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167996 (2005 GD120)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2167996
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 17 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .084731709917124 5.3723e-08  
a 2.687475941756938 2.3361e-08 au
q 2.45976150985074 1.4404e-07 au
i 4.649720351683555 5.888e-06 deg
node 108.6376481936023 6.5226e-05 deg
peri 60.12270547100772 7.2202e-05 deg
M 171.9202523992114 3.191e-05 deg
tp 2458232.007127551536
(2018-Apr-23.50712755)
0.00013994 TDB
period 1609.219566750217
4.41
2.0982e-05
5.745e-08
d
yr
n .2237109263635242 2.9169e-09 deg/d
Q 2.915190373663137 2.534e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      476  
   data-arc span      6729 days (18.42 yr)  
   first obs. used      2000-01-08  
   last obs. used      2018-06-11  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .59721  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2018-Oct-04 06:57:21  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.4704 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.0606 au 
 T_jup = 3.364 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.8   n/a MPO436839  
diameter diameter 3.306 km 0.838 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.085   0.026 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

167996 (2005 GD120)          Discovered 2005-Apr-12 by Lowe, A. at Mayhill
Reference: 20071026/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2007-10-28

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Alternate Designations
 2005 GD120 = 2000 AV217 = 2001 KH53 = 2001 KV78 = 2003 XZ1 
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