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33128 (1998 BU48)
Classification: TransNeptunian Object          SPK-ID: 2033128
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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 .3823597575009223 5.8297e-06  
a 33.1629496122807 0.0013171 au
q 20.48277224051374 0.00067556 au
i 14.27724693682302 4.6049e-05 deg
node 132.8881390094726 0.00012983 deg
peri 281.8685964873955 0.0040097 deg
M 80.77286049541537 0.005641 deg
tp 2443349.535153924389
(1977-Jul-25.03515392)
0.16471 TDB
period 69755.45139827036
190.98
4.1557
0.01138
d
yr
n .005160886967020995 3.0746e-07 deg/d
Q 45.84312698404765 0.0018208 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      155  
   data-arc span      7743 days (21.20 yr)  
   first obs. used      1998-01-22  
   last obs. used      2019-04-05  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      2  
   norm. resid. RMS      .4735  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-23 02:59:45  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 19.5252 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 15.6318 au 
 T_jup = 4.678 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 6.7   n/a MPO468138  
rotation period rot_per 12.6 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); Warner et al., 2009 Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Sheppard, S.S.; Jewitt, D.C. (2002) Astron. J. 124, 1757-1775; Proc. ACM 2002, ESA SP 500, 21-24 (2002ESASP.500...21S); Sheppard, S.S. (2001) IAUC 7619 (2001IAUC.7619....3S).]

33128 (1998 BU48)          Discovered 1998-Jan-22 by Danzl, N. at Steward
Reference: 20020128/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19
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