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112900 Tonyhoffman (2002 QS50)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2112900
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 3 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .09646801898155566 7.4176e-08  
a 2.648649304558134 3.3718e-08 AU
q 2.393139353170536 1.9451e-07 AU
i 2.559910627408249 9.6242e-06 deg
node 128.9815661337656 0.00023074 deg
peri 314.0754049486852 0.00024237 deg
M 217.8211188894372 7.1851e-05 deg
tp 2457622.324324923050
(2016-Aug-21.82432492)
0.00031557 JED
period 1574.472630701179
4.31
3.0065e-05
8.231e-08
d
yr
n .2286479885265944 4.3661e-09 deg/d
Q 2.904159255945733 3.697e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      189  
   data-arc span      5641 days (15.44 yr)  
   first obs. used      2000-02-29  
   last obs. used      2015-08-10  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .57605  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Sep-02 17:27:24  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.40968 AU 
 T_jup = 3.383 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 16.1 mag n/a MPO257528  

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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