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C/2020 N1 (PANSTARRS)
Classification: Hyperbolic Comet          SPK-ID: 1003702
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459175.5 (2020-Nov-22.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 14 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e 1.000503927766503 4.0043e-06  
a -2620.795754629034 20.824 au
q 1.320691751091011 1.0516e-06 au
i 29.70375649277515 2.3193e-05 deg
node 279.9817167018336 5.3128e-05 deg
peri 186.772691721628 5.7957e-05 deg
M -.0008097445572842085 9.6508e-06 deg
tp 2459285.728457107739
(2021-Mar-12.22845711)
7.4004e-05 TDB
period n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
d
yr
n 7.346057257181343E-6 8.7556e-08 deg/d
Q n/a n/a au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      800  
   data-arc span      280 days  
   first obs. used      2020-07-01  
   last obs. used      2021-04-07  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   norm. resid. RMS      .78617  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-May-02 23:42:48  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .340341 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.25873 au 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 15.5   0.9 14 2 parameter fit from 721 observations, autocmod 2.9c
comet total magnitude slope K1 4.5   n/a 14 autocmod 2.9c
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