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300892 Taichung (2008 BT15)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2300892
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456800.5 (2014-May-23.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 5 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1047486222054436 1.273e-07  
a 3.112490499484652 9.1687e-08 AU
q 2.786461408036102 3.8111e-07 AU
i 1.288025405039617 1.2631e-05 deg
node 145.9563656960053 0.00052574 deg
peri 20.86158159034661 0.00053054 deg
M 23.00410987180774 5.9387e-05 deg
tp 2456672.336779755937
(2014-Jan-14.83677976)
0.00033143 JED
period 2005.674618360576
5.49
8.8624e-05
2.426e-07
d
yr
n .1794907293059636 7.931e-09 deg/d
Q 3.438519590933203 1.0129e-07 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      96  
   data-arc span      2750 days (7.53 yr)  
   first obs. used      2006-10-19  
   last obs. used      2014-04-30  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .64168  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jun-12 12:26:17  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.79377 AU 
 T_jup = 3.210 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 16.4 mag n/a MPO251853  

300892 Taichung           Discovered 2008 Jan. 28 by C.-S. Lin and Q.-z. Ye at Lulin.
Taichung is Taiwan's third largest city and has been proclaimed as a cultural city.
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Reference: 20120207/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2012-02-09

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Alternate Designations
 2008 BT15 = 2008 AE73 
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