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268016 (2004 NC8)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2268016
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 10 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1573568526376461 1.0968e-07  
a 2.549557046951219 4.2679e-08 au
q 2.148366774422843 2.6208e-07 au
i 1.715496861461543 7.6369e-06 deg
node 226.471740272272 0.00033319 deg
peri 87.59733894293312 0.00033645 deg
M 319.9170814061476 7.0553e-05 deg
tp 2459166.058835711439
(2020-Nov-12.55883571)
0.00029492 TDB
period 1486.947132269433
4.07
3.7337e-05
1.022e-07
d
yr
n .2421067919547044 6.0793e-09 deg/d
Q 2.950747319479594 4.9395e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      134  
   data-arc span      6762 days (18.51 yr)  
   first obs. used      2000-08-24  
   last obs. used      2019-02-28  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .62917  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Jul-14 01:19:31  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.1353 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.32048 au 
 T_jup = 3.423 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 16.8   n/a MPO470844  

268016 (2004 NC8)          Discovered 2004-Jul-11 by LINEAR at Socorro
Reference: 20110319/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2011-03-23

Alternate Designations
 2004 NC8 = 2000 QY16 
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