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2995 Taratuta (1978 QK)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2002995
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 32 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1365326382780278 3.3301e-08  
a 2.615952836862114 1.0052e-08 au
q 2.258789894434438 8.6829e-08 au
i 14.8435385956713 3.687e-06 deg
node 169.6300190906907 1.1601e-05 deg
peri 330.025502596661 1.6198e-05 deg
M 182.3490856158977 1.2876e-05 deg
tp 2459763.120083179763
(2022-Jul-02.62008318)
5.7451e-05 TDB
period 1545.40848211521
4.23
8.908e-06
2.439e-08
d
yr
n .2329481196500655 1.3427e-09 deg/d
Q 2.97311577928979 1.1425e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2593  
   data-arc span      23964 days (65.61 yr)  
   first obs. used      1955-03-21  
   last obs. used      2020-10-29  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .39338  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Nov-13 04:04:09  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.28093 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.05769 au 
 T_jup = 3.347 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.1   n/a MPO492785  
diameter diameter 16.59 km 1.2 IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0 IRAS observations used: 3
rotation period rot_per 11.14 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Schmidt, R.E. (2015) Minor Planet Bull. 42, 1-3.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.0704   0.011 IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0 IRAS observations used: 3

2995 Taratuta (1978 QK)          Discovered 1978-Aug-31 by Chernykh, N. at Nauchnyj
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 1978 QK = 1951 JS = 1955 FD2 = 1955 FU = 1959 EE 
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