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120502 (1993 QD9)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2120502
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 15 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1891471346258531 6.0681e-08  
a 2.448383384853093 1.1329e-08 au
q 1.985278683142583 1.4831e-07 au
i 4.666275752665283 6.4366e-06 deg
node 357.9027034560949 5.0511e-05 deg
peri 22.26207215690467 5.2109e-05 deg
M 329.4766412914509 1.0083e-05 deg
tp 2459119.144437613034
(2020-Sep-26.64443761)
3.9045e-05 TDB
period 1399.321678473394
3.83
9.7119e-06
2.659e-08
d
yr
n .2572675072058815 1.7855e-09 deg/d
Q 2.911488086563602 1.3471e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      526  
   data-arc span      10872 days (29.77 yr)  
   first obs. used      1991-02-08  
   last obs. used      2020-11-14  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .56603  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Dec-17 22:46:49  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .988469 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.55777 au 
 T_jup = 3.468 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 16.5   n/a MPO436582  

120502 (1993 QD9)          Discovered 1993-Aug-20 by Elst, E. W. at La Silla
Reference: 20060314/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2006-03-23

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Alternate Designations
 1993 QD9 = 2001 VS14 
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