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115982 (2003 WE59)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2115982
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 22 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .0315485488348471 4.3494e-08  
a 3.084680861297527 2.2324e-08 au
q 2.987363656504963 1.3071e-07 au
i 1.42166422056329 4.3457e-06 deg
node 120.5816960434277 0.00018775 deg
peri 220.0382631710302 0.00020319 deg
M 125.8534388851414 7.9137e-05 deg
tp 2458508.706668376736
(2019-Jan-25.20666838)
0.00043422 TDB
period 1978.854146462088
5.42
2.1481e-05
5.881e-08
d
yr
n .1819234634566824 1.9748e-09 deg/d
Q 3.18199806609009 2.3028e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      594  
   data-arc span      10320 days (28.25 yr)  
   first obs. used      1992-11-18  
   last obs. used      2021-02-19  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .50502  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-13 16:46:04  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.97634 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.944 au 
 T_jup = 3.226 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.37   n/a MPCxxxxx  

115982 (2003 WE59)          Discovered 2003-Nov-18 by Spacewatch at Kitt Peak
Reference: 20051019/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2005-10-26

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