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34770 (2001 QJ243)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2034770
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 19 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .08289690033743673 4.6933e-08  
a 2.967944820700028 1.9091e-08 au
q 2.721911394691446 1.3701e-07 au
i 1.208115795944552 5.169e-06 deg
node 333.6402830586632 0.00024163 deg
peri 69.15178620163385 0.00024356 deg
M 124.7800996469042 3.0792e-05 deg
tp 2457953.171113018141
0.00015832 TDB
period 1867.59266880623
n .1927615191540203 1.8599e-09 deg/d
Q 3.213978246708609 2.0674e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      661  
   data-arc span      21377 days (58.53 yr)  
   first obs. used      1960-09-24  
   last obs. used      2019-04-05  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .55498  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Jul-13 01:43:38  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.73015 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.1163 au 
 T_jup = 3.258 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.8   n/a MPO436008  

34770 (2001 QJ243)          Discovered 2001-Aug-24 by LINEAR at Socorro
Reference: 20020128/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

Alternate Designations
 2001 QJ243 = 1996 TW65 = 6275 P-L 
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