Skip Page Navigation
NASA JPL Caltech
NASA Logo - Jet Propulsion Laboratory + View the NASA Portal
+ Center for Near-Earth Object Studies
JPL Home Earth Solar System Stars & Galaxies Technology
JPL Solar System Dynamics
BODIES ORBITS EPHEMERIDES TOOLS PHYSICAL DATA DISCOVERY FAQ SITE MAP

Significant website upgrade scheduled for September 27. More details available here.

JPL Small-Body Database Browser
Search: [ help ]  
P/2016 BA14 (PANSTARRS)
Classification: Jupiter-family Comet [NEO]          SPK-ID: 1003451
Ephemeris | Orbit Diagram | Orbital Elements | Mission Design | Physical Parameters | Close-Approach Data ]

[ show orbit diagram ]
Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457490.5 (2016-Apr-12.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 58 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .6662657795907312 9.2969e-08  
a 3.022096044845399 8.4367e-07 au
q 1.008576867528414 1.417e-08 au
i 18.91890965022642 1.7057e-06 deg
node 180.5340598593623 2.1661e-06 deg
peri 351.8965027284738 4.5471e-06 deg
M 5.155893228006087 2.3649e-06 deg
tp 2457463.017120422210
(2016-Mar-15.51712042)
3.221e-06 TDB
period 1918.93745864683
5.25
0.00080356
2.2e-06
d
yr
n .1876038212594276 7.856e-08 deg/d
Q 5.035615222162384 1.4058e-06 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      148  
   # 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.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      1  
   norm. resid. RMS      .31738  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-16 12:05:19  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .0161737 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .0936129 au 
 T_jup = 2.797 
[ show covariance matrix ]

Ephemeris | Orbit Diagram | Orbital Elements | Mission Design | Physical Parameters | Close-Approach Data ]

Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 21.3   0.5 58 2 parameter fit from 512 observations, autocmod 2.9c
comet total magnitude slope K1 4.5   n/a 58 autocmod 2.9c
comet nuclear magnitude M2 23.1   0.6 58 from 1267 observations, autocmod 2.9c
comet nuclear magnitude slope K2 5.   n/a 58 autocmod 2.9c
comet nuclear phase coefficient PC 0.03   n/a 58 autocmod 2.9c
rotation period rot_per 36.6 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2020-October); 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.]

[ show close-approach data ]
Alternate Designations
 Perihelion 
Year
(est.)
 New-Style 
Desig
Roman
 Numeral 
Year/
 Letter 
 2016.2   P/2016 BA14       
Ephemeris | Orbit Diagram | Orbital Elements | Mission Design | Physical Parameters | Close-Approach Data ]
ABOUT SSD CREDITS/AWARDS PRIVACY/COPYRIGHT GLOSSARY LINKS
FirstGov 2021-Sep-20 00:34 UT
(server date/time)  
NASA Home Page
Site Manager:   Ryan S. Park
Webmaster  Alan B. Chamberlin