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79360 Sila-Nunam (1997 CS29)
Classification: TransNeptunian Object          SPK-ID: 2079360
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 16 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .01652401524618239 5.1656e-05  
a 44.1475958341432 0.0036193 AU
q 43.41810028749752 0.0014442 AU
i 2.237894132286622 9.6238e-05 deg
node 304.32358074995 0.00035621 deg
peri 216.9077880235683 0.13573 deg
M 336.0788441742584 0.13356 deg
tp 2464119.822608265003
(2034-Jun-06.32260827)
38.958 JED
period 107141.8186330861
293.34
13.176
0.03607
d
yr
n .003360032567982094 4.132e-07 deg/d
Q 44.87709138078888 0.0036792 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      244  
   data-arc span      6203 days (16.98 yr)  
   first obs. used      1997-02-03  
   last obs. used      2014-01-28  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      3  
   fit RMS      .46868  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jun-10 15:05:57  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 42.4277 AU 
 T_jup = 5.938 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 5.2 mag n/a MPO284680  

79360 Sila-Nunam           Discovered 1997 Feb. 3 by J. X. Luu, D. C. Jewitt, C. A. Trujillo and J. Chen at Mauna Kea.
Sila is the Inuit god of the sky, weather, and life force. Nunam is the Earth goddess, Sila's wife. Nunam created the land animals and, in some traditions, the Inuit people (in other traditions Sila created the first people out of wet sand). Sila breathed life into the Inuit.
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Reference: 20120109/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2012-01-11
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