Skip Page Navigation
NASA JPL Caltech
NASA Logo - Jet Propulsion Laboratory + View the NASA Portal
+ Center for Near-Earth Object Studies
JPL Home Earth Solar System Stars & Galaxies Technology
JPL Solar System Dynamics
BODIES ORBITS EPHEMERIDES TOOLS PHYSICAL DATA DISCOVERY FAQ SITE MAP
JPL Small-Body Database Browser
Search: [ help ]  
P/2012 O1 (McNaught)
Classification: Jupiter-family Comet          SPK-ID: 1003199
Ephemeris | Orbit Diagram | Orbital Elements | Mission Design | Physical Parameters | Close-Approach Data ]

[ show orbit diagram ]
Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456162.5 (2012-Aug-23.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 13 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .5792439383964281 3.5577e-05  
a 3.562980241068563 0.00031121 au
q 1.499145533803354 7.296e-06 au
i 11.4285782017345 0.00018148 deg
node 111.2789608167202 0.00077 deg
peri 222.1098868944044 0.0015536 deg
M 4.410177935680985 0.00040077 deg
tp 2456132.406537544596
(2012-Jul-23.90653754)
0.0013814 TDB
period 2456.510064207328
6.73
0.32185
0.0008812
d
yr
n .1465493690603566 1.9201e-05 deg/d
Q 5.626814948333772 0.00049148 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      98  
   data-arc span      123 days  
   first obs. used      2012-07-18  
   last obs. used      2012-11-18  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      5  
   norm. resid. RMS      .68523  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-15 23:32:19  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .510875 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .349294 au 
 T_jup = 2.783 
[ show covariance matrix ]

Ephemeris | Orbit Diagram | Orbital Elements | Mission Design | Physical Parameters | Close-Approach Data ]

Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 18.9   0.8 13 2 parameter fit from 54 observations, autocmod 2.9c
comet total magnitude slope K1 4.5   n/a 13 autocmod 2.9c

[ show close-approach data ]
Alternate Designations
 Perihelion 
Year
(est.)
 New-Style 
Desig
Roman
 Numeral 
Year/
 Letter 
 2012.6   P/2012 O1       
Ephemeris | Orbit Diagram | Orbital Elements | Mission Design | Physical Parameters | Close-Approach Data ]
ABOUT SSD CREDITS/AWARDS PRIVACY/COPYRIGHT GLOSSARY LINKS
FirstGov 2021-Apr-17 09:42 UT
(server date/time)  
NASA Home Page
Site Manager:   Ryan S. Park
Webmaster  Alan B. Chamberlin