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268021 (2004 NU24)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2268021
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 18 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1641708633743035 6.6739e-08  
a 2.657408994802538 1.8165e-08 au
q 2.221139865787165 1.7834e-07 au
i 13.12590189884012 8.2571e-06 deg
node 331.7764146857763 2.0066e-05 deg
peri 341.3335151882811 2.7965e-05 deg
M 161.5347502198076 1.8509e-05 deg
tp 2457890.514479815869
(2017-May-17.01447982)
8.1275e-05 TDB
period 1582.289797820517
4.33
1.6224e-05
4.442e-08
d
yr
n .2275183727379602 2.3328e-09 deg/d
Q 3.093678123817911 2.1147e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      345  
   data-arc span      7654 days (20.96 yr)  
   first obs. used      1998-01-25  
   last obs. used      2019-01-09  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .5771  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Jul-13 18:41:44  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.21084 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.23429 au 
 T_jup = 3.331 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 16.0   n/a MPO338800  
rotation period rot_per 6.561 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-January); 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.]

268021 (2004 NU24)          Discovered 2004-Jul-15 by LINEAR at Socorro
Reference: 20110319/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2011-03-23

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Alternate Designations
 2004 NU24 = 1998 BG23 
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