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259538 (2003 UV78)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2259538
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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 .08620536933591595 6.1241e-08  
a 2.195053015595771 1.1192e-08 au
q 2.005827659674421 1.3433e-07 au
i 4.833978326823228 5.4723e-06 deg
node 279.7825870226052 7.6149e-05 deg
peri 242.1247941862306 8.237e-05 deg
M 329.9088578248964 3.1778e-05 deg
tp 2459299.789224725239
(2021-Mar-26.28922473)
0.00010504 TDB
period 1187.861886168599
3.25
9.0845e-06
2.487e-08
d
yr
n .3030655366518793 2.3178e-09 deg/d
Q 2.38427837151712 1.2156e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      241  
   data-arc span      6305 days (17.26 yr)  
   first obs. used      2003-10-18  
   last obs. used      2021-01-21  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .58866  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Feb-24 14:02:07  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.01935 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.61022 au 
 T_jup = 3.660 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 17.2   n/a MPO494405  

259538 (2003 UV78)          Discovered 2003-Oct-18 by Spacewatch at Kitt Peak
Reference: 20110119/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2011-01-25

Alternate Designations
 2003 UV78 = 2008 CB5 
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