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78433 Gertrudolf (2002 QF56)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2078433
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456800.5 (2014-May-23.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 2 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .02643851250820092 1.165e-07  
a 2.632971268524907 3.5515e-08 AU
q 2.563359424708277 3.2073e-07 AU
i 2.656299416927534 8.9807e-06 deg
node 54.70365668559149 0.00018473 deg
peri 140.3220172587523 0.00023953 deg
M 48.04775566024631 0.00015726 deg
tp 2456592.224487182319
(2013-Oct-26.72448718)
0.00068136 JED
period 1560.513776013921
4.27
3.1573e-05
8.644e-08
d
yr
n .2306932534229602 4.6675e-09 deg/d
Q 2.702583112341536 3.6454e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      325  
   data-arc span      6769 days (18.53 yr)  
   first obs. used      1994-10-12  
   last obs. used      2013-04-24  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .61454  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2013-Aug-06 12:16:06  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.56135 AU 
 T_jup = 3.397 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.8 mag n/a MPO263930  

78433 Gertrudolf           Discovered 2002 Aug. 29 by S. F. Hönig at Palomar.
Gertrud (b. 1925) and Rudolf Hönig (1917-1993) are the grandparents of the discoverer. They woke and supported his interest in astronomy.
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Reference: 20040504/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2004-05-11

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Alternate Designations
 2002 QF56 = 1998 SQ157 
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