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212930 (2008 BX6)
Classification: Outer Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2212930
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 13 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .114069005865865 4.8313e-08  
a 3.246501776259589 4.1996e-08 au
q 2.876176546099893 1.6338e-07 au
i 5.712465226878453 7.1155e-06 deg
node 150.1681886459268 7.2367e-05 deg
peri 156.9282562414433 8.1192e-05 deg
M 163.2527237033356 3.5927e-05 deg
tp 2457631.598051918712
(2016-Aug-31.09805192)
0.00021559 TDB
period 2136.593457044642
5.85
4.1457e-05
1.135e-07
d
yr
n .1684925126083442 3.2693e-09 deg/d
Q 3.616827006419285 4.6786e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      234  
   data-arc span      7959 days (21.79 yr)  
   first obs. used      1996-01-13  
   last obs. used      2017-10-28  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .66216  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2017-Nov-07 17:17:32  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.86178 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.64602 au 
 T_jup = 3.164 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.4   n/a MPO427253  
rotation period rot_per 3.12 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:
[Chang, C.K.; Ip, W.-H.; Lin, H.-W.; Cheng, Y.C.; et al. (2015) Astrophys. J. Supp. Ser. 219, A27.]

212930 (2008 BX6)          Discovered 2008-Jan-16 by Spacewatch at Kitt Peak
Reference: 20090409/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2009-04-10

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Alternate Designations
 2008 BX6 = 1996 AW17 
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