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31211 (1998 BW8)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2031211
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457400.5 (2016-Jan-13.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 14 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .08777881088561013 6.4947e-08  
a 3.185214122815831 3.4381e-08 au
q 2.905619814699006 2.1861e-07 au
i 5.079690253688732 6.8755e-06 deg
node 15.23655653087225 6.7236e-05 deg
peri 204.912529273584 7.7977e-05 deg
M 347.6368505040118 4.2263e-05 deg
tp 2457471.807136364036
(2016-Mar-24.30713636)
0.00024402 JED
period 2076.377795106571
5.68
3.3619e-05
9.204e-08
d
yr
n .1733788527542613 2.8072e-09 deg/d
Q 3.464808430932656 3.7399e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1017  
   data-arc span      6333 days (17.34 yr)  
   first obs. used      1998-01-18  
   last obs. used      2015-05-22  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .55095  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Jun-04 17:04:06  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.89828 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.51411 au 
 T_jup = 3.186 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.6 mag n/a MPO324595  
rotation period rot_per 3.6974 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2015-December); Warner et al., 2009 Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Waszczak, A.; Chang, C.-K.; Ofeck, E.O.; Laher, F.; et al. (2015) Astron. J. 150, A75.]

31211 (1998 BW8)          Discovered 1998-Jan-18 by BAO Schmidt CCD Asteroid Program at Xinglong
Reference: 20011130/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

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Alternate Designations
 1998 BW8 = 1999 HZ2 
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