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48955 (1998 QE23)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2048955
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 23 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1675312314835148 2.5455e-08  
a 2.406740187109716 7.711e-09 au
q 2.00353603970236 6.0443e-08 au
i 3.253164070604881 3.5849e-06 deg
node 58.83858715616445 7.0257e-05 deg
peri 30.87615813324668 7.2192e-05 deg
M 200.3764865506453 1.6534e-05 deg
tp 2459605.195318731961
(2022-Jan-25.69531873)
6.4037e-05 TDB
period 1363.773481985
3.73
6.5541e-06
1.794e-08
d
yr
n .2639734565567389 1.2686e-09 deg/d
Q 2.809944334517072 9.0028e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1907  
   data-arc span      14094 days (38.59 yr)  
   first obs. used      1980-11-30  
   last obs. used      2019-07-03  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .50329  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-23 09:17:08  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.02084 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.38677 au 
 T_jup = 3.501 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.2   n/a MPO337649  
diameter diameter 3.840 km 0.904 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.274   0.154 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  

48955 (1998 QE23)          Discovered 1998-Aug-17 by LINEAR at Socorro
Reference: 20021120/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

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Alternate Designations
 1998 QE23 = 1980 WM1 
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