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78118 Bharat (2002 NT)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2078118
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 8 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .189421855342684 1.2291e-07  
a 2.599460978502517 3.6751e-08 AU
q 2.107066257063661 3.3866e-07 AU
i 16.81440516552678 1.0428e-05 deg
node 190.7785757694949 2.5408e-05 deg
peri 217.137689231903 3.3272e-05 deg
M 243.4128679017542 2.779e-05 deg
tp 2457496.260018224454
(2016-Apr-17.76001822)
0.0001261 JED
period 1530.817366794879
4.19
3.2464e-05
8.888e-08
d
yr
n .2351684843723346 4.9872e-09 deg/d
Q 3.091855699941373 4.3712e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      457  
   data-arc span      9053 days (24.79 yr)  
   first obs. used      1990-09-11  
   last obs. used      2015-06-25  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .56893  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Jul-06 13:57:32  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.13524 AU 
 T_jup = 3.330 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.8 mag n/a MPO257355  

78118 Bharat           Discovered 2002 July 4 by V. Reddy at the Goodricke-Pigott Observatory.
Bharat is the native name of India and derives from the wise and pious king Bharata of ancient Hindu mythology. India is the motherland of the discoverer.
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Reference: 20040713/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2004-07-14
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