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8259 (1983 UG)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2008259
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 6 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2218675098659075 6.1522e-08  
a 2.254327939569994 1.361e-08 AU
q 1.754165813196457 1.4005e-07 AU
i 5.78378855093674 7.0117e-06 deg
node 77.57912197219123 6.1088e-05 deg
peri 302.2023825209898 6.2976e-05 deg
M 81.53866105883898 1.7432e-05 deg
tp 2456720.482520464684
(2014-Mar-03.98252046)
5.8683e-05 JED
period 1236.300563728548
3.38
1.1196e-05
3.065e-08
d
yr
n .2911913256063551 2.637e-09 deg/d
Q 2.75449006594353 1.663e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      978  
   data-arc span      17510 days (47.94 yr)  
   first obs. used      1966-10-17  
   last obs. used      2014-09-25  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .49199  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Oct-09 14:12:21  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .765207 AU 
 T_jup = 3.585 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.9 mag n/a MPO266002  
diameter diameter 6.01 km 0.5 IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0 IRAS observations used: 3
geometric albedo albedo 0.1120   0.020 IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0 IRAS observations used: 3

8259 (1983 UG)          Discovered 1983-Oct-16 by Vavrova, Z. at Klet
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 1983 UG = 1966 UD = 1992 HX6 = 1993 TC29 
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