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48680 (1996 BU)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2048680
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 20 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1170811409331646 7.4007e-08  
a 2.40241676176478 1.1027e-08 au
q 2.121139066300401 1.7611e-07 au
i 7.014293731189005 4.9295e-06 deg
node 276.8974767578081 4.6603e-05 deg
peri 116.5385526709328 5.0677e-05 deg
M 269.6435991447499 2.1358e-05 deg
tp 2459341.871588848489
(2021-May-07.37158885)
8.1592e-05 TDB
period 1360.100345102617
3.72
9.3639e-06
2.564e-08
d
yr
n .2646863529564348 1.8223e-09 deg/d
Q 2.683694457229159 1.2318e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      855  
   data-arc span      8599 days (23.54 yr)  
   first obs. used      1995-12-18  
   last obs. used      2019-07-04  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .53875  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-23 09:11:42  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.13891 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.71436 au 
 T_jup = 3.505 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.1   n/a MPO436123  

48680 (1996 BU)          Discovered 1996-Jan-17 by Endate, K., Watanabe, K. at Kitami
Reference: 20021120/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

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Close-Approach Data   ...sorted by Date/Time (TDB)
Date/Time (TDB) Time Uncertainty
(days_HH:MM)
Body Nominal Distance (au) Minimum Distance (au) Maximum Distance (au) V-relative (km/s) V-infinity (km/s) JD (TDB) Time Uncertainty (minutes) Semi-major axis (km) Semi-minor axis (km) range-LOV angle (deg) N-sigma BP Orbit Ref. Reference Modified
2009-Jun-18 23:25 00:01 Thisb 0.0497796792598423 0.0497786753222809 0.0497806831974123 2.55333549022614 2.55333543658293 2455001.475983541 1.29975839314709 61.6511140317315 49.9853562326125 -89.7380571725688 148778.931410487 T 20 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Feb-23 09:11:53 2020-Feb-23 09:11
2046-Aug-19 18:05 < 00:01 Iris 0.0346709980105027 0.0346669777391279 0.0346750187703979 2.2014302562829 2.20143018096438 2468577.253687812 0.894654029522593 291.509334565782 52.2795867751105 -47.6863582181235 74201.3775618582 T 20 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Feb-23 09:11:53 2020-Feb-23 09:11
2106-Mar-18 00:00 00:09 Thisb 0.0483956103634491 0.0483896539378261 0.0484015694773937 2.49816745552642 2.49816739913056 2490336.499854967 8.98663509793745 648.612106409859 52.6183761133028 63.1772440238392 122716.507429522 T 20 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Feb-23 09:11:53 2020-Feb-23 09:11

Alternate Designations
 1996 BU = 1998 QX88 
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