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P/2016 BA14 (PANSTARRS)
Classification: Jupiter-family Comet [NEO]          SPK-ID: 1003451
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457680.5 (2016-Oct-19.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 57 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .6661792834081991 9.2653e-08  
a 3.021576852980023 8.4014e-07 au
q 1.00866495029899 1.4427e-08 au
i 18.91808899330682 1.7085e-06 deg
node 180.531223241594 2.209e-06 deg
peri 351.902215375017 4.5491e-06 deg
M 40.81203798944848 1.7161e-05 deg
tp 2457463.012312431267
(2016-Mar-15.51231243)
3.2155e-06 TDB
period 1918.442973736974
5.25
0.00080013
2.191e-06
d
yr
n .1876521767539166 7.8264e-08 deg/d
Q 5.034488755661057 1.3998e-06 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      144  
   # delay obs. used      5  
   # Doppler obs. used      5  
   data-arc span      313 days  
   first obs. used      2015-12-01  
   last obs. used      2016-10-09  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      1  
   norm. resid. RMS      .40428  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Davide Farnocchia  
   solution date      2016-Oct-25 16:52:12  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .0176579 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .0941585 au 
 T_jup = 2.797 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 20.8   0.8 57 from 483 observations, assumed slope, autocmod 2.6g
comet total magnitude slope K1 16.   n/a 57 autocmod 2.6g
comet nuclear magnitude M2 23.1   0.6 57 from 1266 observations, autocmod 2.6g
comet nuclear magnitude slope K2 5.   n/a 57 autocmod 2.6g
comet nuclear phase coefficient PC 0.03   n/a 57 autocmod 2.6g
rotation period rot_per 36.6 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-January); Warner et al., 2009 Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Warner, B.D. (2016) Minor Planet Bull. 43, 240-250.]

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Close-Approach Data   ...sorted by Date/Time (TDB)
Date/Time (TDB) Time Uncertainty
(days_HH:MM)
Body Nominal Distance (au) Minimum Distance (au) Maximum Distance (au) V-relative (km/s) V-infinity (km/s) JD (TDB) Time Uncertainty (minutes) Semi-major axis (km) Semi-minor axis (km) range-LOV angle (deg) N-sigma BP Orbit Ref. Reference Modified
1926-Feb-22 09:22 00:27 Earth 0.190754364269025 0.190336736049124 0.19117229202052 13.2179678193285 13.2169110248266 2424568.890537178 26.8579058609961 24002.0549374798 2.22826136294686 29.7814548049139 4995462.79923742 T 57 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2017-Nov-30 19:11:39 2017-Nov-30 19:11
1939-Feb-09 16:08 00:02 Jupiter 0.680018071800004 0.680005084102797 0.680031062375082 7.17321306795747 6.99741446755197 2429304.172202243 2.05716746897847 2327.18608844195 23.1294453880876 -74.5133413598519 4822333.77472285 T 57 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2017-Nov-30 19:11:39 2017-Nov-30 19:11
1951-Aug-12 21:37 < 00:01 Jupiter 0.433177754561184 0.43315188114495 0.433203628016594 8.43154184651219 8.19635035590078 2433871.400686829 0.756814632703626 1306.63197378246 13.0382292227755 -12.0534181029743 876590.766368369 T 57 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2017-Nov-30 19:11:39 2017-Nov-30 19:11
1974-Jan-23 22:49 00:03 Earth 0.431381473737601 0.431278233714369 0.431484721075556 21.7199721282715 21.7196877512859 2442071.450501928 3.00046363293456 5861.05096932788 2.78789655195632 28.5516781829174 10422165.8204852 T 57 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2017-Nov-30 19:11:39 2017-Nov-30 19:11
1986-Aug-25 00:43 00:02 Jupiter 0.639493100866034 0.639465567619537 0.639520636176467 7.45935905239421 7.27962869856664 2446667.530140122 2.47843037501074 2291.05535750999 17.5844982069399 -53.6873437773801 4271695.1865894 T 57 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2017-Nov-30 19:11:39 2017-Nov-30 19:11
1995-Feb-25 00:31 00:05 Earth 0.261360539303322 0.261229385018999 0.261491698512543 15.3128175054401 15.3121517316812 2449773.521851368 4.70794462301048 6780.54553889307 0.881272428390392 15.30374405281 10470657.8195265 T 57 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2017-Nov-30 19:11:39 2017-Nov-30 19:11
1998-Dec-26 20:49 00:01 Jupiter 1.21124149891776 1.21119651680507 1.21128648102233 10.5480426166829 10.4815361869333 2451174.367019589 1.1090776804182 2237.53383065156 16.3647048556303 4.62738809284341 612245.795670561 T 57 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2017-Nov-30 19:11:39 2017-Nov-30 19:11
2016-Mar-22 15:31 < 00:01 Earth 0.0236648360792676 0.0236648337002618 0.0236648384582734 14.0125526697199 14.0045152588709 2457470.146819603 0.00044796542052441 3.01581723245552 0.118625885978018 89.9527670647982 25054811.6257156 T 57 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2017-Nov-30 19:11:39 2017-Nov-30 19:11
2034-Jan-30 10:35 00:02 Jupiter 0.665791036486345 0.665765822840785 0.665816251244761 7.67612900641139 7.508564911688 2463992.940811751 2.03429913933683 1861.32102682268 15.4869571669985 -48.2365268953253 4658579.24546557 T 57 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2017-Nov-30 19:11:39 2017-Nov-30 19:11
2046-Jul-06 02:57 00:01 Jupiter 0.760659446082658 0.760587179835665 0.760731712571787 9.03296926678109 8.90884165136016 2468532.623232595 1.48143686350273 3667.25223541785 21.8629186066165 12.5659551784077 930712.587518181 T 57 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2017-Nov-30 19:11:39 2017-Nov-30 19:11
2048-Mar-14 19:02 00:09 Earth 0.052565860129943 0.0524264876724816 0.0527054073779621 14.1600325785976 14.1564524449882 2469150.293087897 8.84814845236395 8438.90911424753 12.0638115113019 -34.5052801765738 370505.401312096 T 57 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2017-Nov-30 19:11:39 2017-Nov-30 19:11
2069-Feb-20 21:20 00:05 Earth 0.272455834068723 0.272316116107369 0.27259555864036 17.086295295208 17.0857229268573 2476798.388770135 5.25889587991052 7281.64315312555 12.6197309508105 16.8993972498169 821059.644335283 T 57 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2017-Nov-30 19:11:39 2017-Nov-30 19:11
2081-Jul-13 09:43 00:02 Jupiter 0.825117179587522 0.825008386010894 0.825225980253742 8.42409915518458 8.30134629277536 2481323.904997051 2.22334459381655 6647.68096213168 28.7044529510126 -35.9550918548893 2347790.83217773 T 57 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2017-Nov-30 19:11:39 2017-Nov-30 19:11
2093-Dec-21 21:11 < 00:01 Jupiter 0.688038528205324 0.687934478465072 0.688142578258382 8.6754493614397 8.53236689014515 2485868.382793580 0.844109081256307 5240.2384889244 28.3878088234562 10.6141777313326 549897.683084663 T 57 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2017-Nov-30 19:11:39 2017-Nov-30 19:11
2106-Feb-05 11:25 00:04 Earth 0.468632823410835 0.468476016803462 0.46878963577371 22.5385916334752 22.5383393694573 2490295.975571963 4.11240202866167 8237.16533125367 6.00052026648547 18.3267032557852 3094214.16468022 T 57 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2017-Nov-30 19:11:39 2017-Nov-30 19:11
2129-Feb-07 14:01 00:14 Jupiter 0.399981317617615 0.39978198234488 0.400180712423433 7.59615401456986 7.31206163949672 2498699.083791161 14.4422838453136 12661.9992987919 24.1733617095609 -38.9270186831611 1551325.00444558 T 57 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2017-Nov-30 19:11:39 2017-Nov-30 19:11
2141-Jun-02 21:31 00:08 Jupiter 0.996863757114951 0.996677847895652 0.9970496684414 9.14826184204978 9.05490585524366 2503197.396643336 8.27996933705603 9550.60880309264 53.6593447010001 15.1635744512638 606203.004799003 T 57 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2017-Nov-30 19:11:39 2017-Nov-30 19:11
2143-Mar-05 02:08 00:05 Earth 0.274850604548989 0.274497952921804 0.275203264614962 16.4681467919866 16.4675581127839 2503837.589017122 5.17913705840887 17748.756659817 81.8056178191447 7.78177839521749 64289.6539806721 T 57 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2017-Nov-30 19:11:39 2017-Nov-30 19:11
2159-Feb-20 09:36 00:21 Earth 0.488158058028696 0.487120495477095 0.489195650808038 20.8883539950908 20.8880926884832 2509668.900110953 20.6594598026021 52093.1852997176 22.3056668427853 6.68228850448001 345558.667087237 T 57 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2017-Nov-30 19:11:39 2017-Nov-30 19:11
2176-Aug-12 13:15 00:27 Jupiter 1.76259113748134 1.76161569729162 1.76356661378165 11.7766951457129 11.7358185889055 2516052.052124444 27.1065841953295 50247.9088228213 49.3734994124495 -15.3638986934487 1005934.00740228 T 57 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2017-Nov-30 19:11:39 2017-Nov-30 19:11
2188-Sep-01 17:31 01:13 Jupiter 0.125906554610805 0.125367273376987 0.126446579468497 7.81492352539895 6.90059775670865 2520455.230074089 73.4793964267874 31453.2446829267 18.8649757673515 30.7406092254882 548704.250533881 T 57 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2017-Nov-30 19:11:39 2017-Nov-30 19:11

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