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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 4 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1857321192401171 1.2534e-07  
a 2.326152463657111 2.3562e-08 AU
q 1.894111236906457 2.8755e-07 AU
i 24.13877915875456 1.6031e-05 deg
node 203.4049257718493 1.8226e-05 deg
peri 30.29228955341906 3.5614e-05 deg
M 182.6351443668318 3.3723e-05 deg
tp 2457638.940987198867
(2016-Sep-07.44098720)
0.0001279 JED
period 1295.852859751156
3.55
1.9689e-05
5.391e-08
d
yr
n .2778093186205809 4.221e-09 deg/d
Q 2.758193690407766 2.7938e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      347  
   data-arc span      5533 days (15.15 yr)  
   first obs. used      1999-08-11  
   last obs. used      2014-10-04  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .57252  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Oct-09 16:25:05  

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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