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55636 (2002 TX300)
Classification: TransNeptunian Object          SPK-ID: 2055636
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 21 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1213481043133542 2.7614e-05  
a 43.21965154346636 0.0021175 AU
q 37.97502875958298 0.00068367 AU
i 25.88073533308912 6.8319e-05 deg
node 324.7107111972691 0.00020896 deg
peri 340.1504043736432 0.012421 deg
M 71.25727992216656 0.014968 deg
tp 2436458.295048911164
(1958-Sep-11.79504891)
2.8075 JED
period 103781.5896210136
284.14
7.6271
0.02088
d
yr
n .003468823336727034 2.5493e-07 deg/d
Q 48.46427432734973 0.0023745 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      343  
   data-arc span      21649 days (59.27 yr)  
   first obs. used      1954-08-27  
   last obs. used      2013-12-04  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      2  
   fit RMS      .4015  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Jun-04 18:01:54  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 36.9723 AU 
 T_jup = 5.268 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 3.3 mag n/a MPO280075  
rotation period rot_per 8.12 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2015-May); 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:
[Sheppard, S.S.; Jewitt, D.C. (2003) Earth, Moon, and Planets 92, 207-219.]
[Thirouin, A.; Ortiz, J.L.; Duffard, R.; Santos-Sanz, P.; et al. (2010) Astron. Astrophys. 522, A93.]
[Thirouin, A.; Ortiz, J.L.; Campo Bagatin, A.; Pravec, P.; et al. (2012) MNRAS 424, 3156-3177.]

55636 (2002 TX300)          Discovered 2002-Oct-15 by Palomar Mountain/N at Palomar Mountain/
Reference: 20030216/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19
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