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12987 (1981 EF2)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2012987
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456800.5 (2014-May-23.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 8 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .03032771705859647 6.1314e-08  
a 2.428538716466714 2.1174e-08 AU
q 2.354886681407864 1.4554e-07 AU
i 6.489502267713575 6.1942e-06 deg
node 300.3611392724068 5.7985e-05 deg
peri 322.6895300356669 0.00017245 deg
M 186.2165050589285 0.00017092 deg
tp 2457467.801345288871
(2016-Mar-20.30134529)
0.00066129 JED
period 1382.343498071856
3.78
1.8079e-05
4.95e-08
d
yr
n .2604273109412685 3.406e-09 deg/d
Q 2.502190751525563 2.1817e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      995  
   data-arc span      15045 days (41.19 yr)  
   first obs. used      1973-01-01  
   last obs. used      2014-03-12  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .50672  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jun-09 20:31:33  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.34166 AU 
 T_jup = 3.500 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.5 mag n/a PDS3 (MPC 37483)  

12987 (1981 EF2)          Discovered 1981-Mar-05 by Debehogne, H., DeSanctis, G. at La Silla (809)
Reference: 20000124/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

Alternate Designations
 1981 EF2 = 1973 AO1 = 1986 RM3 
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