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161215 Loveday (2002 UL66)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2161215
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 8 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .05072751265226807 9.4525e-08  
a 2.728248687936369 3.401e-08 AU
q 2.589851418100543 2.6875e-07 AU
i 3.866694837267844 8.6561e-06 deg
node 144.1059087512288 0.00013512 deg
peri 207.6930285561126 0.00015582 deg
M 272.6263709492467 8.4657e-05 deg
tp 2457399.986615395667
(2016-Jan-12.48661540)
0.00039105 JED
period 1645.979262906675
4.51
3.0778e-05
8.427e-08
d
yr
n .218714784634812 4.0898e-09 deg/d
Q 2.866645957772195 3.5736e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      173  
   data-arc span      7534 days (20.63 yr)  
   first obs. used      1994-12-28  
   last obs. used      2015-08-14  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .51448  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Sep-02 18:20:14  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.58447 AU 
 T_jup = 3.350 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 16.6 mag n/a MPO299860  

161215 Loveday           Discovered 2002 Oct. 30 by the Sloan Digital Sky Survey at Apache Point.
Jonathan Loveday (b. 1963) is a British astronomer and a contributor to the Sloan Digital Sky Survey, best known for his work on the luminosity function and clustering of galaxies.
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Reference: 20120406/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2012-04-09

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Alternate Designations
 2002 UL66 = 2006 PA39 
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