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52494 (1996 AN8)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2052494
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 19 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .07834404032796498 4.7387e-08  
a 2.390623865762851 1.3328e-08 au
q 2.203332733214531 1.1384e-07 au
i 5.5597393068062 5.221e-06 deg
node 293.548899027937 5.9001e-05 deg
peri 189.6631309751331 7.1209e-05 deg
M 212.3526788764526 4.2184e-05 deg
tp 2459554.217658734885
(2021-Dec-05.71765873)
0.00016057 TDB
period 1350.098028380463
3.70
1.1291e-05
3.091e-08
d
yr
n .266647304441919 2.23e-09 deg/d
Q 2.577914998311172 1.4373e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      676  
   data-arc span      8095 days (22.16 yr)  
   first obs. used      1996-01-13  
   last obs. used      2018-03-13  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .54281  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Jul-13 03:06:21  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.21926 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.47416 au 
 T_jup = 3.522 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.6   n/a MPO436151  

52494 (1996 AN8)          Discovered 1996-Jan-13 by Spacewatch at Kitt Peak
Reference: 20030216/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

Alternate Designations
 1996 AN8 = 2000 GH172 
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