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8559 (1995 QM2)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2008559
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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 .09927732385405386 7.1139e-08  
a 2.769653346561746 2.8812e-08 AU
q 2.494689574311671 2.048e-07 AU
i 4.570598939448741 6.9325e-06 deg
node 109.1568930821472 8.2222e-05 deg
peri 215.5744636076931 8.8411e-05 deg
M 77.21448447270454 3.356e-05 deg
tp 2456639.395562224991
(2013-Dec-12.89556223)
0.00015665 JED
period 1683.590824788288
4.61
2.6271e-05
7.193e-08
d
yr
n .2138286777877102 3.3366e-09 deg/d
Q 3.044617118811821 3.1672e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1037  
   data-arc span      9274 days (25.39 yr)  
   first obs. used      1989-03-07  
   last obs. used      2014-07-28  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .53795  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Aug-13 14:12:52  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.48486 AU 
 T_jup = 3.326 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.1 mag n/a PDS3 (MPC 31509)  

8559 (1995 QM2)          Discovered 1995-Aug-25 by Shimizu, Y., Urata, T. at Nachi-Katsuura (905)
Reference: 19980313/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

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Alternate Designations
 1995 QM2 = 1989 GB8 = 1993 BK6 = 1993 DF3 
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