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C/2003 W1 (LINEAR)
Classification: Halley-type Comet*          SPK-ID: 1000466
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2452979.5 (2003-Dec-06.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 13 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .9343486987376367 9.3833e-05  
a 25.16966792851129 0.036356 au
q 1.652421451848338 2.5239e-05 au
i 78.07597110323177 0.00063317 deg
node 256.7426339686996 0.0006844 deg
peri 113.2886974751964 0.0016413 deg
M .2071281268593239 0.00047287 deg
tp 2452952.963036169720
(2003-Nov-09.46303617)
0.0031704 TDB
period 46122.69286531598
126.28
99.932
0.2736
d
yr
n .007805268461909735 1.6911e-05 deg/d
Q 48.68691440517424 0.070325 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      95  
   data-arc span      89 days  
   first obs. used      2003-11-16  
   last obs. used      2004-02-13  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      5  
   norm. resid. RMS      .71658  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-15 23:30:35  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.06572 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .186529 au 
 T_jup = 0.531 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 16.4   0.7 13 2 parameter fit from 42 observations, autocmod 2.9c
comet total magnitude slope K1 4.5   n/a 13 autocmod 2.9c

Alternate Designations
 Perihelion 
Year
(est.)
 New-Style 
Desig
Roman
 Numeral 
Year/
 Letter 
 2003.9   C/2003 W1       
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