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46683 (1997 AK8)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2046683
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459396.5 (2021-Jul-01.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 25 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1850852798133733 3.6686e-08  
a 2.405859425779523 8.5605e-09 au
q 1.960570260767479 8.5457e-08 au
i 3.707538682256517 3.4157e-06 deg
node 143.9971859161204 5.4005e-05 deg
peri 63.84076415630707 5.503e-05 deg
M 136.7403034955734 8.8647e-06 deg
tp 2458878.776548873273
(2020-Jan-30.27654887)
3.3243e-05 TDB
period 1363.024928576784
3.73
7.2749e-06
1.992e-08
d
yr
n .264118426928477 1.4097e-09 deg/d
Q 2.851148590791568 1.0145e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      847  
   data-arc span      12902 days (35.32 yr)  
   first obs. used      1986-03-12  
   last obs. used      2021-07-08  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .55529  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Aug-25 21:56:04  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .960143 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.11085 au 
 T_jup = 3.496 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 16.08   n/a E2021B10  

46683 (1997 AK8)          Discovered 1997-Jan-02 by Spacewatch at Kitt Peak
Reference: 20020921/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

Alternate Designations
 1997 AK8 = 1986 EQ3 = 2001 DE54 
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