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C/2020 F3 (NEOWISE)
Classification: Comet          SPK-ID: 1003667
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459042.5 (2020-Jul-12.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 20 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .9991879691639434 7.0257e-07  
a 362.8548482762662 0.31378 au
q .2946493258129788 1.5974e-07 au
i 128.9372929283427 2.3691e-05 deg
node 61.01055034446424 3.0862e-05 deg
peri 37.2788948491097 2.3149e-05 deg
M .001186517923986395 1.5409e-06 deg
tp 2459034.179112990025
(2020-Jul-03.67911299)
1.4786e-05 TDB
period 2524630.486429422
6912.06
3274.7
8.966
d
yr
n .0001425951250826995 1.8496e-07 deg/d
Q 725.4150472267195 0.6273 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1404  
   data-arc span      175 days  
   first obs. used      2020-03-27  
   last obs. used      2020-09-18  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   norm. resid. RMS      .70641  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Sep-24 20:18:22  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .362501 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .813376 au 
 T_jup = -0.409 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 12.1   01. 20 2 parameter fit from 925 observations, autocmod 2.8
comet total magnitude slope K1 12.5   n/a 20 autocmod 2.8

Alternate Designations
 Perihelion 
Year
(est.)
 New-Style 
Desig
Roman
 Numeral 
Year/
 Letter 
 2020.5   C/2020 F3       
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