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2995 Taratuta (1978 QK)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2002995
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456800.5 (2014-May-23.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 8 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1357538128638774 7.487e-08  
a 2.615606973118014 1.7012e-08 AU
q 2.260528353563899 1.976e-07 AU
i 14.8364391750973 9.0801e-06 deg
node 169.7852574452991 2.1956e-05 deg
peri 329.2707680978771 3.8096e-05 deg
M 30.70522129640546 2.6995e-05 deg
tp 2456668.714724866286
(2014-Jan-11.21472487)
0.00011627 JED
period 1545.102006924503
4.23
1.5074e-05
4.127e-08
d
yr
n .2329943255439642 2.2732e-09 deg/d
Q 2.97068559267213 1.9322e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      986  
   data-arc span      21567 days (59.05 yr)  
   first obs. used      1955-03-21  
   last obs. used      2014-04-07  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .48295  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Apr-17 13:42:53  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.28345 AU 
 T_jup = 3.347 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.0 mag n/a MPO279546  
diameter diameter 16.59 km 1.2 IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0 IRAS observations used: 3
rotation period rot_per 6.6 h n/a Asteroid Lightcurve DataBase (Rev. 2013-Sep-12) Result based on fragmentary lightcurve(s), may be completely wrong.
Published Reference List:
[Behrend, R. (2006) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]
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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