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110288 Libai (2001 SL262)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2110288
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457600.5 (2016-Jul-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 9 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2107343398645465 7.2632e-08  
a 2.375775557466373 1.2748e-08 au
q 1.875118063697372 1.7363e-07 au
i 2.908984336099032 5.3568e-06 deg
node 131.2440250674953 0.00014208 deg
peri 258.7820606053245 0.00014295 deg
M 18.59509746766052 1.4126e-05 deg
tp 2457531.412019188061
5.2261e-05 JED
period 1337.539269990559
n .2691509760326821 2.1663e-09 deg/d
Q 2.876433051235374 1.5434e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      541  
   data-arc span      8985 days (24.60 yr)  
   first obs. used      1990-10-20  
   last obs. used      2015-05-27  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .57319  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Sep-02 17:24:58  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .881589 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.56693 au 
 T_jup = 3.510 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.6 mag n/a MPO257516  

110288 Libai           Discovered 2001 Sept. 23 by W. K. Y. Yeung at the Desert Eagle Observatory.
Chinese poet Li Bai (701-762) belonged to the group of scholars known as the "Eight Immortals of the Wine Cup" in a poem by fellow poet Du Fu. Li Bai is often regarded, along with Du Fu, as one of the two greatest poets in China's literary history.
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Reference: 20080520/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2008-05-22

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Alternate Designations
 2001 SL262 = 1990 UD10 = 1990 UJ8 
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