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23801 Erikgustafson (1998 QQ38)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2023801
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457400.5 (2016-Jan-13.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 14 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1747223922205396 5.843e-08  
a 2.432640427611094 1.8029e-08 au
q 2.007603672686487 1.415e-07 au
i 2.740941820252258 6.3811e-06 deg
node 250.4760038418257 0.00010383 deg
peri 354.8825132817421 0.00010522 deg
M 283.7915890162511 2.1979e-05 deg
tp 2457693.870007716363
(2016-Nov-01.37000772)
8.7031e-05 JED
period 1385.84706615143
3.79
1.5406e-05
4.218e-08
d
yr
n .2597689231321453 2.8878e-09 deg/d
Q 2.857677182535701 2.1179e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      784  
   data-arc span      9362 days (25.63 yr)  
   first obs. used      1990-05-01  
   last obs. used      2015-12-18  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .54774  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2016-Jan-04 13:53:56  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .993221 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.16333 au 
 T_jup = 3.484 
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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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