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161215 Loveday (2002 UL66)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2161215
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456800.5 (2014-May-23.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 1 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .05079911190420634 1.4692e-07  
a 2.727782737542064 4.4644e-08 AU
q 2.589213797007302 3.9461e-07 AU
i 3.866668707859284 1.2224e-05 deg
node 144.1096462343849 0.00014671 deg
peri 207.868346423975 0.0001764 deg
M 228.6994264460805 0.00010152 deg
tp 2457400.674050837863
(2016-Jan-13.17405084)
0.00046922 JED
period 1645.55761222858
4.51
4.0398e-05
1.106e-07
d
yr
n .2187708271802479 5.3707e-09 deg/d
Q 2.866351678076826 4.6912e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      117  
   data-arc span      6619 days (18.12 yr)  
   first obs. used      1994-12-28  
   last obs. used      2013-02-10  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .54467  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2013-Aug-07 15:38:31  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.5822 AU 
 T_jup = 3.350 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 16.7 mag n/a MPO254164  

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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