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78430 Andrewpearce (2002 QX48)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2078430
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456800.5 (2014-May-23.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 6 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .05865553240599664 7.2692e-08  
a 2.706910591067574 3.3484e-08 AU
q 2.548135309173075 1.8618e-07 AU
i 3.215550202456221 7.5284e-06 deg
node 87.9501181748994 0.00014058 deg
peri 339.1706561065483 0.00015782 deg
M 125.8106838204081 6.9963e-05 deg
tp 2456232.008054430127
(2012-Oct-31.50805443)
0.0003155 JED
period 1626.706843890122
4.45
3.0183e-05
8.264e-08
d
yr
n .2213060093477522 4.1063e-09 deg/d
Q 2.865685872962073 3.5448e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      274  
   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      .62466  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jun-10 14:52:28  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.56128 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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