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14092 Gaily (1997 MC8)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2014092
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457600.5 (2016-Jul-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 17 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .03747168780935525 4.202e-08  
a 2.703884266544965 1.9728e-08 au
q 2.602565159436364 1.1514e-07 au
i 1.316285964729276 5.1404e-06 deg
node 223.3944818711634 0.00022071 deg
peri 41.99169802684045 0.00023611 deg
M 142.7626702651472 8.1498e-05 deg
tp 2456956.489813671975
0.00036911 JED
period 1623.979620495297
n .2216776586704972 2.426e-09 deg/d
Q 2.805203373653565 2.0467e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      801  
   data-arc span      8112 days (22.21 yr)  
   first obs. used      1993-09-23  
   last obs. used      2015-12-09  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .60047  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2016-Jan-04 13:26:25  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.5867 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.20589 au 
 T_jup = 3.365 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.0 mag n/a MPO296251  

14092 Gaily           Discovered 1997 June 29 by Spacewatch at Kitt Peak.
T. Dean Gaily (b. 1934) was an acclaimed professor in the physics department at the University of Western Ontario from 1969 to 1998 and did research in laser spectroscopy.
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Reference: 20030614/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2005-04-26

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Alternate Designations
 1997 MC8 = 1998 XD19 
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