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176710 Banff (2002 QR56)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2176710
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459396.5 (2021-Jul-01.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 20 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .0815952625275178 4.1855e-08  
a 2.372634249736355 1.2765e-08 au
q 2.179038535247337 9.7848e-08 au
i 4.419255494735853 5.5592e-06 deg
node 348.1622646922491 4.8905e-05 deg
peri 116.2417990119197 5.9677e-05 deg
M 290.3874051479385 3.487e-05 deg
tp 2459654.624924335046
(2022-Mar-16.12492434)
0.00013024 TDB
period 1334.887357066603
3.65
1.0773e-05
2.949e-08
d
yr
n .2696856765435964 2.1764e-09 deg/d
Q 2.566229964225374 1.3806e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      589  
   data-arc span      6599 days (18.07 yr)  
   first obs. used      2002-08-17  
   last obs. used      2020-09-10  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .56041  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-13 21:10:54  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.20037 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.51376 au 
 T_jup = 3.535 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 16.56   n/a MPCxxxxx  

176710 Banff           Discovered 2002 Aug. 17 by A. Lowe on images taken at Haleakala.
Banff, Alberta, well known for its hot springs and mountainous scenery, is one of Canada's most popular tourist attractions.
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Reference: 20091202/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2010-04-12
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