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437769 (2015 AD178)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2437769
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 15 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1558207403485542 7.3767e-08  
a 2.605158108586282 2.7306e-08 au
q 2.199220443381328 1.977e-07 au
i 4.305995250340844 7.7082e-06 deg
node 95.22607199504934 8.5395e-05 deg
peri 156.2502682933491 8.8142e-05 deg
M 349.2803048547012 2.1066e-05 deg
tp 2459046.232978797297
(2020-Jul-15.73297880)
8.9914e-05 TDB
period 1535.852665945179
4.20
2.4147e-05
6.611e-08
d
yr
n .2343974835492781 3.6852e-09 deg/d
Q 3.011095773791236 3.156e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      102  
   data-arc span      6205 days (16.99 yr)  
   first obs. used      2003-05-02  
   last obs. used      2020-04-27  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .65537  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-May-22 03:44:00  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.18564 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.02899 au 
 T_jup = 3.391 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 17.0   n/a MPO336386  

437769 (2015 AD178)          Discovered 2007-Feb-26 by Mt. Lemmon Survey at Mount Lemmon
Reference: Last Updated: 2015-06-04

Alternate Designations
 2015 AD178 = 2012 MR10 
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