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72359 (2001 BX76)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2072359
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459396.5 (2021-Jul-01.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 31 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .120301362881918 3.4998e-08  
a 3.107745033497704 1.8964e-08 au
q 2.733879070478418 1.0489e-07 au
i .8527887438954812 3.3827e-06 deg
node 295.5410495970526 0.00027727 deg
peri 305.6203250993963 0.00027771 deg
M 192.834563716461 1.7229e-05 deg
tp 2460325.702744453981
(2024-Jan-16.20274445)
9.8403e-05 TDB
period 2001.089432363556
5.48
1.8317e-05
5.015e-08
d
yr
n .1799020044670325 1.6467e-09 deg/d
Q 3.48161099651699 2.1246e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1111  
   data-arc span      13496 days (36.95 yr)  
   first obs. used      1984-01-25  
   last obs. used      2021-01-06  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .52069  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-13 13:01:38  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.72166 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.5305 au 
 T_jup = 3.209 
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457437.5 (2016-Feb-19.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 31 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1210958586966918 3.4785e-08  
q 2.730508905046398 1.0418e-07 au
tp 2458330.434619878683
(2018-Jul-30.93461988)
9.3453e-05 TDB
node 295.7875633491636 0.00027785 deg
peri 306.4797433091057 0.0002783 deg
i .8516612682115414 3.3815e-06 deg
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1111  
   data-arc span      13496 days (36.95 yr)  
   first obs. used      1984-01-25  
   last obs. used      2021-01-06  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .52069  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-13 13:01:38  

Additional Information
 Jupiter MOID = 1.5305 au 
 T_jup = 3.209 
Orbit Covariance (6×6)
  e q tp node peri i
e 1.210010609902298E-15 -3.581137210248153E-15 -3.260452183186464E-13 -1.383667021890244E-15 -9.412521829425296E-14 3.522510637716354E-17
q -3.581137210248153E-15 1.085299665410974E-14 1.23624364356225E-12 3.504282148453569E-15 3.038792542135407E-13 -4.827319936154909E-17
tp -3.260452183186464E-13 1.23624364356225E-12 8.733379191396178E-9 1.189815153572539E-11 1.494027515564163E-9 -1.544709249189765E-13
node -1.383667021890244E-15 3.504282148453569E-15 1.189815153572539E-11 7.720283152582391E-8 -7.719198211921346E-8 6.861329742558733E-11
peri -9.412521829425296E-14 3.038792542135407E-13 1.494027515564163E-9 -7.719198211921346E-8 7.74510785746827E-8 -6.864248569274439E-11
i 3.522510637716354E-17 -4.827319936154909E-17 -1.544709249189765E-13 6.861329742558733E-11 -6.864248569274439E-11 1.14344535762935E-11

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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.40   n/a MPCxxxxx  
diameter diameter 6.502 km 0.145 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.066   0.005 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

72359 (2001 BX76)          Discovered 2001-Jan-26 by LINEAR at Socorro
Reference: 20031109/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

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Alternate Designations
 2001 BX76 = 1984 BJ7 = 1996 FG18 
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