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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 7 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .05072751172186056 9.5768e-08  
a 2.728248687189233 3.5549e-08 AU
q 2.589851419929691 2.7066e-07 AU
i 3.866695577214433 8.7357e-06 deg
node 144.1059304672058 0.00013937 deg
peri 207.6930051520585 0.00016132 deg
M 272.626372950905 8.9603e-05 deg
tp 2457399.986606079656
(2016-Jan-12.48660608)
0.00041419 JED
period 1645.979262230544
4.51
3.2171e-05
8.808e-08
d
yr
n .2187147847246551 4.2748e-09 deg/d
Q 2.866645954448776 3.7353e-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      .5422  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Jun-04 21:52:24  

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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