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200025 Cloud Gate (2007 OK10)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2200025
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Orbit Diagram
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Orbit Viewer

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Orbit Viewer applet originally written and kindly provided by Osamu Ajiki (AstroArts), and further modified by Ron Baalke (JPL).

Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457600.5 (2016-Jul-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 12 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .07029166562890216 9.3341e-08  
a 3.152500215532192 5.1671e-08 au
q 2.930905724486962 2.8938e-07 au
i 5.76979542775594 9.2288e-06 deg
node 65.40841307790583 8.5445e-05 deg
peri 295.1062153251755 0.00010829 deg
M 194.4815495716058 6.8238e-05 deg
tp 2458540.493878475970
0.0003962 JED
period 2044.471751490599
n .176084604611205 4.3292e-09 deg/d
Q 3.374094706577423 5.5303e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      232  
   data-arc span      8917 days (24.41 yr)  
   first obs. used      1991-11-06  
   last obs. used      2016-04-05  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .70618  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2016-Apr-25 17:48:09  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.93312 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.9942 au 
 T_jup = 3.196 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.4 mag n/a MPO320973  

200025 Cloud Gate           Discovered 2007 July 25 by C.-S. Lin and Q.-z. Ye at Lulin.
Cloud Gate Dance Theatre of Taiwan, directed by choreographer Lin Hwai-min, is acclaimed as one of the finest contemporary dance companies in the world for its innovative works inspired by Asian cultures.
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Reference: 20100330/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2010-04-05

Alternate Designations
 2007 OK10 = 2002 TK296 
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