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73079 Davidbaltimore (2002 GX8)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2073079
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456800.5 (2014-May-23.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 2 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1856771526662518 1.4406e-07  
a 2.326334170107495 2.8165e-08 AU
q 1.894387065251727 3.3341e-07 AU
i 24.13757750214279 1.8694e-05 deg
node 203.4044036555523 2.0882e-05 deg
peri 30.32196657737615 4.3959e-05 deg
M 127.0380254772724 4.1341e-05 deg
tp 2456343.161449644337
(2013-Feb-19.66144964)
0.00014387 JED
period 1296.004700242242
3.55
2.3536e-05
6.444e-08
d
yr
n .2777767703563967 5.0446e-09 deg/d
Q 2.758281274963262 3.3395e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      335  
   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      .59857  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2013-Aug-06 10:44:09  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .910355 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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