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268252 (2005 MD27)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2268252
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 11 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2229306453457017 9.951e-08  
a 2.402496645368043 2.5666e-08 au
q 1.866906517775262 2.269e-07 au
i 2.693479344138118 7.4711e-06 deg
node 168.5011625187741 0.00016161 deg
peri 216.5068434465493 0.00016272 deg
M 192.7025599899452 2.3358e-05 deg
tp 2459232.590708529401
(2021-Jan-18.09070853)
9.5533e-05 TDB
period 1360.168183427721
3.72
2.1796e-05
5.967e-08
d
yr
n .2646731517368494 4.2413e-09 deg/d
Q 2.938086772960824 3.1388e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      145  
   data-arc span      9032 days (24.73 yr)  
   first obs. used      1994-09-03  
   last obs. used      2019-05-27  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .56905  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Sep-24 04:38:27  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .870825 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.51267 au 
 T_jup = 3.489 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 17.3   n/a MPO476132  

268252 (2005 MD27)          Discovered 2005-Jun-29 by Spacewatch at Kitt Peak
Reference: 20110319/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2011-03-23

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Alternate Designations
 2005 MD27 = 1994 RV16 = 2009 ST208 
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