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46480 (1170 T-2)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2046480
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 24 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1436110219862518 2.9662e-08  
a 2.607624210518191 1.2314e-08 au
q 2.23314063268958 7.8087e-08 au
i 11.45499973153063 4.2297e-06 deg
node 187.1331945629164 1.7913e-05 deg
peri 253.644466697089 2.3934e-05 deg
M 234.5356836459574 1.6622e-05 deg
tp 2459136.523286895179
(2020-Oct-14.02328690)
7.2369e-05 TDB
period 1538.03399157522
4.21
1.0894e-05
2.983e-08
d
yr
n .2340650479585929 1.658e-09 deg/d
Q 2.982107788346801 1.4082e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1133  
   data-arc span      17753 days (48.61 yr)  
   first obs. used      1971-03-24  
   last obs. used      2019-10-31  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .50349  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Nov-07 06:27:21  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.27919 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.36003 au 
 T_jup = 3.369 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.9   n/a MPO439410  

46480 (1170 T-2)          Discovered 1973-Sep-29 by van Houten, C. J., van Houten-Groeneveld, I., Gehrels, T. at Palomar
Reference: 20020822/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

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Alternate Designations
 1170 T-2 = 1026 T-1 
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