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23122 Lorgat (2000 AU52)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2023122
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Orbit Diagram
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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 19 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .0478528179135763 4.4549e-08  
a 2.49204464987662 1.4429e-08 au
q 2.372793291013572 1.1404e-07 au
i 3.389813710202456 4.9715e-06 deg
node 311.1480798281264 8.1842e-05 deg
peri 208.4608135980369 0.00010063 deg
M 336.0212021119376 6.0907e-05 deg
tp 2457696.209944012467
0.00024323 JED
period 1436.918564697584
n .2505361186392397 2.1759e-09 deg/d
Q 2.611296008739667 1.5119e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1093  
   data-arc span      9919 days (27.16 yr)  
   first obs. used      1989-02-02  
   last obs. used      2016-03-31  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .54261  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2016-Apr-25 13:40:27  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.38106 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.37273 au 
 T_jup = 3.468 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.4 mag n/a MPO302205  

23122 Lorgat           Discovered 2000 Jan. 4 by the Lincoln Laboratory Near-Earth Asteroid Research Team in Socorro.
Raeez Lorgat (b. 1990) was awarded first place and Best in Category in the 2007 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair for his computer science project. He attends the Rondebosch Boys' High School, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa.
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Reference: 20070828/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2007-08-30

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Alternate Designations
 2000 AU52 = 1989 CK5 = 2008 FO122 
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