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34398 Terryschmidt (2000 RK78)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2034398
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 14 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .0808760467449099 5.7812e-08  
a 2.707406415974305 2.4115e-08 AU
q 2.488442088118498 1.6459e-07 AU
i 4.339309143843158 6.2318e-06 deg
node 107.4377413852544 9.3269e-05 deg
peri 299.2370925238432 0.00010489 deg
M 43.12971196680417 4.7224e-05 deg
tp 2456805.559235658192
(2014-May-28.05923566)
0.00021338 JED
period 1627.153810279687
4.45
2.174e-05
5.952e-08
d
yr
n .2212452183227353 2.956e-09 deg/d
Q 2.926370743830112 2.6066e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      951  
   data-arc span      11436 days (31.31 yr)  
   first obs. used      1984-01-25  
   last obs. used      2015-05-18  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .53221  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Jun-04 17:12:01  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.50138 AU 
 T_jup = 3.356 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.0 mag n/a MPO319505  

34398 Terryschmidt           Discovered 2000 Sept. 9 by B. D. Warner at the Palmer Divide Observatory.
Through self study, Terry Eugene Schmidt (1938-1993), a graduate of Aurora College in Illinois, became a recongized expert in the field of meteoritics. Among his other interests was determining minor-planet lightcurve parameters, which he passed on to the discoverer.
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Reference: 20020427/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2003-10-02

Alternate Designations
 2000 RK78 = 1984 BU1 = 1998 FM147 
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