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C/2020 N1 (PANSTARRS)
Classification: Hyperbolic Comet          SPK-ID: 1003702
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459173.5 (2020-Nov-20.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 12 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e 1.000498273980376 4.1746e-06  
a -2650.536359143202 22.206 au
q 1.320693301801731 1.1055e-06 au
i 29.70375231593655 2.351e-05 deg
node 279.9816836672148 5.4217e-05 deg
peri 186.7727317227527 5.9022e-05 deg
M -.0008106013290248145 1.0186e-05 deg
tp 2459285.728688220008
(2021-Mar-12.22868822)
8.3432e-05 TDB
period n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
d
yr
n 7.222763999840652E-6 9.0767e-08 deg/d
Q n/a n/a au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      790  
   data-arc span      256 days  
   first obs. used      2020-07-01  
   last obs. used      2021-03-14  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   norm. resid. RMS      .78051  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Mar-25 21:42:28  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .340216 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.25872 au 
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Orbit Covariance (6×6)
  e q tp node peri i
e 1.742728389628869E-11 1.395837487115028E-12 -2.302906514536068E-10 -1.060506913570461E-10 -1.033394602625353E-10 7.970483719127697E-11
q 1.395837487115028E-12 1.222225524110571E-12 -1.760414815456241E-12 -3.293960070438729E-11 -3.601630437951482E-11 1.192635950728296E-11
tp -2.302906514536068E-10 -1.760414815456241E-12 6.960849991641899E-9 2.003966167032801E-10 2.819547447086776E-9 -6.458768536183478E-10
node -1.060506913570461E-10 -3.293960070438729E-11 2.003966167032801E-10 2.939520424407398E-9 -5.31484113693692E-10 -9.662692236012467E-10
peri -1.033394602625353E-10 -3.601630437951482E-11 2.819547447086776E-9 -5.31484113693692E-10 3.483597977989591E-9 -2.014504749668745E-10
i 7.970483719127697E-11 1.192635950728296E-11 -6.458768536183478E-10 -9.662692236012467E-10 -2.014504749668745E-10 5.527308670682585E-10

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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 15.4   0.9 12 2 parameter fit from 710 observations, autocmod 2.9b
comet total magnitude slope K1 4.5   n/a 12 autocmod 2.9b
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