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58420 (1996 BU4)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2058420
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 21 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .09906945170524048 4.1021e-08  
a 2.223876705145873 7.112e-09 au
q 2.003558459307014 9.2223e-08 au
i 3.215929779351406 3.2612e-06 deg
node 63.53355408272553 8.171e-05 deg
peri 79.39318816215886 8.3653e-05 deg
M 120.3735558892675 1.7354e-05 deg
tp 2458595.464513746376
(2019-Apr-21.96451375)
5.8235e-05 TDB
period 1211.335612494814
3.32
5.8108e-06
1.591e-08
d
yr
n .2971926163869316 1.4256e-09 deg/d
Q 2.44419495098473 7.8166e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      946  
   data-arc span      8929 days (24.45 yr)  
   first obs. used      1996-01-16  
   last obs. used      2020-06-27  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .53226  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Nov-12 22:51:11  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.01903 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.55827 au 
 T_jup = 3.639 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 16.08   n/a E2021B10  

58420 (1996 BU4)          Discovered 1996-Jan-16 by Spacewatch at Kitt Peak
Reference: 20030614/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

Alternate Designations
 1996 BU4 = 1998 XT37 
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