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72642 (2001 FC40)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2072642
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459396.5 (2021-Jul-01.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 25 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .02867794857904148 4.5247e-08  
a 2.80045549578889 1.5986e-08 au
q 2.720144177082763 1.3228e-07 au
i 2.32251724384531 4.6224e-06 deg
node 339.3210152139935 9.5657e-05 deg
peri 41.6709448822489 0.00011853 deg
M 277.6174034020539 7.2154e-05 deg
tp 2459788.218799982389
(2022-Jul-27.71879998)
0.0003443 TDB
period 1711.754348820512
4.69
1.4657e-05
4.013e-08
d
yr
n .2103105508381263 1.8008e-09 deg/d
Q 2.880766814495018 1.6445e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      784  
   data-arc span      9301 days (25.46 yr)  
   first obs. used      1996-02-15  
   last obs. used      2021-08-03  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .55245  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Aug-25 17:52:45  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.72096 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.23669 au 
 T_jup = 3.323 
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457601.5 (2016-Aug-01.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 25 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .02846497478289418 4.4621e-08  
q 2.719029273100355 1.2989e-07 au
tp 2458094.472884506795
(2017-Dec-06.97288451)
0.00034855 TDB
node 339.3487013465325 9.57e-05 deg
peri 45.25279537683806 0.00011976 deg
i 2.322587018320751 4.6217e-06 deg
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      784  
   data-arc span      9301 days (25.46 yr)  
   first obs. used      1996-02-15  
   last obs. used      2021-08-03  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .55245  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Aug-25 17:52:45  

Additional Information
 Jupiter MOID = 2.23669 au 
 T_jup = 3.323 
Orbit Covariance (6×6)
  e q tp node peri i
e 1.991026852388562E-15 -5.756610053666061E-15 -4.027123250677436E-12 -1.156846668112747E-14 -8.261495444527563E-13 5.786922550870728E-16
q -5.756610053666061E-15 1.687025950839237E-14 1.305702051369184E-11 3.268909434990261E-14 2.669748820598136E-12 -1.610997396803287E-15
tp -4.027123250677436E-12 1.305702051369184E-11 1.214843095836668E-7 7.657328295720678E-12 2.511050380263733E-8 -2.523290213859576E-12
node -1.156846668112747E-14 3.268909434990261E-14 7.657328295720678E-12 9.158513121519572E-9 -9.149085993983684E-9 1.204788875881471E-10
peri -8.261495444527563E-13 2.669748820598136E-12 2.511050380263733E-8 -9.149085993983684E-9 1.434220676423469E-8 -1.209116924243486E-10
i 5.786922550870728E-16 -1.610997396803287E-15 -2.523290213859576E-12 1.204788875881471E-10 -1.209116924243486E-10 2.136005881314245E-11

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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.13   n/a MPO637038  

72642 (2001 FC40)          Discovered 2001-Mar-18 by LINEAR at Socorro
Reference: 20031109/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

Alternate Designations
 2001 FC40 = 2000 AF20 
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