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7066 Nessus (1993 HA2)
Classification: Centaur          SPK-ID: 2007066
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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 .5190933976877669 1.7076e-05  
a 24.47112750672107 0.0010394 AU
q 11.76832678400666 8.7983e-05 AU
i 15.65164620183441 5.0024e-05 deg
node 31.27136061627833 0.00013152 deg
peri 170.2251743584913 0.0012273 deg
M 66.38458056204789 0.0045275 deg
tp 2448646.999323277037
(1992-Jan-25.49932328)
0.038331 JED
period 44215.99441871532
121.06
2.817
0.007713
d
yr
n .008141850132123743 5.1872e-07 deg/d
Q 37.17392822943549 0.0015789 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      106  
   data-arc span      4048 days (11.08 yr)  
   first obs. used      1993-04-26  
   last obs. used      2004-05-26  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      2  
   fit RMS      .54711  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2013-Aug-05 15:37:09  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 10.7671 AU 
 T_jup = 3.782 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 9.6 mag n/a PDS3 (MPC 27439)  

7066 Nessus (1993 HA2)          Discovered 1993-Apr-26 by Spacewatch at Kitt Peak
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29
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