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48949 (1998 QR16)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2048949
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 15 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1839835407103006 5.0183e-08  
a 2.360993366654454 1.2138e-08 au
q 1.926609447463834 1.2054e-07 au
i 3.725555937033939 5.1775e-06 deg
node 300.9612066832474 7.4593e-05 deg
peri 53.39768247896492 7.6225e-05 deg
M 233.232936839672 2.0505e-05 deg
tp 2459067.099754024230
(2020-Aug-05.59975402)
7.7999e-05 TDB
period 1325.075356808385
3.63
1.0219e-05
2.798e-08
d
yr
n .2716826617824261 2.0951e-09 deg/d
Q 2.795377285845073 1.4371e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      646  
   data-arc span      10073 days (27.58 yr)  
   first obs. used      1991-10-11  
   last obs. used      2019-05-10  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .56184  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-May-30 04:39:36  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .923369 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.64665 au 
 T_jup = 3.525 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.7   n/a MPO290802  

48949 (1998 QR16)          Discovered 1998-Aug-17 by LINEAR at Socorro
Reference: 20021120/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

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Alternate Designations
 1998 QR16 = 2000 CT20 
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