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P/2013 A2 (Scotti)
Classification: Jupiter-family Comet          SPK-ID: 1003229
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456326.5 (2013-Feb-03.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 14 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .4558394854285127 1.4832e-05  
a 4.001371391547863 0.0001499 au
q 2.177388315416313 2.3744e-05 au
i 3.366128842077912 0.00010148 deg
node 355.8423821865554 0.0016417 deg
peri 134.5036620791086 0.0063022 deg
M 359.4716762718362 0.0018709 deg
tp 2456330.790514128904
(2013-Feb-07.29051413)
0.015369 TDB
period 2923.558046074765
8.00
0.16429
0.0004498
d
yr
n .1231376269348728 6.9196e-06 deg/d
Q 5.825354467679412 0.00021823 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      91  
   data-arc span      146 days  
   first obs. used      2013-01-06  
   last obs. used      2013-06-01  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      4  
   norm. resid. RMS      .49031  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jun-13 19:45:03  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.19375 au 
 T_jup = 2.859 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 16.0   0.5 14 from 42 observations, assumed slope, autocmod 2.5c
comet total magnitude slope K1 10.   n/a 14 autocmod 2.5c

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Alternate Designations
 Perihelion 
Year
(est.)
 New-Style 
Desig
Roman
 Numeral 
Year/
 Letter 
 2013.1   P/2013 A2       
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