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486958 (2014 MU69)
Classification: TransNeptunian Object          SPK-ID: 2486958
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 2 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .0504661737375633 0.40203  
a 44.62961889317279 2.477 au
q 42.37733279226869 15.593 au
i 2.449962465962479 0.031312 deg
node 159.0439531734482 1.1935 deg
peri 181.1481392453927 244.56 deg
M 310.9194757900881 194.43 deg
tp 2473447.540257820192
(2059-Dec-20.04025782)
60051 TDB
period 108901.3326336039
298.16
9066.3
24.82
d
yr
n .003305744670831641 0.00027521 deg/d
Q 46.88190499407689 2.602 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      58  
   data-arc span      118 days  
   first obs. used      2014-06-26  
   last obs. used      2014-10-22  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      5  
   norm. resid. RMS      .014518  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Apr-07 15:31:42  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 41.368 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 37.3796 au 
 T_jup = 5.961 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 11.1   n/a MPO398908  

486958 (2014 MU69)          Discovered 2014-Jun-26 by Hubble Space Telescope at HST
Reference: Last Updated: 2017-03-14
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