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C/2015 LC2 (PANSTARRS)
Classification: Hyperbolic Comet          SPK-ID: 1003399
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457704.5 (2016-Nov-12.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 28 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e 1.001273416183913 1.4406e-05  
a -4626.961188015751 52.33 au
q 5.892047259156429 1.9663e-05 au
i 93.71028613252301 3.79e-05 deg
node 223.5666999421974 2.3972e-05 deg
peri 341.8731661202858 0.00033101 deg
M .001753776308752813 2.9743e-05 deg
tp 2457144.466624289869
(2015-May-01.96662429)
0.0033085 TDB
period n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
d
yr
n 3.13155676932468E-6 5.3125e-08 deg/d
Q n/a n/a au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      437  
   data-arc span      1167 days (3.20 yr)  
   first obs. used      2015-06-07  
   last obs. used      2018-08-17  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   norm. resid. RMS      .71244  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2018-Sep-20 18:18:58  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 4.92769 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .62955 au 
 T_jup = 1.389 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 8.1   1. 28 from 365 observations, assumed slope, autocmod 2.6n
comet total magnitude slope K1 7.   n/a 28 autocmod 2.6n
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