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23801 Erikgustafson (1998 QQ38)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2023801
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 8 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1751642690910322 6.0346e-08  
a 2.431203843663868 1.9483e-08 AU
q 2.005343799377179 1.4461e-07 AU
i 2.742484114658465 6.4781e-06 deg
node 250.5139271678019 0.00012836 deg
peri 355.02385750 0.00012984 deg
M 179.6511995214812 2.1716e-05 deg
tp 2456309.531724642670
(2013-Jan-17.03172464)
7.8836e-05 JED
period 1384.619639563805
3.79
1.6644e-05
4.557e-08
d
yr
n .2599992010176962 3.1254e-09 deg/d
Q 2.857063887950558 2.2896e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      626  
   data-arc span      8611 days (23.58 yr)  
   first obs. used      1990-05-01  
   last obs. used      2013-11-27  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .56848  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jun-09 23:38:06  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .99356 AU 
 T_jup = 3.485 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.9 mag n/a MPO270292  

23801 Erikgustafson           Discovered 1998 Aug. 17 by the Lincoln Laboratory Near-Earth Asteroid Research Team at Socorro.
Erik Olaf Gustafson (b. 1996) is a finalist in the 2007 Discovery Channel Young Scientist Challenge (DCYSC), a middle school science competition, for his environmental sciences project. He attends the Homer Intermediate School, Homer, New York.
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Reference: 20071026/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2007-10-28

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Alternate Designations
 1998 QQ38 = 1990 JP1 
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