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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 7 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1894218610939378 1.2403e-07  
a 2.599460980994887 3.7213e-08 AU
q 2.107066244133762 3.4086e-07 AU
i 16.81440443568183 1.0938e-05 deg
node 190.7785744921206 2.6026e-05 deg
peri 217.1376906632409 3.3806e-05 deg
M 243.4128667508497 2.791e-05 deg
tp 2457496.260023831415
(2016-Apr-17.76002383)
0.00012674 JED
period 1530.817368996507
4.19
3.2872e-05
9e-08
d
yr
n .2351684840341144 5.0499e-09 deg/d
Q 3.091855717856011 4.4262e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      454  
   data-arc span      8722 days (23.88 yr)  
   first obs. used      1990-09-11  
   last obs. used      2014-07-29  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .57056  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Aug-13 15:45:53  

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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