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210271 Samarkand (2007 TU2)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2210271
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 3 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1510129283398754 1.0763e-07  
a 2.643416842660568 5.8614e-08 AU
q 2.244226724427448 2.8968e-07 AU
i 2.955219195578305 1.3137e-05 deg
node 7.956694403435663 0.00020518 deg
peri 108.7977032081657 0.0002112 deg
M 151.0362866967288 4.7447e-05 deg
tp 2456341.893966399452
(2013-Feb-18.39396640)
0.00020709 JED
period 1569.809330470863
4.30
5.2212e-05
1.429e-07
d
yr
n .2293272138292224 7.6275e-09 deg/d
Q 3.042606960893688 6.7465e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      81  
   data-arc span      3850 days (10.54 yr)  
   first obs. used      2003-10-21  
   last obs. used      2014-05-06  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .62598  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jun-11 20:15:34  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.2626 AU 
 T_jup = 3.376 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 17.4 mag n/a MPO251587  

210271 Samarkand           Discovered 2007 Oct. 2 by B. Khafizov and A. Sergeev at Maidanak observatory.
Samarkand is an ancient city most noted for its central position on the Silk Road. In the Middle Ages it was an important Islamic center for scholarly study, architecture and art. During the reign of Ulugh Beg (1394-1449) it became a world famous astronomical center.
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Reference: 20100527/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2010-12-06
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