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66116 (1998 SU68)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2066116
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 22 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1733175450480902 4.0255e-08  
a 3.157976759602874 2.9264e-08 au
q 2.610643980309582 1.3396e-07 au
i 22.01869154952112 6.3034e-06 deg
node 219.8610021598557 1.2111e-05 deg
peri 79.97071303092433 2.2199e-05 deg
M 353.8513286043565 1.9471e-05 deg
tp 2459035.509878542257
(2020-Jul-05.00987854)
0.0001111 TDB
period 2049.801569188191
5.61
2.8493e-05
7.801e-08
d
yr
n .175626755980373 2.4412e-09 deg/d
Q 3.705309538896167 3.4336e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      867  
   data-arc span      10250 days (28.06 yr)  
   first obs. used      1991-04-18  
   last obs. used      2019-05-11  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .53993  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-May-30 05:27:30  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.70303 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.73255 au 
 T_jup = 3.070 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.6   n/a MPO445647  
diameter diameter 13.314 km 3.711 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2015ApJ...814..117N)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.032   0.016 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  

66116 (1998 SU68)          Discovered 1998-Sep-19 by LINEAR at Socorro
Reference: 20030910/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

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Alternate Designations
 1998 SU68 = 2000 AJ244 
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