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C/2019 N1 (ATLAS)
Classification: Comet          SPK-ID: 1003634
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458731.5 (2019-Sep-05.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 8 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .9998769583672399 1.5447e-05  
a 13854.65921516033 1739.3 au
q 1.704699891168266 3.6538e-05 au
i 82.42460414285047 5.8683e-05 deg
node 13.58705350383627 0.00047539 deg
peri 193.4410545317636 0.00075706 deg
M 359.999725732219 5.165e-05 deg
tp 2459185.299999152216
(2020-Dec-01.79999915)
0.0060384 TDB
period 595651443.5814978
1630804.77
1.1217e+08
3.071e+05
d
yr
n 6.043803030769359E-7 1.1381e-07 deg/d
Q 27707.6137304295 3478.4 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      632  
   data-arc span      236 days  
   first obs. used      2019-06-10  
   last obs. used      2020-02-01  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   norm. resid. RMS      .43734  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-05 13:16:01  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .721226 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 3.71202 au 
 T_jup = 0.214 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 8.2   0.3 8 2 parameter fit from 576 observations, autocmod 2.8
comet total magnitude slope K1 8.25   n/a 8 autocmod 2.8
comet nuclear magnitude M2 11.1   0.3 8 from 41 observations, autocmod 2.8
comet nuclear magnitude slope K2 5.   n/a 8 autocmod 2.8
comet nuclear phase coefficient PC 0.03   n/a 8 autocmod 2.8

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 2020.9   C/2019 N1       
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