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78118 Bharat (2002 NT)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2078118
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457400.5 (2016-Jan-13.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 13 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1892309800275613 1.1999e-07  
a 2.599471655392682 3.3787e-08 au
q 2.107571086488858 3.3316e-07 au
i 16.81581159741048 8.7869e-06 deg
node 190.7704384535845 2.0738e-05 deg
peri 217.1231772586102 2.9843e-05 deg
M 337.4793293523414 2.7801e-05 deg
tp 2457496.264572613748
(2016-Apr-17.76457261)
0.0001196 JED
period 1530.826798203433
4.19
2.9846e-05
8.171e-08
d
yr
n .2351670355016605 4.585e-09 deg/d
Q 3.091372224296506 4.0181e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      593  
   data-arc span      9220 days (25.24 yr)  
   first obs. used      1990-09-11  
   last obs. used      2015-12-09  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .54313  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2016-Jan-04 16:03:09  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.13462 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.40017 au 
 T_jup = 3.330 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.0 mag n/a MPO359291  

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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