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14654 Rajivgupta (1998 YV16)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2014654
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 12 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .140002799023019 5.6393e-08  
a 3.151209540742067 2.6693e-08 AU
q 2.710031384730135 1.8538e-07 AU
i 1.462498886391702 6.1836e-06 deg
node 157.9004924929779 0.00023443 deg
peri 263.7096614860811 0.0002355 deg
M 346.8922887368201 2.1407e-05 deg
tp 2457074.894138054364
0.00012158 JED
period 2043.21632982583
n .1761927969862533 2.2387e-09 deg/d
Q 3.592387696753998 3.043e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1015  
   data-arc span      21866 days (59.87 yr)  
   first obs. used      1955-04-16  
   last obs. used      2015-02-26  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .52694  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Mar-09 14:39:28  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.72304 AU 
 T_jup = 3.192 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.4 mag n/a MPO267764  

14654 Rajivgupta           Discovered 1998 Dec. 22 by Spacewatch at Kitt Peak.
Rajiv Gupta (b. 1958) is a mathematician who has been a faculty member at the University of British Columbia since 1984. He has edited the Observer's Handbook of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada since 2001 and began a term as president of the Society in 2002.
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Reference: 20030614/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2005-04-26

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Alternate Designations
 1998 YV16 = 1999 CO59 
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