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(2018 LU3)
Classification: Amor [NEO]          SPK-ID: 3825157
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 17 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .3817072957450481 7.7563e-05  
a 1.733661027067199 0.00023382 au
q 1.071909964686796 1.0104e-05 au
i .5369006003097611 8.3974e-05 deg
node 295.6116001847882 0.00028051 deg
peri 326.7917476440036 0.00032627 deg
M 308.5389897106471 0.06255 deg
tp 2459119.684701641495
(2020-Sep-27.18470164)
0.16898 TDB
period 833.7670082589736
2.28
0.16868
0.0004618
d
yr
n .4317752998547306 8.7352e-05 deg/d
Q 2.395412089447602 0.00032308 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      85  
   data-arc span      89 days  
   first obs. used      2018-06-10  
   last obs. used      2018-09-07  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      6  
   norm. resid. RMS      .45994  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2018-Sep-07 06:58:00  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .0565734 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.69325 au 
 T_jup = 4.068 
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458304.5 (2018-Jul-05.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 17 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .381838113029471 7.7611e-05  
q 1.071754038028225 9.9434e-06 au
tp 2458285.703297016629
(2018-Jun-16.20329702)
0.00027955 TDB
node 295.6589655108997 0.00028042 deg
peri 326.6745957189527 0.00031753 deg
i .5369807298844325 8.3999e-05 deg
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      85  
   data-arc span      89 days  
   first obs. used      2018-06-10  
   last obs. used      2018-09-07  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      6  
   norm. resid. RMS      .45994  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2018-Sep-07 06:58:00  

Additional Information
 Jupiter MOID = 2.69325 au 
 T_jup = 4.068 
Orbit Covariance (6×6)
  e q tp node peri i
e 6.023442116620451E-9 7.716931602340977E-10 2.142152616591042E-8 2.721672171499796E-9 -1.171325636949657E-8 6.510697630780041E-9
q 7.716931602340977E-10 9.88711331240095E-11 2.747187336326845E-9 3.497966764506776E-10 -1.499056794782498E-9 8.341457512280027E-10
tp 2.142152616591042E-8 2.747187336326845E-9 7.81464869896724E-8 1.032972688175869E-8 -4.036627968145516E-8 2.316729887957667E-8
node 2.721672171499796E-9 3.497966764506776E-10 1.032972688175869E-8 7.863268621172504E-8 -8.205607651941874E-8 1.938935886974974E-9
peri -1.171325636949657E-8 -1.499056794782498E-9 -4.036627968145516E-8 -8.205607651941874E-8 1.008227587949343E-7 -1.164549453056675E-8
i 6.510697630780041E-9 8.341457512280027E-10 2.316729887957667E-8 1.938935886974974E-9 -1.164549453056675E-8 7.055824438975714E-9

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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 23.3   n/a E2018M88  

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