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226044 (2002 GE66)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2226044
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459396.5 (2021-Jul-01.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 26 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .04544222948810784 3.961e-08  
a 2.927415573705058 2.3761e-08 au
q 2.794387283397692 1.1536e-07 au
i 3.201247725831398 4.5913e-06 deg
node 77.71847879333339 7.4071e-05 deg
peri 188.7573701244077 9.037e-05 deg
M 243.2241817512485 5.4713e-05 deg
tp 2459989.938083675593
(2023-Feb-14.43808368)
0.00028106 TDB
period 1829.468748984745
5.01
2.2274e-05
6.098e-08
d
yr
n .1967784364722165 2.3958e-09 deg/d
Q 3.060443864012424 2.4841e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      515  
   data-arc span      7852 days (21.50 yr)  
   first obs. used      1999-11-12  
   last obs. used      2021-05-12  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .55437  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Jul-09 03:47:37  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.77846 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.9624 au 
 T_jup = 3.274 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.55   n/a MPCxxxxx  
rotation period rot_per 4.02 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2020-October); 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.; Lin, H.-W.; Ip, W.-H.; Prince, T.A.; et al. (2016) Astrophys. J. Sup. Ser. 227, A20.]

226044 (2002 GE66)          Discovered 2002-Apr-08 by NEAT at Palomar
Reference: 20091202/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2009-12-04

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Date/Time (TDB) Time Uncertainty
(days_HH:MM)
Body Nominal Distance (au) Minimum Distance (au) Maximum Distance (au) V-relative (km/s) V-infinity (km/s) JD (TDB) Time Uncertainty (minutes) Semi-major axis (km) Semi-minor axis (km) range-LOV angle (deg) N-sigma BP Orbit Ref. Reference Modified
1965-Feb-13 05:36 00:02 Jupiter 1.9829236290246 1.98292319136213 1.98292406668707 3.29271037437811 3.16032036079826 2438804.733376937 1.82955763046939 52.3534100100331 16.4642002860711 83.5998505236348 3684535.73691812 T 26 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Jul-09 03:47:39 2021-Jul-09 03:47
1999-Sep-19 14:28 < 00:01 Jupiter 1.97557305720059 1.97557269605923 1.97557341834196 3.41624118093907 3.28834430958071 2451441.103117466 0.608827209703392 52.9790226849014 12.9660405803069 -88.504512378814 3731284.9218555 T 26 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Jul-09 03:47:39 2021-Jul-09 03:47
2095-Feb-01 03:35 00:03 Jupiter 1.96978974499271 1.96978939078997 1.96979009919544 3.33468938953543 3.20314536131812 2486274.649024491 2.79295424215499 101.74527700901 12.5405213622883 89.9094270612512 3720410.18665196 T 26 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Jul-09 03:47:39 2021-Jul-09 03:47
2190-Jun-16 07:25 00:06 Jupiter 1.97588213909499 1.97588155074193 1.9758827274494 3.28666861741089 3.15354233020306 2521107.809328484 6.16767236714279 116.674474368849 16.1079499652871 79.0154762061972 3733411.70845107 T 26 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Jul-09 03:47:39 2021-Jul-09 03:47

Alternate Designations
 2002 GE66 = 2005 YN27 
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