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10792 Ecuador (1992 CQ2)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2010792
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 31 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .0945671993106335 3.2894e-08  
a 3.064997639407815 1.6367e-08 au
q 2.775149396755315 1.0071e-07 au
i 10.27380773578335 3.7226e-06 deg
node 157.2018026733635 2.0865e-05 deg
peri 177.0836185326485 2.8814e-05 deg
M 238.3004192751675 2.0641e-05 deg
tp 2459663.067645618027
(2022-Mar-24.56764562)
0.00011386 TDB
period 1959.943912722285
5.37
1.5699e-05
4.298e-08
d
yr
n .1836787255304537 1.4712e-09 deg/d
Q 3.354845882060314 1.7914e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1959  
   data-arc span      11147 days (30.52 yr)  
   first obs. used      1989-07-29  
   last obs. used      2020-02-04  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .491  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-22 19:49:44  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.76529 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.02635 au 
 T_jup = 3.201 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.7   n/a MPO435801  
diameter diameter 10.088 km 0.279 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
rotation period rot_per 39.822 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); Warner et al., 2009 Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Waszczak, A.; Chang, C.-K.; Ofeck, E.O.; Laher, F.; et al. (2015) Astron. J. 150, A75.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.158   0.016 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

10792 Ecuador           Discovered 1992 Feb. 2 by E. W. Elst at the European Southern Observatory.
Ecuador, on the west coast of South America and on the equator, is a country containing an immense variety of terrain in the coastal plain, Andes mountain ranges and Amazonian rainforest. Cotapaxi is the world's highest active volcano. Ecuador administers the Galapagos Islands, whose unique fauna entranced Charles Darwin.
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Reference: 20010509/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2009-05-11

Alternate Designations
 1992 CQ2 = 1990 VU 
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