct-17 23:42 00:09 Jupiter 1.02171820651694 1.02170998172703 1.02172643263457 7.70228710824723 7.59389170472602 2437225.487575190 9.03462846904055 1983.11383714548 123.478038664434 -77.9841266846042 1161437.1168969 T 62 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2019-Sep-03 14:52:04 2019-Sep-03 14:52
1995-Oct-24 23:36 00:12 Jupiter 1.83380576116169 1.83379821191618 1.83381331042272 5.40812502012728 5.32203248009993 2450015.483666171 11.5597092197331 467.135999592117 89.0851025335323 -37.2879890682991 2011181.17669648 T 62 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2019-Sep-03 14:52:04 2019-Sep-03 14:52
2029-Jul-27 05:05 00:11 Jupiter 1.82938365600711 1.82937414692312 1.82939316509234 5.45161142841984 5.36600853666352 2462344.711730395 10.9104771691285 480.531502540716 60.8254081821468 10.4226032858112 837770.538947329 T 62 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2019-Sep-03 14:52:04 2019-Sep-03 14:52
2064-Jul-19 15:30 00:10 Jupiter 0.867745380961514 0.867727157342986 0.867763605305573 7.33132837765788 7.19695340605527 2475121.145545127 10.4430119045935 1584.24557313872 208.493532478704 -54.9945167276204 542062.543374745 T 62 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2019-Sep-03 14:52:04 2019-Sep-03 14:52
2079-Jan-16 18:10 00:09 Jupiter 1.278097208879 1.27804795680569 1.27814646296678 10.1377975202379 10.072214033453 2480415.257010045 9.23151209969013 3558.6289054339 410.36284754416 47.1136094011076 270748.175523878 T 62 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2019-Sep-03 14:52:04 2019-Sep-03 14:52
2100-Apr-21 01:39 00:12 Jupiter 0.996039748623733 0.996004453736466 0.996075051754908 8.87072599423718 8.77433753138677 2488179.568911665 12.4434671488899 4984.00931206286 394.007421213361 70.1880435754573 306757.253615566 T 62 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2019-Sep-03 14:52:04 2019-Sep-03 14:52
2114-Nov-05 11:44 00:12 Jupiter 0.783118979196299 0.783097132273138 0.783140847617211 8.3186782466388 8.18762512245958 2493490.989084474 12.4650179405374 7007.04520544251 364.021411778129 82.035832862012 297996.764000089 T 62 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2019-Sep-03 14:52:04 2019-Sep-03 14:52
2136-Feb-03 15:58 00:41 Jupiter 1.48191424838476 1.48152945023854 1.48229914699304 10.4003219148623 10.3452186767459 2501251.164936021 41.0589219775541 27216.1652450783 510.871103950718 45.4931020314391 235728.063273838 T 62 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2019-Sep-03 14:52:04 2019-Sep-03 14:52
2150-Jul-09 23:23 00:27 Jupiter 0.717727596840578 0.717533029572628 0.717922574773172 7.52326579651702 7.36472936207065 2506521.474571203 26.5786897667829 29063.5979145433 398.819262993266 -69.8117802033817 272781.519962287 T 62 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2019-Sep-03 14:52:04 2019-Sep-03 14:52
2185-Dec-26 04:53 19:50 Jupiter 1.35929032030364 1.35636594846647 1.36221490063867 5.60946264146897 5.49725380946244 2519474.703185374 1189.72548783388 148308.046014864 144.018084790178 -7.22003783251239 269925.168545908 T 62 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2019-Sep-03 14:52:04 2019-Sep-03 14:52

Alternate Designations
 Perihelion 
Year
(est.)
 New-Style 
Desig
Roman
 Numeral 
Year/
 Letter 
 1989.6   93P/1989 N2   1989 XIII   1989p 
 1980.4   93P/1980 X1   1980 V   1980s 
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