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48120 (2001 FT97)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2048120
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 18 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .06981407361170704 4.2428e-08  
a 2.390796953415138 1.0337e-08 au
q 2.223885678918769 1.0312e-07 au
i 7.290360848938683 4.1557e-06 deg
node 114.382477844163 3.664e-05 deg
peri 97.77529314454165 4.7638e-05 deg
M 305.1625608901825 3.0954e-05 deg
tp 2458806.177664364178
(2019-Nov-18.67766436)
0.0001165 TDB
period 1350.244657173421
3.70
8.757e-06
2.398e-08
d
yr
n .2666183480804271 1.7292e-09 deg/d
Q 2.557708227911508 1.1059e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      944  
   data-arc span      7600 days (20.81 yr)  
   first obs. used      1998-06-17  
   last obs. used      2019-04-08  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .53941  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Jul-13 02:45:08  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.23143 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.43255 au 
 T_jup = 3.518 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.3   n/a MPO365815  
rotation period rot_per 78.226 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-January); Warner et al., 2009 Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Waszczak, A.; Chang, C.-K.; Ofeck, E.O.; Laher, F.; et al. (2015) Astron. J. 150, A75.]

48120 (2001 FT97)          Discovered 2001-Mar-16 by LINEAR at Socorro
Reference: 20020921/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

Alternate Designations
 2001 FT97 = 1998 ML3 
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