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295866 (2008 WS11)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2295866
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Additional Notes: the orbits shown in the applet are color coded. The planets are white lines, and the asteroid/comet is a blue line. The bright white line indicates the portion of the orbit that is above the ecliptic plane, and the darker portion is below the ecliptic plane. Likewise for the asteroid/comet orbit, the light blue indicates the portion above the ecliptic plane, and the dark blue the portion below the ecliptic plane.

Orbit Viewer applet originally written and kindly provided by Osamu Ajiki (AstroArts), and further modified by Ron Baalke (JPL).

Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 12 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .05699832529240741 5.3006e-08  
a 2.63074243910189 2.2252e-08 au
q 2.480794525797419 1.5107e-07 au
i 4.040103625902354 4.6851e-06 deg
node 64.62976663257905 7.4175e-05 deg
peri 254.2512315985011 9.0511e-05 deg
M 343.9683630538602 4.9769e-05 deg
tp 2459069.905085195828
0.00021507 TDB
period 1558.532715931687
n .2309864889713226 2.9307e-09 deg/d
Q 2.780690352406361 2.3521e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      338  
   data-arc span      8578 days (23.49 yr)  
   first obs. used      1997-02-02  
   last obs. used      2020-07-29  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .61244  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Aug-25 19:26:38  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.47121 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.37484 au 
 T_jup = 3.394 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 16.0   n/a MPO433906  

295866 (2008 WS11)          Discovered 2008-Nov-18 by CSS at Catalina
Reference: 20110912/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2011-09-14

Alternate Designations
 2008 WS11 = 2002 GR61 
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