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2369 Chekhov (1976 GC8)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2002369
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 31 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .04705151339958193 3.1657e-08  
a 2.78218697912581 1.1186e-08 au
q 2.65128087119733 8.8519e-08 au
i 2.631859698129929 3.749e-06 deg
node 47.92686763482807 7.9176e-05 deg
peri 240.1862361979602 9.0066e-05 deg
M 13.01481495237785 4.2219e-05 deg
tp 2458539.220756629966
(2019-Feb-24.72075663)
0.00019884 TDB
period 1695.031984237455
4.64
1.0223e-05
2.799e-08
d
yr
n .2123853728706797 1.2809e-09 deg/d
Q 2.913093087054291 1.1713e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2874  
   data-arc span      23419 days (64.12 yr)  
   first obs. used      1955-10-25  
   last obs. used      2019-12-07  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .43724  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Dec-13 21:14:33  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.63556 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.15414 au 
 T_jup = 3.330 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.0   n/a MPO347537  
diameter diameter 10.227 km 0.277 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.293   0.041 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  
SMASSII spectral type spec_B S   n/a EAR-A-5-DDR-TAXONOMY-V4.0 based on a high-resolution spectrum by Xu et al. (1995) or Bus and Binzel (2002)

2369 Chekhov (1976 GC8)          Discovered 1976-Apr-04 by Chernykh, N. at Nauchnyj
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

Alternate Designations
 1976 GC8 = 1972 LT = 1976 JJ 
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