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C/2016 K1 (LINEAR)
Classification: Hyperbolic Comet          SPK-ID: 1003468
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457597.5 (2016-Jul-28.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 13 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e 1.000274140872514 1.6157e-05  
a -8358.920660559468 492.63 au
q 2.291521803160938 4.2892e-06 au
i 90.84599742625849 0.00011735 deg
node 325.7025983896624 7.6185e-05 deg
peri 18.25342930858553 0.00022033 deg
M 1.885660601300884E-5 1.6668e-06 deg
tp 2457582.878741417401
(2016-Jul-13.37874142)
0.00054482 TDB
period n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
d
yr
n 1.289670509996342E-6 1.1401e-07 deg/d
Q n/a n/a au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      310  
   data-arc span      305 days  
   first obs. used      2016-05-31  
   last obs. used      2017-04-01  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   norm. resid. RMS      .62361  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Oct-18 17:45:54  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.31474 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.6505 au 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 8.9   0.8 13 2 parameter fit from 115 observations, autocmod 2.8
comet total magnitude slope K1 22.   n/a 13 autocmod 2.8
comet nuclear magnitude M2 16.2   0.6 13 from 184 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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