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359960 (2012 BQ61)
Classification: Jupiter Trojan          SPK-ID: 2359960
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 12 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .05002944012140626 1.0207e-07  
a 5.225998911523116 2.7959e-07 au
q 4.964545111904536 7.5171e-07 au
i 6.750868638639759 7.1568e-06 deg
node 110.7280443812267 8.1434e-05 deg
peri 304.4454994313422 0.00012985 deg
M 289.5820234534017 0.00010582 deg
tp 2459454.058791807486
(2021-Aug-27.55879181)
0.0013083 TDB
period 4363.675017661934
11.95
0.00035018
9.587e-07
d
yr
n .0824992692038026 6.6205e-09 deg/d
Q 5.487452711141697 2.9358e-07 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      145  
   data-arc span      6373 days (17.45 yr)  
   first obs. used      2002-04-13  
   last obs. used      2019-09-24  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .533  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Nov-08 11:18:46  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 3.98178 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .160871 au 
 T_jup = 2.984 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.5   n/a MPO434270  

359960 (2012 BQ61)          Discovered 2009-Oct-12 by Mt. Lemmon Survey at Mount Lemmon
Reference: 20130327/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2013-03-29

Alternate Designations
 2012 BQ61 = 2009 WB68 = 2012 BT68 
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