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2995 Taratuta (1978 QK)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2002995
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459396.5 (2021-Jul-01.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 40 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .13722230978959 2.1671e-08  
a 2.61445746037553 9.6047e-09 au
q 2.255695568816174 5.8016e-08 au
i 14.84988135391088 9.0097e-07 deg
node 169.6262248616254 3.4515e-06 deg
peri 330.104314308834 1.0894e-05 deg
M 274.5984220113209 1.0144e-05 deg
tp 2459762.797699584054
(2022-Jul-02.29769958)
4.4601e-05 TDB
period 1544.083551567863
4.23
8.5087e-06
2.33e-08
d
yr
n .2331480052581713 1.2848e-09 deg/d
Q 2.973219351934886 1.0923e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2848  
   data-arc span      24234 days (66.35 yr)  
   first obs. used      1955-03-21  
   last obs. used      2021-07-26  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .39293  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Aug-25 21:23:10  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.27852 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.05619 au 
 T_jup = 3.348 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.22   n/a E2021B10  
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. 2020-October); 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

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