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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 2 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .09646802281619765 8.6904e-08  
a 2.648649306140165 3.8773e-08 AU
q 2.39313934444333 2.1993e-07 AU
i 2.559910634801999 9.7107e-06 deg
node 128.9815654216609 0.00023943 deg
peri 314.0754033189995 0.00025194 deg
M 217.8211204582043 7.4196e-05 deg
tp 2457622.324318619113
(2016-Aug-21.82431862)
0.00032418 JED
period 1574.472632111821
4.31
3.4572e-05
9.465e-08
d
yr
n .2286479883217381 5.0206e-09 deg/d
Q 2.904159267837001 4.2513e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      178  
   data-arc span      4762 days (13.04 yr)  
   first obs. used      2000-02-29  
   last obs. used      2013-03-14  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .59261  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jun-10 23:06:45  

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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