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160228 (2002 GQ112)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2160228
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 10 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .3004412818816687 6.4152e-08  
a 3.155453606726972 2.961e-08 au
q 2.207425080203786 1.8884e-07 au
i 9.421617308419171 6.0311e-06 deg
node 63.3911830924937 3.0598e-05 deg
peri 93.72504991042409 3.1836e-05 deg
M 115.1076953374995 1.1999e-05 deg
tp 2458345.874401870648
(2018-Aug-15.37440187)
6.3355e-05 TDB
period 2047.345441463219
5.61
2.8818e-05
7.89e-08
d
yr
n .1758374491716021 2.475e-09 deg/d
Q 4.103482133250159 3.8506e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      290  
   data-arc span      7212 days (19.75 yr)  
   first obs. used      2000-11-24  
   last obs. used      2020-08-23  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .5233  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Nov-12 12:29:42  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.24076 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.0953 au 
 T_jup = 3.114 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.8   n/a MPO433024  
rotation period rot_per 8.564 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); Warner et al., 2009 Result based on fragmentary lightcurve(s), may be completely wrong.
Published Reference List:
[Waszczak, A.; Chang, C.-K.; Ofeck, E.O.; Laher, F.; et al. (2015) Astron. J. 150, A75.]

160228 (2002 GQ112)          Discovered 2002-Apr-10 by LINEAR at Socorro
Reference: 20070730/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2007-08-06

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Alternate Designations
 2002 GQ112 = 2007 AJ6 
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