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48751 (1997 GM8)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2048751
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 28 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1487904404579242 3.9327e-08  
a 2.442283857440233 9.5528e-09 au
q 2.078895366568422 9.8607e-08 au
i 5.855324497542022 3.8035e-06 deg
node 222.344607179761 4.0816e-05 deg
peri 146.5836553752735 4.2505e-05 deg
M 238.5118758026872 1.3344e-05 deg
tp 2459470.961361465145
(2021-Sep-13.46136147)
5.2846e-05 TDB
period 1394.095852960733
3.82
8.1793e-06
2.239e-08
d
yr
n .2582318850138206 1.5151e-09 deg/d
Q 2.805672348312044 1.0974e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1231  
   data-arc span      8336 days (22.82 yr)  
   first obs. used      1997-04-02  
   last obs. used      2020-01-28  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .51355  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-23 09:13:02  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.08156 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.67374 au 
 T_jup = 3.478 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.9   n/a MPO432045  

48751 (1997 GM8)          Discovered 1997-Apr-02 by LINEAR at Socorro
Reference: 20021120/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

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Alternate Designations
 1997 GM8 = 1998 RX53 
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