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17061 Tegler (1999 GQ8)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2017061
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 11 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1594539321131649 5.5147e-08  
a 2.544046962863578 1.9953e-08 AU
q 2.138388671154425 1.4468e-07 AU
i 4.216386112345627 5.7819e-06 deg
node 122.4720900748435 0.00016561 deg
peri 1.1092988698672 0.00017123 deg
M 16.45390496003957 4.3543e-05 deg
tp 2456932.758845080115
(2014-Oct-02.25884508)
0.00017928 JED
period 1482.129368705193
4.06
1.7437e-05
4.774e-08
d
yr
n .2428937767520933 2.8575e-09 deg/d
Q 2.94970525457273 2.3135e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      743  
   data-arc span      19818 days (54.26 yr)  
   first obs. used      1960-09-26  
   last obs. used      2014-12-30  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .57492  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Jan-08 02:34:02  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.15415 AU 
 T_jup = 3.422 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.6 mag n/a MPO279695  

17061 Tegler           Discovered 1999 Apr. 10 by the Lowell Observatory Near-Earth Object Search at the Anderson Mesa Station.
Stephen C. Tegler (b. 1962), of Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, is a planetary astronomer who has studied the chemical composition of comets and the physical properties of Kuiper Belt Objects. His KBO colorimetry implies a correlation with dynamical class.
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Reference: 20050721/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2005-07-21

Alternate Designations
 1999 GQ8 = 1989 WF7 = 6828 P-L 
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