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159608 (2002 AC2)
Classification: Amor [NEO]          SPK-ID: 2159608
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 97 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .3517413825087277 8.8179e-08  
a 1.674328999666475 5.5467e-09 au
q 1.085398202549334 1.4746e-07 au
i 58.8848387192895 2.8812e-05 deg
node 102.7004027352116 7.9637e-06 deg
peri 208.1138317909318 1.3465e-05 deg
M 338.5126555055426 9.9566e-06 deg
tp 2459047.732384563351
(2020-Jul-17.23238456)
2.1903e-05 TDB
period 791.333635814901
2.17
3.9323e-06
1.077e-08
d
yr
n .4549282170083401 2.2606e-09 deg/d
Q 2.263259796783616 7.4977e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      392  
   data-arc span      6763 days (18.52 yr)  
   first obs. used      2002-01-06  
   last obs. used      2020-07-13  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .50536  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Jul-13 07:08:55  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .10214 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 3.03953 au 
 T_jup = 3.657 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 16.5   n/a MPO396300  

159608 (2002 AC2)          Discovered 2002-Jan-06 by LINEAR at Socorro
Reference: 20070630/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2007-07-05

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Date/Time (TDB) Time Uncertainty
(days_HH:MM)
Body Nominal Distance (au) Minimum Distance (au) Maximum Distance (au) V-relative (km/s) V-infinity (km/s) JD (TDB) Time Uncertainty (minutes) Semi-major axis (km) Semi-minor axis (km) range-LOV angle (deg) N-sigma BP Orbit Ref. Reference Modified
1903-Jun-23 02:30 < 00:01 Earth 0.372734778541731 0.372728522461989 0.372741034636793 33.1891816745585 33.1889662886411 2416288.604049840 0.344732110540189 334.194562072026 32.4392712727384 21.1198782778112 624214.748268521 T 97 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Jul-13 07:09:13 2020-Jul-13 07:09
1916-Jun-23 10:19 < 00:01 Earth 0.34463434964612 0.344628409202981 0.34464029010638 32.891484363744 32.8912493074557 2421037.929525548 0.327988841203209 320.304965932475 31.6541751005204 22.4740904165547 626556.960038134 T 97 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Jul-13 07:09:13 2020-Jul-13 07:09
1929-Jun-24 13:58 < 00:01 Earth 0.321290556650653 0.321285042210678 0.321296071108526 32.6489528039474 32.6486987962784 2425787.082100106 0.305451317931954 300.161537296064 30.9879870123132 23.770024219936 629258.372252767 T 97 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Jul-13 07:09:13 2020-Jul-13 07:09
1942-Jun-25 15:35 < 00:01 Earth 0.299704999585415 0.299699993403261 0.299710005785236 32.4522567015155 32.4519827489957 2430536.149297312 0.278460205229618 275.108302066468 30.4080155860847 25.0128033157778 628638.873839061 T 97 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Jul-13 07:09:13 2020-Jul-13 07:09
1955-Jun-26 19:13 < 00:01 Earth 0.276341543583076 0.276337220919257 0.276345866263342 32.2467434123934 32.2464444047231 2435285.300396249 0.24257384712831 240.804143472245 29.7503337879252 26.6938492975828 631620.867675588 T 97 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Jul-13 07:09:13 2020-Jul-13 07:09
1968-Jun-26 13:42 < 00:01 Earth 0.263816234228737 0.263812707261384 0.263819761208611 32.1363650478851 32.1360507682708 2440034.070622070 0.199975080652429 198.43229818957 29.3261393978827 27.9177566861577 643389.595810094 T 97 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Jul-13 07:09:13 2020-Jul-13 07:09
1981-Jun-27 03:50 < 00:01 Earth 0.255647007810208 0.255644312256041 0.255649703372296 32.0729486145853 32.0726236508078 2444782.660011010 0.155242488900911 152.785312717759 29.0406805296523 28.9614841904623 663760.061901041 T 97 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Jul-13 07:09:13 2020-Jul-13 07:09
1994-Jun-27 14:35 < 00:01 Earth 0.250945445178708 0.250943626697713 0.250947263663368 32.0350080889905 32.0346766447718 2449531.107872270 0.107531534273915 103.777162203024 28.7828861160189 30.4074685849649 719709.915306748 T 97 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Jul-13 07:09:13 2020-Jul-13 07:09
2007-Jun-27 22:40 < 00:01 Earth 0.248924079900862 0.248923130487287 0.248925029315272 32.0296094219167 32.0292752299015 2454279.444727819 0.0605853015351017 55.1471945947955 28.1555309876433 36.6137046203591 948157.192674231 T 97 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Jul-13 07:09:13 2020-Jul-13 07:09
2020-Jun-26 22:54 < 00:01 Earth 0.255869340725038 0.25586872702578 0.255869954424456 32.1109227978009 32.1105985003662 2459027.454081658 0.0408694612650991 37.0034195676164 26.7566500375916 54.4725182865053 1315739.53432683 T 97 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Jul-13 07:09:13 2020-Jul-13 07:09
2033-Jun-26 20:34 < 00:01 Earth 0.265690308307904 0.265688944956043 0.265691671661109 32.2244925016459 32.2241812922829 2463775.357112143 0.076472553521259 75.6221490128464 29.3456985819404 28.3704803460968 783715.885487149 T 97 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Jul-13 07:09:13 2020-Jul-13 07:09
2046-Jun-26 14:19 < 00:01 Earth 0.279717096449448 0.279714811157439 0.279719381745083 32.3623978077026 32.3621034640816 2468523.096586053 0.125481182727792 125.235780703389 29.8084005109329 25.2767230132288 661429.124910451 T 97 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Jul-13 07:09:13 2020-Jul-13 07:09
2059-Jun-26 04:19 < 00:01 Earth 0.29782278748587 0.297819610486443 0.297825964491238 32.5404330168202 32.5401580799784 2473270.679826313 0.173445371798717 172.230650052159 30.2832829519572 23.4850807509881 622110.925342618 T 97 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Jul-13 07:09:13 2020-Jul-13 07:09
2072-Jun-24 10:14 < 00:01 Earth 0.324882006785671 0.324877995725312 0.32488601785338 32.8322557289524 32.8320059317168 2478017.926373711 0.218057007634149 214.696600019 30.976829981968 21.5480553192839 602429.010952034 T 97 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Jul-13 07:09:13 2020-Jul-13 07:09
2085-Jun-23 17:28 < 00:01 Earth 0.350223938430842 0.350219120688366 0.350228756181779 33.1413938143901 33.1411642538362 2482765.227782583 0.262229245601834 255.368218998605 31.6335144619813 19.9801271698797 586317.929426955 T 97 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Jul-13 07:09:13 2020-Jul-13 07:09
2098-Jun-22 23:30 < 00:01 Earth 0.377047768835393 0.37704228998236 0.377053247697223 33.4474512449398 33.4472399669171 2487512.478949443 0.299790709910833 288.121322348714 32.257633035465 18.6366097173944 576711.976462869 T 97 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Jul-13 07:09:13 2020-Jul-13 07:09
2111-Jun-23 01:39 < 00:01 Earth 0.407732535563174 0.407726556421896 0.40773851471268 33.8053688834112 33.8051755741989 2492259.568975263 0.328641179123918 312.009670779014 32.9643655883936 17.2377219674537 566709.506170963 T 97 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Jul-13 07:09:13 2020-Jul-13 07:09
2124-Jun-21 00:02 < 00:01 Earth 0.442804486754239 0.442798156566661 0.442810816948991 34.2389244437271 34.238748699388 2497006.501638413 0.349243841091702 328.065161882804 33.7526813093938 15.8927442229374 558343.025954136 T 97 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Jul-13 07:09:13 2020-Jul-13 07:09
2137-Jun-19 21:56 < 00:01 Earth 0.477951511148 0.477944865413409 0.477958156888841 34.7163403515959 34.7161797700685 2501753.414209310 0.369637294504607 342.527445544772 34.5376948875484 14.7240337333935 550084.253887695 T 97 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Jul-13 07:09:13 2020-Jul-13 07:09
2139-Jul-22 10:11 < 00:01 Earth 0.476573879367746 0.476567136687553 0.476580622230228 30.9495784486269 30.9493978025016 2502515.924093035 0.315168904456774 574.227191389948 18.3698577316253 -54.1993166391318 3215416.22564278 T 97 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Jul-13 07:09:13 2020-Jul-13 07:09
2152-Jul-20 18:21 < 00:01 Earth 0.445829577786448 0.445822704658529 0.445836451078839 30.7907145184469 30.7905204186501 2507263.264811120 0.323988542298328 548.029882195917 18.7313158306806 -51.3301244939531 2921797.24799024 T 97 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Jul-13 07:09:13 2020-Jul-13 07:09
2165-Jul-20 00:32 < 00:01 Earth 0.413549061417253 0.41354224779617 0.413555875177054 30.6562117083211 30.656001539485 2512010.522110137 0.325101158434879 508.514465134003 19.966842455827 -48.1237630303619 2451174.3084655 T 97 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Jul-13 07:09:13 2020-Jul-13 07:09
2178-Jul-19 05:15 < 00:01 Earth 0.380041557700423 0.380034968474528 0.380048147038696 30.5413486612303 30.5411191020378 2516757.718949743 0.317208462794459 463.276666281837 21.5061821588605 -44.8872769575004 1978442.60279578 T 97 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Jul-13 07:09:13 2020-Jul-13 07:09
2191-Jul-18 12:10 < 00:01 Earth 0.348098055536146 0.348091733236941 0.348104377926885 30.4585732672807 30.4583219612014 2521505.007052228 0.307831121867237 423.12287395712 22.8190743677984 -41.9069483637047 1606782.36059276 T 97 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Jul-13 07:09:13 2020-Jul-13 07:09
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