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306367 Nut (5025 P-L)
Classification: Apollo [NEO]          SPK-ID: 2306367
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456800.5 (2014-May-23.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 26 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .7429337757107294 2.9287e-07  
a 2.532336608503484 3.4597e-07 AU
q .6509782105774876 6.656e-07 AU
i 3.773696853070087 2.3564e-05 deg
node 346.2263628371783 0.00019429 deg
peri 152.8010853616636 0.00023395 deg
M 163.3831104054194 0.00028085 deg
tp 2456132.486505305172
(2012-Jul-23.98650531)
0.0012713 JED
period 1471.907698986746
4.03
0.00030164
8.258e-07
d
yr
n .2445805536908478 5.0122e-08 deg/d
Q 4.413695006429481 6.03e-07 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      67  
   data-arc span      19261 days (52.73 yr)  
   first obs. used      1960-10-22  
   last obs. used      2013-07-17  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      1  
   fit RMS      .5163  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jun-12 13:12:45  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .0527293 AU 
 T_jup = 2.987 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.7 mag n/a MPO266780  

306367 Nut           Discovered 1960 Oct. 22 by C. J. van Houten and I. van Houten-Groeneveld on Palomar Schmidt plates taken by T. Gehrels.
Nut was a goddess of the heavens in the old Egyptian religion. With Geb, the god of Earth, she gave birth to the god Osiris.
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Reference: 20120406/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2012-04-09

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