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C/2019 O3 (Palomar)
Classification: Hyperbolic Comet          SPK-ID: 1003703
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458942.5 (2020-Apr-03.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 11 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e 1.00136169135889 1.7088e-05  
a -6477.374797588558 81.287 au
q 8.820185290168737 4.4169e-05 au
i 89.81586333815811 7.0689e-05 deg
node 300.3812936816648 6.4999e-05 deg
peri 59.99587049531732 0.0015852 deg
M -.0006390546920088272 1.2052e-05 deg
tp 2459280.512292609255
(2021-Mar-07.01229261)
0.028734 TDB
period n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
d
yr
n 1.890625595524065E-6 3.5589e-08 deg/d
Q n/a n/a au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      479  
   data-arc span      578 days (1.58 yr)  
   first obs. used      2019-05-14  
   last obs. used      2020-12-12  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   norm. resid. RMS      .3381  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Jan-14 17:13:02  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 8.27144 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 5.48584 au 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 8.6643   .92085 23 autocmod 2.8
comet total magnitude M1 6.3   0.8 11 from 408 observations, assumed slope, autocmod 2.8
comet total magnitude slope K1 7.   n/a 11 autocmod 2.8
comet nuclear magnitude M2 8.1   0.4 11 from 28 observations, autocmod 2.8
comet nuclear magnitude slope K2 5.   n/a 11 autocmod 2.8
comet nuclear phase coefficient PC 0.03   n/a 11 autocmod 2.8
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