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226298 (2003 BY68)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2226298
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 16 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .169101223127762 5.4728e-08  
a 2.377262354971264 1.3812e-08 au
q 1.97526438305004 1.2923e-07 au
i 4.28096958141211 5.3115e-06 deg
node 23.83103515615345 6.4961e-05 deg
peri 147.906559574027 6.6624e-05 deg
M 281.7964637093728 1.5942e-05 deg
tp 2459491.329185994865
(2021-Oct-03.82918599)
6.0682e-05 TDB
period 1338.7950459051
3.67
1.1668e-05
3.195e-08
d
yr
n .2688985151992551 2.3435e-09 deg/d
Q 2.779260326892489 1.6148e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      308  
   data-arc span      6602 days (18.08 yr)  
   first obs. used      2003-01-05  
   last obs. used      2021-02-01  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .53936  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-14 00:35:16  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .981708 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.18551 au 
 T_jup = 3.517 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 17.29   n/a MPCxxxxx  
rotation period rot_per 6.12 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.-H.; Lin, H.-W.; Ip, W.-H.; Chen, W.-P.; et al. (2019) Ap. J. Supp. Ser. 241, A6.]

226298 (2003 BY68)          Discovered 2003-Jan-29 by NEAT at Palomar
Reference: 20091202/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2009-12-04

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