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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 13 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e 1.000498273453968 4.1746e-06  
a -2650.539160385541 22.206 au
q 1.320693302322808 1.1055e-06 au
i 29.70375231129765 2.351e-05 deg
node 279.981683663681 5.4217e-05 deg
peri 186.772731670051 5.9022e-05 deg
M -.0008106000436329821 1.0186e-05 deg
tp 2459285.728688170586
(2021-Mar-12.22868817)
8.3432e-05 TDB
period n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
d
yr
n 7.222752549694617E-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.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   norm. resid. RMS      .78051  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-15 23:34:09  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .340216 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.25872 au 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 15.4   0.9 13 2 parameter fit from 710 observations, autocmod 2.9c
comet total magnitude slope K1 4.5   n/a 13 autocmod 2.9c
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