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C/2020 N1 (PANSTARRS)
Classification: Hyperbolic Comet          SPK-ID: 1003702
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For accurate long-term ephemerides, please instead use our Horizons system.This orbit viewer was implemented using two-body methods, and hence should not be used for determining accurate long-term trajectories (over several years or decades) or planetary encounter circumstances.


Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459145.5 (2020-Oct-23.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 9 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e 1.000397285106976 8.6276e-06  
a -3324.39919219186 72.2 au
q 1.3207342887009 3.2758e-06 au
i 29.70367811515171 2.7456e-05 deg
node 279.98203844 9.6149e-05 deg
peri 186.7727847662715 0.00010294 deg
M -.0007210960624042076 2.3489e-05 deg
tp 2459285.735769641217
(2021-Mar-12.23576964)
0.00058331 TDB
period n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
d
yr
n 5.142026633070004E-6 1.6751e-07 deg/d
Q n/a n/a au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      590  
   data-arc span      187 days  
   first obs. used      2020-07-01  
   last obs. used      2021-01-04  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   norm. resid. RMS      .73493  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Jan-14 17:13:07  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .340401 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.25856 au 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 15.2   0.7 9 2 parameter fit from 511 observations, autocmod 2.8
comet total magnitude slope K1 4.5   n/a 9 autocmod 2.8
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