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7376 Jefftaylor (1980 UU1)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2007376
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 35 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1803503527602794 3.3542e-08  
a 2.445135546256261 7.6558e-09 au
q 2.004154487942246 8.1251e-08 au
i 1.966566039123592 3.743e-06 deg
node 314.4966897528611 9.4326e-05 deg
peri 348.3935861815207 9.4782e-05 deg
M 198.6755378899369 1.0029e-05 deg
tp 2459626.321617551112
3.9923e-05 TDB
period 1396.538251989913
n .2577802645126545 1.2107e-09 deg/d
Q 2.886116604570276 9.0366e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2528  
   data-arc span      25810 days (70.66 yr)  
   first obs. used      1949-08-24  
   last obs. used      2020-04-23  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .4616  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-May-20 02:45:36  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .988865 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.34349 au 
 T_jup = 3.476 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.5   n/a MPO347584  
diameter diameter 5.410 km 0.189 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  
geometric albedo albedo 0.240   0.039 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  

7376 Jefftaylor           Discovered 1980 Oct. 31 by S. J. Bus at Palomar.
G. Jeffrey Taylor (b. 1944) is a professor of planetary science at the University of Hawaii. His merging of data on lunar and meteorite petrology with remotely-sensed data from planetary missions has unlocked vital clues to the earliest evolution of planetary bodies, particularly the moon.
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Reference: 20060809/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2007-08-08

Alternate Designations
 1980 UU1 = 1949 QE1 = 1972 QG = 1976 SD4 = 1980 TG12 = 1982 BR12 = 1990 EU7 
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