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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 3 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1857321820113355 1.3486e-07  
a 2.326152473636613 2.4732e-08 AU
q 1.894111099017019 3.0774e-07 AU
i 24.13877998229977 1.6449e-05 deg
node 203.4049264978669 1.9441e-05 deg
peri 30.29226767757538 3.9819e-05 deg
M 182.6351545656934 3.4616e-05 deg
tp 2457638.940954595628
(2016-Sep-07.44095460)
0.00013033 JED
period 1295.852868090227
3.55
2.0666e-05
5.658e-08
d
yr
n .2778093168328228 4.4305e-09 deg/d
Q 2.758193848256207 2.9325e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      334  
   data-arc span      5077 days (13.90 yr)  
   first obs. used      1999-08-11  
   last obs. used      2013-07-05  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .55184  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jun-10 13:33:42  

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 15.0 mag n/a MPO266268  

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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