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2995 Taratuta (1978 QK)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2002995
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 15 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1356875523996063 4.1237e-08  
a 2.615643558210925 1.5919e-08 AU
q 2.260733285847487 1.1005e-07 AU
i 14.83631285898834 6.1469e-06 deg
node 169.7841806626327 1.7173e-05 deg
peri 329.2989277445478 2.7787e-05 deg
M 77.28588292594554 1.9574e-05 deg
tp 2456668.785893769498
(2014-Jan-11.28589377)
8.4577e-05 JED
period 1545.134424580554
4.23
1.4106e-05
3.862e-08
d
yr
n .2329894372120578 2.127e-09 deg/d
Q 2.970553830574362 1.8079e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1168  
   data-arc span      22008 days (60.25 yr)  
   first obs. used      1955-03-21  
   last obs. used      2015-06-22  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .50231  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Jul-06 11:44:18  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.28398 AU 
 T_jup = 3.347 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.1 mag n/a MPO298981  
diameter diameter 16.59 km 1.2 IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0 IRAS observations used: 3
rotation period rot_per 11.14 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2015-May); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Schmidt, R.E. (2015) Minor Planet Bul. 42, 1-3.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.0704   0.011 IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0 IRAS observations used: 3

2995 Taratuta (1978 QK)          Discovered 1978-Aug-31 by Chernykh, N. at Nauchnyj
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 1978 QK = 1951 JS = 1955 FD2 = 1955 FU = 1959 EE 
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