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73079 Davidbaltimore (2002 GX8)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2073079
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457600.5 (2016-Jul-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 10 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1854588358122516 9.3689e-08  
a 2.326670440688906 1.5344e-08 au
q 1.895168849439963 2.2451e-07 au
i 24.14337497694682 1.0202e-05 deg
node 203.3854428326955 1.3874e-05 deg
peri 30.1645961160129 2.7323e-05 deg
M 349.418372437865 2.9127e-05 deg
tp 2457638.602257384167
(2016-Sep-07.10225738)
0.00010516 JED
period 1296.285715761157
3.55
1.2823e-05
3.511e-08
d
yr
n .2777165524720868 2.7472e-09 deg/d
Q 2.758172031937848 1.8189e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      511  
   data-arc span      6089 days (16.67 yr)  
   first obs. used      1999-08-11  
   last obs. used      2016-04-12  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .54847  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2016-Apr-25 15:12:20  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .91028 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.25435 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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