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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 6 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .02643854077758006 6.8819e-08  
a 2.63297125896639 2.463e-08 AU
q 2.563359340970012 1.8024e-07 AU
i 2.656298253648234 7.6224e-06 deg
node 54.70376108818925 0.00013721 deg
peri 140.3220259598445 0.00018881 deg
M 48.04764326066892 0.00012937 deg
tp 2456592.224975541722
(2013-Oct-26.72497554)
0.00056145 JED
period 1560.513767516185
4.27
2.1897e-05
5.995e-08
d
yr
n .2306932546791941 3.237e-09 deg/d
Q 2.70258317696277 2.5281e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      349  
   data-arc span      7202 days (19.72 yr)  
   first obs. used      1994-10-12  
   last obs. used      2014-07-01  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .63199  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jul-14 14:15:54  

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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