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7158 IRTF (1981 ES8)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2007158
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 8 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1080368037895295 7.9212e-08  
a 3.015840886297589 3.2425e-08 AU
q 2.690019076204216 2.4193e-07 AU
i 9.662147231201349 8.041e-06 deg
node 207.0892322745943 4.2752e-05 deg
peri 158.5654797974665 5.3564e-05 deg
M 328.0789607553722 3.6086e-05 deg
tp 2457170.123330153269
(2015-May-27.62333015)
0.00019313 JED
period 1912.982794426212
5.24
3.0851e-05
8.447e-08
d
yr
n .188187787704583 3.0349e-09 deg/d
Q 3.341662696390963 3.5928e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      969  
   data-arc span      22983 days (62.92 yr)  
   first obs. used      1951-07-31  
   last obs. used      2014-07-03  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .52439  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Nov-10 13:03:37  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.69183 AU 
 T_jup = 3.218 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.6 mag n/a MPO313477  

7158 IRTF           Discovered 1981 Mar. 1 by S. J. Bus at Siding Spring in the course of the U.K. Schmidt-Caltech Asteroid Survey.
The 3-meter NASA Infrared Telescope Facility (IRTF) began operation on Mauna Kea in 1979. The IRTF provides valuable ground-based observations that support NASA planetary missions and basic solar system research, including extensive studies of minor planets and comets.
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Reference: 20050721/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2005-07-21

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Alternate Designations
 1981 ES8 = 1983 RO5 
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