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117873 (2212 P-L)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2117873
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 14 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1642956100809192 5.8852e-08  
a 2.221977034837393 9.3438e-09 au
q 1.856915962312992 1.3261e-07 au
i 3.089868516810721 7.3012e-06 deg
node 193.9288586661391 9.467e-05 deg
peri 207.981425163716 9.741e-05 deg
M 228.2080337623897 2.4845e-05 deg
tp 2459043.388305110535
(2020-Jul-12.88830511)
8.525e-05 TDB
period 1209.78383122637
3.31
7.631e-06
2.089e-08
d
yr
n .2975738232797049 1.877e-09 deg/d
Q 2.587038107361794 1.0879e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      358  
   data-arc span      20998 days (57.49 yr)  
   first obs. used      1960-09-24  
   last obs. used      2018-03-22  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .53779  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Jul-13 09:34:42  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .865288 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.80568 au 
 T_jup = 3.629 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 16.8   n/a MPO436566  
rotation period rot_per 5.718 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-January); 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.]

117873 (2212 P-L)          Discovered 1960-Sep-24 by van Houten, C. J., van Houten-Groeneveld, I., Gehrels, T. at Palomar
Reference: 20051019/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2005-10-26

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Alternate Designations
 2212 P-L = 1990 WQ10 = 2000 YZ72 
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