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C/2019 K5 (Young)
Classification: Comet          SPK-ID: 1003629
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458724.5 (2019-Aug-29.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 10 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .9865233079784584 9.1206e-06  
a 151.0047584900707 0.10224 au
q 2.035044623957946 1.4003e-06 au
i 15.31544894270224 2.8872e-05 deg
node 177.188549025034 6.8312e-05 deg
peri 174.9161172839209 0.00015336 deg
M .03571968536265225 3.6143e-05 deg
tp 2458657.250431749935
(2019-Jun-22.75043175)
0.00029874 TDB
period 677773.1753297218
1855.64
688.36
1.885
d
yr
n .000531151147763952 5.3945e-07 deg/d
Q 299.9744723561835 0.20311 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      565  
   data-arc span      620 days (1.70 yr)  
   first obs. used      2018-06-17  
   last obs. used      2020-02-27  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   norm. resid. RMS      .47828  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Mar-09 07:19:28  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.02973 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.27537 au 
 T_jup = 1.735 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 12.2   0.6 10 2 parameter fit from 418 observations, autocmod 2.8
comet total magnitude slope K1 9.25   n/a 10 autocmod 2.8
comet nuclear magnitude M2 14.6   0.5 10 from 83 observations, autocmod 2.8
comet nuclear magnitude slope K2 5.   n/a 10 autocmod 2.8
comet nuclear phase coefficient PC 0.03   n/a 10 autocmod 2.8

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 2019.5   C/2019 K5       
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