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18678 (1998 FS85)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2018678
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 38 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .06066605186095856 3.6325e-08  
a 2.749747023447302 1.1272e-08 au
q 2.582930727918331 1.0024e-07 au
i 4.947739853796735 3.3685e-06 deg
node 104.0692068065809 4.4447e-05 deg
peri 123.4738757606666 5.3756e-05 deg
M 303.4162833029386 3.0423e-05 deg
tp 2459462.273999060812
(2021-Sep-04.77399906)
0.00014077 TDB
period 1665.472774904987
4.56
1.0241e-05
2.804e-08
d
yr
n .2161548392891247 1.3291e-09 deg/d
Q 2.916563318976272 1.1956e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2033  
   data-arc span      9810 days (26.86 yr)  
   first obs. used      1994-05-15  
   last obs. used      2021-03-24  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .50192  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-May-04 02:46:06  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.57519 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.06903 au 
 T_jup = 3.338 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.69   n/a MPCxxxxx  
rotation period rot_per 9.62537 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2020-October); 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:
[Pal, A.; Szakats, R.; Kiss, C.; Bodi, A.; et al. (2019) Ap. J. Supl. Ser. 247, id.26.]

18678 (1998 FS85)          Discovered 1998-Mar-24 by LINEAR at Socorro
Reference: 20001111/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

Alternate Designations
 1998 FS85 = 2000 SC74 
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