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17568 (1994 GT8)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2017568
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 35 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .08086963694616738 4.7372e-08  
a 2.685743522332507 1.4694e-08 au
q 2.468548418750956 1.3309e-07 au
i 27.93351379350041 5.1343e-06 deg
node 191.3791417511024 7.5105e-06 deg
peri 345.639200056629 2.7355e-05 deg
M 356.6203581512776 2.401e-05 deg
tp 2459015.592577363002
(2020-Jun-15.09257736)
0.00010719 TDB
period 1607.663798083994
4.40
1.3193e-05
3.612e-08
d
yr
n .223927415936744 1.8377e-09 deg/d
Q 2.902938625914058 1.5882e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1996  
   data-arc span      9559 days (26.17 yr)  
   first obs. used      1994-04-11  
   last obs. used      2020-06-12  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .46363  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Jun-23 18:11:47  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.47386 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.06154 au 
 T_jup = 3.203 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.3   n/a MPO384905  
diameter diameter 10.748 km 2.237 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2016AJ....152...63N)  
rotation period rot_per 3.165 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); Warner et al., 2009 Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Waszczak, A.; Chang, C.-K.; Ofeck, E.O.; Laher, F.; et al. (2015) Astron. J. 150, A75.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.066   0.034 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  

17568 (1994 GT8)          Discovered 1994-Apr-11 by Helin, E. F. at Palomar
Reference: 20001013/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

Alternate Designations
 1994 GT8 = 1998 FT73 
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