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8042 (1994 AX2)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2008042
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457600.5 (2016-Jul-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 18 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1041657820710121 7.0297e-08  
a 3.014854317884661 2.9559e-08 au
q 2.700809660032037 2.1728e-07 au
i 11.50026627041805 7.7814e-06 deg
node 295.6981480085355 3.4952e-05 deg
peri 260.2094059113401 5.1289e-05 deg
M 43.72738312650132 3.7937e-05 deg
tp 2457368.253642864594
(2015-Dec-11.75364286)
0.00020124 JED
period 1912.044183546731
5.23
2.8119e-05
7.699e-08
d
yr
n .1882801679468625 2.7689e-09 deg/d
Q 3.328898975737284 3.2638e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1018  
   data-arc span      11730 days (32.11 yr)  
   first obs. used      1984-03-05  
   last obs. used      2016-04-16  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .52415  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2016-Apr-25 13:00:58  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.7301 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.84241 au 
 T_jup = 3.210 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.7 mag n/a MPO337323  
rotation period rot_per 8.1335 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2016-February); Warner et al., 2009 Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Waszczak, A.; Chang, C.-K.; Ofeck, E.O.; Laher, F.; et al. (2016) Astron. J. 150, A75.]

8042 (1994 AX2)          Discovered 1994-Jan-12 by Ueda, S., Kaneda, H. at Kushiro
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 1994 AX2 = 1984 EZ1 = 1987 XH1 = 1989 EH4 
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