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52762 (1998 MT24)
Classification: Apollo [NEO]          SPK-ID: 2052762
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 119 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .6512471286840371 4.8405e-08  
a 2.418953956200546 1.875e-08 au
q .8436171378060483 1.1875e-07 au
i 33.88252460519207 1.1252e-05 deg
node 309.1771451069834 1.0805e-05 deg
peri 254.4101947621993 1.1171e-05 deg
M 224.8204996197915 9.3546e-06 deg
tp 2459116.498175242396
(2020-Sep-23.99817524)
4.0891e-05 TDB
period 1374.167995626498
3.76
1.5978e-05
4.375e-08
d
yr
n .2619767023724578 3.046e-09 deg/d
Q 3.994290774595044 3.0962e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      668  
   data-arc span      23813 days (65.20 yr)  
   first obs. used      1953-10-02  
   last obs. used      2018-12-13  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .50666  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Jul-15 05:57:42  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .142538 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.43694 au 
 T_jup = 3.010 
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456206.5 (2012-Oct-06.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 119 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .6509400079197527 4.8494e-08  
q .8446652278140999 1.1887e-07 au
tp 2456368.621095250435
(2013-Mar-17.12109525)
1.9805e-05 TDB
node 309.2350224919484 1.0793e-05 deg
peri 254.337428504292 1.1169e-05 deg
i 33.88825110161319 1.1254e-05 deg
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      668  
   data-arc span      23813 days (65.20 yr)  
   first obs. used      1953-10-02  
   last obs. used      2018-12-13  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .50666  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Jul-15 05:57:42  

Additional Information
 Jupiter MOID = 2.43694 au 
 T_jup = 3.010 
Orbit Covariance (6×6)
  e q tp node peri i
e 2.351694716774711E-15 -5.756199445176568E-15 -6.374069588122126E-13 -1.331286180938043E-13 -1.908815422626584E-13 -6.38627596988328E-14
q -5.756199445176568E-15 1.41301031797556E-14 1.568006353957721E-12 3.283786314349161E-13 4.597510931454765E-13 1.589893530920121E-13
tp -6.374069588122126E-13 1.568006353957721E-12 3.922503356232868E-10 5.436056737774032E-11 1.117599398964095E-10 2.778714141954697E-11
node -1.331286180938043E-13 3.283786314349161E-13 5.436056737774032E-11 1.164873471193985E-10 -6.984946489293877E-11 4.800178470677218E-11
peri -1.908815422626584E-13 4.597510931454765E-13 1.117599398964095E-10 -6.984946489293877E-11 1.24737173346474E-10 -2.49160606679752E-11
i -6.38627596988328E-14 1.589893530920121E-13 2.778714141954697E-11 4.800178470677218E-11 -2.49160606679752E-11 1.266623218671724E-10

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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.8   n/a MPO267880  
diameter diameter 6.742 km 0.190 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[neos] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...743..156M)  
rotation period rot_per 12.08 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-January); Warner et al., 2009 Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Pravec, P.; Wolf, M.; Sarounova, L. (1998) http://www.asu.cas.cz/~ppravec/neo.htm]
[Hicks, M.; Ebelhar, S.; Borlase, R.; Carcione, A. (2013) Astronomer's Telegram 5306. http://www.astronomerstelegram.org]
geometric albedo albedo 0.051   0.009 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[neos] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...743..156M)  

52762 (1998 MT24)          Discovered 1998-Jun-29 by LINEAR at Socorro
Reference: 20030216/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

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