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300987 (2008 FT8)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2300987
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 12 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1204253029173815 6.536e-08  
a 3.083828444513615 4.5593e-08 au
q 2.712457469937826 2.226e-07 au
i 9.435795370961763 6.5788e-06 deg
node 147.9743470834872 3.709e-05 deg
peri 247.9732574029601 4.7563e-05 deg
M 205.0478861885303 3.5541e-05 deg
tp 2459851.890394625264
(2022-Sep-29.39039463)
0.0002092 TDB
period 1978.03395207641
5.42
4.3867e-05
1.201e-07
d
yr
n .1819988982606166 4.0362e-09 deg/d
Q 3.455199419089405 5.1084e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      215  
   data-arc span      5385 days (14.74 yr)  
   first obs. used      2005-07-29  
   last obs. used      2020-04-26  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .66185  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-May-21 19:38:47  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.73606 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.05626 au 
 T_jup = 3.195 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.8   n/a MPO433941  

300987 (2008 FT8)          Discovered 2008-Mar-26 by Spacewatch at Kitt Peak
Reference: 20111012/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2011-10-13
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