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13259 Bhat (1998 QA15)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2013259
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 10 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1193069497451457 4.9429e-08  
a 2.348669540272411 1.5378e-08 AU
q 2.068456941463177 1.1699e-07 AU
i 7.276577037411282 5.5971e-06 deg
node 156.6894944701302 5.329e-05 deg
peri 144.2313355395735 6.1922e-05 deg
M 207.8054940671521 3.3658e-05 deg
tp 2457556.311815049319
(2016-Jun-16.81181505)
0.00012411 JED
period 1314.714037746151
3.60
1.2912e-05
3.535e-08
d
yr
n .2738238047698628 2.6893e-09 deg/d
Q 2.628882139081646 1.7212e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      828  
   data-arc span      12505 days (34.24 yr)  
   first obs. used      1980-08-04  
   last obs. used      2014-10-30  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .55883  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Nov-10 13:19:19  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.05932 AU 
 T_jup = 3.539 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.5 mag n/a PDS3 (MPC 37556)  

13259 Bhat           Discovered 1998 Aug. 17 by the Lincoln Laboratory Near-Earth Asteroid Research Team at Socorro.
Nivedita Bhat (b. 1988) is a finalist in the 2002 Discovery Channel Young Scientist Challenge (DCYSC), a middle school science competition, for her environmental sciences project. She attends the Arvida Middle School, Miami, Florida.
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Reference: 20021021/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2003-10-02

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Alternate Designations
 1998 QA15 = 1980 PA4 = 1997 BK9 
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