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7968 Elst-Pizarro (1996 N2)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2007968
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 59 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1611472946189683 5.5728e-08  
a 3.158809700065298 2.6573e-08 AU
q 2.649776062683621 1.8111e-07 AU
i 1.387093770487592 6.6447e-06 deg
node 160.1526354733683 0.0002557 deg
peri 132.0169881368874 0.00025729 deg
M 117.3956874930999 2.617e-05 deg
tp 2456331.797011595503
(2013-Feb-08.29701160)
0.00014634 JED
period 2050.612598863722
5.61
2.5876e-05
7.084e-08
d
yr
n .1755572945369993 2.2153e-09 deg/d
Q 3.667843337446976 3.0855e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      677  
   data-arc span      12915 days (35.36 yr)  
   first obs. used      1979-07-24  
   last obs. used      2014-12-02  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .57256  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Feb-04 13:21:34  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.6351 AU 
 T_jup = 3.185 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.6 mag n/a MPO270229  
rotation period rot_per 3.471 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2015-May); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Hsieh, H.H.; Jewitt, D.C.; Fernandez, Y.R. (2004) Astron. J. 127, 2997-3017.]

7968 Elst-Pizarro (1996 N2)          Discovered 1996-Jul-14 by Elst, E. W., Pizarro, G. at La Silla
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 1996 N2 = 133P = 1979 OW7 
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