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C/2014 R3 (PANSTARRS)
Classification: Comet          SPK-ID: 1003337
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457830.5 (2017-Mar-18.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 50 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .9995221988419475 8.7111e-06  
a 15227.28868691237 277.64 au
q 7.2756161686067 9.6479e-06 au
i 90.83939023835723 1.7753e-05 deg
node 334.1088204485201 1.9449e-05 deg
peri 113.4243100192398 9.8976e-05 deg
M .0001163352633451809 3.1821e-06 deg
tp 2457608.710401115366
(2016-Aug-08.21040112)
0.0015217 TDB
period 686328919.5603623
1879066.17
1.8771e+07
5.139e+04
d
yr
n 5.245298423831581E-7 1.4346e-08 deg/d
Q 30447.30175765614 555.14 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      816  
   data-arc span      1883 days (5.16 yr)  
   first obs. used      2014-09-06  
   last obs. used      2019-11-02  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   norm. resid. RMS      .5118  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Nov-07 10:49:38  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 6.82889 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 3.92419 au 
 T_jup = -0.049 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 4.5   0.7 50 from 536 observations, assumed slope, autocmod 2.8
comet total magnitude slope K1 10.   n/a 50 autocmod 2.8
comet nuclear magnitude M2 8.9   0.5 50 from 189 observations, autocmod 2.8
comet nuclear magnitude slope K2 5.   n/a 50 autocmod 2.8
comet nuclear phase coefficient PC 0.03   n/a 50 autocmod 2.8

Alternate Designations
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Year
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Desig
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 2016.6   C/2014 R3       
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