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4878 Gilhutton (1968 OF)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2004878
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457400.5 (2016-Jan-13.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 15 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1536950657375023 5.6518e-08  
a 2.289653400722619 1.1778e-08 au
q 1.93774497078246 1.3014e-07 au
i 6.182255123457424 6.0436e-06 deg
node 224.021547676069 5.5113e-05 deg
peri 120.4887994383245 5.857e-05 deg
M 224.8100984701529 2.2325e-05 deg
tp 2457875.720094070042
(2017-May-02.22009407)
8.0153e-05 JED
period 1265.473470497678
3.46
9.7644e-06
2.673e-08
d
yr
n .2844785042063515 2.195e-09 deg/d
Q 2.641561830662777 1.3588e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      889  
   data-arc span      17050 days (46.68 yr)  
   first obs. used      1968-07-18  
   last obs. used      2015-03-24  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .50284  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Jun-04 15:49:21  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .937634 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.77139 au 
 T_jup = 3.576 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.7 mag n/a MPO324352  
rotation period rot_per 6.2813 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2015-December); Warner et al., 2009 Result based on fragmentary lightcurve(s), may be completely wrong.
Published Reference List:
[Waszczak, A.; Chang, C.-K.; Ofeck, E.O.; Laher, F.; et al. (2015) Astron. J. 150, A75.]

4878 Gilhutton           Discovered 1968 July 18 by C. Torres and S. Cofre at Cerro El Roble.
Argentine astronomer Ricardo Gil-Hutton (b. 1958) works in solar-system research and is a specialist in the collisional evolution of minor bodies.
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Reference: 20070106/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2007-01-09

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Alternate Designations
 1968 OF = 1989 TF 
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