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46870 (1998 QC100)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2046870
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 23 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1793704360347614 3.509e-08  
a 2.45239751904485 9.3911e-09 au
q 2.012509906723208 8.5819e-08 au
i 6.221835036799556 4.1929e-06 deg
node 126.81664087 3.2094e-05 deg
peri 158.7710457504002 3.3792e-05 deg
M 284.1218014051738 1.096e-05 deg
tp 2459296.164539187982
(2021-Mar-22.66453919)
4.3031e-05 TDB
period 1402.764378685855
3.84
8.0576e-06
2.206e-08
d
yr
n .2566361147103386 1.4741e-09 deg/d
Q 2.892285131366492 1.1076e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1303  
   data-arc span      8479 days (23.21 yr)  
   first obs. used      1997-02-07  
   last obs. used      2020-04-26  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .53426  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-May-20 09:35:54  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .997594 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.27781 au 
 T_jup = 3.465 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.8   n/a MPO426241  

46870 (1998 QC100)          Discovered 1998-Aug-26 by Elst, E. W. at La Silla
Reference: 20020921/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

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