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48960 Clouet (1998 QR26)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2048960
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 24 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2035283631759649 3.4357e-08  
a 2.39287133517244 7.5415e-09 au
q 1.905854149034107 8.226e-08 au
i 1.400201711387689 4.5218e-06 deg
node 243.3620187799738 0.00016935 deg
peri 39.90096919592179 0.00016975 deg
M 355.4147293194596 1.0988e-05 deg
tp 2459017.720268756945
(2020-Jun-17.22026876)
4.1274e-05 TDB
period 1352.00235371269
3.70
6.3915e-06
1.75e-08
d
yr
n .2662717257935354 1.2588e-09 deg/d
Q 2.879888521310772 9.0764e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1058  
   data-arc span      10585 days (28.98 yr)  
   first obs. used      1991-11-06  
   last obs. used      2020-10-29  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .54096  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Nov-12 23:35:00  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .889656 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.27253 au 
 T_jup = 3.502 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.9   n/a MPO468358  

48960 Clouet           Discovered 1998 Aug. 25 by R. Roy at Blauvac.
Bernard Clouet (b. 1931) was general secretary of the French Astronomical Society and an observer of double stars. He co-founded the astronomical association of workers of the French Railways and was its president for many years.
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Reference: 20110517/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2011-06-24

Alternate Designations
 1998 QR26 = 1997 EC2 
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