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112900 Tonyhoffman (2002 QS50)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2112900
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457600.5 (2016-Jul-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 6 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .09614044427817126 6.1122e-08  
a 2.647929709174843 2.8657e-08 au
q 2.393356570517405 1.6955e-07 au
i 2.559948368816456 8.9898e-06 deg
node 128.9803116689257 0.00021797 deg
peri 314.1924318606182 0.00022956 deg
M 354.887189067004 7.0918e-05 deg
tp 2457622.851945909537
(2016-Aug-22.35194591)
0.00031014 JED
period 1573.831035977365
4.31
2.5549e-05
6.995e-08
d
yr
n .2287412001482334 3.7133e-09 deg/d
Q 2.902502847832281 3.1412e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      224  
   data-arc span      5725 days (15.67 yr)  
   first obs. used      2000-02-29  
   last obs. used      2015-11-02  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .64141  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Nov-30 19:23:05  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.40859 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.27817 au 
 T_jup = 3.384 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 16.3 mag n/a MPO351646  

112900 Tonyhoffman           Discovered 2002 Aug. 20 by R. Matson on NEAT images taken at Palomar.
Tony Hoffman (b. 1958) is a poet, writer, editor and a director of the Amateur Astronomers Association of New York. He has discovered over 70 sungrazing comets in SOHO imagery, and is codiscoverer of near-earth object 2005 JB 22 .
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Reference: 20060809/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2007-08-08

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Alternate Designations
 2002 QS50 = 2000 DU41 
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