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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 6 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .05072750585116926 9.6753e-08  
a 2.728248686188213 3.5627e-08 AU
q 2.589851434996155 2.7296e-07 AU
i 3.866695673758036 8.8527e-06 deg
node 144.1059303823217 0.00013938 deg
peri 207.6930075316866 0.00016142 deg
M 272.6263714129227 8.9679e-05 deg
tp 2457399.986612891701
(2016-Jan-12.48661289)
0.00041452 JED
period 1645.979261324656
4.51
3.2241e-05
8.827e-08
d
yr
n .2187147848450279 4.2841e-09 deg/d
Q 2.86664593738027 3.7434e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      154  
   data-arc span      7123 days (19.50 yr)  
   first obs. used      1994-12-28  
   last obs. used      2014-06-29  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .54129  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jul-14 15:44:28  

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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