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C/2020 N1 (PANSTARRS)
Classification: Hyperbolic Comet          SPK-ID: 1003702
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459155.5 (2020-Nov-02.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 10 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e 1.000438147732024 6.793e-06  
a -3014.312963448804 46.736 au
q 1.320714388545961 2.1135e-06 au
i 29.70370762469213 2.63e-05 deg
node 279.9817072519792 6.6917e-05 deg
peri 186.7729886499378 8.1381e-05 deg
M -.0007756059032918327 1.8037e-05 deg
tp 2459285.732549903141
(2021-Mar-12.23254990)
0.00033779 TDB
period n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
d
yr
n 5.955545705498977E-6 1.3851e-07 deg/d
Q n/a n/a au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      677  
   data-arc span      209 days  
   first obs. used      2020-07-01  
   last obs. used      2021-01-26  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   norm. resid. RMS      .74864  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Jan-30 21:12:49  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .340501 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.25861 au 
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Orbit Covariance (6×6)
  e q tp node peri i
e 4.61442592329813E-11 -8.178357687401102E-12 -1.930032485298546E-9 -1.961221556512182E-10 -1.376305351944954E-10 1.217797982126793E-10
q -8.178357687401102E-12 4.466911184894276E-12 5.588266359517878E-10 5.612030808515151E-12 -3.628099446770538E-11 -3.548710087113849E-12
tp -1.930032485298546E-9 5.588266359517878E-10 1.141047785532686E-7 4.08269916707382E-9 8.141537935207685E-9 -2.5217988453479E-9
node -1.961221556512182E-10 5.612030808515151E-12 4.08269916707382E-9 4.477873356434181E-9 -2.318843857306898E-9 -1.370778662036739E-9
peri -1.376305351944954E-10 -3.628099446770538E-11 8.141537935207685E-9 -2.318843857306898E-9 6.622867524863428E-9 2.198388280249055E-10
i 1.217797982126793E-10 -3.548710087113849E-12 -2.5217988453479E-9 -1.370778662036739E-9 2.198388280249055E-10 6.917058362210204E-10

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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 15.3   0.8 10 2 parameter fit from 582 observations, autocmod 2.8
comet total magnitude slope K1 4.5   n/a 10 autocmod 2.8
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