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C/2014 J1 (Catalina)
Classification: Halley-type Comet*          SPK-ID: 1003313
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456794.5 (2014-May-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 12 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .8023933876862093 0.0013122  
a 8.646175711733074 0.058586 au
q 1.708541491865351 0.0002315 au
i 159.6964747664906 0.0035549 deg
node 41.94212865338176 0.0022093 deg
peri 195.4800264938343 0.031331 deg
M 358.6813038047538 0.015675 deg
tp 2456828.515492635599
(2014-Jun-20.01549264)
0.058626 TDB
period 9286.124729077494
25.42
94.384
0.2584
d
yr
n .03876751718321613 0.00039403 deg/d
Q 15.5838099316008 0.1056 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      103  
   data-arc span      44 days  
   first obs. used      2014-05-09  
   last obs. used      2014-06-22  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      7  
   norm. resid. RMS      .63738  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-15 23:32:54  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .711192 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.22008 au 
 T_jup = -0.841 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 16.8   0.6 12 from 68 observations, assumed slope, autocmod 2.9c
comet total magnitude slope K1 10.   n/a 12 autocmod 2.9c

Alternate Designations
 Perihelion 
Year
(est.)
 New-Style 
Desig
Roman
 Numeral 
Year/
 Letter 
 2014.5   C/2014 J1       
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