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P/2020 G1 (Pimentel)
Classification: Jupiter-family Comet [NEO]          SPK-ID: 1003672
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458973.5 (2020-May-04.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 8 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .859611785766873 1.6681e-05  
a 3.60261038275367 0.00047385 au
q .5057640382125097 6.5501e-06 au
i 18.4727349020229 0.00019973 deg
node 240.1054886279411 0.00058891 deg
peri 207.637618339311 0.0014814 deg
M 6.859841467041152 0.0014106 deg
tp 2458925.907781507254
(2020-Mar-17.40778151)
0.00039702 TDB
period 2497.608543828143
6.84
0.49277
0.001349
d
yr
n .1441378797688687 2.8438e-05 deg/d
Q 6.699456727294829 0.00088118 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      482  
   data-arc span      97 days  
   first obs. used      2020-04-13  
   last obs. used      2020-07-19  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      5  
   norm. resid. RMS      .83145  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Aug-06 07:15:51  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .271784 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .254767 au 
 T_jup = 2.251 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 17.4   0.8 8 2 parameter fit from 462 observations, autocmod 2.8
comet total magnitude slope K1 4.5   n/a 8 autocmod 2.8
comet nuclear magnitude M2 18.5   0.0003 8 from 3 observations, autocmod 2.8
comet nuclear magnitude slope K2 5.   n/a 8 autocmod 2.8
comet nuclear phase coefficient PC 0.03   n/a 8 autocmod 2.8

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