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234963 (2002 WU29)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2234963
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459396.5 (2021-Jul-01.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 16 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1948388842377345 6.3411e-08  
a 3.12149153491515 3.5056e-08 au
q 2.513303607094749 2.0582e-07 au
i 3.934613763506466 5.5358e-06 deg
node 106.1231698485371 0.00012467 deg
peri 300.9559464451304 0.00012611 deg
M 132.9845069514482 2.3667e-05 deg
tp 2458652.384731644970
(2019-Jun-17.88473165)
0.00012432 TDB
period 2014.381244467917
5.52
3.3934e-05
9.291e-08
d
yr
n .1787149284618618 3.0106e-09 deg/d
Q 3.729679462735551 4.1886e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      216  
   data-arc span      8534 days (23.36 yr)  
   first obs. used      1997-12-21  
   last obs. used      2021-05-03  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .58097  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Jul-09 04:02:57  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.52555 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.6749 au 
 T_jup = 3.183 
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457529.5 (2016-May-21.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 16 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1931150659126202 6.3035e-08  
q 2.519853262081563 2.0381e-07 au
tp 2456638.591540951597
(2013-Dec-12.09154095)
0.000109 TDB
node 106.1530181623471 0.00012468 deg
peri 301.1737192503339 0.00012617 deg
i 3.933582349817782 5.5338e-06 deg
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      216  
   data-arc span      8534 days (23.36 yr)  
   first obs. used      1997-12-21  
   last obs. used      2021-05-03  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .58097  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Jul-09 04:02:57  

Additional Information
 Jupiter MOID = 1.6749 au 
 T_jup = 3.183 
Orbit Covariance (6×6)
  e q tp node peri i
e 3.973462636127719E-15 -1.273155750037375E-14 -2.92029038014929E-12 -7.573019305172165E-15 -6.263208596012145E-13 8.82661785660924E-16
q -1.273155750037375E-14 4.153783074303409E-14 1.025559133598596E-11 2.369041087330286E-14 2.21840139503613E-12 -2.069078514445452E-15
tp -2.92029038014929E-12 1.025559133598596E-11 1.188138521522515E-8 1.925586915277795E-11 2.233374053819023E-9 -2.310785589725718E-12
node -7.573019305172165E-15 2.369041087330286E-14 1.925586915277795E-11 1.554621226252334E-8 -1.550562739895958E-8 1.466906580128405E-10
peri -6.263208596012145E-13 2.21840139503613E-12 2.233374053819023E-9 -1.550562739895958E-8 1.591885911997726E-8 -1.466794736930926E-10
i 8.82661785660924E-16 -2.069078514445452E-15 -2.310785589725718E-12 1.466906580128405E-10 -1.466794736930926E-10 3.062257849666971E-11

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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 16.29   n/a MPCxxxxx  

234963 (2002 WU29)          Discovered 2002-Nov-22 by NEAT at Palomar
Reference: 20100330/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2010-04-05

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Alternate Designations
 2002 WU29 = 1997 YR14 
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