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300892 Taichung (2008 BT15)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2300892
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 11 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1039899021828754 7.1437e-08  
a 3.113207233859142 3.853e-08 au
q 2.78946511813511 2.1376e-07 au
i 1.28845161047716 7.0931e-06 deg
node 145.9433972261727 0.00035772 deg
peri 21.69620256091668 0.00036065 deg
M 56.76767969289457 4.2421e-05 deg
tp 2458684.119931450974
(2019-Jul-19.61993145)
0.0002358 TDB
period 2006.367448763374
5.49
3.7247e-05
1.02e-07
d
yr
n .1794287483192006 3.331e-09 deg/d
Q 3.436949349583175 4.2537e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      159  
   data-arc span      4939 days (13.52 yr)  
   first obs. used      2006-10-19  
   last obs. used      2020-04-27  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .59562  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-May-21 19:37:33  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.79619 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.53224 au 
 T_jup = 3.210 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 16.4   n/a MPO427617  

300892 Taichung           Discovered 2008 Jan. 28 by C.-S. Lin and Q.-z. Ye at Lulin.
Taichung is Taiwan's third largest city and has been proclaimed as a cultural city.
NOTE: some special characters may not display properly (any characters within {} are an attempt to place the proper accent above a character)
Reference: 20120207/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2012-02-09

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Alternate Designations
 2008 BT15 = 2008 AE73 
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