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C/2014 F3 (Sheppard-Trujillo)
Classification: Jupiter-family Comet          SPK-ID: 1003315
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456918.5 (2014-Sep-18.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 11 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .6440678553591316 0.0014616  
a 16.07502573480756 0.048302 au
q 5.721618384947208 0.0064014 au
i 6.483148741505119 0.00062898 deg
node 327.5671675002746 0.01268 deg
peri 1.300816826182621 0.041078 deg
M 322.9018310097717 0.22783 deg
tp 2459344.416881045716
(2021-May-09.91688105)
3.9721 TDB
period 23541.05609380596
64.45
106.1
0.2905
d
yr
n .01529243202027466 6.8926e-05 deg/d
Q 26.42843308466792 0.079412 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      15  
   data-arc span      389 days (1.07 yr)  
   first obs. used      2014-03-26  
   last obs. used      2015-04-19  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      6  
   norm. resid. RMS      .37281  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-15 23:32:50  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 4.71017 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .6887 au 
 T_jup = 2.996 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 7.2   0.5 11 from 6 observations, assumed slope, autocmod 2.9c
comet total magnitude slope K1 9.   n/a 11 autocmod 2.9c

Alternate Designations
 Perihelion 
Year
(est.)
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 2021.4   C/2014 F3       
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