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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 34 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1365326367273308 3.3142e-08  
a 2.615952836365498 1.0008e-08 au
q 2.258789898062177 8.6487e-08 au
i 14.84353852299384 3.6854e-06 deg
node 169.6300205164003 1.1379e-05 deg
peri 330.0255019943992 1.6002e-05 deg
M 182.3490851428664 1.2853e-05 deg
tp 2459763.120084993227
(2022-Jul-02.62008499)
5.7377e-05 TDB
period 1545.408481675136
4.23
8.869e-06
2.428e-08
d
yr
n .2329481197164002 1.3369e-09 deg/d
Q 2.973115774668819 1.1375e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2642  
   data-arc span      23981 days (65.66 yr)  
   first obs. used      1955-03-21  
   last obs. used      2020-11-15  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .39078  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Dec-18 02:09:29  

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. 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

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