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7888 (1993 UC)
Classification: Apollo [NEO]          SPK-ID: 2007888
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 170 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .6640249552576636 2.4837e-08  
a 2.435115769606794 2.1967e-09 au
q .8181381296464114 6.1004e-08 au
i 26.08266317177097 6.0101e-06 deg
node 165.9122041960691 3.3799e-06 deg
peri 323.0469962525148 6.6135e-06 deg
M 225.536457944319 1.4246e-06 deg
tp 2459118.917786170135
(2020-Sep-26.41778617)
6.1183e-06 TDB
period 1387.962864640034
3.80
1.8781e-06
5.142e-09
d
yr
n .2593729336507612 3.5097e-10 deg/d
Q 4.052093409567176 3.6553e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1189  
   # delay obs. used      5  
   # Doppler obs. used      0  
   data-arc span      10932 days (29.93 yr)  
   first obs. used      1989-10-28  
   last obs. used      2019-10-03  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .35705  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Oct-04 06:13:14  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .0886889 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.45784 au 
 T_jup = 3.056 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.1   n/a MPO267739  
diameter diameter 2.298 km 0.733 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[neos] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2017AJ....154..168M)  
rotation period rot_per 2.337 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-January); 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:
[Pravec, P.; Sarounova, L.; Wolf, M. (1996) Icarus 124, 471-482.]
[Warner, B.D. (2017) Minor Planet Bull. 44, 22-36.]
[Warner, B.D. (2017) Minor Planet Bull. 44, 335-344.]
[Monteiro, F.; Arcoverde, P.; Medeiros, H.; Rondon, E.; et al. (2018) Minor Planet Bull. 45, 221-224.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.257   0.112 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[neos] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2017AJ....154..168M)  
SMASSII spectral type spec_B U   n/a Binzel et al. (2004) Icarus 170, 259-294  

7888 (1993 UC)          Discovered 1993-Oct-20 by McNaught, R. H. at Siding Spring
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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