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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 15 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .169101226208314 5.62e-08  
a 2.377262355521113 1.4118e-08 au
q 1.975264376183627 1.3221e-07 au
i 4.28096970704653 5.4727e-06 deg
node 23.83103426266834 6.5622e-05 deg
peri 147.9065607110942 6.7264e-05 deg
M 281.7964632964602 1.6025e-05 deg
tp 2459491.329187631336
(2021-Oct-03.82918763)
6.1042e-05 TDB
period 1338.795046369584
3.67
1.1926e-05
3.265e-08
d
yr
n .2688985151059629 2.3954e-09 deg/d
Q 2.779260334858598 1.6506e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      304  
   data-arc span      6578 days (18.01 yr)  
   first obs. used      2003-01-05  
   last obs. used      2021-01-08  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .5415  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Feb-24 13:08:38  

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 17.1   n/a MPO494240  
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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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
1986-Apr-24 03:49 < 00:01 Amphi 0.0252234850925508 0.0252217757971024 0.025225194767186 3.73106746636424 3.73106740527921 2446544.659244079 0.752734182858079 243.583660311882 62.8294641783565 75.8513314746996 58322.9694911699 T 15 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2021-Feb-24 13:08:39 2021-Feb-24 13:08
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