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C/2015 D5 (Kowalski)
Classification: Jupiter-family Comet          SPK-ID: 1003376
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457087.5 (2015-Mar-06.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 23 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .4996484891288033 3.6645e-05  
a 9.148254484185429 0.0007285 au
q 4.577342952996379 4.6705e-05 au
i 20.3998034382133 8.9083e-05 deg
node 74.57826667509988 0.00038091 deg
peri 40.1753323001391 0.004807 deg
M 11.50270932152808 0.0018031 deg
tp 2456764.573692225243
(2014-Apr-17.07369223)
0.04045 TDB
period 10106.61641091255
27.67
1.2072
0.003305
d
yr
n .03562022989328974 4.2548e-06 deg/d
Q 13.71916601537448 0.0010925 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      114  
   data-arc span      553 days (1.51 yr)  
   first obs. used      2013-12-06  
   last obs. used      2015-06-12  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      4  
   norm. resid. RMS      .49771  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-15 23:33:07  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 3.62435 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .0456269 au 
 T_jup = 2.722 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 13.4   0.8 23 2 parameter fit from 70 observations, autocmod 2.9c
comet total magnitude slope K1 4.5   n/a 23 autocmod 2.9c

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Alternate Designations
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Year
(est.)
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Desig
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