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66009 (1998 QZ8)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2066009
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459396.5 (2021-Jul-01.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 29 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .03925807579798381 3.0647e-08  
a 2.680932171489252 1.2322e-08 au
q 2.575683933091674 8.0522e-08 au
i 9.062987136943608 4.3689e-06 deg
node 327.0797761582103 2.0372e-05 deg
peri 295.3931229581178 6.5932e-05 deg
M 123.0223007614587 6.0669e-05 deg
tp 2458848.590903781634
(2019-Dec-31.09090378)
0.00027157 TDB
period 1603.345681374273
4.39
1.1054e-05
3.026e-08
d
yr
n .2245304953149179 1.548e-09 deg/d
Q 2.786180409886831 1.2806e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1555  
   data-arc span      8202 days (22.46 yr)  
   first obs. used      1998-07-31  
   last obs. used      2021-01-13  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .50571  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-13 12:18:33  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.57442 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.29313 au 
 T_jup = 3.357 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.02   n/a E2021B10  
diameter diameter 4.956 km 0.121 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
rotation period rot_per 25.1047 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2020-October); 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:
[Pal, A.; Szakats, R.; Kiss, C.; Bodi, A.; et al. (2019) Ap. J. Supl. Ser. 247, id.26.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.165   0.034 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

66009 (1998 QZ8)          Discovered 1998-Aug-17 by LINEAR at Socorro
Reference: 20030910/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

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Alternate Designations
 1998 QZ8 = 2000 BA28 
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