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208996 (2003 AZ84)
Classification: TransNeptunian Object          SPK-ID: 2208996
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456800.5 (2014-May-23.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 22 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1744695060132074 5.5286e-05  
a 39.67829018997124 0.0027499 AU
q 32.75563850107827 0.0042815 AU
i 13.54738058762488 0.00013716 deg
node 251.9524164745653 0.00050337 deg
peri 14.0091731300063 0.017206 deg
M 226.6501294490446 0.022773 deg
tp 2490616.166254688740
(2106-Dec-22.66625469)
5.4188 JED
period 91290.97614711356
249.94
9.4903
0.02598
d
yr
n .003943434665654876 4.0995e-07 deg/d
Q 46.60094187886421 0.0032297 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      99  
   data-arc span      6577 days (18.01 yr)  
   first obs. used      1996-03-19  
   last obs. used      2014-03-22  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      3  
   fit RMS      .59078  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jun-11 20:01:33  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 31.7412 AU 
 T_jup = 5.418 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 3.8 mag n/a MPO281126  
rotation period rot_per 13.42 h n/a Asteroid Lightcurve DataBase (Rev. 2013-Sep-12) [Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.]

208996 (2003 AZ84)          Discovered 2003-Jan-13 by Trujillo, C. A., Brown, M. E. at Palomar (644)
Reference: 20090311/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2009-03-12
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