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437202 (2012 WC8)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2437202
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 7 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .06410255663448081 6.4643e-08  
a 3.071815323613952 4.83e-08 au
q 2.874904107861323 2.0012e-07 au
i 3.308610456173198 7.3503e-06 deg
node 343.0957453050058 0.00013749 deg
peri 4.564326818031639 0.00015542 deg
M 141.7231078715037 7.1138e-05 deg
tp 2457826.342639388594
(2017-Mar-13.84263939)
0.00038452 TDB
period 1966.48700417149
5.38
4.638e-05
1.27e-07
d
yr
n .1830675713779625 4.3177e-09 deg/d
Q 3.268726539366582 5.1396e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      111  
   data-arc span      8529 days (23.35 yr)  
   first obs. used      1995-09-29  
   last obs. used      2019-02-04  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .66075  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Jul-14 14:55:24  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.86697 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.04437 au 
 T_jup = 3.225 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 16.5   n/a MPO437695  

437202 (2012 WC8)          Discovered 2006-Sep-17 by Spacewatch at Kitt Peak
Reference: Last Updated: 2015-06-04

Alternate Designations
 2012 WC8 = 2011 SF51 
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