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72703 (2001 FM79)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2072703
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459396.5 (2021-Jul-01.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 22 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1004208207849025 5.3539e-08  
a 2.96159601941296 2.3512e-08 au
q 2.664190116310211 1.6989e-07 au
i 8.848128107447309 4.8343e-06 deg
node 273.5008157833449 4.8443e-05 deg
peri 348.7282334263682 6.6954e-05 deg
M 291.7280821511398 4.9722e-05 deg
tp 2459749.542309572980
(2022-Jun-19.04230957)
0.00025883 TDB
period 1861.603356853623
5.10
2.2169e-05
6.07e-08
d
yr
n .1933816882498814 2.3029e-09 deg/d
Q 3.25900192251571 2.5874e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      735  
   data-arc span      10015 days (27.42 yr)  
   first obs. used      1993-12-13  
   last obs. used      2021-05-15  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .48401  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Jul-08 22:50:14  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.64911 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.8324 au 
 T_jup = 3.240 
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457553.5 (2016-Jun-14.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 22 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1014073632220817 5.3617e-08  
q 2.662576072309972 1.7056e-07 au
tp 2457883.278363972935
(2017-May-09.77836397)
0.00024746 TDB
node 273.5686354546057 4.8456e-05 deg
peri 347.7867785237991 6.6547e-05 deg
i 8.845537645302022 4.8349e-06 deg
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      735  
   data-arc span      10015 days (27.42 yr)  
   first obs. used      1993-12-13  
   last obs. used      2021-05-15  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .48401  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Jul-08 22:50:14  

Additional Information
 Jupiter MOID = 1.8324 au 
 T_jup = 3.240 
Orbit Covariance (6×6)
  e q tp node peri i
e 2.874776875732999E-15 -9.090683498194808E-15 -3.83217250477841E-12 2.033111999909728E-14 -5.460149634178575E-13 -8.96263848350903E-16
q -9.090683498194808E-15 2.909132634937883E-14 1.333338227097875E-11 -6.695804730620416E-14 1.940552296798662E-12 3.607658145168524E-15
tp -3.83217250477841E-12 1.333338227097875E-11 6.123515749270727E-8 -2.115150526946816E-10 1.137353798628888E-8 3.804938500456855E-11
node 2.033111999909728E-14 -6.695804730620416E-14 -2.115150526946816E-10 2.347954582776617E-9 -2.357379982281192E-9 8.72782237504195E-11
peri -5.460149634178575E-13 1.940552296798662E-12 1.137353798628888E-8 -2.357379982281192E-9 4.428452308272784E-9 -7.916313865333172E-11
i -8.96263848350903E-16 3.607658145168524E-15 3.804938500456855E-11 8.72782237504195E-11 -7.916313865333172E-11 2.337671836757878E-11

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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.73   n/a MPCxxxxx  

72703 (2001 FM79)          Discovered 2001-Mar-21 by LINEAR at Socorro
Reference: 20031109/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

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Close-Approach Data   ...sorted by Date/Time (TDB)
Date/Time (TDB) Time Uncertainty
(days_HH:MM)
Body Nominal Distance (au) Minimum Distance (au) Maximum Distance (au) V-relative (km/s) V-infinity (km/s) JD (TDB) Time Uncertainty (minutes) Semi-major axis (km) Semi-minor axis (km) range-LOV angle (deg) N-sigma BP Orbit Ref. Reference Modified
1917-Aug-28 23:39 00:04 Jupiter 1.83264626971652 1.83264539095125 1.83264714849034 3.05230645555596 2.89693005126832 2421469.485523802 3.72743940041946 260.656135844657 21.1558471366088 -80.254981045057 2507523.4076046 T 22 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Jul-08 22:50:16 2021-Jul-08 22:50
1953-May-26 03:50 00:02 Jupiter 1.82355422916097 1.82355357219431 1.82355488613032 3.1421648210059 2.9906888794712 2434523.659600076 2.27618005777213 182.209786357529 19.9337368344051 -81.8950647916825 2612243.34520398 T 22 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Jul-08 22:50:16 2021-Jul-08 22:50
1989-Feb-17 09:18 < 00:01 Jupiter 1.8196672084331 1.81966663972128 1.81966777714565 3.22043196063836 3.07249374542681 2447574.887735088 0.959567660985855 112.328397486927 18.351855242655 -80.9691097497244 2649176.06115451 T 22 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Jul-08 22:50:16 2021-Jul-08 22:50
2024-Nov-13 20:46 < 00:01 Jupiter 1.82634587371576 1.82634533800509 1.82634640942654 3.30971408141606 3.16648819606955 2460628.365175507 0.43939784374384 93.7257496660735 20.4660386816243 -84.3566209395529 2580383.34676487 T 22 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Jul-08 22:50:16 2021-Jul-08 22:50
2060-Aug-10 03:31 00:02 Jupiter 1.82823549754839 1.82823489884714 1.82823609625006 3.36965920699286 3.22924171776044 2473681.646559952 1.62172913049343 147.78718767397 23.2857583509557 87.8760441351334 2594873.49009874 T 22 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Jul-08 22:50:16 2021-Jul-08 22:50
2096-May-11 14:08 00:03 Jupiter 1.84575992169475 1.84575907232183 1.8457607710726 3.44384949347619 3.30791411259487 2486740.089075586 2.87822637787748 217.579106298372 25.1957385515746 83.4679169533102 2617896.57044392 T 22 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Jul-08 22:50:16 2021-Jul-08 22:50
2132-Feb-16 04:30 00:04 Jupiter 1.8641527112008 1.86415134420729 1.86415407820565 3.49823175265537 3.36583977769194 2499802.687573115 4.17760567084098 275.693617390316 29.0305880958742 78.8206342223902 2567749.21460147 T 22 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Jul-08 22:50:16 2021-Jul-08 22:50
2167-Nov-26 20:17 00:06 Jupiter 1.89192335872795 1.89192130949201 1.89192540797831 3.54454765048938 3.41590531806311 2512870.344858929 5.50261083816662 304.718819026028 35.3654757277744 73.1172099005293 2476911.29392988 T 22 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Jul-08 22:50:16 2021-Jul-08 22:50

Alternate Designations
 2001 FM79 = 2002 NN18 
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