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C/2003 F1 (LINEAR)
Classification: Halley-type Comet*          SPK-ID: 1000429
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2452790.5 (2003-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 32 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .8060340151788754 1.683e-05  
a 20.66237975486963 0.0018449 au
q 4.007798837901356 1.164e-05 au
i 70.22151299655852 0.00013344 deg
node 87.48765170949891 0.00023996 deg
peri 121.188131877479 0.0012058 deg
M 359.7013450250536 5.1391e-05 deg
tp 2452818.960084713269
(2003-Jun-28.46008471)
0.0071156 TDB
period 34305.90934778772
93.92
4.5947
0.01258
d
yr
n .01049381890304608 1.4055e-06 deg/d
Q 37.31696067183791 0.003332 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1150  
   data-arc span      179 days  
   first obs. used      2003-03-23  
   last obs. used      2003-09-18  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      3  
   norm. resid. RMS      .61269  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-15 23:30:27  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 3.35307 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .160484 au 
 T_jup = 1.050 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 8.3   0.6 32 from 387 observations, assumed slope, autocmod 2.9c
comet total magnitude slope K1 10.   n/a 32 autocmod 2.9c
comet nuclear magnitude M2 11.8   0.5 32 from 194 observations, autocmod 2.9c
comet nuclear magnitude slope K2 5.   n/a 32 autocmod 2.9c
comet nuclear phase coefficient PC 0.03   n/a 32 autocmod 2.9c

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Alternate Designations
 Perihelion 
Year
(est.)
 New-Style 
Desig
Roman
 Numeral 
Year/
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 2003.5   C/2003 F1       
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