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90568 (2004 GV9)
Classification: TransNeptunian Object          SPK-ID: 2090568
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456800.5 (2014-May-23.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 6 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .07889900661276437 4.9622e-05  
a 41.99964910194448 0.0026905 AU
q 38.68591850971638 0.00039979 AU
i 22.00965311898384 0.00011626 deg
node 250.5615868657415 0.00029504 deg
peri 291.3024700862027 0.0038458 deg
M 34.33516691211045 0.0051014 deg
tp 2447318.420722844447
(1988-Jun-05.92072284)
0.92162 JED
period 99418.43441489131
272.19
9.5532
0.02616
d
yr
n .003621058831983354 3.4795e-07 deg/d
Q 45.31337969417259 0.0029028 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      62  
   data-arc span      20565 days (56.30 yr)  
   first obs. used      1954-12-21  
   last obs. used      2011-04-11  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      2  
   fit RMS      .60847  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2013-Aug-06 15:39:07  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 37.7525 AU 
 T_jup = 5.375 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 4.0 mag n/a MPO202319  
rotation period rot_per 5.86 h n/a Asteroid Lightcurve DataBase (Rev. 2013-Sep-12) Incomplete or inconclusive result.
Published Reference List:
[Dotto, E.; Pema, D.; Barucci, M.A.; Rossi, A. et al. (2008) Astron. Astrophys. 490, 829-833.]
[Perna, D.; Dotto, E.; Barucci, M.A.; Rossi, A.; et al. (2008) Bul. Amer. Astron. Soc. 40, 483 (47.08).]

90568 (2004 GV9)          Discovered 2004-Apr-13 by NEAT at Palomar (644)
Reference: 20040830/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-09-06
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