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542409 (2013 CA108)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2542409
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Additional Notes: the orbits shown in the applet are color coded. The planets are white lines, and the asteroid/comet is a blue line. The bright white line indicates the portion of the orbit that is above the ecliptic plane, and the darker portion is below the ecliptic plane. Likewise for the asteroid/comet orbit, the light blue indicates the portion above the ecliptic plane, and the dark blue the portion below the ecliptic plane.

Orbit Viewer applet originally written and kindly provided by Osamu Ajiki (AstroArts), and further modified by Ron Baalke (JPL).

Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 3 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1479050200018174 5.5924e-08  
a 2.695301459142213 3.6456e-08 au
q 2.296652842916856 1.5319e-07 au
i 2.860943999108929 7.2724e-06 deg
node 3.54157946247885 0.0001324 deg
peri 262.0623832554642 0.00013647 deg
M 134.3856152595685 3.0124e-05 deg
tp 2458397.163319232112
0.00013084 TDB
period 1616.253381412224
n .2227373530290436 4.5191e-09 deg/d
Q 3.093950075367569 4.1848e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      90  
   data-arc span      6610 days (18.10 yr)  
   first obs. used      2001-08-24  
   last obs. used      2019-09-29  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .51867  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-26 23:17:47  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.28303 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.99605 au 
 T_jup = 3.352 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 17.1   .44838 E2019-YA7 autocmod 2.8

542409 (2013 CA108)          Discovered 2010-Sep-04 by Tiedtke, J., Klein, M. at Sternwarte Hagen
Reference: Last Updated: 2020-01-27

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Close-Approach Data   ...sorted by Date/Time (TDB)
Date/Time (TDB) Time Uncertainty
Body Nominal Distance (au) Minimum Distance (au) Maximum Distance (au) V-relative (km/s) V-infinity (km/s) JD (TDB) Time Uncertainty (minutes) Semi-major axis (km) Semi-minor axis (km) range-LOV angle (deg) N-sigma BP Orbit Ref. Reference Modified
2131-Jun-03 10:15 00:07 Jupiter 1.99067423426368 1.99067368700283 1.9906747815243 2.35596627871535 2.16785297499944 2499544.926761271 6.64550394037623 114.122876549704 22.4192205979576 80.0694830347255 1707649.88678942 T 3 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Feb-26 23:17:48 2020-Feb-26 23:17
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