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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 20 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1213481139559169 2.7615e-05  
a 43.21965232834987 0.0021176 AU
q 37.97502903247416 0.00068371 AU
i 25.88073528554109 6.8324e-05 deg
node 324.7107109557807 0.000209 deg
peri 340.1504094938003 0.012422 deg
M 71.25727414220771 0.014968 deg
tp 2436458.296155590320
(1958-Sep-11.79615559)
2.8077 JED
period 103781.5924480768
284.14
7.6275
0.02088
d
yr
n .003468823242234525 2.5494e-07 deg/d
Q 48.46427562422559 0.0023746 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      340  
   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      .40325  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jun-10 09:09:29  

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 Asteroid Lightcurve DataBase (Rev. 2014-Mar-01) 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/ (644)
Reference: 20030216/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19
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