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P/1997 B1 (Kobayashi)
Classification: Jupiter-family Comet          SPK-ID: 1000167
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2450506.5 (1997-Feb-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 15 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .7607624904202547 1.4603e-05  
a 8.587917697387478 0.00057617 au
q 2.054552042398801 1.2955e-05 au
i 12.34950573737732 0.00012861 deg
node 329.0641036974671 5.2656e-05 deg
peri 183.3408991594617 0.001462 deg
M 359.8688479641451 0.00012519 deg
tp 2450509.848904577908
(1997-Mar-02.34890458)
0.0033802 TDB
period 9192.428010651378
25.17
0.92509
0.002533
d
yr
n .03916266731519286 3.9412e-06 deg/d
Q 15.12128335237616 0.0010145 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      239  
   data-arc span      118 days  
   first obs. used      1997-01-30  
   last obs. used      1997-05-28  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      4  
   norm. resid. RMS      .51222  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-15 23:29:50  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.06572 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.02927 au 
 T_jup = 2.235 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 15.6   0.6 15 2 parameter fit from 42 observations, autocmod 2.9c
comet total magnitude slope K1 4.5   n/a 15 autocmod 2.9c

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Alternate Designations
 Perihelion 
Year
(est.)
 New-Style 
Desig
Roman
 Numeral 
Year/
 Letter 
 1997.2   P/1997 B1       
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