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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 12 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1356875565514215 4.1372e-08  
a 2.615643556304023 1.5998e-08 AU
q 2.260733273339659 1.1049e-07 AU
i 14.83631292123579 6.1897e-06 deg
node 169.7841800250476 1.7252e-05 deg
peri 329.2989315043136 2.7972e-05 deg
M 77.28588070606911 1.9711e-05 deg
tp 2456668.785903660044
(2014-Jan-11.28590366)
8.5177e-05 JED
period 1545.134422890863
4.23
1.4176e-05
3.881e-08
d
yr
n .2329894374668448 2.1375e-09 deg/d
Q 2.970553839268386 1.8169e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1138  
   data-arc span      21640 days (59.25 yr)  
   first obs. used      1955-03-21  
   last obs. used      2014-06-19  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .50607  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jul-14 12:04:46  

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 6.6 h n/a Asteroid Lightcurve DataBase (Rev. 2014-Mar-01) 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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