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350P/McNaught (2017 B2)
Classification: Encke-type Comet          SPK-ID: 1003092
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2455812.5 (2011-Sep-08.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 22 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .08689565777912389 4.0933e-07  
a 4.104871312121412 7.0118e-07 au
q 3.748175819355967 2.0192e-06 au
i 7.356497981350105 4.1806e-05 deg
node 65.66957028748945 0.00015348 deg
peri 150.0403380445073 0.00052196 deg
M 79.74612927497886 0.00042291 deg
tp 2455139.593291032125
(2009-Nov-04.09329103)
0.003716 TDB
period 3037.720042726164
8.32
0.00077834
2.131e-06
d
yr
n .1185099334160242 3.0365e-08 deg/d
Q 4.461566804886857 7.6211e-07 au

Additional Model Parameters
 Parameter Value Uncertainty (1-sigma) 
A2 [EST] -1.988449107693134E-9 5.318E-11
ALN [SET] .0408373333128795 n/a
NK [SET] 2.6 n/a
NM [SET] 2. n/a
NN [SET] 3. n/a
R0 [SET] 5. n/a
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      152  
   data-arc span      4614 days (12.63 yr)  
   first obs. used      2005-11-01  
   last obs. used      2018-06-20  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      1  
   norm. resid. RMS      .69943  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2018-Sep-21 09:01:44  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 2.74423 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .537473 au 
 T_jup = 3.023 
 Nongrav. accels. using CO driven g(r) 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 11.4   1. 22 from 67 observations, assumed slope, autocmod 2.6n
comet total magnitude slope K1 10.   n/a 22 autocmod 2.6n

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Alternate Designations
 Perihelion 
Year
(est.)
 New-Style 
Desig
Roman
 Numeral 
Year/
 Letter 
 2018.2   350P/2017 B2       
 2009.8   350P/2010 J5       
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