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C/2002 B1 (LINEAR)
Classification: Halley-type Comet*          SPK-ID: 1000375
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2452314.5 (2002-Feb-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 39 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .7710105513954233 1.597e-05  
a 9.918052701176524 0.00070183 au
q 2.271129419273545 1.3416e-05 au
i 51.02134052438205 0.00015289 deg
node 58.1854245660213 0.00015271 deg
peri 76.1583989845243 0.0010729 deg
M 357.7910009554275 0.00023195 deg
tp 2452384.505324267881
(2002-Apr-20.00532427)
0.0024564 TDB
period 11408.74949600298
31.24
1.211
0.003316
d
yr
n .0315547291248813 3.3493e-06 deg/d
Q 17.5649759830795 0.0012429 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      92  
   data-arc span      204 days  
   first obs. used      2001-11-08  
   last obs. used      2002-05-31  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      4  
   norm. resid. RMS      .62624  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-15 23:30:13  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.68977 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .357143 au 
 T_jup = 1.631 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 6.9   0.7 39 from 30 observations, assumed slope, autocmod 2.9c
comet total magnitude slope K1 24.25   n/a 39 autocmod 2.9c
comet nuclear magnitude M2 15.8   0.7 39 from 26 observations, autocmod 2.9c
comet nuclear magnitude slope K2 5.   n/a 39 autocmod 2.9c
comet nuclear phase coefficient PC 0.03   n/a 39 autocmod 2.9c

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Alternate Designations
 Perihelion 
Year
(est.)
 New-Style 
Desig
Roman
 Numeral 
Year/
 Letter 
 2002.3   C/2002 B1       
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