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68779 Schoninger (2002 FA3)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2068779
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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 .1444879816010634 7.1299e-08  
a 2.649539406550079 1.7957e-08 AU
q 2.266712805525179 1.8776e-07 AU
i 5.026058567082458 7.618e-06 deg
node 170.4807395335247 6.1823e-05 deg
peri 44.68423021947349 6.5573e-05 deg
M 317.9377420613283 1.9477e-05 deg
tp 2457184.553501109048
(2015-Jun-11.05350111)
8.5274e-05 JED
period 1575.266370527843
4.31
1.6014e-05
4.384e-08
d
yr
n .2285327781607948 2.3233e-09 deg/d
Q 3.032366007574979 2.0551e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      587  
   data-arc span      8625 days (23.61 yr)  
   first obs. used      1991-11-01  
   last obs. used      2015-06-13  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .60738  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Jul-06 13:46:11  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.26521 AU 
 T_jup = 3.371 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.4 mag n/a MPO250824  

68779 Schöninger           Discovered 2002 Mar. 18 by KLENOT at Klet.
Schöninger is the name used for Klet mountain from the seventeenth to the nineteenth centuries. Appearing on many historical maps, the name comes from the German and means "a place with a beautiful view". In the popularized form Šenýgl, the name is still used locally.
NOTE: some special characters may not display properly (any characters within {} are an attempt to place the proper accent above a character)
Reference: 20060613/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2008-05-22

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Alternate Designations
 2002 FA3 = 1998 KH8 
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