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78905 Seanokeefe (2003 SK85)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2078905
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456800.5 (2014-May-23.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 3 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2536295784107329 6.3283e-08  
a 2.414458108520974 3.3383e-08 AU
q 1.802080116366423 1.5287e-07 AU
i 21.43723530622388 1.13e-05 deg
node 211.6164559321344 1.8732e-05 deg
peri 292.1179908073939 3.0086e-05 deg
M 176.3578583516924 2.841e-05 deg
tp 2456129.194424309593
(2012-Jul-20.69442431)
0.00010111 JED
period 1370.338750466161
3.75
2.842e-05
7.781e-08
d
yr
n .2627087644405702 5.4484e-09 deg/d
Q 3.026836100675524 4.185e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      484  
   data-arc span      5494 days (15.04 yr)  
   first obs. used      1998-06-19  
   last obs. used      2013-07-04  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .52387  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2013-Aug-06 12:22:32  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .90895 AU 
 T_jup = 3.382 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.5 mag n/a MPO266290  

78905 Seanokeefe           Discovered 2003 Sept. 16 by the Near-Earth Tracking (NEAT) project at Palomar Observatory.
Named in honor of Sean O'Keefe (b. 1956), for his vision and leadership in advancing the spirit of exploration during his tenure as the tenth NASA administrator, 2001-2004.
NOTE: some special characters may not display properly (any characters within {} are an attempt to place the proper accent above a character)
Reference: 20050407/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2005-04-15

Alternate Designations
 2003 SK85 = 2001 CP42 
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