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58671 Diplodocus (1997 YC8)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2058671
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 8 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1005152308472813 8.3403e-08  
a 2.463282384637534 2.7016e-08 AU
q 2.21568498710365 1.9552e-07 AU
i 6.576112868106568 1.0089e-05 deg
node 193.6663542214901 4.7268e-05 deg
peri 127.8807501253468 6.6459e-05 deg
M 243.833207796609 4.7852e-05 deg
tp 2457456.168728382775
(2016-Mar-08.66872838)
0.00019107 JED
period 1412.11390197112
3.87
2.3231e-05
6.36e-08
d
yr
n .2549369420536747 4.194e-09 deg/d
Q 2.710879782171417 2.9731e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      516  
   data-arc span      8523 days (23.33 yr)  
   first obs. used      1991-01-15  
   last obs. used      2014-05-17  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .57537  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jun-16 15:17:13  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.2116 AU 
 T_jup = 3.472 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.4 mag n/a MPO296564  

58671 Diplodocus           Discovered 1997 Dec. 25 by C. Gustava and K. Rivich at Needville.
Named for one of the largest animals ever to walk on the earth, the Dashing Diplodocus is the premier quarterly publication of the Houston Museum of Natural Science.
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Reference: 20090209/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2009-02-11

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Alternate Designations
 1997 YC8 = 1999 FS58 
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