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523908 (1997 SO8)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2523908
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 13 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2600859196709355 1.0736e-07  
a 2.280848196242248 4.1426e-08 au
q 1.687631695492789 2.7195e-07 au
i 3.490072848815208 1.1198e-05 deg
node 343.0676528747904 0.00016286 deg
peri 32.67669286804527 0.00023854 deg
M 206.5922337131973 0.00018174 deg
tp 2459536.651894104635
(2021-Nov-18.15189410)
0.00064941 TDB
period 1258.180642020555
3.44
3.4277e-05
9.385e-08
d
yr
n .2861274351049176 7.7952e-09 deg/d
Q 2.874064696991708 5.22e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      70  
   data-arc span      7777 days (21.29 yr)  
   first obs. used      1997-09-23  
   last obs. used      2019-01-08  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .47075  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-May-30 10:46:50  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .690009 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.59793 au 
 T_jup = 3.558 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 18.2   n/a MPO303295  

523908 (1997 SO8)          Discovered 1997-Sep-23 by Spacewatch at Kitt Peak
Reference: Last Updated: 2019-05-29

Alternate Designations
 1997 SO8 = 2004 VB60 
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