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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 10 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2218675248875099 5.6302e-08  
a 2.254327936280958 1.2483e-08 AU
q 1.754165776773534 1.2649e-07 AU
i 5.783787848140987 6.3058e-06 deg
node 77.57912317891395 5.9097e-05 deg
peri 302.2023836596491 6.0925e-05 deg
M 81.53866138258718 1.7401e-05 deg
tp 2456720.482519965691
(2014-Mar-03.98251997)
5.8614e-05 JED
period 1236.300561022928
3.38
1.0269e-05
2.811e-08
d
yr
n .2911913262436218 2.4187e-09 deg/d
Q 2.754490095788383 1.5253e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1118  
   data-arc span      17664 days (48.36 yr)  
   first obs. used      1966-10-17  
   last obs. used      2015-02-26  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .48081  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Mar-09 14:12:48  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .765206 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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