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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 2 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .05079903359859906 1.1554e-07  
a 2.727782723815468 4.1818e-08 AU
q 2.589213997578689 3.1867e-07 AU
i 3.866673448395044 1.1171e-05 deg
node 144.1096324706723 0.00014605 deg
peri 207.8683894472148 0.00017209 deg
M 228.6994061199093 9.8159e-05 deg
tp 2457400.674139218413
(2016-Jan-13.17413922)
0.00045533 JED
period 1645.557599807555
4.51
3.7841e-05
1.036e-07
d
yr
n .2187708288315774 5.0308e-09 deg/d
Q 2.866351450052248 4.3943e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      126  
   data-arc span      7037 days (19.27 yr)  
   first obs. used      1994-12-28  
   last obs. used      2014-04-04  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .53796  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Apr-17 16:24:24  

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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