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78432 Helensailer (2002 QR50)
Classification: Outer Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2078432
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 6 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1114658926751607 7.9119e-08  
a 3.238920824970584 5.2181e-08 AU
q 2.87789162391107 2.7517e-07 AU
i 3.763528603064507 1.0539e-05 deg
node 24.34915233315146 0.00013338 deg
peri 64.57781797005168 0.00014306 deg
M 302.580071945545 5.4311e-05 deg
tp 2457340.093264538169
(2015-Nov-13.59326454)
0.00032525 JED
period 2129.114044131159
5.83
5.1452e-05
1.409e-07
d
yr
n .1690844137693467 4.0861e-09 deg/d
Q 3.599950026030099 5.7998e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      249  
   data-arc span      8386 days (22.96 yr)  
   first obs. used      1991-10-17  
   last obs. used      2014-10-02  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .61819  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Oct-09 16:33:05  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.89665 AU 
 T_jup = 3.171 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.2 mag n/a MPO309741  

78432 Helensailer           Discovered 2002 Aug. 29 by R. Matson on NEAT images taken at Palomar.
Helen R. Sailer (b. 1918) learned to fly in 1939, earning her private pilot's license in 1945 after working in the war industry, and ultimately achieving a commercial multi-engine rating. The discoverer's great aunt, she marks 50 years as a life member of the international women's flying organization The Ninety-Nines.
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Reference: 20050125/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2005-06-01

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Alternate Designations
 2002 QR50 = 1993 BL11 
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