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73079 Davidbaltimore (2002 GX8)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2073079
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 7 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1857321174977503 1.1248e-07  
a 2.326152462951232 2.2244e-08 AU
q 1.894111240384693 2.6022e-07 AU
i 24.13877382685153 1.3845e-05 deg
node 203.4049310553705 1.6454e-05 deg
peri 30.29228725549344 3.0443e-05 deg
M 182.6351429892669 3.2767e-05 deg
tp 2457638.940991866932
(2016-Sep-07.44099187)
0.00012533 JED
period 1295.85285916131
3.55
1.8588e-05
5.089e-08
d
yr
n .2778093187470342 3.9849e-09 deg/d
Q 2.758193685517772 2.6376e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      410  
   data-arc span      5597 days (15.32 yr)  
   first obs. used      1999-08-11  
   last obs. used      2014-12-07  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .57142  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Feb-04 15:54:51  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .911191 AU 
 T_jup = 3.436 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.1 mag n/a MPO319922  

73079 Davidbaltimore           Discovered 2002 Apr. 14 by the Near-Earth Asteroid Tracking (NEAT) project at Palomar.
David Baltimore (b. 1938) is renowned for his Nobel Prize-winning biological research and for his vision and leadership as the seventh president of the California Institute of Technology (1997-2006).
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Reference: 20060219/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2010-06-03

Alternate Designations
 2002 GX8 = 2000 WE143 
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