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13259 Bhat (1998 QA15)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2013259
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457400.5 (2016-Jan-13.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 17 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1195587912155308 4.5683e-08  
a 2.347304072149388 1.3802e-08 au
q 2.066663234667914 1.1047e-07 au
i 7.278680223853715 5.5302e-06 deg
node 156.6900696530266 4.1027e-05 deg
peri 144.5287961968976 5.017e-05 deg
M 317.0855197047966 3.2587e-05 deg
tp 2457557.086317899006
(2016-Jun-17.58631790)
0.00011944 JED
period 1313.567682886343
3.60
1.1586e-05
3.172e-08
d
yr
n .274062771709609 2.4173e-09 deg/d
Q 2.627944909630861 1.5453e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      989  
   data-arc span      12754 days (34.92 yr)  
   first obs. used      1980-08-04  
   last obs. used      2015-07-06  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .54792  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Sep-02 14:38:11  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.05456 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.57818 au 
 T_jup = 3.540 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.6 mag n/a MPO344410  

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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