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487708 (2015 RQ34)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2487708
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 16 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .03280118332609881 7.8982e-08  
a 2.795933690520268 7.1882e-08 au
q 2.704223756969897 2.292e-07 au
i 15.49071637691556 7.8255e-06 deg
node 100.9341523567364 2.936e-05 deg
peri 358.9759687311658 0.00013037 deg
M 197.3264007755734 0.0001251 deg
tp 2459372.119692562792
(2021-Jun-06.61969256)
0.00059289 TDB
period 1707.610150921736
4.68
6.5853e-05
1.803e-07
d
yr
n .2108209533690572 8.1302e-09 deg/d
Q 2.88764362407064 7.424e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      72  
   data-arc span      5526 days (15.13 yr)  
   first obs. used      2004-05-14  
   last obs. used      2019-07-01  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .58915  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Sep-24 08:19:37  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.72125 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.25552 au 
 T_jup = 3.273 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 16.7   n/a MPO450510  

487708 (2015 RQ34)          Discovered 2011-Dec-24 by Mt. Lemmon Survey at Mount Lemmon
Reference: Last Updated: 2017-03-14

Alternate Designations
 2015 RQ34 = 2014 NM4 
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