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78430 Andrewpearce (2002 QX48)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2078430
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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 .05850746758221492 7.2637e-08  
a 2.707264442289554 3.3425e-08 AU
q 2.548869255695815 1.8599e-07 AU
i 3.215496819564486 7.5153e-06 deg
node 87.95111239708746 0.00014057 deg
peri 339.1918463640756 0.00015788 deg
M 170.0516964800799 7.019e-05 deg
tp 2456231.948607417769
(2012-Oct-31.44860742)
0.00031625 JED
period 1627.025822479893
4.45
3.0132e-05
8.25e-08
d
yr
n .2212626222805071 4.0977e-09 deg/d
Q 2.865659628883293 3.538e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      283  
   data-arc span      5198 days (14.23 yr)  
   first obs. used      2000-01-29  
   last obs. used      2014-04-23  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .61566  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Oct-09 16:33:05  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.56262 AU 
 T_jup = 3.360 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 16.0 mag n/a MPO250885  

78430 Andrewpearce           Discovered 2002 Aug. 18 by S. F. Hönig on NEAT images taken at Palomar.
Australian amateur astronomer Andrew Pearce (b. 1966) is a very active observer who is regularly involved in the confirmation of new comet and nova discoveries. Since 1982 Pearce has observed more than 150 comets, thereby making a significant contribution to the International Comet Quarterly.
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Reference: 20041126/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2004-12-06

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