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78433 Gertrudolf (2002 QF56)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2078433
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457600.5 (2016-Jul-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 12 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .02684993812304936 6.6553e-08  
a 2.632689110591489 2.1153e-08 au
q 2.562001570874882 1.7086e-07 au
i 2.656251349343059 6.5176e-06 deg
node 54.69161687853084 0.00013081 deg
peri 141.0265347347569 0.00016818 deg
M 231.8585667528986 0.00010807 deg
tp 2458155.873136433237
(2018-Feb-06.37313643)
0.00046898 JED
period 1560.262937986828
4.27
1.8805e-05
5.149e-08
d
yr
n .2307303411721744 2.7809e-09 deg/d
Q 2.703376650308097 2.1721e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      438  
   data-arc span      7729 days (21.16 yr)  
   first obs. used      1994-10-12  
   last obs. used      2015-12-10  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .65465  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2016-Jan-04 16:03:42  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.55905 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.25335 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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