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187276 Meistas (2005 TM48)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2187276
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 18 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .124536306417036 4.4066e-08  
a 2.789154292848205 2.7033e-08 au
q 2.44180331918967 1.2116e-07 au
i 4.259832969838953 5.4207e-06 deg
node 236.7133662775225 7.2999e-05 deg
peri 23.84456639406782 8.0812e-05 deg
M 203.2937807692512 4.0314e-05 deg
tp 2459941.112381467904
(2022-Dec-27.61238147)
0.00019668 TDB
period 1701.403164706875
4.66
2.4735e-05
6.772e-08
d
yr
n .2115900613491701 3.0761e-09 deg/d
Q 3.13650526650674 3.0399e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      382  
   data-arc span      7432 days (20.35 yr)  
   first obs. used      2000-09-04  
   last obs. used      2021-01-09  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .50947  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Feb-24 11:56:32  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.42554 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.91889 au 
 T_jup = 3.314 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.8   n/a MPO502999  

187276 Meistas           Discovered 2005 Oct. 8 by K. Cernis and J. Zdanavicius at the Moletai Astronomical Observatory.
Edmundas Meistas (b. 1936), Lithuanian astronomer, worked in the field of stellar photometry. An expert in Galactic structure, interstellar extinction, asteroseismology of white dwarfs and photometric instrumentation, he is the author of more than 80 scientific papers and a writer of popular science articles.
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Reference: 20111012/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2011-10-13

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