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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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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457623.5 (2016-Aug-23.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 16 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .08569118883639694 6.1389e-08  
q 2.006980420189273 1.346e-07 au
tp 2458112.951053737007
(2017-Dec-25.45105374)
0.00010367 TDB
node 279.8151037595126 7.6215e-05 deg
peri 242.3583816529393 8.2486e-05 deg
i 4.831397822869096 5.47e-06 deg
  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
 Jupiter MOID = 2.61022 au 
 T_jup = 3.660 
Orbit Covariance (6×6)
  e q tp node peri i
e 3.76857473174347E-15 -8.238915179188801E-15 9.503569383953528E-13 2.122900777919776E-14 3.081302866337058E-13 1.491071260344439E-15
q -8.238915179188801E-15 1.811644426296167E-14 -1.916134807117179E-12 -4.557729885643524E-14 -6.392437878101552E-13 -3.060579612848138E-15
tp 9.503569383953528E-13 -1.916134807117179E-12 1.074703020442045E-8 1.281289325678523E-11 3.303605677834316E-9 1.332688602399643E-12
node 2.122900777919776E-14 -4.557729885643524E-14 1.281289325678523E-11 5.80879552235939E-9 -5.784367708531753E-9 5.416382891850928E-11
peri 3.081302866337058E-13 -6.392437878101552E-13 3.303605677834316E-9 -5.784367708531753E-9 6.8039411895062E-9 -5.355938565242298E-11
i 1.491071260344439E-15 -3.060579612848138E-15 1.332688602399643E-12 5.416382891850928E-11 -5.355938565242298E-11 2.992121098317467E-11

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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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