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357206 (2002 GW68)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2357206
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 20 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .09999180154958814 6.798e-08  
a 3.11945465619077 3.9815e-08 au
q 2.807534765266004 1.9601e-07 au
i 13.45383717678116 7.3171e-06 deg
node 22.45929434475131 1.9169e-05 deg
peri 216.1623893940947 4.2767e-05 deg
M 103.1256182092693 3.3828e-05 deg
tp 2458624.024961582733
(2019-May-20.52496158)
0.00019235 TDB
period 2012.409888385641
5.51
3.8528e-05
1.055e-07
d
yr
n .1788899975485574 3.4249e-09 deg/d
Q 3.431374547115537 4.3797e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      206  
   data-arc span      6789 days (18.59 yr)  
   first obs. used      2002-04-08  
   last obs. used      2020-11-08  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .57763  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-14 09:19:49  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.80797 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.59233 au 
 T_jup = 3.167 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.76   n/a E2021B25  

357206 (2002 GW68)          Discovered 2002-Apr-08 by NEAT at Palomar
Reference: 20130327/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2013-03-29

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Close-Approach Data   ...sorted by Date/Time (TDB)
Date/Time (TDB) Time Uncertainty
(days_HH:MM)
Body Nominal Distance (au) Minimum Distance (au) Maximum Distance (au) V-relative (km/s) V-infinity (km/s) JD (TDB) Time Uncertainty (minutes) Semi-major axis (km) Semi-minor axis (km) range-LOV angle (deg) N-sigma BP Orbit Ref. Reference Modified
1906-Apr-16 05:34 00:08 Jupiter 1.90398354708097 1.90397888915089 1.9039882050669 3.01403973408372 2.86263834629974 2417316.731744000 7.65051521116232 579.971561691329 12.2928685780243 -63.2072341172662 2063419.52582709 T 20 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-14 09:19:50 2021-Apr-14 09:19
1916-Jul-17 15:27 00:06 Jupiter 1.60654287067676 1.6065421266241 1.60654361476111 3.93565024367843 3.79932582490639 2421062.143891540 5.88505427757639 875.014255422908 27.7931647897178 -88.7150276923918 1894029.25113254 T 20 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-14 09:19:50 2021-Apr-14 09:19
1988-Dec-18 08:27 00:02 Jupiter 1.78768966678218 1.78768819044604 1.7876911431294 3.20636511468823 3.05502214440189 2447513.851950192 1.89012804057709 255.936469017902 15.9688182841901 -73.1112859645535 1786520.24173672 T 20 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-14 09:19:50 2021-Apr-14 09:19
1999-Apr-06 01:06 00:01 Jupiter 1.65422495630723 1.65422420563315 1.65422570707909 4.01957384810556 3.89010310720224 2451274.545956897 1.03298948563081 1044.30657267521 22.9661335316588 -88.5778391756962 1886549.86294291 T 20 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-14 09:19:50 2021-Apr-14 09:19
2071-Aug-26 21:52 00:03 Jupiter 1.6994549698068 1.6994537179553 1.69945622169018 3.42940400827271 3.28085281514459 2477715.410798054 3.46941344979187 430.50174193445 22.0665327912447 -80.5645944773083 1729979.82460108 T 20 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-14 09:19:50 2021-Apr-14 09:19
2081-Dec-20 23:30 00:04 Jupiter 1.73778613863596 1.73778344093421 1.73778883645931 4.10654053157551 3.9860815013636 2481484.478875373 3.97095488563234 801.57866274834 46.8831636825047 -81.2560533436371 1945868.78040434 T 20 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-14 09:19:50 2021-Apr-14 09:19
2154-May-11 17:17 00:08 Jupiter 1.64613559189008 1.64613380783188 1.64613737616424 3.63970027055592 3.49547048008949 2507923.219978012 8.35439132528712 1029.22304378015 27.1125576932184 -84.011213650122 1690312.969711 T 20 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-14 09:19:50 2021-Apr-14 09:19
2164-Sep-05 09:18 00:09 Jupiter 1.85494655836484 1.85494028910755 1.8549528276274 4.21745357812485 4.10775565913943 2511692.887562900 9.06107203988944 358.264818242546 127.844355918259 -33.4022353202549 1070630.89196127 T 20 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-14 09:19:50 2021-Apr-14 09:19

Alternate Designations
 2002 GW68 = 2004 TK218 
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