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23798 Samagonzalez (1998 QL37)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2023798
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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 .08956931725917606 6.5929e-08  
a 2.25775723777214 1.4303e-08 AU
q 2.055531463447926 1.4944e-07 AU
i 4.298999587834759 6.8188e-06 deg
node 206.1466923849861 5.6665e-05 deg
peri 345.2814417239846 6.3568e-05 deg
M 69.83058764598125 2.58e-05 deg
tp 2456760.142605449562
(2014-Apr-12.64260545)
8.9718e-05 JED
period 1239.122638876107
3.39
1.1775e-05
3.224e-08
d
yr
n .2905281436279162 2.7608e-09 deg/d
Q 2.459983012096354 1.5585e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      853  
   data-arc span      12994 days (35.58 yr)  
   first obs. used      1978-11-28  
   last obs. used      2014-06-26  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .54562  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jul-14 12:50:48  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.05655 AU 
 T_jup = 3.613 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.8 mag n/a MPO257035  

23798 Samagonzalez           Discovered 1998 Aug. 17 by the Lincoln Laboratory Near-Earth Asteroid Research Team at Socorro.
Samantha Gonzalez (b. 1992) is a finalist in the 2007 Discovery Channel Young Scientist Challenge (DCYSC), a middle school science competition, for her environmental sciences project. She attends the St. Gregory the Great Catholic School, San Antonio, Texas.
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Reference: 20071026/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2007-10-28

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Alternate Designations
 1998 QL37 = 1978 WP21 
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