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C/2020 H5 (Robinson)
Classification: Comet          SPK-ID: 1003680
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458972.5 (2020-May-03.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 4 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .996256171089769 0.0022749  
a 2497.441265042294 1517.4 au
q 9.3499928096691 0.0043186 au
i 70.20376523190646 0.020465 deg
node 210.6463243369737 0.021773 deg
peri 326.0969675983719 0.2467 deg
M 359.9982869215924 0.0015366 deg
tp 2459189.428239685775
(2020-Dec-05.92823969)
4.9732 TDB
period 45587035.55964798
124810.50
4.1546e+07
1.137e+05
d
yr
n 7.896982016498111E-6 7.197e-06 deg/d
Q 4985.532537274919 3029.1 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      60  
   data-arc span      50 days  
   first obs. used      2020-04-22  
   last obs. used      2020-06-11  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   norm. resid. RMS      .4878  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Aug-26 07:52:58  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 8.48728 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 4.52184 au 
 T_jup = 1.285 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 4.5   0.5 4 from 56 observations, assumed slope, autocmod 2.8
comet total magnitude slope K1 10.   n/a 4 autocmod 2.8

Alternate Designations
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Year
(est.)
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Desig
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Year/
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 2020.9   C/2020 H5       
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