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P/2008 O3 (Boattini)
Classification: Jupiter-family Comet          SPK-ID: 1002511
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2454706.5 (2008-Aug-28.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 10 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .694955986292463 0.00022302  
a 8.186586989618245 0.0062819 au
q 2.497269353879052 0.00011262 au
i 32.26987159164735 0.00051804 deg
node 47.57266572908574 0.00086826 deg
peri 340.9835932297993 0.0050607 deg
M 3.61516080862326 0.004609 deg
tp 2454620.583244604263
(2008-Jun-03.08324460)
0.014762 TDB
period 8555.644846748663
23.42
9.8476
0.02696
d
yr
n .04207748293067683 4.8431e-05 deg/d
Q 13.87590462535744 0.010647 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      54  
   data-arc span      73 days  
   first obs. used      2008-07-29  
   last obs. used      2008-10-10  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      6  
   norm. resid. RMS      .50086  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-15 23:31:21  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.52095 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.32216 au 
 T_jup = 2.161 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 5.5   0.4 10 2 parameter fit from 29 observations, autocmod 2.9c
comet total magnitude slope K1 28.5   n/a 10 autocmod 2.9c
comet nuclear magnitude M2 16.0   0.1 10 from 7 observations, autocmod 2.9c
comet nuclear magnitude slope K2 5.   n/a 10 autocmod 2.9c
comet nuclear phase coefficient PC 0.03   n/a 10 autocmod 2.9c

Alternate Designations
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 2008.4   P/2008 O3       
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