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119979 (2002 WC19)
Classification: TransNeptunian Object          SPK-ID: 2119979
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 6 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2581300597611749 4.7984e-05  
a 47.53634456617809 0.010557 au
q 35.26578510248274 0.0062213 au
i 9.205044198990665 0.00012612 deg
node 109.6717466830266 0.00061472 deg
peri 45.3703409630807 0.034958 deg
M 319.4839499185717 0.028586 deg
tp 2472473.419008466582
(2057-Apr-19.91900847)
5.0191 TDB
period 119711.8384763578
327.75
39.88
0.1092
d
yr
n .003007221379121141 1.0018e-06 deg/d
Q 59.80690402987344 0.013282 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      113  
   data-arc span      5854 days (16.03 yr)  
   first obs. used      2001-12-16  
   last obs. used      2017-12-26  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      3  
   norm. resid. RMS      .38628  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2018-Feb-06 06:57:52  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 34.2827 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 29.888 au 
 T_jup = 5.874 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 4.7   n/a MPO432702  

119979 (2002 WC19)          Discovered 2002-Nov-16 by Palomar at Palomar
Reference: 20051116/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2005-11-21
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