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52766 (1998 MC38)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2052766
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 28 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2379260891904676 4.0475e-08  
a 2.215933904533113 7.3072e-09 au
q 1.688705416722987 8.7443e-08 au
i 8.794918010709951 4.4184e-06 deg
node 146.5732376278216 3.0447e-05 deg
peri 173.6109254968071 3.2229e-05 deg
M 217.5672362002637 1.2766e-05 deg
tp 2459477.195476951169
(2021-Sep-19.69547695)
4.3887e-05 TDB
period 1204.851799012403
3.30
5.9597e-06
1.632e-08
d
yr
n .2987919346554373 1.4779e-09 deg/d
Q 2.74316239234324 9.0458e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1078  
   data-arc span      8808 days (24.11 yr)  
   first obs. used      1995-11-25  
   last obs. used      2020-01-06  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .52673  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Jan-29 08:22:33  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .67635 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.58759 au 
 T_jup = 3.601 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.4   n/a MPO359098  

52766 (1998 MC38)          Discovered 1998-Jun-18 by LONEOS at Anderson Mesa
Reference: 20030216/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19
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