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160105 Gobi (2000 SK43)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2160105
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 21 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1540729207375001 4.589e-08  
a 2.293149929862437 1.1059e-08 au
q 1.939837622479538 1.0827e-07 au
i 5.772896971147319 5.0775e-06 deg
node 243.5954494069046 3.6432e-05 deg
peri 109.482771153653 3.9955e-05 deg
M 251.606400682345 1.8977e-05 deg
tp 2459382.398752407038
(2021-Jun-16.89875241)
6.826e-05 TDB
period 1268.373333222642
3.47
9.175e-06
2.512e-08
d
yr
n .2838281053144847 2.0531e-09 deg/d
Q 2.646462237245336 1.2762e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      702  
   data-arc span      7307 days (20.01 yr)  
   first obs. used      2000-09-03  
   last obs. used      2020-09-05  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .5361  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Nov-12 12:30:41  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .944185 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.80936 au 
 T_jup = 3.574 
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457788.5 (2017-Feb-04.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 21 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1535397299800588 4.5945e-08  
q 1.941267595219676 1.0829e-07 au
tp 2458114.388284474332
(2017-Dec-26.88828447)
6.4095e-05 TDB
node 243.5995621990533 3.643e-05 deg
peri 109.5991979319058 3.9965e-05 deg
i 5.772585092075253 5.0777e-06 deg
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      702  
   data-arc span      7307 days (20.01 yr)  
   first obs. used      2000-09-03  
   last obs. used      2020-09-05  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .5361  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Nov-12 12:30:41  

Additional Information
 Jupiter MOID = 2.80936 au 
 T_jup = 3.574 
Orbit Covariance (6×6)
  e q tp node peri i
e 2.110961309940036E-15 -4.958383354897804E-15 1.254064084178719E-12 -4.422322222378221E-15 3.691354516480033E-13 2.254815162675142E-15
q -4.958383354897804E-15 1.172770821751528E-14 -2.624603812567627E-12 1.146842881964829E-14 -7.925645246927174E-13 -5.247457621801487E-15
tp 1.254064084178719E-12 -2.624603812567627E-12 4.108150038635011E-9 9.394416754244932E-12 1.062921996914729E-9 -1.604485731409092E-13
node -4.422322222378221E-15 1.146842881964829E-14 9.394416754244932E-12 1.327134148036265E-9 -1.317810224926662E-9 -8.653802775914728E-11
peri 3.691354516480033E-13 -7.925645246927174E-13 1.062921996914729E-9 -1.317810224926662E-9 1.597171023124507E-9 8.611098532533809E-11
i 2.254815162675142E-15 -5.247457621801487E-15 -1.604485731409092E-13 -8.653802775914728E-11 8.611098532533809E-11 2.57828938890236E-11

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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.9   n/a MPO320689  

160105 Gobi           Discovered 2000 Sept. 26 by V. S. Casulli at Colleverde.
The Gobi desert is a large desert region in Asia, covering parts of southern Mongolia and northern/northwestern China. The Gobi is notable in history as part of the great Mongol Empire, and as the location of several important cities along the Silk Road.
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Reference: MPC batch dated 2017-10-05Last Updated: 2017-10-09

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