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72986 (2002 DQ8)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2072986
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459396.5 (2021-Jul-01.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 20 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2413845356501027 4.1471e-08  
a 2.26031853650705 9.2468e-09 au
q 1.714712596150976 9.2967e-08 au
i 23.62446931388316 6.1128e-06 deg
node 357.1375475715209 9.3436e-06 deg
peri 293.1042906843301 1.4334e-05 deg
M 112.7577146404135 1.1063e-05 deg
tp 2459007.726494012539
(2020-Jun-07.22649401)
3.8005e-05 TDB
period 1241.231809298515
3.40
7.6167e-06
2.085e-08
d
yr
n .2900344619781013 1.7798e-09 deg/d
Q 2.805924476863124 1.1479e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      863  
   data-arc span      7998 days (21.90 yr)  
   first obs. used      1999-03-19  
   last obs. used      2021-02-09  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .47334  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-13 13:05:09  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .81468 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.78884 au 
 T_jup = 3.474 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.61   n/a E2021B10  
diameter diameter 2.292 km 0.044 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.194   0.033 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

72986 (2002 DQ8)          Discovered 2002-Feb-19 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
2024-Jun-21 09:48 < 00:01 Eunom 0.0411886703219094 0.0411864450988825 0.0411908958674852 9.72076350474046 9.72076346968015 2460482.908045474 0.388434760716383 267.351760000602 73.7500084482891 71.1813884561904 79415.9588719562 T 20 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-13 13:05:12 2021-Apr-13 13:05
2170-Aug-21 04:19 00:01 Eunom 0.0241488835285533 0.0241243028005169 0.024173572364586 9.7843779805798 9.78437792116924 2513868.680172805 1.10456786522019 2831.9515420925 71.0699854396622 64.3343921065412 45810.3362025927 T 20 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-13 13:05:12 2021-Apr-13 13:05

Alternate Designations
 2002 DQ8 = 1999 FB14 
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