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259488 (2003 SK224)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2259488
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 8 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2314202128547062 8.6672e-08  
a 2.30745069285206 1.3898e-08 au
q 1.773459962360497 2.0083e-07 au
i 3.451511682469269 1.3562e-05 deg
node 251.1602894372213 0.00011471 deg
peri 106.3900961219005 0.00012627 deg
M 293.0607819694129 3.8264e-05 deg
tp 2459238.553847502580
(2021-Jan-24.05384750)
0.00013601 TDB
period 1280.256740701234
3.51
1.1567e-05
3.167e-08
d
yr
n .2811935985611898 2.5405e-09 deg/d
Q 2.841441423343623 1.7114e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      164  
   data-arc span      5223 days (14.30 yr)  
   first obs. used      2003-09-25  
   last obs. used      2018-01-12  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .57193  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Jul-13 12:24:39  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .773432 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.62537 au 
 T_jup = 3.548 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 17.9   n/a MPO433690  
rotation period rot_per 5.719 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:
[Waszczak, A.; Chang, C.-K.; Ofeck, E.O.; Laher, F.; et al. (2015) Astron. J. 150, A75.]

259488 (2003 SK224)          Discovered 2003-Sep-25 by Bickel, W. at Bergisch Gladbach
Reference: 20110119/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2011-01-25
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