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168358 Casca (1996 DF2)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2168358
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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 .08948021623810015 3.836e-08  
a 2.14416252266789 9.6345e-09 au
q 1.952302396489937 8.6816e-08 au
i 2.98040425539555 5.4962e-06 deg
node 352.9289293529663 6.1488e-05 deg
peri 59.74668052768416 7.2297e-05 deg
M 354.3879979971402 4.2165e-05 deg
tp 2459018.377232760316
(2020-Jun-17.87723276)
0.0001344 TDB
period 1146.792854035743
3.14
7.7294e-06
2.116e-08
d
yr
n .3139189424952412 2.1158e-09 deg/d
Q 2.336022648845843 1.0497e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      570  
   data-arc span      10248 days (28.06 yr)  
   first obs. used      1991-09-08  
   last obs. used      2019-09-29  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .59665  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Nov-07 19:23:40  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .964906 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.90701 au 
 T_jup = 3.704 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 16.8   n/a MPO436841  

168358 Casca           Discovered 1996 Feb. 24 by D. D. Balam at National Research Council of Canada.
This minor planet is named in honor of the Canadian Astronomical Society, or Société Canadienne d´Astronomie. The society is devoted to the promotion and advancement of knowledge of the universe through research and education.
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Reference: 20080122/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2008-03-05

Alternate Designations
 1996 DF2 = 2001 YW78 
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