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408832 (2001 QJ298)
Classification: TransNeptunian Object          SPK-ID: 2408832
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 6 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .03653205509007313 0.00019069  
a 44.17595553714674 0.022807 au
q 42.56211709580707 0.029331 au
i 2.154727647515001 0.00050115 deg
node 162.7195792066465 0.0027582 deg
peri 293.7407948995739 0.57224 deg
M 255.5086565523962 0.56957 deg
tp 2489728.783083009170
(2104-Jul-18.28308301)
146.08 TDB
period 107245.0744735859
293.62
83.053
0.2274
d
yr
n .003356797519765506 2.5996e-06 deg/d
Q 45.78979397848641 0.023641 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      27  
   data-arc span      5196 days (14.23 yr)  
   first obs. used      2000-07-31  
   last obs. used      2014-10-22  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      4  
   norm. resid. RMS      .29238  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2017-Apr-09 17:46:37  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 41.5796 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 37.3725 au 
 T_jup = 5.937 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 6.2   n/a MPO307221  

408832 (2001 QJ298)          Discovered 2001-Aug-21 by Buie, M. W. at Cerro Tololo
Reference: Last Updated: 2014-10-09
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