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26956 (1997 MT3)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2026956
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 25 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .09480760457370073 3.1336e-08  
a 2.462023834666977 9.4727e-09 au
q 2.228605252498844 7.7273e-08 au
i 3.414969807503333 3.5738e-06 deg
node 128.0413891356624 7.2401e-05 deg
peri 184.1245424055494 7.5889e-05 deg
M 309.0537047955482 2.4039e-05 deg
tp 2459200.185676223553
(2020-Dec-16.68567622)
9.4512e-05 TDB
period 1411.031815993512
3.86
8.1434e-06
2.23e-08
d
yr
n .2551324469934244 1.4724e-09 deg/d
Q 2.69544241683511 1.0371e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1225  
   data-arc span      8889 days (24.34 yr)  
   first obs. used      1996-02-15  
   last obs. used      2020-06-17  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .52111  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Jun-23 19:30:38  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.21435 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.50799 au 
 T_jup = 3.481 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.4   n/a MPO435951  

26956 (1997 MT3)          Discovered 1997-Jun-28 by LINEAR at Socorro
Reference: 20010804/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

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Alternate Designations
 1997 MT3 = 1998 XQ14 
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