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161215 Loveday (2002 UL66)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2161215
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457600.5 (2016-Jul-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 10 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .05065890341427512 9.2442e-08  
a 2.728444731830181 3.1325e-08 au
q 2.590224713689208 2.6576e-07 au
i 3.866791190181929 8.5329e-06 deg
node 144.1033518270472 0.00012361 deg
peri 207.2806320843568 0.00014254 deg
M 44.22023596492294 7.6001e-05 deg
tp 2457398.296008954130
(2016-Jan-10.79600895)
0.00034601 JED
period 1646.156678907263
4.51
2.8349e-05
7.762e-08
d
yr
n .2186912124543162 3.7662e-09 deg/d
Q 2.866664749971154 3.2912e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      180  
   data-arc span      7584 days (20.76 yr)  
   first obs. used      1994-12-28  
   last obs. used      2015-10-03  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .5111  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Oct-28 20:48:22  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.58345 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.35017 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 MPO348378  

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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