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(2012 QC8)
Classification: Apollo [NEO, PHA]          SPK-ID: 3607728
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459396.5 (2021-Jul-01.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 33 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .758477832315318 2.7409e-08  
a 2.820693809084724 1.4114e-07 au
q .6812600831449053 5.7877e-08 au
i 5.677932615643273 1.2335e-05 deg
node 22.2233132485502 9.8964e-05 deg
peri 47.69548770198596 9.8382e-05 deg
M 305.3933118654313 5.3481e-05 deg
tp 2459658.967588903855
(2022-Mar-20.46758890)
0.0002767 TDB
period 1730.343575727166
4.74
0.00012987
3.556e-07
d
yr
n .2080511668607272 1.5616e-08 deg/d
Q 4.960127535024543 2.4819e-07 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      245  
   data-arc span      5139 days (14.07 yr)  
   first obs. used      1999-04-12  
   last obs. used      2013-05-07  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .29633  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-15 06:34:18  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .0454969 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .578327 au 
 T_jup = 2.800 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 17.9   n/a MPO265024  

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