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13278 Grotecloss (1998 QK42)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2013278
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457600.5 (2016-Jul-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 19 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1843431177484206 3.9652e-08  
a 2.420865744741328 1.2549e-08 au
q 1.974595805705359 9.5745e-08 au
i 2.059558967425138 5.2291e-06 deg
node 182.5518668820515 0.0001241 deg
peri 92.81729793586724 0.00012502 deg
M 321.1530194536317 1.6364e-05 deg
tp 2457748.959930195711
(2016-Dec-26.45993020)
6.3011e-05 JED
period 1375.79740095018
3.77
1.0697e-05
2.929e-08
d
yr
n .2616664341358471 2.0345e-09 deg/d
Q 2.867135683777296 1.4862e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1177  
   data-arc span      13409 days (36.71 yr)  
   first obs. used      1979-07-30  
   last obs. used      2016-04-15  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .54591  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2016-Apr-25 13:16:05  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .95936 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.24556 au 
 T_jup = 3.489 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.5 mag n/a MPO319250  

13278 Grotecloss           Discovered 1998 Aug. 17 by the Lincoln Laboratory Near-Earth Asteroid Research Team at Socorro.
Kristin Shannon Grotecloss (b. 1988) is a finalist in the 2002 Discovery Channel Young Scientist Challenge (DCYSC), a middle school science competition, for her behavioral science project. She attends the Southside Fundamental Middle School, St. Petersburg, Florida.
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Reference: 20021021/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2003-10-02

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Alternate Designations
 1998 QK42 = 1979 OP15 = 1990 KU = 1994 NX1 
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