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C/2000 G2 (LINEAR)
Classification: Halley-type Comet*          SPK-ID: 1000302
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2451653.5 (2000-Apr-19.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 12 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .8095390291087013 0.0035763  
a 14.26508360682623 0.27287 au
q 2.716941673601671 0.00095689 au
i 170.4791763959381 0.00037031 deg
node 328.3849260720152 0.015942 deg
peri 101.7647038938473 0.042846 deg
M 1.331502255846492 0.042494 deg
tp 2451580.713755038649
(2000-Feb-06.21375504)
0.23567 TDB
period 19679.31189829489
53.88
564.65
1.546
d
yr
n .01829332254402615 0.00052489 deg/d
Q 25.81322554005078 0.49377 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      136  
   data-arc span      29 days  
   first obs. used      2000-04-04  
   last obs. used      2000-05-03  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      7  
   norm. resid. RMS      .80194  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-15 23:30:04  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.72897 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .210718 au 
 T_jup = -1.553 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 12.8   0.5 12 from 20 observations, assumed slope, autocmod 2.9c
comet total magnitude slope K1 10.   n/a 12 autocmod 2.9c
comet nuclear magnitude M2 15.4   0.6 12 from 54 observations, autocmod 2.9c
comet nuclear magnitude slope K2 5.   n/a 12 autocmod 2.9c
comet nuclear phase coefficient PC 0.03   n/a 12 autocmod 2.9c

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Alternate Designations
 Perihelion 
Year
(est.)
 New-Style 
Desig
Roman
 Numeral 
Year/
 Letter 
 2000.1   C/2000 G2       
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