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78118 Bharat (2002 NT)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2078118
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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 .1895670979454283 1.3701e-07  
a 2.59915346817797 4.2048e-08 AU
q 2.106439488100677 3.7832e-07 AU
i 16.81541347119493 1.3609e-05 deg
node 190.7863568779939 2.5926e-05 deg
peri 217.1413445926523 3.8519e-05 deg
M 196.370227104035 3.0983e-05 deg
tp 2457496.174586865234
(2016-Apr-17.67458687)
0.000143 JED
period 1530.545736506732
4.19
3.714e-05
1.017e-07
d
yr
n .2352102203895274 5.7076e-09 deg/d
Q 3.091867448255263 5.0018e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      415  
   data-arc span      8607 days (23.56 yr)  
   first obs. used      1990-09-11  
   last obs. used      2014-04-05  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .5941  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Apr-17 15:24:31  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.13365 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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